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Senior Analyst Sales Strategy and Planning

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Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: MA Home City, MA, US, 02108 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104-9998 Boston, MA, US, 02205-9761 Atlanta, GA, US, 30304-9998 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Cincinnati, OH, US, 45234 Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 New York, NY, US, 10001 Waltham, MA, US, 02451 Cleveland, OH, US, 44114 Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15219

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.




The Sales Strategy and Planning Analyst/Sr. Analyst will be part of the GTM Strategy, Transformation and Operations organization at Ansys. The Sales Strategy and Planning team partners with our sales and operations leadership to uncover new sources of growth, analyze business performance, recommend strategies to capture growth, drive cross-functional sales effectiveness initiatives and conduct market and competitive analyses. You will be a part of a team that’s tasked with solving complex and strategic business problems. You'll be responsible for identifying and analyzing the most important business trends and strategic questions and translating those recommendations into actionable plans.



  • Provide strategic, analytical, and day-to-day operational support for the GTM Strategy, Transformation and Operations team
  • Perform large-scale data analysis and modeling to identify trends and efficiency opportunities
  • Build and maintain tools and dashboards to help with reporting and analytical needs of the team and key stakeholders
  • Engage in ad-hoc analyses to understand business performance, sales metrics, and key performance indicators (KPI), and provide concise summaries and recommendations to management
  • Design, build, implement, and manage business reporting tools at scale



  • Bachelor's degree from a top - tier university
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in management consulting, corporate strategy, sales operations, sales strategy, business operations, or a similar analytical role



  • Excellent problem-solving skills – ability to frame business problems, design and execute analyses to inform solutions, and communicate insights with a bias towards action
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, with the ability to construct and articulate impactful messages/insights from complex analysis
  • Experience extracting and manipulating large, complex datasets
  • Excel and PowerPoint Ninja; Tableau, Alteryx, PowerBI, SQL experience is a plus
  • Ability to create and build cross-functional relationships
  • Ability to learn quickly and be comfortable working in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and bring clarity and structure with limited direction while balancing competing priorities and deliverables



Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.




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