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Director, Business Strategy & Operations

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 by AppDynamics

San Francisco, CA 94101
Consultancy
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
At AppDynamics, our Application Intelligence Platform empowers today's software-defined businesses with the ability to proactively monitor, manage, and optimize the most complex software environments. Because we start with user interactions, our platform is able to dynamically collect millions of performance data points across your applications and infrastructure. We then apply intelligence to instantly identify performance anomalies, enable automatic fixes and continuously measure business impact. And all this happens in real time, in production, with cloud or on-premise deployment flexibility. So even in the most dynamic production environments, you can know more and know it faster. It's more than monitoring-it's true Application Intelligence. For more information, visit . Director, Business Strategy & Operations Strategic Programs San Francisco, California __________________________________________________ Apply About Us At AppDynamics, our Application Intelligence Platform empowers today's software-defined businesses with the ability to proactively monitor, manage, and optimize the most complex software environments. Because we start with user interactions, our platform is able to dynamically collect millions of performance data points across your applications and infrastructure. We then apply intelligence to instantly identify performance anomalies, enable automatic fixes and continuously measure business impact. And all this happens in real time, in production, with cloud or on-premise deployment flexibility. So even in the most dynamic production environments, you can know more and know it faster. It's more than monitoring-it's true Application Intelligence. For more information, visit . About the Team: Our growing Business Strategy and Operations (BSO) team is responsible for strategic planning and for driving the most important cross-functional programs at AppDynamics. We work closely with executive staff to identify and design strategic initiatives for the business that align with our long term strategy and focus the company on the most critical programs. We are responsible for designing, driving and measuring cross-functional programs to ensure that we are moving quickly to achieve our goals. As we make progress on key programs, we regularly measure the effectiveness of the programs and develop business cases and recommendations for future priorities. We are playmakers who are passionate about innovation, with the unique ability to understand the big picture while keeping a close eye on all the details. About the role: We are looking for a Senior Manager to focus on our Product Development related strategic initiatives. In this position, you will report to our Head of Business Strategy and Operations and Chief of Staff to the COO. You will be a critical partner to both the product and engineering leaders, helping to define and manage key priorities, drive planning and accountability, manage expectations and competing activities, and ensure forward progress. You will build business cases and provide recommendations on highly complex challenges. This is a highly visible role at the company -- you will regularly provide valuable insight into key strategic and operational programs to our senior leadership team, giving you exposure to senior-level decision making. Key responsibilities will include: * Serving as key partner to the product and engineering leadership team. You will need to understand AppDynamics' product and engineering priorities, connect their goals to cross-functional programs that support them, clearly communicate a vision and pathway to success, and identify gaps and potential new opportunities to address in the future. * Leading the planning, operations and execution of multiple highly visible programs simultaneously, enabling teamwork across team, function, and geography. * Structuring complex challenges, analyzing opportunities, and developing actionable, data-driven business cases along with detailed execution plans. * Providing transparency on metrics and delivering consistent updates and frequent insights on key work streams to our executive staff, product and engineering leaders and across AppDynamics. * Building cross-functional relationships that enable you to build strong business cases for future investments and areas of focus. You will need to influence people at all levels of the organization, including those in executive leadership and technical roles, and create consensus while dealing with ambiguity. About you You are a strategic thinker and excellent communicator who effectively prioritizes and executes programs. You thrive in fast-paced, demanding environments. You must be a self-starter, independent, and a driver. You think critically, act with a sense of urgency, and partner naturally across a variety of functions. You exemplify maturity, good judgment, and achieve results. You are detail oriented, proactive, take initiative and highly organized. * 10+ years of experience with a mix of strategy, business operations in a technology company, and top-tier consulting firm / corporate strategy field with strong exposure to technology * Highly capable of balancing work across development of strategy, and creation and execution of operational plans. Must have strong skills in business analysis, problem solving, executive communication, consensus building and project management. * Technology awareness and aptitude to connect the dots from technical solutions to business outcomes. Ability to understand our platform, products, customers, operating environment, and technologies. * Expertise developing effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology partners and multiple geographies. * Demonstrable experience driving business process, agile, and/or product transformation. * Expertise with CI/CD, and a successful track record of running complex development programs and delivering successful results. * Strong oral & written communication, leadership, and presentation skills, including experience presenting to senior executives. * Experience building data-driven business cases that highlight strong analytical and financial skills. * You should be someone with an ability to thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment and drive impact beyond your direct control with effective influencing. * MBA Preferred. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related field, or equivalent work experience. Benefits We know that the award-winning culture at AppDynamics is something to brag about, but here are more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed to come in the morning, like: * Medical, dental, vision coverage. * 401k match (4.5%) * Wellness perks (hobbies, education, store discounts, personal finance). * 4 weeks paid time off (PTO), 5 days volunteer time off (VTO), 14 holidays (including 1 birthday PTO and 1 floating holiday). * Mandatory company shut down between Christmas and New Years. * Weekly catered breakfast and lunch, and all the snacks, fruits and drinks your heart desires, monthly happy hour events, and weekly massages. * Free shuttle service and pre-tax commuter benefits. Just a note Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: AppDynamics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any AppDynamics employee. AppDynamics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of AppDynamics. AppDynamics is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other unlawful factor. AppDynamics complies with all applicable laws, including those regarding consideration of qualified applicants with criminal histories (such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance). If your disability makes it difficult for you to use this site, please contact participates in E-Verify. Apply Apply Later __________________________________________________ __________________________________________________ Powered by Jobvite You are a strategic thinker and excellent communicator who effectively prioritizes and executes programs. You thrive in fast-paced, demanding environments. You must be a self-starter, independent, and a driver. You think critically, act with a sense of urgency, and partner naturally across a variety of functions. You exemplify maturity, good judgment, and achieve results. You are detail oriented, proactive, take initiative and highly organized. * 10+ years of experience with a mix of strategy, business operations in a technology company, and top-tier consulting firm / corporate strategy field with strong exposure to technology * Highly capable of balancing work across development of strategy, and creation and execution of operational plans. Must have strong skills in business analysis, problem solving, executive communication, consensus building and project management. * Technology awareness and aptitude to connect the dots from technical solutions to business outcomes. Ability to understand our platform, products, customers, operating environment, and technologies. * Expertise developing effective, matrixed, cross-organization relationships, collaborating and communicating across business and technology partners and multiple geographies. * Demonstrable experience driving business process, agile, and/or product transformation. * Expertise with CI/CD, and a successful track record of running complex development programs and delivering successful results..... click apply for full job details

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