Systems Lead – Solutions Architect (Anaplan)


  • Full Time

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is hiring a Solutions Architect for its Financial Planning and Analysis Team. The candidate will work directly with the FP&A organization to build Anaplan financial models that would steer business performance by connecting data, people, and plans across Finance and Operations.


  • Build Anaplan financial models that would steer business performance by connecting data, people, and plans across Finance and Operations
  • Modify existing models as part of a connected solution, optimization, or to incorporate new functionality
  • Translate existing solutions, spreadsheets, and business problems into sophisticated Anaplan multi-dimensional models, working directly with FP&A, Accounting, and Engineering functions
  • Conduct business requirements, tech specs, and UAT sessions with business partner and internal team
  • Manage and build a high performing team of model builders 
  • Support forecasting, business planning and analysis for several key areas of the business including strategic alternative analyses, financial modeling, and applications of other financial tools to impact decision making and create actionable insights
  • Improve the speed and accuracy of budgeting and forecasting; collaborate with business stakeholders throughout the financial planning process


  • 7+ years of experience in enterprise-level software implementations
  • 5+ years of experience in FP&A, Finance, or Accounting
  • Strong understanding of the Anaplan platform, with previous experience in developing models
  • Desire to work on a truly dynamic team with a “roll-up your sleeves” approach 
  • Results-oriented, motivated, self-starter w/ coaching mentality
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink – Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

For candidates living in Colorado the expected base pay range is $185,000-$200,000 and depending on a variety of non-discriminatory factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location.

This role is work-from-anywhere, excluding the following states and territory: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming, Puerto Rico.

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States and Canada in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule, remote, or as a visitor) are required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and up to date against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated and up to date means an employee has: 1) received all recommended doses in a primary series of COVID-19 vaccine; and 2) either has received a booster dose or is not yet eligible to receive a booster dose but will do so when eligible. Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws. Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process. New employees must provide proof of full vaccination or receive an accommodation exception approval prior to their start date.