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Senior HR Information Systems Analyst (Workday)

Location: Austin, Texas US


Job Number: 29526

Position Title: Senior HR Information Systems Analyst

External Description:


Informatica is currently looking for a Sr. HR Information Systems Analyst with experience in Workday to join our team in Austin, TX. 

Job Summary 

As a Sr. HR Information Systems Analyst, you will be responsible for expertise in Workday for process analysis, design and problem-solving in a complex, multi-system environment with focus on end-to-end processes and impacts. You will be responsible for translating business needs to effective design recommendations, system/data analysis, instituting design in system, and participating in configuration, testing and deployment activities. Lead small system upgrades, feature release, interfaces and data conversion projects across functional areas of HR and provide direction for project team members. In the role of Sr. HR Information Systems Analyst, you must be able to work and adapt in a fluid, fast-paced environment. Working as the Sr. HR Information Systems Analyst you must have strong technical, communication, collaboration, and leadership skills

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for one or more HRIS modules/functional areas and actively participate in design, planning, implementation and support of Workday.
  • Participate and/or lead various priority Workday projects on Informatica’s current fiscal year roadmap
  • Administer, audit, and monitor Workday transactions and reports to ensure data integrity, reconcile discrepancies and identify corrective actions needed to improve data quality
  • Monitor and research system integration issues around data, performance, scheduling and file transmissions. Coordinate and communicate resolution on issues with IS support teams, vendors and business teams.
  • Provides reviews, assessments and recommendations for Workday to generate reports or streamline processes.
  • Identify and initiate improvement opportunities around system, process, data and user experience, and recommend options to leaders with justification, impacts and data for the approach.
  • Provide hands-on tier 2 Workday operational support for system or data issues, complex system/process questions, reporting and change requests as needed
  • Create and conduct training for business super users and trainers on HRIS applications, including features and procedures. Collaborate with business leads on training approach and development for end users and support teams.

Key Essentials

  • 3+ years In-depth knowledge of Workday in one or more modules, including cross-functional data relationships, process flows, security protocols, testing and troubleshooting procedures
  • Communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks efficiently
  • Working knowledge of systems development lifecycles and projects
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Exercises judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Thorough understanding of Informatica business priorities, strategy and direction.

What Does Success Look Like?

  • You will use our Workday knowledge to work with business partners in creating solutions that meet HR’s direction in improving the employee experience.
  • Build a trust with your peers and partners as a go to person and be known as a member that can deliver.
  • Assist with process improvements, bringing valued improvements with system knowledge along with best practices for HR systems.
  • Team collaboration and knowledge sharing is key to growth along with relationship building.

Nice to Have

  • 3+ years’ in-depth system knowledge and demonstrated experience with process flow, configuration design in complex HR and/or payroll systems such as Workday
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • 6+ years’ demonstrated experience supporting and implementing complex HR and/or payroll systems (e.g. Workday, Oracle, ADP, Kronos, gr8people, Success Factors).

City: Austin

State: Texas

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

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Community / Marketing Title: Senior HR Information Systems Analyst (Workday)

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A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

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Informatica is the enterprise cloud data management leader, helping enterprises overcome critical business challenges by leading with the power of data. Processing over 15 trillion cloud transactions a month, Informatica enables the world’s most innovative companies to take a cloud-first, cloud-native approach to modernize their data infrastructure, gain a 360-degree view of their business, and drive data governance and privacy. Informatica is the market leader in all five key categories of enterprise data management and has been the trusted partner to more than 9,500 customers.  Connect with Informatica at, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


Travel Requirement: Limited

Location_formattedLocationLong: Austin, Texas US

The Hiring Process

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If you're a great fit, one of our Recruiter's will reach out to you to schedule an initial screen via a video call. Use this time to share your experience with the Recruiter, and why you're the best person for the job.

After speaking to the Recruiter, you'll have a chance to meet with the Hiring Manager and team via a video call. Use this step as a chance to learn more about the team, and as a chance to sell yourself and impress the team.

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