• Location: USA, Illinois, Chicago
  • Salary: US$110000 - US$111000 per annum
  • Technology: Workday Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 28th Feb, 2019
  • Reference: 112-090

The Lead Workday Analyst is responsible for complex analysis, design, development and implementation of Workday HCM system, policies, and related processes. The Lead Analyst collaborates with and advises enterprise users, technical staff, HR subject matter experts and HR business partners on system design decisions, user experience, complex issue resolution, and process design. The Lead Analyst should have a minimum of 5+ years' experience with Workday HCM or comparable HRMS.

The Workday Analyst partners with Global HR and Technology teams to lead Workday HCM system related projects, including system upgrades, enhancement packages, releases and process redesign, ensuring country-specific compliance to local regulatory standards.

Prioritizes the support and enhancements queue, and provides guidance to the other HR Tech Analysts and ensure solutions/support are well informed and optimize usage of the system, and are delivered in an efficient manner.

Advises and consults HR teams, including subject matter experts and leadership, on strategic and ad-hoc HR technology requests. Provides best practice information for efficacy and compliance purposes.

Leads Workday HCM and other HR's SaaS (Software as a Service) systems configuration and security, as well as system process flow maps for all HR system processes. Facilitates configuration evaluation and review with sub-administrators to ensure consistency, efficient use of each Workday module and innovative use of technology.

Key partner with IT for Workday HCM supporting data integrations and system authentication, ensuring system stability, security compliance and expeditious resolution for high impact issues.

Conducts and facilitates complex Workday HCM system testing, identifies discrepancies and formulates remediation plan. Serves as partner to Global Assurance, Financial Controls and Corporate Compliance to document, test and remediate compliance related matters.

Develops and presents HR Technology related communications and training.


BS/BA degree required; Human Resources, Business Administration or Business Information systems required

5+ years of experience in HR technology function or comparable role

5+ years of experience with Workday HCM required, specifically with Core HR, Time Tracking, Benefits/Absence, Recruiting and Performance/Talent

Advanced Excel experience required

Cornerstone, Microsoft Visio and Appian/BPM systems experience preferred

Strong communications skills, written and verbal

Flexible, with the ability to lead multiple projects and prioritize tasks as necessary

Strong organization, customer service and time management skills

Ability to work in fast- paced and dynamic team environment