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Senior People Technology Analyst - Workday



1mo ago

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  • Job
    Senior Level
  • People, HR & Administration
  • £92.8K - £156K


  • 6+ years of professional experience working for fast-growing, global companies, 4 years experience in Workday configuration and support for HR/People teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in Workday business process configuration, security, and organization configuration
  • Experience in Workday HCM, Benefits, and Core HCM modules in U.S. and International locations
  • Experience writing and completing test scenarios for system implementations and enhancements
  • Experience leading Open Enrollment project planning, requirements gathering, testing, and launch
  • Strong understanding of Leaves and Payroll processes
  • Strong understanding of HR best practices, HR processes, and compliance
  • Experience documenting and analyzing requirements. Ability to adjust and realign requirements with stakeholders to create the most optimal solution
  • Partner with developers in Workday Studio and Integrations, able to analyze benefits processes and troubleshoot integrations to benefit vendors
  • Familiar with Agile methodologies and prioritization
  • Ability to prioritize workload and deliver enhancements or fixes on time without supervision. Provide accurate timelines, follow-up, and required documentation for change management
  • An ideal candidate also has:
  • Experience with Workday Advanced Compensation, Recruiting, Payroll, Absence, Time Tracking, Talent & Performance a plus
  • Knowledge of employment compliance and legal best practices
  • Experience working with Jira, Zendesk, and other business applications integrating to Workday


  • Lead or assist Workday configuration for standard setup annually for Global Benefit setup and enrollment, Core HCM, Advanced Compensation, and other modules as needed
  • Build and modify custom reports for standard optimization
  • Triage and configure Workday enhancements or fixes for HCM, Compensation, Benefits, Timecards, Absence/Leaves, Payroll, and reporting
  • Build and maintain organizational hierarchies, custom objects, and custom security roles
  • Partner with People Operations teams to solidify and document business requirements related to programs to be executed through Workday and other technologies
  • Scope and prioritize incoming technology fixes and enhancements
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices


What are the key responsibilities of a Senior People Technology Analyst focusing on Workday?

The key responsibilities include expanding and deploying Workday functionality, partnering with key stakeholders to implement streamlined operations processes, acting as an internal consultant to global HR and business stakeholders, and developing lasting solutions to complex business challenges.

What qualifications and experience are required for this role?

The ideal candidate should have experience in HR and Workday, demonstrated success in high-growth organizations, strong communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to drive innovative solutions for the People Team programs.

How will success be measured in this role?

Success in this role will be measured by the successful expansion and deployment of Workday functionality, the implementation of streamlined operations processes, the development of lasting solutions for complex business challenges, and the ability to drive innovative solutions for the People Team programs.

What are the key skills and competencies needed for a Senior People Technology Analyst focusing on Workday?

Key skills and competencies include expertise in Workday, strong project management skills, the ability to act as an internal consultant, excellent communication and collaboration skills, and the ability to drive innovative solutions for the People Team programs.

What opportunities for growth and development are available in this role?

In this role, opportunities for growth and development include expanding knowledge and expertise in Workday, taking on larger and more complex projects, and potentially moving into leadership roles within the People Technology & Operations team.

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Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations™ Cloud, which is a system of record that enables organizations that depend on physical operations to harness Internet of Things (IoT) data to develop actionable insights and improve their operations. Samsara operates in North America and Europe and serves tens of thousands of customers across a wide range of industries including transportation, wholesale and retail trade, construction, field services, logistics, utilities and energy, government, healthcare and education, manufacturing, and food and beverage. The company's mission is to increase the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of the operations that power the global economy.