Senior HRIS Systems Analyst


Houston TX


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Job ID: EB-1823386017
Category: Analytics, Data Science & Data Gov.
Location: Houston, TX

Senior HRIS Systems Analyst
Full-time, Direct Hire (no C2C)
Houston, Texas (hybrid)
$90,000 to $100,000 + 10% bonus
No sponsorship available
Some relocation possible if needed
Minimum 3.5+ years of experience
Bachelor’s and up in CS or similar major


Senior HRIS Systems Analyst will interact and work closely with HR as well as external customers as a functional point-of-contact for Workday, or other HR systems, providing support with a focus on business processes, generate reports and applicable support activities.


– Provide day-to-day incident & problem resolution as necessary.

– Serve as an escalation point for Workday and/or other HR systems production support issues including, but not limited to, researching, and resolving problems, unexpected results or process flaws; recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.

– Understand business requirements and interprets into system solutions ensuring that all possible scenarios have been covered.

– Develop test cases recommended for configuration changes and conduct quality assurance to ensure all business requirements have been met.

– Prepare/design basic to advanced reporting/dashboards within Workday/other HR Systems.

– Responsible for design, development, testing and maintenance of more complex Workday integrations to meet business needs. Will also need to coordinate with outside vendors to facilitate testing / maintenance of integrations.

– Security creation/maintenance and troubleshooting as it pertains to reporting, integrations, and the functional area of responsibility.

– Create and publish appropriate support documentation for internal and external users.

  • Reporting Procedures
  • File Specifications
  • Training Documentation

– Assist in completing upgrades (Workday, Cornerstone, etc) through testing and data validation.

– Supervises assigned team members with management oversight from Manager – HRIS. Contingent on current team member size/ tenure.


– Minimum of 3.5+ years of professional IT/HRIS experience.

– Workday functional configuration required. (HCM/Payroll strongly preferred)

– Workday Training – Report Writer, Calculated Fields, Advanced Reporting and Integration Fundamentals (transcript or certification required)


– Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent is strongly preferred.


Must Have:

– Working knowledge of SQL

– Working knowledge of XSLT/XML

– Excellent logic and organizational skills

– Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks while meeting deadlines.

– Advanced Microsoft Office software skills primarily Excel, Word, and Smartsheets.

– Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

– Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.

– Maintain strict confidentiality.

– Demonstrate strong initiative and customer service orientation.

Nice to Have:

– Experience with Microsoft SharePoint a plus

– Cornerstone functional configuration

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