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Senior HRIS Analyst



Software Engineering, IT
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

Job Description:

This is a hybrid role which will require the Senior HRIS Analyst to work 2 days per week working from our Dublin office

The Opportunity:

The Senior Workday Analyst is responsible for the analysis, support, enhancement, and maintenance of our Workday HCM system. The role requires a team player with strong communication skills who can effectively work with employees and cross functional teams such as payroll, finance, legal, IT, and other HR colleagues. Working collaboratively with the HRIS Director, Workday consultants and internal stakeholders, the Workday Analyst help drive an HR technology strategy. This person will be joining a global team and be a local point of contact in the Dublin Office.

The Senior Workday Analyst role reports to the HRIS Director.

What we can offer:

  • You will oversee and maintain optimal function of all Workday functional areas and integrations as Subject Matter Expert, which includes implementation, configuration, customization, development, maintenance, and upgrade to applications, systems, and modules

  • You will manage the cross-functional coordination of release management activities.

  • You will maintain system integrity, define and enforce security and audit standards across the Workday platform

  • You will develop and maintain robust dashboards and system reports; advises on reporting functionality and inquires beyond the initial request to cultivate a deeper understanding of the need and deliver quality data of use to the business

  • Opportunity to serve as a strong consultative partner to stakeholders on the optimization, adoption, and engagement of Workday globally

  • Opportunity to perform research into issues, identifying opportunities to correct problems, and seeks feedback on suggested solutions. Looks beyond the immediate situation to ensure the proposed fix will provide a long-term solution to the problem

The Skills you will bring:

  • 3-5+ years’ experience in the same or similar role within human resources

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; advanced courses in Human Resources desirable

  • Deep knowledge of HCM across some of the following areas: Recruiting, Learning, Absence, Compensation, Succession, and Benefit module configuration

  • Analytical thinker with strong quantitative skills to conduct research, analyze data and solve complex problems through fact-based decision making

  • Applied knowledge of integration configuration, can partner with IT on integration troubleshooting and issue resolution

  • Ability to engage partners and primary system users to enable them to understand complex and technical concepts

  • Strong understanding of reporting and dashboard functionality and configuration

  • Strong understanding of the Workday security and business process frameworks and configuration

  • Skilled collaborator, able to manage partnerships with vendors, internal stakeholders, and outside consultants

  • Self-starter with proven ability to anticipate problems and take proactive, decisive action, giving regard to the impact on the system, business needs and user population, seeing the bigger picture.

  • Ability to leverage technology and tools to communicate, track, document, and analyze the utilization of HR systems

  • Effective at leading and prioritizing multiple projects, and comfortable working in a deadline-oriented environment

  • Functional knowledge of other human resources business processes (Recruiting, Benefits, Compensation, Compliance, Payroll, PTO/LOA, etc.).

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information


  • You have delivered on optimization projects of existing HCM platforms

  • You have been involved in partnering with various stakeholders on best practices and benefits of utilizing the HCM platform

The Company:

At Workhuman® our mission is to bring more humanity to the workplace. We recognise and embrace individuals’ differences and believe that workforce diversity and inclusion are essential to our long-term growth and success. Even if you don’t think you “check every single box” above, please still consider applying. We’re looking for a human who is collaborative, innovative with a growth mindset

We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work through our people and our technology. Our human cloud-based applications are helping some of the world’s leading global brands connect culture to shared purpose. The Workhuman Cloud empowers employees to thank, talk and celebrate each other, creating an environment that sparks gratitude and human connection while increasing employee engagement and productivity.

Did you know we have an award-winning culture across EMEA and North America:

  • We were named as #5 Best Workplace in the Great Place to Work Awards in Ireland in 2022 in the large-sized workplace category. We were also recognised as the Best Workplace for Women and the Best Workplace in Technology in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

  • In 2021 we were named as #2 Best Workplace in Europe in the medium-sized workplace category.

  • We were also recognised as #2 Best Large Places to Work in Boston by Built In for 2023 as well as the Best Place to Work in Boston, U.S. Best Large Places to Work, and U.S. Best Places to Work.

  • There are currently over 7.5 million users on the Workhuman® cloud across 180 countries.

  • Our core values are Respect, Determination, Innovation, and Imagination.

Workhuman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. We proudly provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Workhuman are based solely on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Workhuman believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.