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Senior Workday Systems Analyst at Root

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The engineering team at Root strives to be one of the most transformative engineering teams ever. We’re changing the way an industry works by leveraging technology and data to build the best products possible. Even with our significant growth, we operate in small teams that are given ownership over projects and results. We’ve found that the people closest to the problems are the best at solving them. 

We're scaling rapidly, and we recently launched a $6B IPO: 

We're leveraging Workday as an enterprise platform to supplement our continued growth as a technology company. This requires ongoing maintenance as we continue to grow, as well as requiring customization of the platform to fit Root’s business processes. These customizations will straddle architecture and day to day maintenance needs. We're searching for a Senior Workday Analyst to focus on incremental improvements, technical enhancements, and maintenance requests from the business as we deploy Workday.

As that Senior Analyst, you will serve as a conduit between our People team and the Technical Program Manager for our Workday tenant, helping us elevate projects that require sophistication across platforms and multiple stakeholders, while also addressing questions and problems that arise from daily transactions. You will be able to troubleshoot any issues with business processes, integrations, or security issues within the HRIS (and any financial modules added). As the analyst, you will be able to help with enhancements, as well as the Performance, Advanced Compensation, and Expenses features that will also need to be implemented.

This person will help supplement our Growth Systems Analyst, HRIS team, and Identity Specialist, assisting with any integration points such as provisioning and messaging in our Workday Deployment plans. This is a full time role in our organization that will provide continued support for Workday and the many intersections of related technology even after deployment.

What You'll be Doing:
  • Monitor and troubleshoot existing integrations
  • Educate functional teams including HRIS team on changes in Workday biannual releases
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Workday (must have domain security, business process creation edit, and advanced report writer/dashboard expertise)
  • Ensure up-to-date documentation of system functions, processes and capabilities
  • Provide training on Workday functionality
  • Perform system audits to ensure efficiency of business processes
  • Manage and set up system security policies and profiles and ensure compliance
  • Provide support for Workday, including researching and resolving complex problems, unexpected results, or flaws
  • Execute routine uploads into Workday
  • Maintain business process changes
  • Design dashboards, management and operational reports
  • Analyze, design, and build new custom reports using standard Workday reporting functionality
  • Document and communicate issues found in testing
  • Analyze, test, and adopt functionality from bi-annual Workday releases
  • Assist with regression testing, controls, and documentation alongside release of any new functionality or changes to current configuration environment
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What are Root Perks + Benefits

Root Benefits Overview

Our benefits exist to support exceptional employees in doing their very best work. We have full health, vision, dental insurance and we cover 100% of the premiums for employees and 75% for dependants.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Root employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
A health insurance plan that provides for you and your family.
Life Insurance
Employer-paid for life insurance is equal to 60% times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
Pet insurance that protects your four-legged loved ones.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Root contributes the equivalent of 3% of your salary to your 401(K) regardless of your contribution.
Company Equity
Root offers incentive stock options that vest over a 4-year period for all of our Engineering roles.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Root also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Root provides employees with a flexible work schedule but our core hours are generally 9-5.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Root offers up to $100 a month for qualified commuter expenses.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide catered lunch every day.
Stocked Kitchen
Root has a stocked kitchen of snacks and drinks. Everything you need to do your very best work.
Relocation Assistance
We offer competitive relocation packages.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Root has a continuing education budget for conferences, online resources, and certifications that are related to their work.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Root hosts weekly lunch and learns from
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
We have 12 hack days a year for engineers to explore new technologies or build things that aren't prioritized on our product roadmap but pique their interest.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our carefully curated benefits and perks exist to empower our employees to do their very best work by bringing their authentic selves to work every day.

An Insider's view of Root

What does your typical day look like?

A quick standup followed by opportunities for both pairing and soloing. Maybe an occasional design meeting or retrospective. My team sits at the intersection of a lot of technologies so the day-to-day work varies. There's time carved out to learn technologies that are new to me and to help lead others with the technologies that I already know well.


Senior Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

I think the emphasis on team rather than personal responsibility makes Root a great place to grow. Engineers aren't concerned with producing their "own" work at the exclusion of helping others. Engineers at Root also just love problem-solving and step up to whatever problems I come to them with.


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