HRIS Analyst - Workday at Braze

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WHO WE ARE

Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including Seamless, HBO, Disney, Urban Outfitters, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, tens of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 2 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms in 2019 and the Forbes Cloud 100. The company has also been selected as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Places to Work (2019 and 2020), and Crain's Best Places to Work in NYC (2019 and 2020).

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Braze is undergoing an exciting transformation to improve our HR technology operations and systems. This HRIS Analyst role will sit within the People Operations team, reporting to the Manager of HR Systems. This person will assist in the planning, execution, and maintenance of our HR systems. They will also be responsible for taking our data and reporting to the next level, in partnership with our People Operations Analyst, as we support our fast-growing global teams. 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HRIS Analyst to continuously optimize our HR systems, primarily but not limited to Workday, and implement solutions to drive adoption and ease of use.
  • Gather business requirements, determine viable system solutions, and build investment with stakeholders to implement changes.
  • Configure changes in Workday aligned with business requirements and perform comprehensive unit testing.
  • Write advanced reports that include creating calculated fields and maintaining dashboards, providing the HR Team and wider organization with accurate data. 
  • Monitor and configure current Business Processes and create new ones as needed.
  • Participate actively in the Workday Community, propose and advocate for improvements to the Workday solution, and build a network of peers to best-practice-share.
  • Create and maintain end-user and training documentation; and participate in training activities for stakeholders and end-users.
  • Regularly evaluate current state of system and integrations and proactively identify opportunities for improvement with stakeholder feedback and buy-in, including analyzing the impact of Workday’s bi-annual updates.
  • Partner with external vendors, users and other internal partners on data and systems projects, integration and analytics; ensuring the integrity of HRIS data and security.

WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for a scrappy and detail-obsessed system analyst with experience with the configuration of large-scale HRIS (Workday). The right person will be system and process minded, with an exceptional ability to think critically and drive improvement. 

  • 3-5 years HR experience with 1-2 years of HRIS (Workday) experience
  • Previous hands-on experience working with Workday (Advanced Compensation, Payroll and/or Time Tracking preferred)
  • Business Process Configuration experience
  • Strong data analysis and complex report building skills
  • Commitment to quality and continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to prioritize workload and provide timely follow-up and resolution
  • Action-orientation with excellent follow-through skills; works well independently and in teams in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment
  • Analyzes and assesses situations to find effective solutions; creative problem solver; engages in fixing the problem; makes decisions using data
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work and life, including paid parental leave
  • Free daily lunch in the office (when we return to the office!), including snacks and beverages
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun loving office culture

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Location

20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of Braze

What's something quirky about your company?

I love that Braze embraces new ideas and empowers employees to bring their passions to the workplace, even if it is out of the realm of our day-to-day jobs. Braze created the space for me to make a difference through DEI and Wellness initiatives supported by my colleagues.

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What are some things you learned at the company?

As a Senior Software Engineer that's new to Braze, I've been amazed by the thoughtfulness and collaboration demonstrated by my colleagues. I'm excited to see our smart teams deliver products that no other company can.

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What are Braze Perks + Benefits

Braze Benefits Overview

Our health, dental, and vision plans are among the best out there — a happy team member is a healthy one. Our flexible time-off policy lets you balance your work and life in the way that suits you best, and includes paid parental leave. Globally, we support you as you plan for your future, through regionally tailored programs like 401(k) matching through Betterment in the US. When it comes to snacks in the office, we've got you covered — and lunch is on us every single day. When it comes to engaging in the community, we take it seriously. Each year we send team members to conferences around the world to engage with the developer community and learn the latest and greatest updates in all of the technologies we use. And lastly, we support your professional growth through formal career pathing, the Braze University learning platform, and ongoing enablement to foster success. Want more? Further your education with tuition reimbursement.

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