Workday HRIS Analyst

| Chicago
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects.
Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges. If this sounds like the place for you, check out the details of this position below.
The HRIS (Workday) Analyst provides expert knowledge in configuring, maintaining, and supporting HR systems. The HRIS (Workday) Analyst acts as a subject matter expert related to system maintenance and configuration, as well as the ability to proactively and quickly respond to complex, ambiguous situations. They will provide in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience regarding HR systems data configuration and setup as well as employee data maintenance.

Role Responsibilities

  • Research and resolve HRIS problems, unexpected results or process flaws; perform scheduled activities; recommend solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  • Represent human resources interests as a participant in the organization - including major projects, system upgrades, or other business initiatives.
  • Be subject expert for Workday; Understand and interpret end user needs to translate into system requirements; create and manage documentation used for end user adoption and training.
  • Works with the IT team to develop plans for system upgrades or patches, and recommendations. Manage project deadlines, testing activities, and contracts with other team members to stay on schedule and execute implementations and upgrades.
  • Collaborate with the IT team to facilitate process workflow sessions and develop process workflow maps.
  • Develop and implement efficient and effective business processes to capture employee data changes using HRIS systems functionality.
  • Assist with preparation for annual HR programs such as performance management, promotions, compliance reporting, and open enrollment, including requirements gathering & documentation and configuration updates.
  • Responsible for development of multiple applications, including - but not limited to - new HRIS systems with payroll, time and attendance, benefits, performance management, Workday Learning, Lever, Hackerank.
  • Write, maintain, and support a library of HR reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools that can easily be accessed and utilized by the HR team. Serve as an escalation path for complex query and report requests as directed by HR verticals or business leaders & stakeholders.
  • Keeps current on HR system trends with a working knowledge of HR systems and process best practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 yrs Workday experience.
  • Strong understanding of HR processes and data in order to ensure correct and efficient configuration of HRIS system.
  • Advanced knowledge of software and spreadsheet applications, complex formula and macro creation required (Excel - Macros, PivotTables, VLOOKUP).
  • Technical aptitude, with proven experience in reporting, measurement, data analysis, and interpretation.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills are required; ability to apply systems knowledge to troubleshoot and analyze new issues is critical.
  • Ability to manage change effectively, always mindful of technology, business processes, and systems implications.
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must exhibit strong security and confidentiality practices.
  • Proven experience with systems configuration.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong HR acumen with a PHR/SPHR certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of project management experience.
  • Strong understanding of HRIS database designs, structures, and functions.
  • Strong analytical and technical experience; familiar with developing HR analytics.

Relativity has over 160,000 users in 40+ countries from organizations including the U.S. Department of Justice, more than 70 Fortune 100 companies, and all of the Am Law 200. Relativity's cloud solution, RelativityOne, offers all the functionality of Relativity in a secure and comprehensive SaaS product. Our company has also been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for seven consecutive years.
If you’re ready to grow with us, we’d love to hear from you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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An Insider's view of Relativity

How does your team reward individual success?

Rewarding success is one of my favorite parts of my role. Formally through annual bonus plans, thank you notes in our HR system and of course through promotions. I also like to submit nominations to be recognized at company meetings and spotlights in department newsletters. We move fast at Relativity it’s nice to slow down and just say thanks!

Jessica

Operations Manager, Customer Success and Support

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

On the Certification team, I develop exams and study content for our end users. To ensure that our exams are valid, I work with almost every team embracing their expertise and industry knowledge into the development process. It takes continuous interdepartmental collaboration to keep exam content accurate as the Relativity platform evolves.

Sean

Certification Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

As an Application Support Specialist, I have increased my technical knowledge in SQL database management, Network Administration, and Server Infrastructure. Prior to coming to Relativity, I had zero knowledge of e-Discovery, and now provide On-site training to our clients teaching them about the various e-Discovery tools Relativity has to offer.

Kamal

Application Specialist II

What are some social events your company does?

Our annual user conference, Relativity Fest, is such a tremendous opportunity to get one on one face time with our partners. Fest draws 2,000 platform users and practitioners from all different facets of the industry and being able to connect with them and hear their stories is extremely powerful.

Michael

Platform Account Manager

What are Relativity Perks + Benefits

Relativity Benefits Overview

We have a great selection of benefits from very competitive insurance plans to fun office perks!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Bonuses are based on a combination of how the company performs as well as how the individual performs.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Everyone starts with 18 days of PTO, plus 11 paid holidays every year. Our office is also closed between Christmas and New Years, which does not take away from your PTO balance.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Tax-free transportation opportunities.
Company Outings
We have our annual Summer Jam (picnic that includes friends and family), our User Conference - RelativityFest, and a holiday party each year.
Game Room
Our Cafe houses ping-pong, foosball, and a variety of arcade games - including Killer Queen (a multi-player game that is one of few in the country).
Stocked Kitchen
We have tea, coffee (including fancy espresso machines), a variety of LaCroix, soda, and many other things. We also have fresh fruit delivered twice a week in our pantry areas.
Some Meals Provided
Meals are often provided during morning or afternoon training sessions. There is also always plenty of leftover food from such meetings that employees can dive into after the attendees are finished.
Happy Hours
Different for each team, but always a great time!
Recreational Clubs
RelWOW (Relativity Women of the Workplace), Several Intramural Sports Teams (kickball, softball, volleyball, etc.), Vertikal (climbing group), Working Moms Group, Queeries, and several more.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
All full-time employees (non-contract) receive $3,000/year to pursue professional development opportunities.
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We also offer a Divvy bike share discount, have Fooda discounts in the office, and offer DRYV Laundry Service for those who have workout clothes that need washing!

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