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Workday HRIS Manager

Workday HRIS Manager

Monday, March 18, 2024

Direct Hire

San Francisco, California, United States

We’re hiring a Workday HRIS Manager for our People and Places team. You will be responsible for the continuous development, optimization, security, data integrity, reporting, and overall platform management of Workday. You will provide vision and oversight to departmental operations and initiatives. If you are passionate about optimizing Workday functionalities and processes, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


  • Oversee various Workday modules including Core HCM, Performance, Compensation, Advanced Compensation, Time Tracking, Absence Management, Benefits, and Payroll
  • Ensure continuous optimization and adherence to the roadmap
  • Manage security architecture, defining access to data, especially during performance and compensation planning cycles
  • Ensure compliance with security frameworks and update security groups based on business process modifications
  • Troubleshoot requisition integration errors between Lever and Workday and other systems integrations
  • Modify time-tracking templates and rules for non-exempt roles based on legal instructions
  • Configure, launch and manage the annual performance review cycle
  • Configure merit matrix and compensation planning module
  • Regularly upload various data sets into Workday modules
  • Manage bulk uploads such as compensation pay ranges, stock grants, and organizational changes
  • Conduct quarterly audits of access in collaboration with internal or external auditors.
  • Manage dashboards and worklets within Workday
  • Set up automated and scheduled reporting to internal stakeholders
  • Stay informed about regular Workday updates and outages
  • Create training content for HRBPs on process changes and new business processes
  • Manage Workday Jira queue for ad hoc support and requests


  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Management Information Systems, Human Resources, or a related field
  • 7-8 years of experience, with a minimum of 4 years of HRIS/Workday experience (including Workday Reporting using Advanced, Matrix and Composite Reporting & Workday Business Process Framework)
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Workday Studio systems, Workday Reporting using Advanced, Matrix and Composite Reporting, XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations) Language Coding, Workday Business Process Framework, Workday Configurable Security and Business Object, and Workday Application Configuration
  • Ability to work and coordinate with cross-functional teams on data-related inquiries
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience of integrating Workday with ATS applications such as Lever
  • Workday certification(s) a huge plus
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