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Workday HRIS Analyst
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Media Intelligence


Business Intelligence


Mid level

Location: San Francisco

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HRIS Manager

Job Description

Meltwater is seeking a Workday HRIS Analyst. This role will be an integral member of the HRIS team, helping to build and configure solutions in our Workday system. We are seeking someone who can deliver an excellent employee experience by designing scalable and efficient processes that supports our rapid growth. This position is open to remote work.


  • Work closely with HR, Payroll, Finance, IT, and other teams to roll out sustainable solutions
  • Gather requirements, build, test and deploy functionality for multiple modules within Workday including Compensation, Benefits, Absence Management, Time Tracking, HCM, Payroll
  • Lead end-to-end configuration, testing, and deployment of current and new business processes
  • Configure and build Workday Reports, Dashboards, Calculated Fields, Security, Business Processes, EIBs, Reports as a Service
  • Research, analyze and prioritize opportunities for self-service management
  • Proactively review and prototype functionality from bi-annual Workday releases to meet business needs and address areas for improvement
  • Provide functional support for end-users, helping troubleshoot and resolve system issues including building solutions ad hoc
  • Provide training, demonstrations and documentation to business stakeholders
  • Maintain documentation of configuration, requirements, testing
Skills & Requirements


  • Minimum 2-3 years of configuration experience with the Workday Product Suite, with expertise in at least three of the following product areas: Core HCM (required), Absence (required), Benefits, Advanced Compensation, Time Tracking, and Payroll. Expense, Performance, and Talent is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field.
  • Experience coordinating & leading cross-functional team projects independently
  • In-depth, hands-on experience in configuring Time Off Plans (both USA and Global) of significant complexity.
  • Experience building end-to-end configuration of data integrations highly desirable (benefit carriers, SFTP, RaaS)
  • Strong problem solver, critical thinker, quick learner
  • Comfortable delivering results in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, and collaboration skills
  • Advanced report writer and dashboard experience
  • Proven experience creating a diverse range of complex calc fields
  • Possessing an open mind, a flexible nature, a can-do attitude
  • Proficient in MS Office with advanced Excel skills; Vlookup, Pivot Tables, advanced formulas
About the company

Why Meltwater?

Meltwater has gone from humble beginnings in Oslo, Norway in 2001 to the global leader in media intelligence with 30,000 global clients today. We provide solutions to help modern PR, communication, and marketing professionals better understand their current media landscape, both in the news & social media.

For almost 20 years, Meltwater has maintained a very unique culture based on a foundation and belief in people and the potential they possess, regardless of experience. Our motto? When you have the right people in the right working environment, great things happen. There are 2,000 members of the Meltwater family residing in 55 offices across 25 countries around the world. No matter what office you’re in, you’ll be surrounded by the best colleagues you’ve ever had.

Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit through our 3 core values- Moro (fun), Enere (number one) and Respect (Respect). These founding principles stem from our Norweigan roots and are why Meltwater has been named a Great Place to Work in several markets across the globe. We have high energy, open concept offices that focus on teamwork and collaboration. We ensure our employees have easy access to management and learn quickly from those around them.

At Meltwater, the average isn’t good enough. Our goal is to build a groundbreaking company supported by a thriving culture in which our people aspire to exceed their personal expectations. We only promote our sales leadership team from within the company, and our goal is to facilitate your long-term professional growth.

Our work is fun, challenging and rewarding, and we’re looking for driven individuals, passionate about learning business by doing it.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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