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Senior Workday HRIS Analyst

Eagan, Minnesota
Req ID: R0003439 Career Area: Human Resources Date Posted: 05/12/2023
About Blue Cross

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is one of the most recognized and trusted health care brands in the world with 2.5 million members. We’re committed to reinventing health care to improve health for our members and the community. We hope you'll join us.

How Is This Role Important to Our Work?

The Senior Workday Human Resources Systems Analyst is a very hands-on role working closely with the HRIS team and other internal partners to support various Workday modules and provide advanced tier support of issues and various project initiatives! The Senior Workday Human Resources Systems Analyst Sr will support one or more of the Workday areas listed below: 

  • Benefits
  • Integrations
  • Payroll
  • Security
  • Time

A Day in the Life:

  • Work closely with the HR team to administer and support all HR system technologies and enhancements that improve HR operational efficiency and effectiveness

  • Perform hands on configuration and updates (including custom validations and condition rules) to the various Workday modules as needed to resolve issues and enhance feature request

  • Consult with business owners and technical teams to understand requirements, configure, prototype and test Workday solutions for varying business requirement

  • Develop calculated fields, reports, and dashboards to deliver data to internal partners

  • Troubleshoot and resolve reported issues to ensure timely resolution

  • Successfully own and lead projects through the full project lifecycle to completion and successful adaptation

  • Write and maintain business requirements, functional specifications, test plans, and training documentation

  • Lead Workday major release impact on configurations and integrations identifying risks and opportunities for enhancements

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • 7+ years of related professional experience. All relevant experience including work, education, transferable skills, and military experience will be considered.

  • Excellent customer focus and the ability to understand customer needs and build relationships

  • Clear and effective communicator, able to communicate with colleagues with credibility including in a remote working situation, and attention to detail

  • Ability to work collaboratively and function as a dependable teammate

  • Demonstrated good judgement and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive data.

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to lead multiple work assignments and priorities with urgent deadlines, maintaining excellent customer service skills, while working in a fast-paced team environment

  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel (v lookups, pivots, macros, etc.).

  • Proven critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to compile, analyze, interpret, and present employee information and data accurately and with attention to detail

Nice to Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a field that emphasizes analyzing, displaying, or reporting on data (e.g., computer science, math, engineering, economics, statistics, psychology)

  • Prefer experience in Workday

Make A Difference

Blue Cross is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Reasonable Accommodation for Job Seekers with a Disability: If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to

All roles require a high school diploma (or equivalency) and legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Blue Cross® and Blue Shield® of Minnesota and Blue Plus® are nonprofit independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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