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Business Systems Analyst (Workday)

  • McLean, Virginia
  • Human Resources
  • Added

Description

Appian is seeking a Business Systems Analyst to support implementation and ongoing optimization of Workday. In this role, you will be the business hands-on lead, ensuring a successful implementation and continued enhancement and expansion of the Workday solution, maximizing system efficiencies in an effort to meet the strategic and operational needs of the business.

This role will be based out of our McLean, VA HQ. 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with functional leads to maintain and develop various Workday modules
  • Developing and maintain business processes and controls
  • Provide technical support for areas such as data integration, configuring business processes, and security
  • Define requirements for data integrations with other systems including third party connectors to optimize workflow and operational efficiency
  • Follow a standard SDLC to configure changes in sandbox and promote to production after testing
  • Administer user security - Create and update roles
  • Develop Workday reporting and configure dashboards for various teams
  • Conduct routine audits to maintain data integrity and correct issues
  • Manage Workday upgrade cycles to ensure current operation is not impacted
  • Keep abreast of new features and work with project team to identify, drive and implement new features keeping with Workday best practices, standards, and guidelines
  • Proactively works with the team to continuously improve system configuration and reporting to advance the quality of information provided to stakeholders.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality in all work aspects and ensures continuing data integrity.
  • Identifies areas to simplify, standardize, and improve the Workday setup

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of hands-on Workday experience as a consultant or as a Workday system administrator
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams to drive projects, gather requirements, provide development estimates and meet expected delivery timelines
  • Ability to approach and thoroughly analyze a problem through a logical, systematic, and sequential process
  • Experience leading projects and engagements to completion
  • Works well independently, and collaboratively in a team
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and experience with complete lifecycle of enterprise projects
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to effectively assist system users to resolve problems and questions
  • Ability to communicate, present and interact effectively with all levels of management with effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Workday integration and reporting experience preferred (Workday Studio, Workday API’s, Cloud Connect and Reporting)
  • 2+ years of hands-on Workday configuration experience, either as a consultant or as a Workday system administrator

About Us:

Appian helps organizations build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform. Combining people, technologies, and data in a single workflow, Appian can help companies maximize their resources and improve business results. Many of the world’s largest organizations use Appian applications to improve customer experience, achieve operational excellence, and simplify global risk management and compliance. Our employees create opportunities to drive hands-on impact both with our customers and throughout the organization, which creates an environment where meaningful work is met with career growth and opportunity. As a result, we are proud to have been recognized as a Washington Post Top Workplace for seven consecutive years. Simply put, we are changing the way businesses operate and our employees are to thank for Appian’s success.

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co‐worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination .   

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at  ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com  and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.