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American Heart Association Sr HRIS Analyst in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has a great opportunity for a Senior HRIS Analyst - Workday , to be based at our National Headquarters in Dallas, TX

In this role, you will be responsible to perform technical and analytical functions in Workday and related areas for HR system needs. This role is considered the HR technical subject matter expert leading Workday HR system configuration, enhancements, integrations, issue fixes and deployment.

Here are some of the essential job duties:

  • Configure complex Workday business processes in HCM, work flows, and advanced compensation, benefits, time, absences, talent and performance

  • Responsible for translating business needs to system design, conduct system/data analysis, and participating in testing and deployment activities

  • Function as subject matter expert to optimize use of Workday and HR technology solutions for enhanced operations and consistent user experience

  • Lead and manage major Workday releases, to include researching new functionality and education the HR team on enhancements as applicable

  • Partner with key stakeholders to create business requirements documents, system configuration documents, detailed functional specification documents, test plans and test cases.

  • Identify impact and enhancement opportunities associated with a new release and direct regression testing and introduction of required changes as new releases are introduced.

  • Communicate new or modified functionality to support team/HR for training and operational impacts

  • Lead testing strategy and efforts for system and user acceptance testing

  • Partner with and provide support to the manager on HR technology roadmap to include leading prioritization, research, resolution, change management and issue management

  • Work with functional team members to understand requirements and communicate system capabilities/limitations

  • Manage Role-Based Security

  • Reporting and Analytics – Create advanced reports for management reporting that include derived fields.

  • Support other HR Systems – ICIMS, Cornerstone and ADP, ADP Connection and ADP GL


Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Human Resources, Business, Information Systems, Data Science.

  • 3 -5 years of experience in configuring Workday Business Processes

  • Workday HCM Certification is a plus and knowledge in at least one other functional area: Benefits, Payroll, Time Tracking, Absence, Compensation or Talent

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Java Scripting a plus

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Requisition ID 2019-4060

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Human Resources

American Heart Association
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