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Job Description

The Sr HR Analyst (Workday) will be a member of the People Analytics & Big Data Team within HR Technology Services and is responsible for partnering with stakeholders to deliver on reporting and data needs.


  • Create standard and matrix reports within Workday by understanding and triaging business needs internal/external to HR
  • Develop and maintain a variety of complex Workday reports (advanced, matrix, composite, BIRT) utilizing Workday Report Writer, as well as other organizational tools and available technologies
  • Design reports to answer relevant business questions and communicate key HR metrics to stakeholders in an easy to understand dashboard format
  • Partner with stakeholders (internal/external to HR) to understand new report/data requirements and ensures results meet the business needs
  • Work with HR COEs to review and assist in preparing business cases tied to new metrics and report development to support programs
  • Lead optimization of reporting performance and keep reports tuned
  • Serve as an escalation point for troubleshooting complex user inquires/issues
  • Maintain awareness of current trends in HR processes, learning methods and systems with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support
  • Create and maintain report catalog to enable end users to get needed reports from Workday
  • Educate and promote self-service reporting functionality with end users by utilizing various communication and training methodologies
  • Serve as customer representative when needed for any Workday Design Partner groups or Early Adopter programs
  • Actively participate in Workday Community by contributing to content, voting on Brainstorms, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Systems, or related area
  • 4+ years HR data analyst experience, including the ability to understand the business requirements, user needs and translate them into operational requirements
  • Proficiently in Workday HCM report writing
  • Workday Report Writer and Calculated Field proficiency a must
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Understand complexities and nuances with reporting on different organizational hierarchies
  • Ability to consult with stakeholders and identify metrics and interpretation needed in deliverables
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel & MS PowerPoint (creating graphics, charts)
  • Prior experience with data governance, auditing and creating standards / documentation
  • Proven ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy and with highly confidential data
  • Self-motivated with a focus on driving results and strong sense of accountability
  • Demonstrated experience in problem-solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills in order to acquire trust of business partners
  • Ability to manage change effectively always mindful of technology, business processes, and systems implications
  • Must thrive in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) a plus
  • Understanding of Workday HCM security
  • Experience creating dashboards in Workday a plus

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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