• HR Information Systems Analyst

    Job Locations IE-Dublin
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    Job Category
    Human Resources
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  • Company Overview

    About SAS:

    SAS believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work & empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. As a global leader in analytics we create dynamic work environments that foster innovation & creativity.  Our award-winning culture  makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits, the opportunity awaits!


    Position: Information and Analytical  Systems Analyst- Human Resources



    We have an exciting new global HR role as a Systems Analyst. The position will report to SAS HQ in Cary North Carolina with flexibility to be located in Dublin in our IFSC office, UK or across any of our EMEA network of offices.  You will have the opportunity to contribute to the support & evolution of our HR systems.. Within the role, you will be responsible for managing & configuring Workday systems for internal use as well as engaging with international teams. Primary focus will be providing systems  & process support around Compensation &  Leave of Absence (LOA) for our global group. You will be involved in collaborative projects, leading edge systems & engaging with various creative & passionate HR professionals to help drive integrity. The role is hands on, reporting to requests, providing technical, analytical & functional support  using global HRIS applications. Advanced skills essential.  


     Primary Responsibilities:

    • Provide global system administration including, but not limited to, system configuration, monitoring and auditing systems, researching and resolving problems, and performing scheduled activities and integrations.
    • Gather user requirements and collaborate with global cross-functional teams including HR, IT and other lines of business to deliver, design and implement solutions.
    • Analyze and recommend system enhancements or solutions to ensure efficiency in business processes as well as data integrity across all systems.
    • Ensure HRIS configuration and global user role assignments are fully aligned with SAS’ data protection and privacy strategy.
    • Identify impact and enhancement opportunities introduced during system upgrade cycle(s) and direct and participate in regression testing.
    • Composes and maintains resource material, including system and user documentation and presentation materials.
    • Troubleshoot technical issues within the applications and systems and ensures appropriate parties are involved to the resolve issue.
    • Serve as a Named Support Contact for all HRIS applications and systems and create/escalate system issues with vendor as needed. Ensure requirements are fully aligned with SAS’ data protection and privacy strategy.

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Provides recommendations for solutions to HR system needs.
    • Consults with senior management prior to implementing solutions.
    • Participates in HR Technology initiative teams.
    • Researches solutions in existing or new products when analyzing the best solutions for a business application.
    • Periodically performs quality checks and usability testing and recommends changes as needed.
    • Initiates user meetings.
    • Reports and tracks issues with vendors to resolve issues.
    • Assists with special projects as assigned.
    • Develops custom programs and reports as requested by users.
    • Identifies and recommends to management new technologies that will resolve complex technical

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Good knowledge of: SAS, R, workday
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse staff
    • Ability to prepare and interpret technical specifications
    • Good knowledge of report writing and systems management
    • Working knowledge of computer security
    • Good project management skills

    What will make a candidate stand out?

    • Excellent Relationship Management skills
    • Ability to multi task, adjusting priorities when appropriate
    • Problem Solver, responds quickly to resolution
    • Results driven, driving high standards, team & organizational accomplishment
    • Tenacity, working to meet or exceed challenging goals
    • Fun, friendly a team-player! 


    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field



    Typically requires a minimum of 2 years post-implementation Workday experience preferably in the compensation and/or absence modules.   Experience with integrations, data management, reporting and interpreting technical specifications preferred. 


    IMPORTANT NOTE - All potential applicants must be legally eligiible to work in Europe & not require visa or sponsorship at any stage.





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