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Senior Business Systems Analyst, Workday HRIS - Anaplan

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Job Title
Senior Business Systems Analyst, Workday HRIS
Job Location
Washington DC, United States
Job Description

Anaplan. As the engine behind back-office system connectivity, you might not recognize our name, but our customers rank among the who’s who in the Fortune 50. Coca-Cola, LinkedIn, Adobe, and Bayer are just a few of the 2,000+ companies that rely on our best-in-class platform and its native AI capabilities to see, plan, and lead their businesses. By dynamically connecting financial, strategic, and operational plans in real-time, companies trust Anaplan to give them the power to anticipate change, address complexity, deliver operational insights, increase profits, and stay ahead of their competition.


What unites Anaplanners across teams and geographies is our commitment to our customers’ success and our collective motivation to achieve ambitious goals. We champion diversity of thought and ideas, and we behave like leaders irrespective of title. When you work for us, you’ll be part of a winning culture that’s dedicated to creating opportunities for our customers, partners, and employees. We hope you’ll join us. Let’s create something incredible together!


As Senior Business Systems Analyst, HR Applications, you will be the subject matter expert for all HR business processes, creating robust and scalable HR system solutions for all HR technologies. You will work closely with HR teams to support, solve, implement, and optimize Anaplan's HR applications, primarily focused on Workday modules, Anaplan, and Greenhouse ATS. If you are truly passionate about business systems and love to make a difference, this role has been made for you!

Your Impact:

  • Serve as domain expert with intermediate to advanced knowledge with hands-on configuration in 3 or more domains: Core HCM, Benefits, Performance, Absence, Compensation, Security, Analytics, and Reporting.
  • Partner with the Sr Principal Architect and HRIS team to drive requirements gathering, process reviews, solution design, project management, testing, training, and documentation.
  • Design end-to-end solutions across HR and beyond to enable interpersonal capability and meet overall HR strategy and priorities.
  • Manage and lead major HR initiatives such as Open Enrollment, Annual Performance and Bonus/Merit Cycle.
  • Provide expertise in Workday platform capabilities and configurations.
  • Support current production modules and proactively identify and propose process improvement activities to increase Workday processes' efficiency.
  • Lead and execute user acceptance testing for Workday releases, new features, and functional changes. Set up POCs and keep Business owners informed of new features.
  • Support upgrades, enhancements, testing, validation, and overall system performance.
  • Lead and resolve case escalations within SLA, providing high-quality and accurate solutions. Provide HR Tier 2 support for Workday, including researching and troubleshooting unexpected results or process flaws.
  • Manage implementation partner teams and be accountable for deliverables.
  • Work with Internal Audit and Operations teams to ensure SOX compliance. Develop auditing processes to ensure data integrity and system accuracy.

Your Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of HRIS experience with broad exposure to various Workday modules (Core HCM, Benefits, Performance/Compensation/Absence/Time Tracking)
  • 5+ years of strong consultative skills with Workday Configuration experience and solid production support skills
  • 2+ years as Workday Security admin. Work with Audit teams and design corrective measures.
  • 3+ years' experience with building EIBs, complex report writing, and a good understanding of Workday Integrations.
  • Ability to be a problem solver and propose multiple solutions for business requirements within Workday.
  • Communicate technical concepts in a concise manner to HR and IT Leadership
  • Ability to lead requirements/design sessions, documentation and work multi-functionally with business customers and functional and technical team members.
  • Workday certifications and exposure to the Anaplan platform are preferred.
  • Familiarity with the Anaplan platform and Greenhouse ATS is a plus.
  • Experience with ServiceNow and JIRA is a plus.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Build your job in a place that thrives on diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We believe in maintaining a hiring and working experience in which all people are respected and valued, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes people unique. We hire you for who you are, and we want you to bring your true self to work every day!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive equitable benefits and all privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Fraud Recruitment Disclaimer:

It has come to our attention that fraudulent and fictitious job opportunities are being circulated on the Internet. Prospective candidates are being contacted by certain individuals, mainly through telephone calls, emails and correspondences, claiming they are representatives of Anaplan. The main purpose of these correspondences and announcement is to obtain privileged information from individuals. 

Anaplan does not:

  1. Extend offers to candidates without an extensive interview process with a member of our recruitment team and a hiring manager via video or in person. 
  2. Send job offers via email. All offers are first extended verbally by a member of our internal recruitment team whenever possible, and then followed up via written communication.

All emails from Anaplan would come from an email address. Should you have any doubts about the authenticity of an email, letter or telephone communication purportedly from, for, or on behalf of Anaplan, please send an email to before taking any further action in relation to the correspondence. 

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Anaplan Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

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Anaplan Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Anaplan Founded Year


Anaplan Total Amount Raised


Anaplan Funding Rounds

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  • IPO


  • Series F

    $60,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $90,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $33,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $11,400,000 USD

  • Series A

    $5,500,000 USD