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Senior Systems Analyst (Workday)

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 months ago

Our client is seeking a Senior Systems Analyst for a contract opportunity in Fort Worth, TX.


Responsible for interacting with business units, technology teams, and the development team in order to improve the products and services being delivered by the IT organization. The role focuses on determining operational objectives by analyzing business functions, gathering technical information, evaluating output requirements, and recommending controls.

• Uses Agile methodologies, determines business requirements, translates them into user stories, and tracks them through the complete development and/or change life-cycle
• Serves as conduit between developers, architects, and designers, and with internal business partners and/or vendor companies
• Provides technical/functional assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements
• Creates process flows and business flows by collaborating with the development and business teams
• Creates system reference guides and system and process diagrams
• Participates in iteration planning, story estimation, daily stand-up meetings, demos, and retrospectives, as a team member
• Facilitates brainstorming sessions and advocates creativity, transparency, and honesty
• Stays abreast of systems technology best practices and changing technologies to maintain domain expertise and make recommendations for enhancements or changes
• Supports team by assisting with: functionality questions, testing, implementation, and other deployment and delivery functions, as assigned
• Travels, as required

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
• 3 years’ experience as a Workday consultant for HCM, payroll, and/or integrations
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Technology, or related field or equivalent experience/training
• 3 years of relevant system development experience
• 3 years of experience working in an Agile environment

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
• Certification in Workday HCM
• 5 years of relevant experience in HR and/or payroll domains
• 5 years of relevant system development experience
• 5 years of experience working in an Agile environment

Skills, Licenses & Certifications
• Advanced ability to plan strategically for current and future business environments, including future technology and business design changes to create flexible, scalable solutions
• Advanced knowledge of systems flows, engineering documentation, tools, and architecture concepts
• Advanced understanding of business systems and industry requirements, and full technical knowledge of systems analysis
• Understands automated testing, testable requirements, and continuous integration
• Knowledge of relational databases, SQL, HTML, Java Script, and Python preferred
• Ability to work closely with developers and quality assurance teams to create domain models, sequence diagrams, use case diagrams, and operation contracts
• Experience with application administration, systems support, or development preferred
• Experience managing user stories within an Agile software development process
• Experience defining unstructured situations in terms of results and establishing a plan to reach them
• Ability to adapt to unexpected events, new facts, and rapidly changing circumstances
• Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices, with a can-do attitude
• Proficient in MS Office applications and Visio
• Proficient in technical documentation

Language/Communication Skills/Physical Abilities
• Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written with all levels within the organization
• Physical ability necessary to safely and successfully perform the essential functions of the position, with or without any legally required reasonable accommodations that do not pose an undue hardship.


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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