Jan 23, 2020

Workday Student Business Analyst

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • 231 Forest St, Babson Park, MA 02457, USA
Full-Time Education

Job Description

Babson College

This role will support the Workday Student system implementation and will partner with project leaders to deliver technology solutions that streamline business processes and improve the user experience. This role will assist the Technical Analysts in their day-to-day deliverables and work alongside subject matter experts (SMEs) in all phases of the project to identify and support their technical and security needs. This position is also responsible for collecting decisions, changes, and data and providing a weekly overview to the Technical and Security Leads. This role will coordinate the deliverables, identify touch points across each functional area and the platform, and partner with the Workday platform manager on potential business process solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather and analyze data for potential efficiencies and risks; use this information to recommend technology solutions to streamline business processes relating to Workday Student.
  • Work closely with SMEs to identify and support Workday Student needs, and escalate any technical conflicts to the Security Lead.
  • Responsible for capturing, clarifying, and translating business requirements and complex operational processes, coordinating tasks, and executing deliverables that continue to move the Workday Student project forward.
  • Help design, document and maintain system processes in relation to Workday Student.
  • Audit and document security changes, and tenant build security; test security memberships; and lead security testing related to user acceptance and end-to-end testing in Workday Student.
  • Communicate key insights and findings in weekly overviews to the Technical and Security Leads.
  • Participate in the review of detailed technical designs and assist in overseeing the building of implementation tenants.
  • Develop test scenarios and instructions in partnership with the SMEs, and participate in testing and training to ensure SMEs and other stakeholders can appropriately navigate Workday Student.
  • Participate in the development and completion of the go-live checklist including operational readiness, and work with business to develop appropriate material for operational readiness.



Education Requirements:

Minimum Level of Education Required Bachelor's Degree

Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:

  • At least 3-5 years of previous experience in Business/Systems Analysis or Quality Assurance.
  • End to end system implementation and technical administration experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills with the ability to express technical concepts clearly and across all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Motivated, independent learner with a passion for IT topics.
  • Ability to determine task priorities and plan and manage those priorities to move a project forward to completion.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and thrive in a fluid environment.
  • Highly independent and takes initiative.
  • Envisions and proposes new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; takes thoughtful risks; and accepts new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
  • Anticipates and embraces change; demonstrates willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.

Working Conditions:

May require occasional evening and/or weekend work.

Additional Experience, Skills & Abilities:

  • Prefer previous experience in student system implementations.
  • Prefer Workday certification.
  • Scrum experience a plus.



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