Analyst II, HR Technology
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JOB SUMMARY: The HR Technology Analyst II’s role is to define, configure, test, analyze and deliver HR technology solutions and to work with the Parks’ Technology team where development is required. The HR Technology Analyst II would be considered an expert level at two or more of the core HR systems and functional areas. This would include understanding of business area processes and configuration that would support the functional area needs to facilitate the analysis of the requested needs, the configuration of the system and initial testing of the requests. The Analyst II will also research, design, document and modify solutions throughout the project life cycle.
This position is based in Orlando, Florida and may require travel to other NBCUniversal parks and properties on occasion.
- Independently assess user access issues, application errors and data problems to ensure proper support
- Utilizes independent judgement and discretion in the maintenance of HR systems by ensuring compliance with operational and regulatory requirements through the review, testing and implementation of upgrades, enhancements and patches
- Serves as the primary liaison within the relevant functional areas by understanding the systems and processes in the specified areas. Work with customers, peers and fellow team members to accomplish significant goals by effectively communicating with all parties required. Documents system business requirements, specifications and test cases on an enhancement or project in collaboration with internal users and departments.
- Leads medium projects under 200k with limited integration and initiatives. Participates in complex projects over 200k with leadership and provides input on opportunities for improvement of the systems by being an expert at applicable system capabilities and functional areas.
- Observes security policies in accessing, securing and protecting confidential and sensitive information including the monitoring of access.
SCOPE: Use established HR Technology methodologies and tools to meet Service Level Agreements and provide input to improve practices. Track and report progress on projects to HR Technology leadership. Demonstrate functional expertise in specific areas and work directly with IT peers and user community. Learn new technology from Senior HR Technology positions. Demonstrate expert level knowledge of applicable systems which may include PeopleSoft HR, PeopleSoft Payroll, PeopleSoft Benefits, PeopleSoft ELM, BI reporting, Staffing solutions, Organizations Development solutions, Internal Communications solutions and other HR solutions.
EDUCATION: Bachelor degree desired in one or more of the following fields: Human Resources Management, Business Administrations, Computer Science.
EXPERIENCE: 5+ years equivalent work experience. Experience participating in HR projects for a varied employee base. Requires the use of sound business judgment and confidentiality while performing assigned tasks. Conflict resolution and problem solving techniques required.
- Expert level of assigned HR modules
- Experience conducting analysis of business processes and recommending improvement or efficiencies
- Proficient in SQL
- Able to communicate effectively with technical staff and with business partners
- Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies and processes
- Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
- Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to conduct research into software-related issues and products.
- Self-motivated and directed
- Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization
- Keen attention to detail
- Hands-on experience developing and executing test cases
- Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
- Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
- On-call availability on a rotating basis
- May require working hours outside of typical business hours which could include nights and weekends as necessary to meet project deadlines and operational support needs.
- PeopleSoft HCM/ELM 9.2 or higher
- Microsoft office suite including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- SQL experience including
- Creation/Execution of queries
- Inserts, updates, deletes
- SQL Server
- Updating/deleting data
- Navigating database tables
- Stored Procedures
- Experience using PeopleSoft App Designer including the ability to research objects and interpret basic PeopleCode
- Experience with integrating systems
- Experience in HR analytics
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Works with internal business clients and external vendors. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, manuals and procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw graphs and interpret spreadsheets. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Work independently with minimal supervision.
Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.
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