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American Heart Association Senior HRIS Analyst in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume to being based in the local office.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has a great opportunity for a Senior HRIS Analyst - Workday based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

In this role, you will be responsible to perform technical and analytical functions in Workday and related areas for HR system needs. This role is considered the HR technical subject matter expert leading Workday HR system configuration, enhancements, integrations, issue fixes and deployment.

  • Configure complex Workday business processes in HCM, workflows, and advanced compensation, benefits, time, absences, talent and performance

  • Responsible for translating business needs to system design, conduct system/data analysis, and participating in testing and deployment activities

  • Function as subject matter expert to optimize use of Workday and HR technology solutions for enhanced operations and consistent user experience

  • Lead and manage major Workday releases, to include researching new functionality and education the HR team on enhancements as applicable

  • Partner with key stakeholders to create business requirements documents, system configuration documents, detailed functional specification documents, test plans and test cases.

  • Identify impact and enhancement opportunities associated with a new release and direct regression testing and introduction of required changes as new releases are introduced.

  • Communicate new or modified functionality to support team/HR for training and operational impacts

  • Lead testing strategy and efforts for system and user acceptance testing

  • Partner with and provide support to the manager on HR technology roadmap to include leading prioritization, research, resolution, change management and issue management

  • Work with functional team members to understand requirements and communicate system capabilities/limitations

  • Manage Role-Based Security

  • Reporting and Analytics – Create advanced reports for management reporting that include derived fields.

  • Support other HR Systems – ICIMS, Precipio and ADP, ADP Connection and ADP GL

Want to help get your resume to the top? We are looking for your expertise in the following areas.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Human Resources, Business, Information Systems, Data Science or equivalent experience

  • Three (3) - Five (5) years of experience in configuring Workday Business Processes

  • Workday HCM Certification is a plus and knowledge in at least one other functional area: Benefits, Payroll, Time Tracking, Absence, Compensation or Talent

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

  • Java Scripting a plus

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 5 months ago (6/9/2021 4:31 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7085

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Human Resources

Location: Dallas, TX