Job Details

Workday Business Analyst

New York, NY | Contract

Job ID:



Long Term


3-5 years

Career Level:

Senior Level


$75 to $85 Per Hour



Job Description


    • Work alongside stakeholders to maintain a long-term capability roadmap for the domain, covering systems such as (but not limited to) Workday and Jobscience.
    • Identify the most valuable project opportunities, obtain executive approval, and deliver outstanding results.
    • Provide leadership during ideation and elaboration of larger, undefined projects.
    • Subsequently define, develop, lead and execute sound development and implementation of such projects.
    • Capture, clarify, and translate business requirements and complex operational processes, across a geographically dispersed organization, into technical solutions. Drive the process from understanding of the issue, through necessary documentation and final resolution and implementation of solution. Facilitate review and final approval of these documents.
    • Work with partner team contacts to facilitate and develop business strategy, helping them understand potential technology solutions and options.
    • Define, revise and recommend improvements to business processes.
    • Participate in the review of detailed technical designs.
    • Evaluate new technologies, which could augment Staffing Domain work to support Teach For America’s mission.
    • Co-manage Teach For America’s relationship with third-party vendors.
    • Contribute to compliance efforts as needed.
    As the Staffing Domain Lead, you will serve as a key strategic partner to key business stakeholders across the org. You will:
    • Establish yourself as a trusted, key partner to the Business Leads for the domain.
    • Create the vision for the domain, and ensure that it evolves along with our business functions and the technology landscape.
    • Serve as an organizational expert on Teach For America’s systems related to the domain.
    • Lead long-term technology vision and strategy for the domain.
    • Identify synergies and work closely with other domain leads.
    • Create and maintain the Product Backlog for the domain, prioritize and sequence the component user stories according to business value.
    • Coordinate inputs and tasks required of other business analysts and business stakeholders.
    Prior Experience
    • At least 5 years of relevant job experience
    • Expert user of Workday HRIS; understands the principles of HRIS administration and application configuration
    • Has a track record of planning and executing major technology projects successfully
    • Works effectively with internal and external stakeholders
    • Is the IT team authority on human assets practices
    • Expert knowledge of relevant Teach For America business processes
    • Can manage or co-manage vendor relationships
    • An internal consultant mindset: able to structure problems independently; cut to the heart of complex topics; identify tactical solutions; find connections across disparate themes.
    • Able to manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced work environment.
    • Flexibility and ability to quickly adapt to new information and evolving business needs.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
    • Scrum certifications preferred

    Work Demands
    • This position is located on-site in our New York National Office
    • Limited Travel: 1 to 3 times a year

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