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Data Informatics Analyst

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do.
At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work. About the TeamOur Enterprise Architecture and Data Services team is currently looking for a Data Informatics Analyst. The Senior Data Analyst at Workday will be Enterprise Data Domain Lead Analyst part of the Enterprise Architecture and Data team in Business Technology. You are the data expert on critical enterprise domains, maintain and improve data integrity and consumption of the data with trust and transparency. You act as the subject matter expert in the focus data domains and lead data issues resolution in partnership with cross-functional teams. This hands-on technical role demands knowledge of data analysis, business processes, Agile development methodologies along with a strong analytical skills.About the Role

  • Work closely with business partners to understand business processes, goals and gaps.
  • Collaborate with Business Technology development teams and other business analysts in the planning, prioritization, design, development and deployment of new projects & system enhancements.
  • Document, socialize and gain alignment with cross functional teams on key decisions that impact process and business operations
  • Responsible for understanding business requirements and creating documentation as needed; i.e. Business requirements documents (BRDs), process flows, business cases, gap analysis (as is vs. to be) documents etc.
  • Responsible for metadata management of data domain, inclusive of data definitions, data catalog, data lineage and documentation of data flow for critical processes
  • Design, implement and monitor ongoing data certification along the data lifecycle to ensure data readiness for BI and ML consumption
  • Conduct data profiling during onboarding of new data to establish baseline and KPIs
  • Execute and maintain Data Quality Index (Data Health Scorecard) to report state of data health
  • Conduct data discovery and forensics for issues resolution and partner with Data Governance Lead and Business Data Stewards to resolve root cause
  • Participate in Information Governance Council to present DQ analysis findings and recommend possible remediation recommendations if available
  • Maintain in-depth understanding of business functions, processes, and relationships as it relates to data
  • Coordinate and perform system testing to ensure requirements are met. Work closely with the project team during user acceptance testing (UAT); including tracking issues through to resolution and securing end user acceptance sign-off. About You
    • 8+ years of related and progressive experience in Data Analytics, Data Quality management and Data Governance
    • Expert analytic skill in data forensics and analysis to identify data patterns and root causes of data issues
    • Expert skills with various analytics/query/ BI tools such as Alteryx, SQL workbench, Tableau, etc.
    • Experience with enterprise source systems and of systems that consume core and reference data, including CRM, ERP and Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence (i.e. Salesforce, Workday, etc)
    • Experience developing and maintaining data dictionary, data catalog, and business glossary
    • Knowledge of core data initiatives (MDM) and core data management strategies and best practices
    • Outstanding business engagement and communications skill to influence stakeholders in business decision making
    • Excellent problem-solving skills involving complex and ambiguous issues
    • Reliable, self-motivated, and self-disciplined individual capable of executing on multiple projects simultaneously within a fast-paced environment working with cross functional teams
    • Self-motivated team player with clear and effective communications skills; solid time management & organization skills; ability to manage multiple and often changing priorities.
    • Attention to detail with the ability to analyze and solve complex problems as well as provide documentation, guidance and instruction to users. *LI-ST1 Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process! At Workday, our employees have always been our number one Core Value. We understand that everyone has unique experiences and perspectives which is why our mission is to create a safe space where all people and ideas are welcomed. Our commitment to value inclusion, belonging, and equity (VIBE---) and creating a brighter workday for all is the cornerstone of all we do. Join us! Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday. Workday is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Workday are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Further, pursuant to applicable local ordinances, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Workday is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans during our application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at Suggested Jobs
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