Principal HRIS & Security (4685) in Irving, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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    Irving, TX
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Job Description

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Evaluates, designs and implements application security within Workday and possibly other systems as assigned by creating user roles that support separation of duties and safeguards personally identifiable information and business sensitive information to the greatest degree possible

Develops and maintains most complex business process configurations in Workday based on business requirements by working external consultants as needed or doing own research to solve complex business needs

Effectively responds to all information security and SoX audits in a timely manner by providing evidence of security that meets all requirements

Acts as named Workday point of contact for the company to ensure all tenants are managed across projects in a cost effective way

Assists other analysts in troubleshooting complex interface errors so that problem resolution can be reached before any impacts to payroll or business processes are experienced

Supports other non-Workday, HR related systems and reporting tools for both integrations and system configuration

Additional Duties

  • Identifies process improvement or automation opportunities by reviewing supported processes, documenting the as-is and to-be processes and implementing changes in order to save time or costs to the business and/or improve data integrity
  • Documents standard operating procedures for application configuration including but not limited to approval matrices to ensure consistency of system setup so that knowledge transfer and troubleshooting have maximum efficiency
  • Maintains and tracks all issues/work using standard Issue Tracking Processes
  • Knowledge of relational databases, applicant tracking systems, learning management systems and report writing and in-depth knowledge and experience with Workday HCM
  • Skill in analyzing overall security roles and processes and implement SoX compliant security within the application
  • Ability to translate and thoroughly communicate strategic business ideas into technical verbiage and vice versa; ensuring there is a clear understanding of exceptions for the end product
  • Ability to translate business processes, audit trail requirements and approval requirements into configured HCM business processes in Workday with little to no direction
  • Ability to configure time tracking, absence, compensation and talent modules in Workday with little to no direction
  • Ability to prioritize work to ensure customers are satisfied and systems are up and running at all times
  • Ability to analyze business and technical processes and determine ways of making them more efficient
  • Ability to manage many tasks while maintaining high degrees of attention to detail, accuracy and poise under pressure
  • Must have collaborative work style
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and basic proficiency in SQL tools
  • Must be able to maintain strictest confidence


  • Minimum of a 2-4 year degree required: Business Administration or Computer Science Information Systems concentration or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in Human Resources Information Systems, preferably in a business system support role or equivalent and 1-2 years Workday business process and security support experience


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed; may require walking, primarily on a level surface, throughout the day;  reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials; proper lifting techniques required; may include lifting up to 25 pounds for files or paper.

Note any additional physical requirements for the job (e.g. heavy lifting requirements).

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Human Resources

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United States of America

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Mr. Cooper

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