Sr. Business Analyst, Onboarding


Amazon is looking for a smart, driven, problem solver to provide support for our evolving HR tools and systems. In this role, you will develop deep expertise on Amazon's global pre-employment and onboarding processes and work with business owners, technologists, and HR partners to understand and document strategy, requirements and timelines. You will participate in cross-functional teams through the process and policy design, delivery, implementation, and support of new HR tools and services as well as contribute to change management.

What you'll do:

  • Data Analysis - Work closely with peers and stakeholders to access, pull, clean and analyze data from a variety of HR data sources. Gather new data, link disparate forms of data, and/or creatively use existing data to propose metrics and present them in compelling way
  • Data Integrity - Work backwards from outputs (integrations, services, reports, etc.) to ensure all required data is controlled, validated, and captured within upstream core hire-to-retire processes.
  • Project Management – Maintain project plans, identify resource needs, and manage project schedule; collaborate effectively across teams to define strategy, goals and commitment to timelines and deliverables
  • Communication - Own communications to project members and stakeholders on progress, issues, and risks including regular status updates and periodic white paper analysis
  • Operational Excellence - Drive regional and global HR data optimization and standardization while balancing the business need for flexibility and appropriate localization
  • Subject Matter Expertise – develop deep knowledge of core hire-to-retire data structures used by Amazon, advise the business on regional and global requirements and best practices for optimizing the use of Amazon People Technology
  • Measurement - Develop measures to define progress and success; establish ongoing reporting requirements and key performance indicators for confirming return on investment
  • Business Requirements - Coordinate the collection of regional business requirements including process deviations and localizations

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, Math, Statistics or related discipline
  • 5+ years of HR or related experience
  • 5+ years of work experience writing advanced SQL, data modeling, data mining (SQL, ETL, data warehousing) and using databases in a business environment with complex datasets
  • Experience with data mapping and org design for core HCM technology such as Workday, PeopleSoft, SAP or Oracle HCM
  • Advanced Excel skills; experience with business intelligence tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • PeopleSoft, Oracle EBS, SAP, or Workday experience in Business Process Design and System Configuration is a plus.
  • Proven analytical and quantitative ability and a passion for enabling customers to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, develop business cases, and complete root cause analyses
  • Strong verbal and written communication and data presentation skills that allow you to clearly, compellingly, and effectively influence audiences internally and externally, across organization boundaries.
  • Able to source, work with, and combine disparate data sets to answer business questions.
  • Able to deliver complex analysis/ projects from initiation through delivery.
  • Inquisitive technical and business skills to understand, test, or challenge the status quo while working harmoniously with the business and technology owners.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Customer obsession and bias for action
  • High levels of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
  • Advanced degree in Business Administration, Math, Computer Science, Statistics, Finance, or any related field from an accredited institution
  • Ability to travel 10% - 15%

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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