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Analyst II-HRIS in Houston, TX at Westlake Chemical Corporation

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

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The Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Analyst supports the HR organization to ensure that business & systems requirements and priorities are defined and documented. He/She assists the HR organization in the production and the support of all Workday integrations between 3rd party vendors and internal HRIS business solutions. The Analyst works with business units, operations and other stakeholders to gather information requirements utilizing a variety of techniques such as interviews, work sessions, storyboarding and prototyping to assist with the development and support of integrations. The Analyst will evaluate customer needs/issues, assist in evaluating alternatives, and determines appropriate solutions with technical staff. The Analyst provides input for the training team on how solutions will work to ensure accurate creation of training materials. Participates in project management activities on primarily small projects, as required. Assist with change management issues regarding requirements and User Acceptance Testing. Ensures ongoing Human Resource systems are secure, reliable and working as expected.


  • Prior experience as Workday Human Resource System Integration Builder.
  • Hands on experience in inbound/outbound Workday integrations Using Core Connector, managing business processes, working with EIB, Report Writer, BIRT Reports, Creating Workday Calculated Fields and Custom Reports. Experience with Workday Studio would be a plus.
  • Good understanding of Integrations including Web Services, SaaS, Workday Architecture, Business Process Framework.
  • Good understanding of business process and experience in Implementation Projects
  • Experience with XML and XSLT.
  • Have some hands-on experience with development tools and possess in-depth knowledge of Human Resource IS applications.
  • Understanding in designing/development of Interfaces with legacy and third party systems.
  • Recommend plans for continued process improvements, system enhancements and new applications to support business strategies and operational needs.
  • Good Problem solving, Client Interaction, Training and Team building skills.
  • Experience with Kronos or ADP E-Time would be a plus


  • BS degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in Management Information Systems or Computer Science.
  • Critical thinker; with exceptional ability to model business processes and identify and resolve gaps.
  • Understand business architecture framework (Structure, people, processes, and technology) that supports the organization’s strategy.
  • Responsive, fast-paced decision making skills with the ability to drive business results
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Project Management experience desired
  • Expert knowledge of systems development life cycle (SDLC), including some experience in implementing HR software applications. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong working knowledge in MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office.  Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators.  Travel including air travel or auto travel may occasionally be required.


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