Job Locations:
Oakland, CA, US
Los Angeles, CA, US

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators, and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve the world’s most challenging problems, like designing a more resilient, inclusive, and equitable future for our communities and cities.


Our people-centered, “People First” culture and “One Firm-Firm” motto promotes integrated teams that unite to shape the future of cities.  Gensler’s vision is to “Create a Better World through the Power of Design,” and we do that by our deep commitment to our clients and by fostering a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive environment that enables our people to create impactful solutions together.

Your Role

As a Workday HRIS Analyst at Gensler  you will be an integral part of our growing HRIS Team, working on design and maintenance of the company’s Human Resources Information System (Workday). You will liaise with the HR team,  Payroll, Finance and other teams in the organization.

  • Support Workday Benefits and Time Tracking Lead Analyst

  • Participate in the ongoing requirements gathering, design, test, deployment, and maintenance of Workday configuration for new functionality or enhancements.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve production support issues and resolve defects timely and with exceptional customer service

  • Assist end-users and internal teams on Workday related issues

  • Demonstrate an ability to teach others how to use Workday effectively

  • Collaborate with HR teams around process efficiencies, and advocate needs to drive solutions

  • Support configuration, deployment, and maintenance of Workday

  • Participate in Workday’s bi-annual releases

Your Qualifications

  • 3-4 years of relevant configuration and support experience in Workday

  • Broad knowledge of various HR areas of practice

  • Possesses a strong work ethic for working with confidential information.

  • Working knowledge of Workday operations and administration

  • Intermediate knowledge of Workday reporting

  • Knowledge of ServiceNow

  • Creative and analytical thinking with demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization

  • Experience with JIRA and Agile methodologies

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential

Life at Gensler

Gensler is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Through our Five Strategies to Fight Racism, we continue to create a just and equitable future for our colleagues and our communities with our clients. We are a solid voice for social change as we impact people’s lives and fight racism. At Gensler, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace environment. 

As a people-first organization, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests. 

We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities.