Job Location:
Norfolk, VA

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a newsroom that’s 1,700 strong and sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. 


Note for US based roles: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Description


You will provide Workday production support to include advanced system design and configuration, complex report design, troubleshooting processed transactions, data analysis and testing. You will have demonstrated hands-on advanced Workday configuration and report writing experience in HR, Payroll, and Benefits.  You will work with our business customers to determine reporting requirements and complete the development of reports. This includes evaluating, developing and testing reports.


  • Develop comprehensive HCM production support skillsets to include user support, system support, system configuration, monitoring end-user data input, identifying control opportunities, and implementing solutions, and resolving user issues.
  • Help identify and resolve technical or process issues affecting HR/Benefits/Payroll that result in making updates to configuration.
  • Serve as a Workday subject matter expert including complex design and configuration with the ability to explain system configuration, data, and findings to a non-technical audience.
  • Collaborate with other departments, team members and vendors to document report requirements, design and deliver reports using Workday’s report writing functionality.
  • Use existing applications (Workday, PeopleSoft) and determine methods to integrate data from multiple systems to produce reports.
  • Work as a liaison with business partners and HRIS colleagues to monitor customer inquiries and resolve customer issues related to production support.
  • Participate in the semi-annual Workday system update process, implementation of new functionality.
  • Maintain understanding of industry best practices in HR, Payroll and Benefits Administration.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to include projects, data audits, and EIB loads.


  • Required: 3+ years of experience in an HRIS Analyst role
  • Required: 2+ years of Workday experience including system configuration and report writing
  • Experience with HR, Benefits and Payroll functions and data
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (formulas, pivot tables, macros) to include proficiency in spreadsheet analysis 
  • Experience summarizing and translating complex information from a variety of sources in an easy format that is audience appropriate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, information systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of advanced Workday report writing experience, both in modifying delivered and creating custom reports
  • Basic SQL or similar report writing skills
  • Experience in Prism/ Adaptive tools
  • Experience with access databases, data loads and integrations


The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable “Fair Chance” laws.