Job Locations:
Seattle, WA
United States

Job Description

Our HR Systems team sits in the HR Ops & Analytics organization and supports our HR technology priorities and related execution work. The Business Analyst 2 reports to the Manager HRIS and is focused on supporting efforts around system and mass data management. The ideal candidate is well versed in gathering business requirements, translating those requirements into technical documentation and can function highly independently. 

A day in the life…

  • Analyze opportunities for process improvements and changes to HR processes, and advise on how technology can effectively enable those and build strong partnerships within HR and the broader organizations

  • Assess existing technology and new requests, evaluate them against the shared roadmap and make recommendations about scope, timing, and solution scalability

  • Gather business requirement, write user stories, and help with translating those requirements into system requirements

  • Support system upgrades, enhancements, testing, validation, and overall system performance

  • Serve as subject matter expert and support all business processes with hands on configurations within Workday and other HR applications

  • Manage day to day system administration and data integrity independently, including updating foundational data elements, troubleshooting and researching incidents, analyzing root causes, formulating recommendations & providing solutions to business partners, and implementing root cause fixes via system configuration and file feed updates

  • Support mass data imports into respective HR systems

  • Provide exceptional customer service through professionalism, ownership, and initiative

  • Provide HR user training and hands-on support

  • Act as subject matter expert and maintain knowledge of trends & developments in systems

  • Work with other analysts on the team, including actively sharing knowledge to further develop the broader team’s expertise in Workday and other internal HR applications.

  • Responsible for peer review audits and provide feedback

  • Manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned

You own this if you have…

  • 2+ years of HRIS experience or similar experience in business, project and/or process configurations (combined business, system development and implementation)

  • 1+ years of experience as a business analyst or project lead

  • Ability to collaborate effectively across functions and business areas

  • Experience with Workday HR System, Scheduling Tool, JIRA, Confluence

  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and its variations within the database and impact analysis

  • Experience developing business process flows and wireframes

  • Configuration-level knowledge of Workday or similar HCM cloud applications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with employees across all organizational levels, including communicating with technical & non-technical audiences

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills, including advanced Excel skills

  • Organizational and planning skills, including being able to work reliably and efficiently under demanding deadlines with minimal supervision

Nordstrom is able to offer remote employment of this position in all US states except AR, MS, MT, NE, NH, ND, SD, VT, WV, and WY.

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points…

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at www.nordstrom.com

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Pay Range Details

The pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

Colorado: $59,500-$95,000 annually, Nevada: $59,500-$95,000 annually, New York: $59,500-$110,500 annually