Job Location:
Culver City, CA




The Specialist, P&O Technology provides support to HRIS and Data Processing functions within the People & Organization (HR) Department.  This role serves as a functional lead and will maintain the Workday HRIS system and oversee the data maintained within it, ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities.  In addition, this role is responsible for reporting and analyzing P&O data for improved decision-making, interfacing with P&O and other business functions.  This position performs this work in coordination with other team members and under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Data & Process Integrity.


  • Manage configuration, testing, and system activities in Workday, including maintenance of organizational structures, business processes, etc. 
  • Create, update, and schedule reports in Workday to support P&O operations and answer relevant business questions.
  • Partner with Finance to maintain position and budget tracking data in Workday, as well as distribute reports to Finance partners for the global budgeting process.
  • Partner with the IT team to implement process improvements and new functionality that would increase the efficiency and quality of P&O services.
  • Support data integrity through scheduled audit reports and error handling.
  • Timely and accurate process data within Workday and any other systems that maintain employee data.
  • Participate in special projects and committees within the P&O department as required.
  • Partner with the P&O Analytics and Insights team to provide information for key P&O data insights, including both scheduled and ad hoc reports.
  • Work with the greater People & Organization community (Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Diversity & Inclusion, Business Partners, etc.) in delivering key data.
  • Serve as functional subject matter expert for P&O systems, responds to requests from P&O generalists, centers of excellence personnel, Payroll and other support groups and employees regarding systems and processes.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of employee information, promote data governance, and be a steward to promote improvements of overall data quality.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field; Masters or other advanced degree a plus
  • HRIS experience required; Workday experience is a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Proficiency with Tableau (or similar data visualization software) a plus
  • Proven track record of excellent follow-through on assignments; demonstrated commitment to getting tasks accomplished with minimal supervision
  • Must have attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a strong sense of integrity, confidentiality, diplomacy, and professionalism
  • Organized individual who can prioritize heavy workload and meet deadlines in a very fast paced reporting environment
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency while maintaining a professional and cooperative demeanor
  • Experience dealing with employees at all levels and ability to adapt communication style to suit the cultural differences required for a global audience
  • Ability to work independently or with limited supervision, make good quality decisions, problem solve, and adapt easily to changing priorities

Key Competencies/Core Knowledge

  • Communicates effectively
  • Tech savvy
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Optimizes work processes
  • Action oriented
  • Being resilient
  • Manages ambiguity
  • Business insight
  • Resourcefulness

*Sony Pictures Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics.

*As part of our commitment to health and safety, all U.S. non-union applicants and employees must submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request and obtain approval of a reasonable accommodation based on disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance.  To request an accommodation for purposes of participating in the hiring process, you may contact us at [email protected].


* Sony Pictures – CA – Culver City Area & Studios