Job Locations:
Portland, OR
Remote, USA

At The Standard, you’ll join a team focused on putting our customers first.

Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We’re looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what’s right – across the company and in our local communities.

We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.
Ready to reach your highest potential? Let’s work together.


Responsible for providing overall Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) support to the HR department, managers, and employees. Provide maintenance and support for the Workday HCM system and other HR applications. Maintain internal databases and develop reports to meet the requirements of the HR department, company managers, and employees.  This position functions as an integral partner in a variety of HR projects, working closely with the user community outside of HR including IT, Payroll, Finance, or other departments. Maintains and organizes system documentation, including design specifications and report libraries. Collaborates with end-users to develop system policies and procedures.


Analyzes and coordinates Workday system processing and develops interfaces and procedures to minimize redundant data collection and assures compatibility with end user systems.  Troubleshoots and resolves system process and reporting problems.

Respond to HR staff inquiries about HRIS issues.  Evaluate, analyze, and develop solutions that meet the customer’s needs in a manner that is appropriate, reproduceable, efficient and within HRIS standards and guidelines.

Provide maintenance and security administration of Workday and other HR systems. Evaluate and analyze requests involving changes to existing HR systems to accommodate short and long-term business needs.  Develop and conduct integrated systems testing, documentation and analysis of results. Collaborate with technical experts and/or application vendors to find and implement effective HRIS solutions. 

Create custom reports using the most appropriate reporting tools to effectively extract information to meet specific business needs.  Evaluate incoming requests for the most effective approach based on customer requirements and provide business analysis of results when necessary.

Participate in the design, development, and delivery of effective HR projects requiring HR systems configuration at the department and/or corporate level.  Partner with internal business partners and/or external vendors to ensure that projects are executed through a high-quality process. Ensure and advocate for the use of best practices and high-quality standards around requirement management, system configuration, user acceptance testing and documentation, communication, training, and implementation. Identify and advise partners of risks and downstream impacts of proposed changes and recommend a course of action for remediation as appropriate.

Job Specifications

1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field plus experience in systems management and reporting tools or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Experience: 1-3 years HRIS experience with emphasis in HR systems enhancement and support. Report writing and cloud-based technology experience preferred. 

3. Knowledge of HR issues, such as employee relations, benefits, staffing, compensation, legal/compliance and wage and hour. 

4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels and functional areas of the organization which translates into the ability to work effectively with the business identifying, coordinating, and documenting requirements.

5. Professional certification required:  None.  


Note: The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary for this role when hiring a Colorado resident. The salary for employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below. The Standard’s package also includes incentive plan participation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.  

  • Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance. 

Salary Range:

$40,600.00 – $72,700.00

Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.