Job Location:
India – Chennai

Job Description for People Systems Analyst

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Manager – People Systems/Workday

Job Location

India – Tamil Nadu, Chennai


We are strategic, collaborative, trusted People Systems experts leveraging Workday as a catalyst in transforming workplace & workforce practices

and the way workday connects & engages with Trimble. This mission is a critical foundation required to support the Connect & Scale 2025 strategy.


Individual Contributor role. Ability to work with the multi-location, multicultural global team is a must. Strong workday experience is required.


Role Overview

This Workday specialist is an inquisitive, energetic, and collaborative People Systems Analyst who can assist with Trimble’s goal of continually increasing Workday’s efficiency and functionality in its work environment. Working collaboratively, this position will be assisting with a broad range of activities including integration configuration, testing, and troubleshooting, and experience with other Workday modules is a plus.   The role will act as a support for a global project and configuration team with the opportunity to learn specific module support and configuration.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work independently on technically advanced configuration projects with the ability to clearly communicate project status, connect with stakeholders to gather requirements, and ask for support and guidance from team when necessary.

  • Consider end to end test scripts when working on new configuration, and can utilize big picture thinking to plan new configuration effectively for a large organization and technical ecosystem.

  • Supports global ticketing system which can include requests such as general troubleshooting and PX requests from global stakeholders.

  • Assist with testing of new Workday functionality and regular Workday release updates.

  • Replicates and verifies customer issues and escalates appropriately to the People Systems SMEs.

  • Serve as project owner for new Workday initiatives, including assistance with configuration, data loads, and testing.

Measure of success

  • Effectively analyzes, troubleshoots and resolves HRIS issues to completion; focuses on continuous improvement, tenant optimization.

  • Assists in effective review, testing and implementation of Workday updates.

  • Ability to provide accurate and timely data for audit documentation requests, ticket requests, and general People Systems inquiries.

  • Participates as part of the team responsible for Trimble’s Workday support help desk which services employee questions, data requests, report requests, access issues, including global WD accounts and supervisory organization maintenance.

  • Create EIB loads, including ensuring that data is complete and accurate prior to completing the loads. These can include mandatory pay increase EIBs, acquisition data loads, and reorgs. Teams with PX Partners and People Ops to maintain data integrity.

  • Assisting as back up for SMEs in other Workday modules as necessary.


Education, Experience &  other qualification requirements


  • 3+ years supporting HRIS systems and at least 2 years of technical Workday experience.

  • Experience in supporting a global ticketing system for PX systems.

  • Experience in maintaining/creating documentation and effectively explaining requirements, design, development, and testing.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to work independently and perform against tight deadlines and multi-task effectively.

  • Self-motivator balanced with a desire to achieve team goals.