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Sr. HRIS Analyst - Oracle

ID: 680
Department: Human Resources
Location: Cambridge Headquarters
# of Openings: 1


Functional area: Compensation, Benefits & HRIS



Position description:

Ironwood is seeking a dedicated and resourceful Senior HRIS analyst to join the Total Rewards/HRIS Operations team.  At Ironwood, we believe that talent is our most important asset and a core value is that every team member (“Ironwoodian”) operates with a deep sense of ownership for the company.  This role will partner with HR Leaderships to analyze all HR systems and maintain them.


The Senior HRIS Analyst will have a variety of responsibilities as the primary resource for our HR systems, Oracle Cloud HCM, Taleo Business Edition, SumTotal, and others. Responsibilities will include analyzing Oracle HCM process design and workflow, implementation support and process improvements (enhancement support) to leverage the return on technological capabilities. This individual will also be responsible to build project plans, ensure adherence to project schedules, maintain a systems orientation and work effectively with peers. This position also serves as a technical point-of-contact for assigned functional area and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity (master data), testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows, dashboard preparation, org hierarchy and functional process improvement opportunities. The Senior HRIS Analyst also supports system upgrades within the HR application portfolio, patches, testing, SOX, compliance matters, and other technical projects as assigned.  If you thrive on working collaboratively, being entrepreneurial and exercising independent judgment, this role will provide you with rich development opportunities and position you to have significant impact on building Ironwood. 




  • Provides assistance in HR system maintenance, including assisting in the review, testing and implementation of Oracle HCM and Taleo system upgrades, releases or patches. Collaborates with functional and technical staff to coordinate application of upgrade or fix. Maintains all system tables. Documents process and results. Maintains system security roles to support business needs.

  • Provides production functional support, including researching and resolving Oracle HCM and Taleo problems, unexpected results or process flaws; performing scheduled activities; recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.

  • Generates reports/queries, including writing maintaining and supporting a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Assists in development of standard reports for ongoing business needs. Helps maintain data integrity in systems by running queries and analyzing data.

  • Supports overall technology initiatives for the HR functions including maintenance of company intranet HR content.

  • Provides guidance and functional support to end users, customers and business partners by leading the research and optimization of all HR systems.

  • Conducts training, including developing user procedures, guidelines and documentation. Trains on new processes/functionality. Trains new system users.

  • Maintains awareness of current trends in HRMS with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, value, enterprise applicability and applying key technologies. Examines trends in information systems training, materials and techniques. Through classes, reading, CBTs or other mechanisms, continuously increases both HR knowledge and HRIS application/tools knowledge. Participates in user group meetings/conference.


Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Expert level proficiency in Oracle HCM in one or more functional areas (core HR, benefits, compensation, and performance).

  • Minimum 2 years Oracle experience working on an HRIS team or equivalent Oracle consulting.

  • At least 5 years of HR systems experience.

  • Solid knowledge of HR systems structure, functions and business processes.

  • Good proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines

  • Organized and detail oriented

  • Knowledge of project management methodologies.

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