Workday Manager

| Greater NYC Area
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WHO WE ARE

Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, and web. Customers, including Burger King, Delivery Hero, HBO Max, Mercari, and Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands and consumers in a more authentic and human way. And we do it at scale – each month, hundreds of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 3 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: Cross-Channel Campaign Management (Independent Platforms), Q3 2021, and was named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for the fourth consecutive year. The company has also been selected as one of Fortune’s Best Workplace for Millennials in 2021, and was ranked #20 on Fortune’s Best Medium Sized Workplaces in 2021. Braze is certified as a Great Place to Work in the UK and the U.S. and is recognized as one of the UK's Best Workplaces for Women.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Braze is undergoing an exciting transformation to improve our HR technology systems and operations. The Workday Manager role will sit within the People Operations team, reporting to the Senior Manager of HR Systems. This person will manage the planning, execution, and maintenance of Workday for Braze. 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HR Systems Senior Manager to continuously optimize Workday, develop a Workday roadmap and implement solutions to drive adoption and ease of use.
  • Manage two HRIS Analysts to continuously optimize our HRIS, Workday.
  • Manage resource allocation across Workday team through prioritization of JIRA tickets / requests
  • Partner with external vendors, users and other internal partners on data and systems projects, integration and analytics; ensuring the integrity of HRIS data and security.
  • Project manage large systems initiatives, driving cross-functional collaboration
  • Regularly evaluate current state of system and integrations and proactively identify opportunities for improvement with stakeholder feedback and buy-in, including analyzing the impact of Workday’s bi-annual updates.
  • Communicate with stakeholders monthly demonstrating improvements, work being done and what's on the horizon
  • Support Workday team on: 
    • Gather business requirements, determine viable system solutions, and build investment with stakeholders to implement changes.
    • Configure changes in Workday aligned with business requirements and perform comprehensive unit testing.
    • Write advanced reports that include creating calculated fields and maintaining dashboards, providing the HR Team and wider organization with accurate data. 
    • Monitor and configure current Business Processes and create new ones as needed.
    • Participate actively in the Workday Community, propose and advocate for improvements to the Workday solution, and build a network of peers to best-practice-share.
    • Create and maintain end-user and training documentation; and participate in training activities for stakeholders and end-users.
    • Partner with external vendors, users and other internal partners on data and systems projects, integration and analytics; ensuring the integrity of HRIS data and security.

WHO YOU ARE

We are looking for a scrappy and detail-obsessed manager with experience with the configuration of Workday. The right person will be system and process minded, with an exceptional ability to think critically and drive process improvement. 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years HR experience with 2-4 years of HRIS (Workday) experience (Core HCM, Benefits, Leaves, Advanced Compensation, Payroll, Time Tracking, Reporting, and Analytics)
  • 2 years of people management experience as well as experience managing high-stakes projects with org-wide implications
  • Commitment to delivery of high quality outcomes and an eye toward continuous improvement
  • Demonstrate high level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality
  • Proven ability to collaborate and work in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to prioritize workload of a team and provide timely follow-up and resolution
  • Action-orientation with excellent follow-through skills; works well independently and in teams in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment
  • Analyzes and assesses situations to find effective solutions; creative problem solver; engages in fixing the problem; makes decisions using data
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Generous time off policy to balance your work and life, including paid parental leave
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun loving office culture

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Location

Easily accessible from Penn Station and Hudson Yards.

An Insider's view of Braze

What are some social events your company does?

Every month, a different department hosts a social event - this provides a great opportunity to get to know and collaborate with people across teams. In addition to broader team social events, we also host a quarterly team outing where we do team building activities and socialize outside the office. It’s really fun!

Zana

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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I work closely with teams from across marketing, as well as from a variety of different departments—from customer success to product—to inform the content we create. Thankfully, the people at Braze aren’t just really smart; they’re also thoughtful and kind. That makes collaboration easier and something I look forward to every day.

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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At Braze, we refer to work-life balance as work-life harmony -- and we strongly value it. Our flexible paid-time-off policy gives team members the ability to take time off in the way that suits them best.

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What are Braze Perks + Benefits

Braze Benefits Overview

Our health, dental, and vision plans are among the best out there — a happy team member is a healthy one. Our flexible time-off policy lets you balance your work and life in the way that suits you best, and includes paid parental leave. Globally, we support you as you plan for your future, through regionally tailored programs like 401(k) matching through Betterment in the US. When it comes to snacks in the office, we've got you covered — and lunch is on us every single day. When it comes to engaging in the community, we take it seriously. Each year we send team members to conferences around the world to engage with the developer community and learn the latest and greatest updates in all of the technologies we use. And lastly, we support your professional growth through formal career pathing, the Braze University learning platform, and ongoing enablement to foster success. Want more? Further your education with tuition reimbursement.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
In addition to volunteering in our communities globally, our Braze Cares program focuses on charitable giving. Employees can curate donation funds to support causes and Braze matches $100 per employee
Partners with Nonprofits
We have a partnership in NYC with New York Edge, a nonprofit bridging the opportunity gap among underserved students by providing programs to improve academic performance, health & wellness & more.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We have a number of ERGs to help enhance our employees' experience while working with us. Including [email protected], [email protected], Femmentor, Healthy Minds @ Braze, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
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Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
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401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
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Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
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Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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