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HR Information Systems Analyst

Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 6958 


The HR Information Systems (HRIS) Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking to hire several seasoned HRIS Analysts that have experience in the SAP and SuccessFactors technologies as well as strengths in the area of data reporting and analytics.  Critical to the success and support of HRIS team, you will work directly with key business process owners and subject matter experts to configure system modules, perform data analysis and reporting, use business intelligence tools, implement business process solutions, manage projects, provide end user training, and ensure compliance with data regulations and security protocols. The HRIS team identifies time-consuming internal processes and then builds solutions that are reliable and scalable for ORNL. If you enjoy a good challenge and want to showcase your experience with HR information systems and data analytics, we want you on our team.


Major Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and propose solutions, including system configurations, to meet business process needs and requirements.  Proposals include writing business cases, identifying requirements, completing gap analyses, and researching technical and functional solutions.
  • Design/recommend reports and write data queries.  Analyze reports and identify specifications.
  • Utilize business intelligence tools to develop and maintain HR related data reports, dashboards, charts, etc.
  • Advise and assist end users to understand HRIS/HCM data, to determine optimal reports for data extraction, to set report specifications, and to analyze report data.
  • Provide expertise on system configuration and functionality for upgrades, maintenance, and enhancements.
  • Consult with managers, business process owners, subject matter experts, system super users, and end users concerning business needs and HCM solutions. 
  • Prepare, coordinate, and lead system demonstrations. 
  • Benchmark industry, vendor, association, and other agencies concerning best practices.  Advise organizational leaders regarding change management practices.
  • Audit and assess validity of data in the ORNL HCM systems.  Recommend system and business process changes to maintain or to increase data integrity.
  • Monitor and apply regulatory and legal changes that affect business processes and system functionality.
  • Initiate and lead design and testing of reports, interfaces, forms, and conversions.  Perform validation and reconciliation of data conversions.
  • Create business process documents, flow charts, and decision-making documents.  Document user requirements.
  • Develop and initiate training content. Communicate information on HRIS/HCM business processes, incorporating organizational rules, contract requirements, and other state and federal regulations.
  • Research, evaluate, implement, and administer third party software tools to streamline business processes and to enhance HCM systems’ functionality.
  • Identify new or changed end user secure roles.  Test/clarify role conflicts and coordinate with business process owners on a strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with environment, safety, health and quality program requirements.
  • Maintain a strong commitment to the implementation and perpetuation of values and ethics.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of experience in one or more functional areas of HRIS/HCM solutions, as well as experience and proficiency with data reporting/analytics and Business Intelligence solutions.

Prior HCM system experience with SAP/SuccessFactors (preferred), Oracle, WorkDay, Cornerstone, SABA, or other industry leaders is highly desirable.

  • Position requires three to five years (minimum) of experience managing moderately complex projects, including experience interpreting and analyzing information system requirements, developing complex solutions, and configuring HRIS/HCM systems.
  • Position requires advanced to expert knowledge and skill in business intelligence technologies, such as data integration, data quality, data warehousing, master data management, and data analytics.
  • Position also demands advanced to expert knowledge and skill-providing information to make business decisions, using data mining, querying, reporting, and business analytics.
  • Position demands excellent oral and written communication skills, with an emphasis on customer interaction.
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly organized, accurate, set priorities appropriately, and work on challenging projects with tight timelines. 
  • Position requires working capabilities in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Position requires an ability to analyze system capability and to make configuration recommendations based on business processes. 
  • Individual must be able to research system technical and functional solutions, to benchmark industry trends, to identify legislative and regulatory impacts, and to provide gap analyses to management.
  • Individual must have a rapid learning ability and mental agility to deal with quickly changing technology. 
  • Individual must perform tasks with limited supervision, a strong customer focus, and with a team orientation. 
  • Individual must have experience in working with information of a business-sensitive nature, with proven ability to meet this responsibility in a professional and ethical manner.


Moving can be overwhelming and expensive. UT-Battelle offers a generous relocation package to ease the transition process. Domestic and international relocation assistance is available for certain positions. If invited to interview, be sure to ask your Recruiter (Talent Acquisition Partner) for details. 

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This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

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ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

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