Senior Workday Analyst - Remote Optional

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Business Operations

Company Description

Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?

About Tradeshift
Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are disrupting a typically stagnant environment by connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing, payments, and workflow. We recognize that business is both messy and social - two revelations that have driven the development of Tradeshift, a platform for all your business interactions.

Job Description


We’re looking for an individual to make our team better.  You'll be working with the VP of People Operations, focusing on defining and delivering our Workday strategy and utilizing Workday to the benefit of Tradeshift and our employees.  We will also rely on you to lead the efforts and strategy around all of our People Analytics. We are on an exciting journey and anticipate widening our geographical footprint significantly in the coming years.

What a day is like:

  • We’ve decided to use Workday as our core HRIS; you need to enjoy getting hands-on with Workday, providing and implementing a strategy around how to best utilize these (and other) systems, and proposing business process improvements/automation.
  • We’ll empower you, with that, you’ll get to communicate recommendations on future initiatives and functionality; influence stakeholders, but we’d expect you to use data and interpretation of findings to support your positions.
  • You’ll get to drive all People system changes to support the evolving needs of a great company growing really fast.
  • We always want to be better, so you will get to continually audit systems (Workday, SmartRecruiters, etc.) functionality and data, ensuring the data is good and things are working well.
  • You will Identify process challenges and implement appropriate corrections or improvements with associated training of the teams, back to the empowerment theme.
  • Think globally.  Work with our colleagues across the globe to ensure compliance with global privacy regulations. You’ll learn a lot in the process too.
  • Collaborate with everyone, but especially with the Business Applications, Payroll, Benefits and Recruiting teams to identify needs and functionality improvements in all People systems/tools.
  • In general, you get to make things better every day, if you are up for it.


You’re perfect for this role if you:

You have exceptional experience working in Workday. Having worked on 1 implementation in a consulting environment and 1 implementation on the client-side. At a minimum, 1 full cycle, start to finish implementation from either side.

You also have:

  • Because you’ll be one of our “go-to” people for systems, you’ll need to be nice, really nice.
  • Passion for your work.  We need you to love what you do.
  • 3-5 years’ experience managing Workday post-go-live, to include Core HCM, Benefits, and Payroll
  •  Key Workday skills include report writing and calculated field abilities, managing simple integrations, Inbound and outbound EIBs and Business Process configuration skills 
  • Talk so people can understand what you are trying to say, some call this interpersonal and communication skills; use this to build relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Work effectively with others in the pursuit of common goals by finding ways to help the team perform effectively, a good way to do this is by contributing ideas.
  • Willingness to streamline processes, creating efficiencies and improving accuracy.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and function as a dependable team player. This may be last, but it’s really important.  We work as a team here, you’ll be part of the team and we will be counting on you, and we’ll do our best to support you too.

Additional Information

Location: Remote...but not alone.
Your colleagues are wicked smart and some of the kindest and nicest people around.  You’ll be given the opportunity to do creative problem solving for issues that actually matter, and have a real impact on the projects you are driving. While this role is in San Francisco, Tradeshift is an Office Optional company.

Our culture began day one when three Danes poured their brains, heart, and guts into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their work with the same amount of pride and passion. One day you might find us having a ping pong match in the middle of the work day, and then you’ll find us handing off projects to colleagues in different time zones so we can continue progress around the clock. 

Tradeshifters come from various backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you might like working here:

  • You love autonomy and the freedom to get your work done how you want 
  • You like sharing your opinions and feeling like they matter
  • You want to work for a company that requires you to bring your whole self to work every day: brains, heart, and guts.
  • Career and professional development opportunities

  • Flexible hours and vacation policy

  • Supplemented cell phone plan

  • Fully paid 6 months parental leave
  • A competitive compensation package + equity

  • 100% covered medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Life, short and long-term disability insurance

  • 401k

  • Wellness and volunteer Programs

  • Fun company events like happy hours, outings and much more!

This is a full-time role based in our downtown San Francisco office. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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