Principal Workday Business Analyst

    • Medtronic
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted 30 days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Creative problem solving
Service delivery
Operational excellence
Business acumen
Process modeling
Continuous improvement
Requirements elicitation
Business requirements
Professional development
Technical writing
Requirements management
Change management
Program management
User guides
Quality assurance
Problem solving
Solution delivery
Human resources
Business administration
Project management
Health care

Job Details

Careers that Change Lives

The HR Technology Business Analyst will report to the HR Digital Solutions and Services Leader supporting the implementation, enhancement, and management of new and existing HR technology solutions. This role will be an individual contributor role, collaborating across a matrixed global stakeholder group including HR leaders and experts, IT, Digital Enablement, and other functional partners. This team member will support the team to ensure a high level of service delivery and operational excellence in the HR technology space and requires a strong balance between technical expertise, business acumen, and leadership skills.

This position will work in our Fridley, MN OHQ location per the hybrid guidelines.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Functional / Technical Expertise: Bring global perspective and experience in HR technology program best practices, process design, implementation, and continuous improvement. Work with HR Centers of Expertise, vendors and/or IT to design, implement and maintain HR technologies.
  • Support of Strategic Objectives: Support and thought partnership in development of tech roadmaps aligned to strategic objectives. (i.e.Input based on backlog and needs, documentation)
  • Requirements Gathering and Analysis: Elicit, document, and analyze business requirements related to HR digital solutions. Collaborate with stakeholders to understand current processes, break down complex business problems and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Delivery: Lead or support the implementation of HR digital solutions, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives. Make connections across systems process, design, configuration, customization, and integration to ensure business needs are considered and met. Create recommendations that set the standard for excellence and best practice with HR process and technology solutions.
  • Solutions Assessment: Evaluate emerging HR technologies and support assessment of current state, in collaboration with IT and HR partners, to develop recommendations for optimization, enhancement or adoption of new or existing technologies. Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in HR technology.
  • Leadership and Mentoring: Provide leadership and guidance to junior business analysts within the team. Mentor team members on best practices, industry standards, and professional development.
  • Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for HR systems, processes, and configurations. Functional / technical documentation and artifacts required to support requirements management, change management, implementation or ongoing program management. User guides, FAQs and training materials for both technical and non-technical audiences as needed.
  • Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough testing of HR systems to ensure functionality, performance, and security. Implement quality assurance measures to minimize the risk of system errors and data discrepancies.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with HR teams, IT professionals, and external vendors to ensure successful delivery of HR digital solutions. Facilitate communication between technical and non-technical stakeholders. Facilitate alignment across stakeholder groups on critical business requirements. Manage stakeholder expectation and maintain focus on opportunity and needs verses solutioning during requirements gathering
  • Problem Solving: Encourage creative problem solving and support the Digital Enablement team in devising innovative solutions to overcome obstacles in enabling HR processes.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with 7+years of experience with Workday HCM technology and solutions delivery with specific focus on functional / technical business analyst activities; or, an advanced degree with 5+ years' experience
Nice to Have
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Human Resources, IT, Business Administration, or a related discipline
  • Workday Talent, Recruit, Adaptive experience
  • ServiceNow experience
  • Teneo experience
  • Proven history of leading and supporting assessment & implementation of HR technology.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to articulate ideas clearly and influence decision making processes.
  • Experience working across multi systems in an org with a broad tech landscape.
  • Proficiency in Human Resources concepts and processes. Able to collect, analyze and effectively communicate data/metrics to drive improvements.
  • Proficiency in Change & Project Management concepts.
  • Experience in implementing core HR technology; Workday or ServiceNow HR experience a plus
  • Experience working in a global and matrixed Fortune 500 organization
About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here.

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here.

The base salary range is applicable across the United States, excluding Puerto Rico and specific locations in California. The offered rate complies with federal and local regulations and may vary based on factors such as experience, certification/education, market conditions, and location. Compensation and benefits information pertains solely to candidates hired within the United States (local market compensation and benefits will apply for others).