HR Systems Configuration Engineer


Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Job Description Summary The HR Systems Support Analyst is a critical role on the HR Systems Support team providing systems support to the members of our Human Resources Team and global workforce through issue management for all HR solutions, including Workday, Salesforce, Silkroad, Kronos, and Cornerstone. This person will partner closely with other members of the ETX HR Systems vertical and our IT organization to ensure operational readiness and stability for all HR systems, whether newly implemented or already in production. The HR Systems Support Analyst partners closely with the HR Shared Services organization (Employee Central) and HR Centers of Expertise (COEs) to ensure the systems that support the HR function are operating as expected and are ready to successfully support the HR programs and business cycle processes, such as compensation planning, talent acquisition, talent management and other HR initiatives. The ideal candidate will challenge common assumptions, rethink existing configurations, and see every challenge as an opportunity for system and process improvements. This position is for someone with a proactive, entrepreneurial spirit, who enjoys a dynamic, fast-paced and growing work environment, and enjoys working with people to provide world-class service and support.

Job Description 

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on the Workday, Salesforce, Silkroad, Kronos solutions, perform administrative functions including security maintenance, business process administration, management of tenant master data, data loads, integrations and upgrades. 

  • Research system issues, partner with other HR Systems Configuration and Dev teams and other required parties to obtain root cause analyses, implement appropriate solutions, and determine necessary actions and communication requirements. 

  • Develop plans to mitigate and avoid future system issues. 

  • Ensures that people systems meet business needs. 

  • Identifies options for potential improvements and assesses them for both technical and business suitability. 

  • Strives to automate processes to eliminate waste and drive efficiency in the organization, and leverage return on technological capabilities. 

  • Provide pre and post-launch end-user support, change management, issue resolution, testing, training. 

  • Participate in the regular review and prioritization of HR systems optimization opportunities. 

  • Actively participates in system related projects and initiatives, including UAT. 

  • Assist in the review, testing and implementation of system upgrades and patches. 

  • Assist in conduct system related training, including developing user procedures, guidelines and documentation. 

  • Upload documents/notifications/ Edit Candidate Portals to ensure tasks stay up to date. 

  • Coordinate with vendor to facilitate New Hire Documentation changes and provide day-to-day operational support   




  • Minimum 2-4 years of hands-on Systems Analyst experience with HR software applications / HR Information systems 

  • Workday experience strongly preferred  

  • Experience with Kronos, Silkroad, Cornerstone and/or Salesforce desired. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required or equivalent experience, preferably in Management Information Systems or Computer Science 

  • Strong analytic, problem solving, consultancy and communication skills 

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment 

  • Strong working knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project 

  • Knowledge of HR functions and business processes (Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Benefits, Learning & Organizational Development, HR Service Center) 

  • Critical thinker with exception ability to model business processes and identify and resolve gaps 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Demonstrated history of significant customer deliverables, building rapport, and influencing decisions working in a consultative role with customers 


We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

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Job ID: 6225

Posted 22 days ago

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