Product Configuration Analyst (Workday Payroll) 6-month Contract to Hire! 100% Remote **W2 Rates ONLY - MUST be eligible for hire without sponsorship**
Our client, a mortgage servicing company, is seeking an experienced Product Analyst to join their growing team! This position is 100% REMOTE opportunity and is a long-term contract role with an initial 6 month duration and the potential to convert full-time.
The successful Product Configuration Analyst should have experience in Workday focused in Workday Payroll and Workday Time and Entry Modules.
Summary: The Workday Product Analyst under general supervision, formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements. With this knowledge, develops or modifies moderately complex information systems. This role includes analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising existing logic as necessary. Competent to work in some phases of systems analysis and considers the business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment.
Supports assigned business unit, including requirements gathering and project management for new development and integration projects with little or no direction.
Demonstrates detailed, in-depth and expert knowledge of the assigned business processes.
Interfaces with business units to define business and functional requirements.
Plays a key role in educating the Business and IT community on the applications, evaluates the proposed solutions with the business partner for acceptance.
Defines requirements for testing and assesses the impact of implementing the proposed solution.
Works with the Analysts, QA and Operations to review requirements and provide thought leadership through the development cycle.
Project manages all technical aspects of project applying Agile/Scrum methodology.
Performs assigned user administration functions for the assigned production application.
Thrives in a collaborative environment with several vendors / partners in the ecosystem.
BS/BA or equivalent
Business analysis and Agile project management skills are required.
Expert in Agile project management tool. Example: Jira (preferred), Rally.
Must have experience working in Workday Payroll Module, Workday Time and Attendance
Understanding of Workday reporting
A minimum of three (3) years of mortgage technology experience desired but not required.
Extensive knowledge of business process and technology systems and applications is required.
Proficient in translating business requirements into actionable user stories for Engineering teams.
Continuing education and awareness of industry trends and technology solutions for business processes.
Strong stakeholder management skills are required.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools with particular skill with Excel, PowerPoint and VISIO.
Proficient in running basic data queries in industry recognized analytics tool (Example: Tableau, PowerBI).
Advanced understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Desired: Agile Certification. Scrum Alliance: CSPO or similar.