HRIS Director

Visa, Austin TX, US

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What You'll Do:

  • Hunt for big ideas that identify and solve important HR problems and move beyond incremental features and instead propose a complete end-to-end automated solution
  • Elicit and document requirements, perform impact analysis and create process improvement recommendations for complex technology projects that touch multiple domains in HR
  • Be the HR champion and driver of requirements and scope for large technology programs that cross multiple functional disciplines. 
  • Partner closely with stakeholders in both HR and IT to communicate status, share knowledge and bring disjointed processes together
  • Lead and drive UAT for large technology program delivery
  • Be on the constant look out for and proposed improved internal processes with an eye towards automating the manual
  • Provide project management support and communications for complex projects as well as anticipate and raise risks and propose mitigation plans
  • Use a combination of product instinct, data, and teamwork to ensure we provide well-crafted solutions
  • Collaborate with IT and vendors to plan, implement, and build the right features / enhancements with a focus on solutions that solve for enterprise, end-to-end HR processes
  • Provide strategic consultation on HR technology and trends to the business and drive near and long term technology roadmaps
  • Take ownership for a successful product outcome and anticipate needs across HR functions, system development/IT, HR operations, and production support teams

Basic Qualifications:

10 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and 10 years or more of hands-on experience as a business systems analyst or product management role delivering or implementing enterprise HR technology solutions
  • 8 or more years of experience eliciting and gathering business requirements, including proven experience with:
    • Running requirements workshops with multiple business stakeholders
    • Writing user stories
    • Creating process flows
    • Creating swim lane diagrams
    • Fit Gap Analysis
    • Impact Analysis
  • 5 or more years of experience in Agile
  • 5 or more years of experience creating and executing on project plans, tracking dates and status and providing project updates to peers and senior leadership
  • Ability to help document current and future state process, challenge the status quo and look across functions for ways to automate and reduce manual work
  • Proven ability to coordinate and align a diverse set of global business stakeholders on technology initiatives
  • Exceptional communication skills and an above average ability to translate technology concepts to others and experience resolving conflicts across different groups of stakeholders
  • Exceptionally detailed oriented and knowledgeable about how to think about systems testing, including corner cases and unusual scenarios
  • A "driver" personality - constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery while balancing the need for great collaboration across a variety of stakeholders to achieve your objectives
  • Grit - You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on, you persevere when others fall away
  • A high bar across the board - from your own contributions to the people you work with to the projects you work on
  • Savvy with data - You know how to gather, share and leverage data to make decisions
  • Desire to learn - Learning and improving your craft is important for all of us, if you're constantly learning you're in a better position to create awesome new applications for our employees
  • Self-directed - Able to navigate ambiguity and work independently
  • Deep functional experience with HR functional domains (you understand what it takes to make HR functions successful)
  • Expert story teller with proven experience building and presenting to senior leadership on complex topics
  • Hands-on experience with Workday or similar HCM

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience with programming systems, including databases
  • Experiencing configuring Workday, SmartRecruiters or other HR tools
  • Experience as a Quality Engineer or tester 
  • Background working in IT or as a consultant
  • MBA a plus

Visa is an EEO Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

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