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Senior System Engineer - People Technology & Integrations



IT, People & HR
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role:

We’re looking for a Systems Engineer, People Systems who will play a key role within our G&A Systems Engineering team helping to drive our people technology and processes.

As part of our Business Systems Engineering team, you will be responsible for providing the day to day support for People Systems, anchored by Workday HCM and Greenhouse ATS, while partnering closely with the HR Team. Your primary expertise will be Workday integrations, Advanced Compensation and Reporting. You will also have the desire to branch out beyond People Systems, with opportunities to support systems across Legal and Equity as well as additional business applications. You will be able to offer up your technical expertise to identify, analyze and develop solutions to complex business problems. You will play a key role in the maintenance, configuration and optimization across the systems you support.

Our ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge across multiple Workday HCM modules while also having an open mindset to expand their systems toolkit.

Technologies You’ll Use:

Workday, Greenhouse, and Carta are examples of systems that you’ll encounter day to day. More importantly, we’re looking for someone who is willing to explore and learn new solutions and become the local expert in those.

What You’ll Do:

  • Think broadly about processes and their dependencies, and create well-designed solutions beyond the immediate opportunity
  • Lead the configuration and customization of our Systems to align with business processes and requirements, inline with Fivetran’s Feature Development Life Cycle
  • Support configuration testing activities including UAT to E2E in close partnership with the business
  • Support the day to day of our people systems, focusing on reporting, advanced compensation, and integrations.
  • Troubleshoot any issues that arise, establishing the root cause and implementing a fix within a timely manner
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation of system processes, configuration, and technical design
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders across the organization to understand business needs
  • Assess HR Processes and identify opportunities for process improvements and automation
  • Assist in developing overall People Systems roadmap recommendations

Skills We’re Looking For:

  • 5+ Years of Workday HCM Experience in the following areas: HCM, Reporting, Integrations, Advanced Compensation (Equity within Workday a big plus!)
  • User interface customization and extension
  • Experience in Cloud Connect for benefits and Workday Studio
  • Data transformations using XSLT
  • Solid understanding of Workday system configuration including business processes, reporting, calculated fields. Worksheet experience is a plus!
  • Eager to learn and stretch beyond your comfort level
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Attention to detail

Bonus Skills

  • Workday Pro Certification
  • Experience as a software engineer / systems analyst, or as a systems engineer applying software development principles to internal systems
  • Experience with related corporate systems, such as Netsuite, Coupa, Ironclad, Salesforce - we work cross-functionally and you’ll encounter these from time to time
  • Public company experience and a working understanding of system and process controls.
  • Proficiency in general-purpose programming languages, SQL, and general data literacy.



Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants*
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team-building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30-day paid leave after 5 years*
  • Access to an innovative mental health support platform that offers personalized care and resources in areas such as: therapy, coaching, and self-guided mindfulness exercises for all covered employees and their covered dependents.

*May vary by country and worker type - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

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We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

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