• Sr. Business Systems Analyst - HRIS

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/5/2018 7:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    As a Senior Business Systems Analyst you will play a key role in performing strategic and tactical anlaysis of HR, Benefits, Timekeeping and Payroll systems.  You will work with customers to acquire necessary understanding of business objective and processes.  Performs analysis of complex business problems to be solved with automated systems and serves as a liason with Information Technology.  The Business Systems Analyst participates and leads small to very large project.  Duties on projects may include leading and documenting business requirements; creating test strategy, writing test cases; and managing end-user testing.


    • Works with HR staff in assessing needs for various business functions within the department. Assists management in identifying and analyzing options and recommends business process enhancements
    • Design and lead user acceptance testing. Lead the development of test scripts, test cases and test plans
    • Leads project efforts and provides deep subject matter and application expertise and impact analyses for business and IT
    • Serve as primary mentor to other team members, divisional employees and IT team members to ensure sufficient cross-training in supporting applications.
    • Provide risk analysis, diagnosis of application related process deficiencies and/or problems solution, and resolution efforts
    • Develop partnership with customers and IT staff to resolve problems and escalate as necessary.
    • Develop schedules and/or plans for projects and provides input on resources necessary for effective project execution


    Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) or similar field.  We will consider combination of education and/or relevant experience.

    Knowledge:  In depth understanding of HR & Payroll Systems. Recognized Subject Matter Expert in more than one system and technology.


    Leadership:  Serves as a mentor to other team members, customers and project team members to ensure success in meeting team and departmental and strategic goals. Able to diffuse emotionally intense situations in a productive manner.


    Autonomy: Determines methods and procedures on day-to-day and new assignments.


    Problem Solving: Performs accurate assessments of complex situations and able to recognize broad impacts of problems. Considers interdependencies and the impact of actions before making decisions.Systematically organizes and integrates information to develop, compare and assess issues and logical solutions and recognize trends. Challenges ideas, assumptions and conclusions of others in a constructive way.


    Interpersonal Skills: Listens attentively, proactively shares information, and seeks opportunities to strengthen relationships through collaboration. Effectively presents complex information to diverse customers in a compelling manner. Anticipates customers’ needs and asks insightful questions to identify root issues.


    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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