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Workday Configuration Analyst (multiple openings)

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 05/24/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 1942980 Pay Rate: 42/hour - 49/hour

Job Description

Multiple openings on multiple shifts immediately available.


Compensation: Up to $70/hour plus overtime (10 hours weekly is available) 11 paid holidays, multiple weeks PTO, and full healthcare benefits.


Location: Kent, WA. These positions are 100% onsite at a space rocket facility with some possibility of hybrid work-from-home.


Positions are 6-24 month contract-to-hire opportunities with high possibility to convert to FTE.


Contact for more information and for access to over 100+ other openings in space and aerospace.



This role will provide technical support, design and development of enhancements, as well as on-going maintenance for Blue Origin's Workday system. This position will report to the Sr. Manager, HRIS and be responsible for business process configuration, report development, security configuration, and system functionality.We are looking for someone to apply their technical expertise and commitment to quality to help the HR team improve our Workday solution. 

We are currently looking for Workday Analysts with deep knowledge and experience in some or all of the following modules:  HCM, Talent Acqusition (Recruiting/Hiring), Benefits, Absence, Payroll, as well as Workday Security.

  • Responsible for supporting Workday across one or more of the following modules (e.g., Core HCM, Benefits, Payroll, Absence Management, Talent Acquisition/Recruiting, Workday Security),including design and testing of enhancements and ongoing system maintenance
  • Create and maintain custom reports to meet business requirements.
  • Collaborates with HR Team to evaluate system needs and design new or modify the system to meet changing business requirements.
  • Apply technical expertise to troubleshoot and resolve complex Workday issues
  • Research processes and requirements to ensure the system is built in line with business needs and in compliance with audit requirements.
  • Serve as lead on projects and enhancement activities as needed.
  • Work closely with other system subject matter experts to ensure Workday HCM system data integrity, configurations, troubleshooting, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities
  • Configure Workday business processes/workflows
  • Recommend technical solution taking into account priorities and trade-offs, and drive alignment among stakeholders
  • Coordinate with functional leaders to test and prepare for system update

  • 5+ year experience in Workday, including 3+ years configuring Workday (i.e., business processes, security, integrations)
  • Experience managing Workday projects/configurations
  • Experience building and maintaining calculated fields in Workday
  • Advanced Workday Report Writing experience
  • Experience working in ticket/case management system (e.g., JIRA) Attention to detail with strong technical skills
  • Ability to multi-task and overcome obstacles with innovation to meet critical deadlines
  • A continuous improvement mindset and quality and process orientated
  • A quick learner with excellent analytical, problem-solving, and research skills
  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence 
  • Highly independent; can own & drive substantial, complex tracks of work Strong collaborator; can engage with partners and stakeholders across the company
  • Comfortable operating in fast-changing environments and creating clarity out of ambiguity
  • Strong customer orientation and communication skills, with ability to communicate clearly with both technical and functional audiences


Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every

candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  

Meet Your Recruiter

Lauren Klemp
Senior Recruiter

Lauren has over 6 years of full cycle recruitment experience, with a demonstrated history of partnering with clients to make key placements ranging from A16Z seed stealth projects to FAANG companies. She started her recruiting career in Seattle, WA within the Aerospace industry and has branched into various industries and skillsets since.  

Her true passion/purpose is creating close & intentional relationships with both hiring managers and professionals looking for a better fit career opportunity. When she’s not at work you can find her on the beaches of San Diego playing volleyball, swimming in the ocean, or cooking at home accompanied by her beloved cat, Gus. 


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