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HRIS Data Analyst



IT, Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA · New York, NY, USA · United States
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, create, test, and ship better designs, together. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made alone—come make with us!

Figma is looking for a HRIS Data Analyst to lead the delivery of our people data and insights strategy. In this role you’ll build and design reports to show people trends, drive drive decision making, and enable our teams. You’ll partner with senior leaders to answer critical business questions and inform our global operating strategy. As the first people analytics hire, you will be the subject matter expert and have an outsized influence on the future of people analytics and insights at Figma.

This is a full time role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the United States.

What you’ll do at Figma:

  • Work directly with leaders to understand business needs, scope data requests, synthesize insights, and provide actionable recommendations that drive our people strategy
  • Translate complex findings and data in a compelling and easy-to-understand narrative for audiences of all technical levels.
  • Partner with cross functional team members to ensure processes and system integrations are designed to produce high quality data and insights.
  • Develop, design, and maintain complex Workday reports and dashboards, including calculated fields, composition reports, and security.
  • Establish and maintain data governance processes and standards to ensure data accuracy, consistency, and security within the Workday ecosystem. Collaborate with data owners and stakeholders to define data quality rules and monitor compliance.
  • Use excel/google sheets or other methods to analyze data from different sources
  • Develop and execute roadmap for combining Workday data with other external data sources

Some projects you could work on:

  • Build self-serve reporting/dashboards for key stakeholders including executives, people operations, managers, Finance, and Sales Operations
  • Lead the implementation of the people analytics Workday module
  • Develop and execute a strategy for combining data from multiple people systems

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • 5+ years of experience on Workday reporting and analytics; Advanced knowledge of Workday reporting and analytics tools including Workday Report Writer, Composite reports, dashboards, and the people analytics module.
  • Understanding of data governance and best practices
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools and techniques to create informative and easy to understand dashboards
  • Are an expert systems-level thinker; you’re able to combine data sets, understand how information flows between tools and identify possible breakdowns.
  • Have delivered across the full lifecycle of analytics projects - requirements gathering, data collection, data cleansing, analysis, visualization, QA/QC, and deployment.
  • Have deep experience with Excel/Google sheets and advanced proficiency in data visualization tools such as Tableau, Mode, etc. and an understanding of SQL or other programming languages like Python or R.
At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Pay Transparency Disclosure

If based in Figma’s San Francisco or New York hub offices, this role has the annual base salary range stated below.

Job level and actual compensation will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process (including skills and prior relevant experience, potential impact, and scope of role), market demands, and specific work location. The listed range is a guideline, and the range for this role may be modified. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, the pay range is localized according to employee work location by a factor of between 80% and 100% of range. Please discuss your specific work location with your recruiter for more information.

Figma offers equity to employees, as well a competitive package of additional benefits, including health, dental & vision, retirement with company contribution, parental leave & reproductive or family planning support, mental health & wellness benefits, generous PTO, company recharge days, a learning & development stipend, a work from home stipend, and cell phone reimbursement. Figma also offers sales incentive pay for most sales roles. Figma’s compensation and benefits are subject to change and may be modified in the future.

Annual Base Salary Range (SF/NY Hub):
$119,000$253,000 USD

We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please let your recruiter know if you require accommodation.

About Figma

Dylan Field and Evan Wallace co-founded Figma in 2012 with the vision of building tools for designers in the browser. Their goal was to create the first design tool that combined the accessibility of the Web with the functionality of a native app. Today Figma is a platform with tools and spaces to support the entire product development process—idea to design to build—and has simplified collaboration for companies like Microsoft, Uber, and The New York Times to name a few.

At Figma, we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, products, and community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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