HRIS Analyst

Aurora Innovation (View all Jobs)

Mountain View, California

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Interview Process

1. Simplified real-world coding task on 2. Time-boxed take-home assignment 3. Face-to-face meeting with teammates.

Who We Are

Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly. Founded in 2017 by experts in the self-driving industry, Aurora is revolutionizing transportation – making it safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before. Its flagship product, the Aurora Driver, is a platform that brings together software, hardware, and data services, to autonomously operate passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty trucks. Aurora is partnered with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem including Toyota, Volvo, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, FedEx, and U.S. Xpress. Aurora tests its vehicles in the Bay Area, Pittsburgh, and Texas and has offices in those areas as well as in Bozeman, MT; Seattle, WA; Louisville, CO; and Detroit, MI. To learn more, visit

Aurora hires talented people with diverse backgrounds who are ready to help build a transportation ecosystem that will make our roads safer, get crucial goods where they need to go, and make mobility more efficient and accessible for all. We’re searching for an HRIS Analyst. HRIS Analyst has technical/functional knowledge of Workday HCM, Business Process configuration, Reporting. Knowledge of Workday reporting, Calculated Fields, and one of the following modules (Benefits, Advanced Comp, Time, Absence, Security). Collaborate with key stakeholders within the HR Operations, Total Rewards, Business Partner, and other teams. This position will be reporting to the Sr Manager, Enterprise Applications.

In this role, you will

  • Manage People Systems ticketing system, answering People Systems related questions/escalations, gathering/analyzing requirements and prioritizing requests. 
  • Provide day-to-day systems support for Workday including troubleshooting data and system issues, recommending solutions and implementing enhancements and fixes within the context of approved methods. 
  • Workday reporting, custom reports, calculated fields, report scheduling
  • Lead short term projects, including requirement gathering, configuration, and UAT
  • Manage Workday semi-annual releases from end to end. (Analysis of release notes, setup of UAT scripts, etc)
  • Understand SOX compliance and adhere to the approval processes 
  • Support other People applications (Greenhouse, JIRA, People Analytics)


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience of HRIS administration
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience configuring and managing Workday HCM business processes, data structure, domain and BP security,
  • EIB templates, reporting & calculated fields, data auditing
  • B.S. degree in Business, Information Systems, or related area or equivalent
  • Knowledge of HR business processes and participate in system testing to ensure successful implementation of changes
  • Investigate and resolve Workday issues, unexpected results or process gaps
  • Familiarity with Testing Life Cycle during system enhancements/releases
  • Strong Excel and G suite experience
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and multitask in a fast paced environment


Desirable Qualifications 

  • Understanding of HR, Recruiting, Payroll and IT business processes as well as intra and inter-departmental functions and interdependencies.
  • Administration and/or implementation experience with Workday and/or other leading HRIS Systems in a public company
  • Proven ability to influence and partner with stakeholders across departments.
  • Customer service oriented with a demonstrated desire to exceed expectations and the ability to serve multiple customers and deliver an excellent experience.
  • Ability to manage change effectively, always mindful of technology, business processes, and systems implications.



Working at Aurora

At Aurora, we bring together people with extraordinary talent and experience united by the strength of our values. We operate with integrity, set outrageous goals, and continue to build a culture where we win together—all without any jerks.

We have offices in 8+ locations across the United States. We offer a competitive benefits package to qualifying employees. Our Career Page includes everything you need to know about working at Aurora.

At the core of everything we do is our commitment to safety. Building best-in-class self-driving technology will take time, and we believe that each employee at Aurora has a role in contributing to safety, every step of the way. Aurora expects commitment to our safety policies from every employee, and seeks candidates who take an active responsibility, can contribute to building an atmosphere of trust, and invest in the organization’s long-term success by prioritizing working safely, no matter what.

We believe that self-driving technology has broad benefits – including an increase in safety and access to transportation – and to achieve those benefits, we want and need a workforce with diverse experiences, insights, and perspectives; said another way, a workforce that reflects the communities and people our technology will benefit. You can find all the latest news on our Blog

Individuals seeking employment at Aurora are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy status, parent or caregiver status, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran and/or military status, physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

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