HRIS Analyst, Sr

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Human Resources and Legal


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.


With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.


At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.


We are seeking an experienced Senior HRIS Analyst to join our team. The Senior HRIS Analyst works closely with other members of the HRIS team responsible for support of Workday and other Human Resource/payroll systems. Most Fred Hutch jobs require some on-campus work. However, there may be flexibility for certain positions. Please check with the recruiter if you are an out-of-state applicant interested only in working outside of the Seattle area.


  • Design, gather requirements, test, and deploy configurations for multiple modules within Workday including Compensation, Benefits, Security, Absence Management, Time Tracking, and HCM.
  • Develop reports, calculated fields and dashboards in Workday, Tableau, SQL, and Excel to build metrics, perform analysis, create visualizations and summarize findings to present to a variety of audiences including HR, department leadership, executives and external agencies. 
  • Provide functional support for Workday end-users through training, troubleshooting, and responding to general HRIS systems questions.
  • Lead or assist in the end-to-end project management of HR projects, including defining project vision, identifying/managing resources, scheduling meetings, creating test scripts, and documenting a project plan with key milestones and tasks. Recurring projects include annual open enrollment, annual merit updates, ACA reporting, and performance reviews.
  • Support major Workday releases by researching new functionality, testing (new functionality and regression testing), implementation and assist with change management plan.
  • Create and maintain Workday EIB templates for uploading employee data changes.
  • Maintain data integrity by auditing, correcting, identifying causes, and proposing solutions for data inconsistencies.
  • Analyze and document business processes, fit-gap analysis, inefficiencies, and risks to determine appropriate process and system design.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of system design, configuration, requirements, test scripts and training materials.
  • Other duties as assigned. 



  • Bachelor’s degree (Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related functional field), or equivalent experience required.
  • 5+ years of progressive HRIS experience supporting complex HR and/or payroll systems.
  • 3+ years experience with Workday HCM.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite with expert knowledge in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience designing, configuring and testing complex reports.Solid project management skills along with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong technical skills in analyzing functional business processes, process modeling, business modeling tools, developing system solutions and documentation standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills to facilitate effective working relationships.
  • Ability to effectively manage changing and conflicting priorities.
  • Proven record of negotiating delivery commitments and meeting expectations.
  • Ability to successfully partner with vendors/agencies and internal stakeholders; ability to work within a cross-functional team environment where teams are sometimes located remotely.
  • Experience with change management methods and programs a plus.
  • Ability to provide guidance to consumers on interpreting HR data.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Peoplesoft knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with Workday EIB, Integrations and Studio.
  • Experience with SQL and Tableau report creation.
  • In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions.
  • Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must, prior to their first day of employment:
Provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; OR
Initiate the accommodations process to request a religious or medical accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare provider’s certification).


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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