Techops Business Analyst Tech Business Planning And Operations

Workday, Inc. Pleasanton , CA 94588

Posted 7 months ago

Join our team and experience Workday!

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

Job Description

TechOps Business Analyst Tech Business Planning and Operations


Workday is looking for an Operations Data Analyst on the Tech Business Planning and Operations team, which is responsible for strategic planning and decision support for the Infrastructure and Development organizations. This role requires a highly analytical and collaborative individual who will manage many key projects and processes to support the business operations, procurement and infrastructure teams. This role will include (but not limited to): data analytics, decision modeling based on operational /technical / financial data, and dashboard/KPI development to support the development of long-term forecasts, strategic projects, and operational improvements. In addition, this person must have a keen eye for detail, be able to provide insights based on large (and sometimes incomplete datasets) and have an eagerness to drive change and alignment within the organization.


Overall, the responsibilities will scale based on the person's experience and level of hire. This includes the following:

  • Manage data gathering, decision analysis, dashboard development, and data model building for the Business Operations team

  • Conduct key analyses to improve how we forecast and plan for future infrastructure and hardware growth

  • Develop methods to improve how we model data center and hardware growth across the organization

  • Build analytical models to compare the infrastructure impact due to various technology / architecture / operational improvement options

  • Aid in the development of cost/benefit analyses to build business cases for new initiatives and projects

  • Develop business metrics and dashboard to facilitate real-time decision making and initiative updates

  • Collaborate with stakeholders (Infrastructure, Development, Operations and Finance) to build upon and improve ability to conduct analyses to aide in strategic decision making

  • Build/research tools to improve forecasting and planning capabilities

  • Identify and drive process and technology improvement opportunities based on operational analyses

  • Drive strategic initiatives from conception to execution

Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 + years' experience in an operational area with focus on data analysis, operational/financial modeling, strategic planning

  • Extensive experience gathering/analyzing/validating data, developing/maintaining dashboards, and creating data models

  • Proven experience in managing large datasets, developing insights from ambiguous data, and facilitating team decisions

  • Strong knowledge & understanding of data center/hardware technology, technology infrastructure and cloud platforms (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)

  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and cross-functional organizational skills

  • Excellent problem identification and resolution skills

  • Keen eye for continuous improvement

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent with coursework in Engineering, Business/Finance and/or Operations

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with ERP, G-Suite, BDA, SQL, Visio a plus

The Workday Experience is the combination of everything thats unique about Workday: our culture, our core values, our company meetings, Cantina happy hours, our soccer team, our recognition programs, but most importantly its our people. Its everything that makes us different from your average employer, and everything that makes Workday a great place to spend a workday. At Workday, we are committed to equal employment opportunity.

We are unable to consider immigration assistance for this role.


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