Workday/HRIS Specialist @ Komodo Health - New York, NY

Job Overview

12 days ago

Workday/HRIS Specialist

Komodo Health - New York, NY

We Breathe Life Into Data

At Komodo Health, our mission is to reduce the global burden of disease. And we believe that smarter use of data is essential to this mission. That's why we built the Healthcare Map — the industry's largest, most complete, precise view of the U.S. healthcare system — by combining de-identified, real-world patient data with innovative algorithms and decades of clinical experience. The Healthcare Map serves as our foundation for a powerful suite of software applications, helping us answer healthcare's most complex questions for our partners. Across the healthcare ecosystem, we're helping our clients unlock critical insights to track detailed patient behaviors and treatment patterns, identify gaps in care, address unmet patient needs, and reduce the global burden of disease.

As we pursue these goals, it remains essential to us that we stay grounded in our values: be awesome, seek growth, deliver "wow," and enjoy the ride. At Komodo, you will be joining a team of ambitious, supportive Dragons with diverse backgrounds but a shared passion to deliver on our mission to reduce the burden of disease — and enjoy the journey along the way.

The Opportunity at Komodo Health...


The Workday/HRIS Specialist will join Komodo Health's growing People team to serve as the primary subject matter expert for Workday updates, reporting, and enhancements. This role will accelerate our journey towards making data-driven decisions that support our overall business strategy and People outcomes.

As our first Workday/HRIS Specialist, you will collaborate with People and Business leadership to help answer questions through detailed data analysis. In support of these objectives, you will champion data integrity and will work closely with other functional People team members, and IT Systems teams to enhance the processes and procedures that ensure our data is accurate, up-to-date, compliant, and complete. Additionally, you will proactively review and improve business processes for the People team to support team growth and create dashboards and other data visualizations to turn data into action.


Looking back on your first 12 months at Komodo Health, you will have…

  • Become the in-house People team expert with regards to Workday HCM, responsible for maintaining data accuracy and designing business processes to drive full value of the Workday system
  • Configured and maintained Workday business processes and security access groups
  • Created and improved People (HCM) processes to promote employee self-service, through close collaboration with stakeholders across People & IT created Company and team-specific dashboards for to drive towards automated, self-service reporting
  • Assisted with the implementation and execution of benefits programs and Annual Open Enrollment
  • Assist with the global implementation of Workday HCM (data pull, system configuration)
  • Answered employee HRIS questions and act as a primary responder for Workday related questions
  • Assisted with data entry and bulk imports in Workday
  • Maintained organizational charts auditing Supervisory Orgs weekly and updating as needed
  • Maintained HRIS SOPs
  • Trained employees and managers on system basics and answer questions as needed
  • Conducted regular audits of People data to preserve its integrity and accuracy

What you bring to Komodo Health...


  • Hands On Experience - You have previously worked with Workday in a high-growth company of +500 people before. You know how to navigate complex, nuanced data and distill information in digestible ways. You have a track record of being able to explain highly analytical concepts to a variety of folks, regardless of their background.
  • Detail-Oriented - You have an ability to manage large, complex data sets with accuracy. You understand Excel very well and won't get impeded by heavily data driven activities.
  • Analytical Curiosity - Data-driven and highly analytical, you can translate data into meaningful insights and stories that drive strategy, action, and decision-making with managers, within the People team, and at many other levels. You have a propensity to continually ask "why" in order to learn how to do things better.
  • Product Management Mindset - You listen carefully to understand challenges, and deliver solutions to remove obstacles. You iterate quickly and constantly seek feedback loops to improve what you build and the impact it has on your stakeholders.
  • Relationship Building – You constructively build and maintain partnerships with cross-functional team members to both address their needs and share People team perspectives around the processes and systems under their purview.
  • Systems Thinking - You have a strong commitment to learning, a willingness to challenge your own mental model, and a bias towards including multiple perspectives when looking at solutions to an issue.

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Where You'll Work

Komodo Health has a hybrid work model; we recognize the power of choice and importance of flexibility for the well-being of both our company and our individual Dragons. Roles may be completely remote based anywhere in the country listed, remote but based in a specific region, or local (commuting distance) to one of our hubs in San Francisco, New York City, or Chicago with remote work options.

What We Offer

On top of our commitment to providing competitive, fair pay for all roles at Komodo Health, we're proud to offer robust and inclusive benefits to all Dragons at Komodo Health. We offer global time off programs, extensive internal and external career development and learning opportunities, multiple affinity groups celebrating our team's diversity, and an annual wellness and productivity stipend to support you in being your healthiest, best self.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Komodo Health provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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