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Location: Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA Posted: Aug 20, 2023

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Senior People Technology Analyst (Workday)

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Job Title: Senior People Technology Analyst (Workday)

Reporting To: People Technology Manager

Department: Human Resources

Location: Santa Monica, CA; Remote

Your Mission

Activision has an exciting opportunity for a Senior People Technology Analyst to join our People Tech team. This dynamic and varied role manages the performance and maintenance of our HR systems while driving efficiencies around processes and solutions. We are looking for a systems specialist from a HR background who is passionate about data, providing great service and can think holistically across the HR functions.

Player Profile

Reporting to the People Technology Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for maintaining and supporting modules such as Core HCM, Time Tracking (US), and Benefits (US) Reporting, Performance, Talent, and Security in Workday.
  • Monitor, review, and optimize HR processes (online and offline).
  • Building basic and advanced custom reports and extracting data requests
  • Provide support for HR System upgrades and enhancements to include prioritization, functional design, documentation, testing, training, implementation, and support model design.
  • Consult with functional leaders and SMEs in HR to design, develop, and implement technology solutions that increase operational efficiency, maintain compliance, and positively impact customer experience for HR, candidates, employees, managers, and business leaders.
  • Collect, document, and maintain requirements and policies.
  • Manage support queries from employees and HR via our ticketing system.

Knowledge and Skills

  • 5+ years of previous HR Tech/HRIS experience is required.
  • Experience working in a live Workday production environment is essential.
  • Bachelor's degree desired
  • Strong knowledge of Workday configuration of Core HCM is key.
  • Intermediate knowledge of multiple other modules that can include Performance, Talent, US Benefits, US Time Tracking,
  • Good understanding of HR operations.
  • Analytically minded with the ability to use data to inform decisions.
  • Comfortable processing large, critical data sets with high accuracy
  • Experience with full life cycle HR Technology related projects, including requirements gathering, design, execution, testing, and change management preferred
  • Project management capability and personal organization skills, particularly delivering against projected timelines.
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal, with ability to translate technical information to simple language and influence stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Focus on security and confidentiality.
  • Can spot opportunities, curious about data insights, and proactively seek insight and answers.
  • Use critical thinking to create innovative solutions.
  • Tenacious yet collaborative.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, diverse, and creative environment.
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected] General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy CrushTM and Bubble WitchTM. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet.

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and, therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $80,800.00 - $149,400.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

About Activision

Activision Blizzard is an entertainment company that develops, publishes, and distributes video games for gaming consoles.

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