Sidley Austin LLP

  • Senior HRIS Analyst

    Recruiting Location US-IL-Chicago
    Human Resources
  • Summary

    The Senior HRIS Analyst supports new and existing system functionality for Human Resources. He/she will lead the implementation and testing of new Human Resources systems and processes and will create queries and reports from all Human Resources systems.  


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Designs, coordinates and conducts system testing according to requirements, including writing test plans, managing testing processes, and documenting results.
    • Works closely with Human Resources department to provide support on applicable HR system updates, testing, training, maintenance, documentation, and communication.
    • Leads initiatives for implementation of new Human Resources systems processes and/or procedures.
    • Tests new customizations, functional updates/fixes and/or new features.
    • Develops and modifies new and/or existing HR reports. This would include gathering requirements from end-users, document requirements, and testing of new reports.
    • Assists with creating, running and distributing statistical reports, regulatory reporting (i.e. Affirmative Action Plan, EEO1, VETS100, etc.) and queries.
    • Researches best practices and keeps abreast of trends in HRIS development and related business applications to assist business owners in meeting system and process goals.
    • Consults with other departments to determine their goals and objectives for Human Resources systems (Peoplesoft, Performance Management, Recruiting, Time & Attendance, Filing, etc.), provide recommendations for achieving those goals and assist in the development of such solutions.
    • Creates and maintains HR Systems procedure documentation and communicate changes in procedures to applicable Human Resources personnel.
    • Coordinates with internal business owners to identify root causes of and solutions to data integrity issues.
    • Answers end-user questions and ensures issues are tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner.
    • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


    Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities (Duties) above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email (current employees should contact Human Resources).


    Education and/or Experience:


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • A minimum of 4 years of experience in Human Resources information systems working with and supporting PeopleSoft, Time & Attendance, Recruiting and/or other Human Resources systems
    • Project Management experience (particularly with respect to organization, planning, and time managements)
    • Demonstrated experience developing and modifying new and/or existing HR reports or queries



    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Demonstrated technical and analytical skills within his/her professional background
    • Demonstrated experience working with a learning management system and/or a benefits administration system
    • Demonstrated ability to identify the root cause(s) of problems/inefficiencies with Human Resource systems or processes


    Other Skills and Abilities:

    The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good judgment
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
    • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
    • Able to work under pressure
    • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities



    Sidley Austin LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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