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Black & Veatch HR (HRIS) Technology System Administrator in Overland Park, Kansas

HR (HRIS) Technology System Administrator

Date: May 25, 2023


Overland Park, KS, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 98026

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work , Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.

The Opportunity

Black & Veatch’s HR Systems (HRIS) team in comprised of key roles that are responsible for leading/maintaining complex system administration in collaboration with our internal clients, IT and our vendors. HRIS Administrators are responsible for implementing and maintaining HR software applications. Position includes day to day user support, environment setup and maintenance, testing and documentation, security management, reporting and on-going continuous improvement. Team holds in high regard the ability to partner with our stakeholders with a balance of consultative and technical skills.

The Team

As part of BV Business Enablement, you will be part of the critical and forward-thinking group that enables our people, projects, and businesses to be as successful as possible by providing creative solutions. Functions in this group include CIO/Global Information Technology, Diode, ESH&S, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Risk Management, and Government Affairs and Real Estate and Building Services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead system administrator for Talent Management/Development technologies along with Human’s Resources’ HR Support Center hosted on Zendesk.

  • Performs application configuration (managing users, system properties, and module specific administration, etc.).

  • Develops and maintains business process and technical solution documentation.

  • Responsible for system wide and ad-hoc security permissions (security architecture, request process, audits).

  • Understands data security and the importance of maintaining and protecting employee information.

  • Responsible for the integration of user data with interconnected technology solutions. Includes monitoring success of data feeds and troubleshooting errors. Works with 3rd party, as needed, to modify integration schema.

  • Follows HRIS testing methodologies and documentation processes.

  • Coordinates quarterly system releases including end-to-end system testing and user acceptance testing of new system technologies available, presenting change and impacts to governance committee and updates internal documentation.

  • Performs scheduled and ad-hoc reporting. Partner with advanced workforce analytics team to develop efficiencies in reporting via mediums such as Microsoft Power BI.

  • Submits technical support tickets to vendor as needed, monitors ticket responses, validates proposed solutions and escalates to HRIS managers as needed.

  • Maintains user support intranet materials hosted on Zendesk.

  • Proactively identify threats/opportunities and leverage HRIS expertise to design creative business solutions which align with business strategy

  • Liaisons between HR, IT, external vendors, and other stakeholders for HRIS design and implementation projects.

  • Plays key role in the implementation of additional technology solutions and/or enhancement projects.

  • Understand business needs, distinguish between needs and wants; identify gaps between business needs and standard application functionality; design and document solutions that fill the gaps.

  • Collection and documentation new functionality requirements, system change requirements and enhancement requests.

  • Learns and configures new/modified solution setup.

  • Develop and carries out test scripts.

  • Participates in hyper-care post roll out period

  • Responsible for effectively partnering with internal users by providing thorough information on issues or questions, provide visual aids and discussions in a timely manner to resolve issues efficiently.

  • Works with HR Data Steward to ensure data security and privacy requirements along with application of on-going adherence.

  • Works closely with HRIS team and acts as a backup across team members as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous system administration experience with one or more of the following: SuccessFactors SAP, Oracle HCM Cloud, Workday.

  • Recent experience with Saas Talent Management/Development solutions for Performance, 360 Feedback Reviews, Succession, Profile, Learning, Talent Acquisition

  • Previous experience with defining requirement and testing system integrations from one solution to another.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Flexible and adaptable to changing needs of the business.

  • Driven problem solver with a curious mindset.

  • Strong technical skills along with attention to detail.

  • Picks up on new or changing technology quickly.

  • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize and meet tight deadlines as necessary.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in the service of program owner, users and colleagues.

  • Writes and communicates clearly and concisely.

  • Possesses sound documentation skills.

  • Demonstrate handling confidential Human Resources matters.

  • Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills.

  • Possess continuous improvement experience.

  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office products; strong use on Excel for reporting.

Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following:

  • criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Salary Plan

ADM: Administrative/Business

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

Nearest Major Market: Olathe

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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