Senior People Technology Specialist II

Location
Foster City, CA, United States
Posted
Jun 02, 2021
Ref
2244176
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Senior People Technology Specialist II
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless of where they live or their economic status.

We are seeking a Sr. Specialist to join the People Technology team within HR, reporting to the Director of People Technology. Gilead HR is embarking on a program of process improvement, identifying opportunities for streamlining the way we work, and putting in place the right technical solutions to enable efficient workflow. This is an amazing opportunity for a driven, Workday technical expert to join our team and help us champion solutions to scale the HR function.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Serve as a strong consultative partner to HR Business Partners and HR Operations in technology solution delivery and project implementation

  • Collaborate with HR business functions to align business requirements, business processes and integration design

  • Drive continuous people, process and technology improvements

  • Participate in Workday and other HR system implementations with a focus on Benefits, and Core HCM providing functional oversight, gathering business and security requirements, performing system design and configuration, mapping and validating data conversion, creating test plans, conducting testing, creating and testing reports and providing post implementation support

  • Moderate to strong experience in Absence, Time Tracking is a plus

  • Provide support to HR technology operations; responsibilities include troubleshooting data and system issues, recommending solutions and implementing changes and fixes in the systems per company's policy

  • Develop and maintain HR technology training materials and conduct in person or online training

  • Participate in testing efforts for regular releases and updates

  • Maintain compliance with GDPR, OFCCP, and Sarbanes Oxley controls

  • Maintains the confidentiality and security of data accessed during daily activities

  • Support additional special projects as assigned

  • Walk Me and Service now experience is a plus

    Knowledge & Skills:

  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience and a BA or BS degree

  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on experience in Workday configuration for Benefits and HCM and operational support

  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to consult with and present to HR leaders

  • Detail oriented and analytical skills

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and multitask in a global, fast pace dynamic environment

  • Strong team player and ability to work independently

    As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.
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    As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

    For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'EEO is the Law' poster.

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    PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION

    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.
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