Senior Business Systems Analyst (Workday HCM)

New York, NYSan Francisco, CAToronto, Canada

Ripple is growing and so is our People Team!  We’re looking for a Senior Business Systems Analyst who specializes in Workday Advanced Compensation and Performance modules. The position will be part of our People Infrastructure Team. You will design and implement Workday solutions for our rapidly scaling business and collaborate with partners globally. 


You will empower Ripple’s People team, their multi-functional partners (Finance, Legal, IT, People Analytics), leaders and employees with technology, processes and data they can trust and rely on.  The role works with the Manager, Global HR Systems and Analytics who envisions this role as a strong influencer, communicator and collaborator with the business and the go-to person for all things Advanced Compensation + Performance.  This role requires prior experience with high-growth tech companies graduating disparate systems to a unified Workday platform, streamlining HR workflow, and scaling their business and workforce. The ideal fit has a flexible, growth mindset, is comfortable with ambiguity and change, and will successfully balance aiming for excellence and a sense of urgency. While the focus is on Advanced Compensation and Performance modules, the team is also looking for a candidate that is willing to take more responsibilities in other Workday modules if and when need be.



  • Lead Workday Advanced Compensation and Talent/Performance projects through solution design, testing, and implementation in an environment of constant change, with attention to scalability and consistency.
  • Own Advanced Compensation and Talent/Performance configuration, deployment, and organizational change activities.  Conduct unit testing for all configuration and lead user acceptance testing as a test coordinator.
  • Support performance and compensation review cycles.
  • Monitor the efficacy and adoption of solutions, identifying problems ahead of partners and surfacing opportunities to enhance or scale solutions to better support business needs.
  • Design and develop tools for automation, monitoring, and auditing to reduce operational risk, eliminate manual workarounds, and improve efficiency.
  • Participate in Workday upgrade preparation and release activities, including feature review, impact analysis, regression testing, education, and updates to training materials.
  • Build and maintain reports and dashboards relevant to the modules.



  • Mastery level of proficiency in Workday functional configuration in Advanced Compensation and Talent/Performance 
  • Proactively seeks the best resolution using excellent business analysis skills: timeline planning, requirements definition and documentation, test planning, deployment approaches, etc
  • Ability to communicate persuasively with business partners to resolve highly complex problems and recommend or produce best solutions.
  • A self motivated individual that can proactively identify gaps, take up challenges, build road maps and run on their own without seeking guidance from the team.
  • A true Business Systems Analyst with the desire to constantly improve and make valuable contributions to Workday as the HRIS system. Not only an expert in Workday HCM but also able to manager partners on their own.
  • Strong planning, project management, and communication skills.  Very organized with high attention to detail.
  • Experience managing systems that support complex organizations covering multiple geographies
  • Individual that is willing to take on and expand to other Workday HCM modules as and when required. Expert in Dashboards and report writing, knows how to write integrations and maintain Workday Security.



  • Worked in a high growth, fast scaling and startup ecosystem.
  • Workday certification in one or more of the following: HCM, Advanced Compensation, Talent and/or Performance
  • HR and compensation domain expertise from a program, policy, and process standpoint, unrelated to Workday
  • Experience in building dashboards, custom reports, Integrations and Workday Security.
  • Proficiency in BI/SQL



Ripple is doing for value what the internet did for information: enabling its instant and seamless flow around the world. We call this the Internet of Value (IoV). Using blockchain and cryptocurrency technology, Ripple is dedicated to creating powerful gains in financial efficiency, equity and inclusion. In addition, Ripple is developing and enabling the future use cases that will catalyze the new digital economy for governments, businesses and consumers.

Ripple has offices in Bangalore, Dubai, Dublin, London, Miami, Mumbai, New York, Reykjavík, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, and Washington, D.C.

WHAT WE OFFER – The resources and support to be your best at work and beyond:

Do Your Best Work

  • The opportunity to build in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact.  A professional development budget to support other modes of learning.
  • Thrive in an environment where no matter what race, ethnicity, gender, origin, or culture they identify with, every employee is a respected, valued, and empowered part of the team.
  • Ripple is Flexible First: you have the option to work remotely, from our offices, or a combination of the two within the 11 countries we are located around the world.
  • Weekly all-company meeting - business updates and ask me anything style discussion with our Leadership Team
  • We come together for moments that matter which include team off-sites, team bonding activities, happy hours and more!

Take Control of Your Finances

  • Competitive salary, bonuses, and equity
  • Bonus Flexibility Program: Participants in the Corporate Bonus Plan have the option to elect to receive their annual bonus in cash, equity or XRP, or a combination.
  • 100% paid medical and dental and 95% paid vision insurance for employees starting on your first day
  • 401k (with match) 
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee giving match
  • Mobile phone stipend

Take Care of Yourself

  • Twice a quarter R&R days so you can rest and recharge
  • Generous wellness reimbursement and weekly onsite & virtual programming
  • Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Industry-leading parental leave policies. Family planning benefits.
  • Catered lunches, fully-stocked kitchens with premium snacks/beverages, and plenty of fun events

Benefits listed above are for full-time employees.

Ripple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local law or ordinance.