HR Operations Analyst

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 10 million students worldwide, has an exciting opportunity available for an HR Operations Analyst to grow with us as our 400+ person company continues to expand. The HR Operations Analyst will provide day-to-day support on the following functional areas: HR and recruiting systems support, benefits administration, compensation, worker’s compensation, and various HR-related projects.

This role will be responsible for the ongoing administration of Workday Tenant Management to support short and long term Human Resources goals. This position is directly accountable for the successful delivery of Workday projects and also responsible for maintaining the Workday platform with a focus on reporting (including scheduled reports), business process maintenance, security administration, data loads and data audits.

This is a full time position in our San Mateo, CA office.


  • Provide day-to-day direction and support on HR Operations and Total Rewards (compensation, benefits, health and wellness) programs
  • Maintain the Workday platform with a focus on reporting (including scheduled reports), business process maintenance, security administration, data loads and data audits
  • Responsible for Workday HCM and its integrations with external systems such as Active Directory, Benefit providers, etc.
  • Manage employee benefit programs such as medical/dental coverage, disability programs, group life insurance, 401(k) savings programs, and leaves of absence
  • Maintain and promote awareness of current trends in HR with a focus on benefits and wellness
  • Support compensation programs and salary planning in coordination with HR Generalists
  • Audits monthly billing for all group plans to ensure accuracy. Partners with our benefits brokers to ensure accurate filings and other compliance tasks as required
  • Manage annual open enrollment process and related employee communications
  • Maintain knowledge of and analyze government regulations, benefit program trends, and prevailing practices among similar organizations. Ensure compliance of benefits administration with federal and state laws.


  • 5+ years of experience working in compensation, benefits administration, LOAs, and HRIS
  • Functional and technical knowledge of Workday, including deep knowledge of reporting and security, with at least 1 recent year on the platform
  • Experience performing data loads and audits of complicated data
  • Experience maintaining Workday business processes
  • Functional working knowledge of HR and Payroll processes a plus
  • Experience in health, wellness, and safety initiatives
  • Experience with Open Enrollment, LOA administration, and Retirement Plan Administration
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Process-oriented with an extremely high level of attention to detail and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality/discretion
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a friendly, outgoing, and flexible manner


  • Workday Pro Certification in one or more functional areas


This individual must be engaging and consultative in his/her approach to work with effective communication skills. In short, you will never be bored. You will challenge yourself with a wide variety of projects and you will have many opportunities to make a positive impact and grow your career.

The ideal candidate is a passionate, energetic, organized and collaborative experienced Business Analyst with outstanding intellectual curiosity, clear communication, strong HR business processes knowledge and the ability to influence cross-functional teams. You are a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, able to think big (while paying careful attention to details) and enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that exceeds customer expectations.


IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 10 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

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