Director, Workday HRIS & Analytics



Data Science
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

Marqeta is on a mission to change the way money moves. Our open API card issuing platform provides unprecedented flexibility and control for industry-leading companies such as Square, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Uber, to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real time. Founded in 2010, Marqeta IPO’d in 2021 and has grown into a team of over 900 Marqetans in the US, UK, Canada, Singapore, and Australia.

As the Director of HRIS People Systems & Analytics at Marqeta, you will be responsible for defining Marqeta's end-to-end people systems infrastructure and developing an analytics roadmap.

We work Flexible First. This role can be performed remotely anywhere within the U.S. or from our local Oakland, CA office. We’d love for you to join us!

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with People Experience stakeholders and cross-functional partners to develop a comprehensive global people systems infrastructure and roadmap.
  • Work with stakeholders both within and outside of the People Team to create customized, scalable, and repeatable people solutions.
  • Analyze, review, and implement forward-thinking, industry-leading technologies to enhance employee experiences.
  • Utilize tools such as Workday, CultureAmp, Continu, and Greenhouse.
  • Lead and mentor a team of functional experts in People Analytics and HRIS.
  • Drive cross-functional People Operations/HR projects aimed at improving operational efficiencies and enhancing the employee experience throughout the employee lifecycle. This includes process design, mapping, improvements, and automation.
  • Identify automation and process simplification opportunities that enhance and add value to our work through technology, with a focus on customer/user experience.
  • Act as the HR lead for SOX compliance matters in partnership with the Internal Audit team.
  • Establish the People Analytics strategy and priorities for the next 1-3 years.
  • Promote the adoption of people analytics products and technology across Marqeta.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure data quality and consistency.

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent college-level education.
  • 12+ years of experience in HR data analytics and people systems, preferably in a fast-growing company.
  • Proficiency in a wide range of HR tools and systems, including experience with implementing new tools and products.
  • Hands-on configuration experience with Workday is required, while experience with Greenhouse is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to turn data into actionable insights.
  • Experience managing, analyzing, or visualizing data using tools such as Tableau, SQL, or Python. Additionally, experience troubleshooting others' analyses and code is beneficial.
  • Proven success in utilizing influencing skills and working with senior members of the business, while building positive relationships at all organizational levels.


  • Passion for developing scalable programs in a fast-growing organization with a distributed workforce.

Your Manager

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Typical Process

  • Application submission
  • Recruiter phone call
  • Hiring manager video call
  • Virtual “Onsite” consisting of 5-6, 45 min calls
  • Offer!

Compensation and Benefits

  • Flexible time off – take what you need
  • Retirement savings program with company contribution
  • Equity in a publicly-traded company and an Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Health insurance premiums paid 100% + coverage for dependents and pets
  • Family-forming benefits, fertility support, and up to 20 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Free therapy sessions, financial coaching, and legal advice
  • Monthly stipend to support our remote work model (#LI-Remote)

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