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Sr. Manager, HR Technology - Operational Excellence (Workday) Austin, TX


Hiring near our US Centers of Excellence

Hybrid, flexible environment

Austin or Irving, TX

Gartner offers a hybrid, flexible environment, with remote work that allows associates great flexibility to work from home, and opportunities to connect with colleagues for moments that matter on-site. Candidates that apply should be located within a reasonable proximity to one of Gartner’s Centers of Excellence office locations.

About Gartner IT:

Join a world-class team of skilled engineers who build creative digital solutions to support our colleagues and clients.  We make a broad organizational impact by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that power Gartner.  Gartner IT values its culture of nonstop innovation, an outcome-driven approach to success, and the notion that great ideas can come from anyone on the team. 

About this role:

This role will help lead HR Technology’s newly created organization focused on operational excellence. As a trusted technology partner, you will help us propel Gartner’s success through innovation, operational excellence, and exceptional user experiences, while preserving the company's reputation.

The Senior Manager of Operational Excellence will own Tier2 & Tier3 technical support for Workday and other HR applications. This role will help us identify & streamline operational processes and automate manual support activities. This role will help ensure our HR products & platforms are always available, always functioning as designed and that Gartner’s HR team receives exceptional IT support.

What you will do:

  • Lead a team across geographies that provides IT production support for Workday and other applications.
  • Ensure our products, platforms, integrations, and other components are cataloged to drive and measured KPI’s that improve technical maturity.
  • Establish 24x7 support coverage model and standard SLA’s with our HR team
  • Build runbooks for product outages and own Disaster Recovery plans.
  • Use automation tools to simplify manual support tasks.
  • Deploy monitoring across our technology ecosystems for both applications and integrations.
  • Partner with delivery teams to ensure smooth handoff and consistent documentation.
  • Contribute to effective Workday design & delivery that can reduce total cost of ownership.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • 5+ years of experience working in an enterprise IT environment.
  • 2+ years working in production support organization.
  • Workday experience is required.
  • Strong technical acumen, experience with IT integration standards.
  • Experience with IT support best practices, ITSM standards

Who you are:

  • Focused on ensuring outcomes.
  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead.
  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Good communicator, able to deal independently with staff throughout the organization (verbal and written)

Don’t meet every single requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right candidate for this, or other roles.

What you will get:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.
  • Ongoing mentorship and apprenticeship; Leadership courses, development programs, technical courses, certification opportunities and more!
  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.
  • A chance to make an impact – your work will contribute directly to our strategy.
  • A hybrid work environment—enjoy the flexibility of working from home and the energy of collaborating with peers in our dynamic offices.
  • 20+ PTO days plus holidays and floating holidays in your first year.
  • Extensive medical, dental insurance and vision plan.
  • 401K with corporate match, immediate vesting.
  • Health-and-wellness-related allowance programs.
  • Parental leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.
    And much more!



Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. A reasonable estimate of the base salary range for this role is 105,600 USD - 144,900 USD. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.

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