DST Systems Senior Workday Systems Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

At DST, we're working hard to help clients in some of the world's most complex industries discover the best experiences and positive outcomes for business. We're also working hard to help over 16,000 global employees discover the best experiences and positive outcomes for themselves and our company. We attract, build, energize, and reward our people by building and deploying strategic programs designed to support a high performance culture that enables DST to best execute its business strategy.

Role Overview

DST is seeking a Workday Systems Analyst to help run several business critical events such as Workday administration, reporting, open enrollment, benefit changes, performance management and additional projects.


  • System design, configuration and administration of the following Workday modules: HCM, Compensation, Benefits, Time & Absence, Recruiting, Talent

  • Own configuration for assigned areas, while providing advice and coaching across all configuration areas for the team

  • Responsible for Workday system configuration including modules updates, business process/workflow setup and modification, security, etc. as determined by business requirements

  • Partner with key stakeholders to create business requirements documents, system configuration documents, detailed functional specification documents, test plans and test cases

  • Evaluate, communicate and coordinate the technical impacts of Workday configuration decisions

  • Manage projects leveraging project management principles; track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns to management

  • Participate in Workday major releases, identifying impact and enhancement opportunities associated with a new release features

  • Diagnose and resolve issues; perform thorough problem analysis, including problem re-creation, resulting in resolution; provide Level Tier 3 support on issues

  • Create and maintain custom reporting, dashboards and handle mass data loads

  • Develop and maintain system documentation

  • Ensure data quality and integrity by performing regular maintenance and system audits


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of work-related experience, or Master’s degree and 1 year of work-related experience, or 5 years equivalent work-related experience

  • 3-5 years of HRIS and Workday experience; global HR systems experience preferred

  • Demonstrated Workday experience. Leverages workday expertise to provide a solution with options

  • Strong project management and analytical skills

  • Issue triage and management skills


Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Combining unmatched industry knowledge, critical infrastructure and service excellence, DST helps companies master complexity in the world’s most demanding industries to ensure they continually stay ahead of and capitalize on ever-changing customer, business and regulatory requirements.

We work with companies in some of the world’s most demanding industries where rapid shifts in consumer, regulatory, and technology trends are increasingly affecting how our clients do business. For them, keeping up in a landscape of constant change is becoming more and more complex. Through our technology, strategic advisory, and business improvement solutions we work with clients to help them stay ahead of and capitalize on customer, business, and regulatory change.

Mastering complexity is not an end-state. It’s a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon. If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.