Senior Workforce Operations Analyst -within Engineering

The Senior Analyst will oversee and implement initiatives to ensure strong operational execution within the Engineering organization. This role must collaborate both within the Engineering, Finance, Recruiting team and across the organization in order to successfully build programs that drive cost and engineering efficiencies.  Responsibilities will include proactively identifying areas for improvement, building new initiatives, managing and refining existing initiatives, and gathering feedback to aid in these endeavors. The successful candidate has a passion for driving continuous advancement, possesses strong business acumen, excels by using a strategic approach, and thrives in a fast paced, collaborative culture.


  • Partners with Eng and Technology business leaders and managers in driving all aspects of headcount allocation and management, including sourcing position details for new roles, managing organizational changes and tracking internal transfers
  • Collaborates with FP&A and Workforce Planning & Recruiting Operations on full cycle headcount and position tracking, including facilitating changes to headcount targets 
  • Communicates with managers and downstream teams around changes to headcount targets and how they impact their work
  • Owns the development and execution of ongoing change management and communications relating to headcount planning, resource allocation and management
  • Collaborates with HR partners to handle large re-orgs and sensitive transactions and ensure data is accurately reflected across systems 
  • Works closely with People Analytics team to analyze headcount trends to formulate a point of view on headcount planning and allocation
  • Works closely with Workforce Planning, Finance, and operations functions to ensure headcount and position data is reflected accurately in Workday
  • Monitors position transactions and org structure 
  • Conducts recurring audits of positions and org structure 


  • Bachelor’s Degree; advanced degree is a plus
  • 4 years of relevant experience in Program/Project management, Operations, Workplace Management/HR, and Budget management
  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems (ATS), and HR management systems
  • Strong project or program management 
  • Operates with discretion and maintains confidentiality
  • Operates with a high degree of influence, accountability
  • Ability to be innovative, creative and open minded
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills, including comfort with communication with senior executives
  • Expertise with collaboration tools (Microsoft Outlook, Zoom, Slack, G-Suite, Confluence, etc.)
  • Experience working in SaaS or Cloud industry is a plus



Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

((Colorado, New York and Washington only*) Minimum salary of $117,000/year + bonus, commission, or variable comp (depending on role) + equity + benefits *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20))

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