HCM Data Analyst in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 

REPORTS TO:  HCM Coordinator




The HCM data analyst plays a crucial role in collecting, structuring, analyzing, and reporting on HR processes and data. Supports business with key HR insights reporting (manning levels, hires; retention, turnover), talent metrics (promotion reporting; learning and development tracking; performance management insights), benefits reporting (billing invoices, participation census) as well as ad hoc reporting and data analysis as needed.

Job Description

  • Utilizes Workday systems and analytical tools to develop, analyze and interpret HR workforce data.
  • Partners with stakeholders across business units to build and implement reporting and analytic solutions that provide leaders with information necessary to achieve business goals and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain standardized dashboards and other related metrics reports for organization-wide and HR department evaluation.
  • Maintains common HR data repository
  • Monitors effectiveness of reporting and analytics products to ensure optimal value to the business, modifying or operationalizing new metrics and dashboard products as needed.
  • Creates scheduled reports and respond to ad-hoc queries from senior management and other areas of the company.
  • Leverages data extraction tools and approaches to perform complex data analysis and formulate new meaningful insights.
  • Reviews new reporting requests to be sure the request is consistent with HR systems and data strategies.
  • Creates, maintains, and ensures quality assurance of human resources data sets, reports, and metrics.
  • Recommends process and system improvements, follow up on recommendations.
  • Assist in the identification of data integrity problems and recommend solutions.
  • Other special projects, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned;


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent.
  • 3-5 Business Analyst experience documenting Business Requirements and conducting data analysis.
  • Workday experience preferred in one or more modules: HCM, Benefits, Talent/Performance, Security, or Advanced Compensation.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate processes and procedures with managers and employees.
  • Highly developed ability to provide clear, concise verbal and written explanations for complex concepts so that others see the value add in recommendations and solutions.
  • Strong computer proficiency and technical aptitude to utilize MSOffice.  Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel (PowerPoint a plus).
  • Strong process orientation, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent service orientation skill set, ability to build strong relationships with fellow HR team members.
  • Must work with a sense of urgency and have the ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner. Can handle demands from multiple customers and has the ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams/organizations with attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Flexible and has the capability to deliver results in a fast-paced, and high volume environment.

TOOLS:  Not applicable

DIRECTION EXERCISED:  Works within established guidelines. Works autonomously and escalates issues to HCM Coordinator as appropriate.

DISCRETION EXERCISED:  A degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Employees, Department Managers, HR / Benefit Staff, Finance staff and external consultants as assigned.


  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.
  • Candidates must meet the following employment eligibility guidelines to be eligible for employment  with Austal USA:
    • 18 years or older at time of application
    • Able to provide proof of US Person status (permanent resident or citizen)
    • No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
    • No felony convictions of drug crimes within three years from disposition date
    • Willing to submit to a drug screen
    • Willing to submit to a background check