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Workday Security Analyst

  • Full time
  • Remote


Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.

Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we're ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.

Make an impact — from near or far

At SNHU, you'll have the option to work remotely in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

We ask that our remote employees have access to a reliable internet connection and a dedicated, properly equipped workspace that is free of distractions. Employees must reside in, and work from, one of the above approved states.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Director of People Technology and Integration, you will design, implement, and maintain security measures within the Workday platform. You will collaborate with partners to understand business requirements and ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data in Workday. You will have a background in Workday security mitigating risks.

What you'll do:

  • Work with business, HRIS, and FIN teams to gather security requirements for Workday.
  • Design and implement security configurations within the Workday platform to meet business needs while ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Define and maintain role-based access control policies within Workday.
  • Conduct regular reviews and audits of user roles to ensure appropriate access levels and permissions.
  • Develop security policies, procedures, and guidelines related to Workday usage.
  • Manage the user provisioning and de-provisioning processes in Workday.
  • Collaborate with HR and Finance teams to ensure and accurate assignment of access rights based on employee roles and responsibilities.
  • Conduct regular security audits to identify and fix potential vulnerabilities.
  • Monitor Workday security logs and alerts, promptly responding to and resolving security incidents.
  • Work with teams, including HR, Finance, IT, and compliance, to ensure agreement between security measures and organizational goals.
  • Provide guidance to end-users on security-related matters.

What we're looking for:

  • 2 years of experience in aspects of IT security, such as IAM, PAM, and data security laws.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Cybersecurity, Information Systems, or related field
  • Workday Security Certification
  • In-depth knowledge of Workday security features and configurations

We believe real innovation comes from inclusion - where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you're wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we're looking for.


The annual pay range for this position is $88,726.00 - $141,987.00. Actual offer will be based on skills, qualifications, experience and internal equity, in addition to relevant business considerations. We expect this position to be hired in the following target hiring range $98,042.00 - $132,644.00.

Exceptional benefits (because you’re exceptional)

You’re the whole package. Your benefits should be, too. As a full-time employee at SNHU, you’ll get:

  • High-quality, low-deductible medical insurance

  • Low to no-cost dental and vision plans

  • 5 weeks of paid time off (plus almost a dozen paid holidays)

  • Employer-funded retirement

  • Free tuition program

  • Parental leave

  • Mental health and wellbeing resources

Expect the unexpected

As a university, it’s no surprise we employ many talented academics. What you may not know is that SNHU isn’t solely made up of folks with higher ed experience. Not even close.

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