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Senior HR Systems Manager


San Mateo

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About SurveyMonkey

SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company’s People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 million active users to measure and understand feedback from employees, customers, website and app users, and the market. SurveyMonkey’s products, enterprise solutions and integrations enable 350,000+ organizations to solve daily challenges, from delivering better customer experiences to increasing employee retention. With SurveyMonkey, organizations around the world can transform feedback into business intelligence that drives growth and innovation.

SurveyMonkey is a place where the curious come to grow. By embedding inclusion into our processes, policies, and culture, we are building a workplace for our 1,000+ employees across North America, Europe, and APAC where people of every background can thrive. We’ve won multiple awards and received recognition for our forward-looking policies, including extended parental and bereavement leave, vendor benefits standards, and Take 4 sabbaticals. SurveyMonkey was recognized by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE as a top workplace in 2018 and 2019, and the company has also won numerous awards as a leader in global survey software, including being named among CNBC’s Disruptor 50 and the Forbes Cloud 100.

Over the past two years we’ve become a public company and expanded our platform with enterprise-grade features in privacy, security and compliance, putting SurveyMonkey on the path to rapidly expand our presence within the Fortune 500. We have ambitious goals to grow our international footprint as well, and every member of our troop plays a critical role in driving this growth and transformation. It’s an incredible time to join the company and be a part of our next chapter!


The Role

As a Senior HR Systems Manager for SurveyMonkey, you will be responsible for working in lockstep with the broader HR organization on key processes and systems (Workday), developing new business processes and user experiences, and managing integrations and data flows between various systems.

Your excellent communication and problem-solving skills will be key to your success in this role along with your demonstrated business and technical acumen, and your ability to effectively partner with cross-functional stakeholders.

Business Systems team enjoys the fast-paced environment interacting continuously with cross-functional teams while managing the underlying key business infrastructure systems and processes that help SurveyMonkey scale and deliver on its strategy.



  • Own the configurations of Workday processes, point solutions, and integrations with other tools
  • Partner with HR organization to understand and document their operational business processes and create automated solutions to scale business operations globally and ensure compliance.
  • Manage roadmap and ensure process effectiveness for prioritizing system enhancements, new functionality, etc.
  • Develop and execute global HR data strategy with a focus on data quality, efficiencies, and process standardization for our global footprint.
  • Utilize the EIB Mass upload tool and build out reports and additional integrations in Workday, as necessary.



  • Operations mindset coupled with innovative thinking, strong analytics and problem-solving skills, and customer-centric focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to summarize and present findings or challenges to all levels of staff and management
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Workday experience (HCM, Onboarding, Benefits, Compensation, Talent, Absence, etc)
  • Expert knowledge of configuring Workday processes, building out and running reports, utilizing data loader tools, and building out integrations
  • Extensive experience working with HR business operations on day-to-day basis and developing and implementing technical solutions (process + system) that enhance efficiencies, performance, and improve data quality
  • Excellent project management skills, strong operational focus, and comfort auditing / validating large data sets from disparate systems


At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays and parental leave, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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