Lead, HRIS

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We are the nation’s largest off-price retailer with over 2,000 stores, and a strong track record of success and growth. Our focus has always been bringing our customers a constant stream of high-quality brands and on-trend merchandise at extraordinary savings. All while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience.
As part of our team, you will experience:

  • Success. Our winning team pursues excellence while learning and evolving
  • Career growth. We develop industry leading talent because Ross grows when our people grow
  • Teamwork. We work together to solve the hard problems and find the right solution
  • Our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and our community. We celebrate the backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us because our differences make us stronger. We strive to be a positive force in our community.

Our Corporate headquarters are in Dublin, CA, we have 3 buying offices in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, and 7 distribution centers nationwide. With 2022 revenues of $18.7 billion, we are a Fortune 500 company who is committed to providing an inclusive work environment with continuous learning opportunities and development for our teams.

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The HRIS Lead will take a leadership role on a collaborative team delivering operational excellence and supporting company growth for internal client groups using PeopleSoft HCM. Be responsible for: understanding and documenting HR business requirements/technical specifications, performing technical development and/or configuration, designing test cases, creating test data and performing unit testing, communicating with the client, and supporting the overall delivery including status reporting, dependency management and risk/issue identification and mitigation.

The base salary range for this role is $102,500 - $156,350. The base salary range is dependent on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, qualifications, relevant education, certifications, seniority, and location. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards vary by position and location.

Benefits offered to all Associates include Accident, Critical Illness, Vision, Auto, Home, and Pet insurance programs; Associate Discount, Identity Protection, Associate Purchase Program, Benefit Hub Discount Mall, Employee Assistance Program and Commuter Benefits, 401K (service requirements), Employee Stock Purchase Program, Ross Cares Fund, College Discounts, Sick Pay (where legally required) and Referral Bonuses. In addition, all Full-Time Associates, including FT Retail Associate, Area Supervisor, Assistant Store Manager and Store Manager, are eligible for extended benefits offered including Medical/Dental/Vision Health Insurance, Legal Insurance, Vacation Buy, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Life/ADD Insurance, Long- Term Disability, Enhanced Maternity and Parental Leave Benefit, Vacation Pay accrued at a rate of 15 days/year, 15 Personal and Company Holidays. AS, ASM and SM Associates in Stores and Exempt Corporate and Merchandising roles are also eligible to receive a Bonus based on individual and business performance.


• Drive system solutions through clear identification of HR business needs, policies and growth plans

• Provide leadership, solid analysis and recommendations to ensure accurate prioritization of system and documentation enhancements and issue resolutions

• Lead HRIS activities to ensure timely and quality implementation of system upgrades, fixes, and enhancements, adhering to change management best practices

• Analyze a chain of events and apply technical and functional knowledge to deliver rapid root cause analysis and resolution

• Expected to perform complex business design and analysis, internal consulting, application testing, and application design reviews

• Take a leadership role in developing and maintaining documentation of system configurations, business rules/processes and user guides to facilitate clear communication and collaboration across cross-functional teams

• Interface with IT, HR, Store Operations and vendors to manage and reduce risk to HRIS supported solutions

• Lead audit processes to ensure correct use of systems, appropriate system access and data integrity

• Provide subject matter expertise in developing HRIS talent

• Special projects as assigned


• Lead by Example

• Ensure Accountability and Execution

• Collaboration

• Business Acumen

• Communicate Effectively

• Plan, Align and Prioritize

• Human Resources

• Organizational Agility


• Bachelor's degree

• 7 years of experience in HRIS consulting/supporting PeopleSoft HCM

• 5 years of PeopleSoft 9.0 HCM and higher strongly preferred, specifically configuring Security Access Types

• Solid understanding of HR and retail dynamics within a complex, highly integrated environment.

• Demonstrated ability to:

o Lead in a technical role within a high performing HR team

o Work independently

o Review and analyze data to identify and resolve problems

o Use on-line systems/applications to support the work being performed, (Required: PeopleSoft 9.0 HCM or higher, Microsoft Word, Access and Excel (including Power Query and macros)

• Customer focused; motivated to quickly resolve challenges

• Ability to align with all levels of internal and external business partners

• Ability to exercise discretion and accuracy with highly confidential information

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; outstanding listening skills

• Able to articulate issues, build business alignment around recommendations, and drive solutions

• Strongly prefer knowledge depth in PeopleSoft HCM module functionality and security definitions, customization and testing strategies, best practices in Application Designer, PeopleCode, PeopleSoft Query, Process Scheduler, Excel to CI.


This position requires the ability to work in an office environment, including using a computer, attending meetings, working as part of a team, and the ability to communicate with team members and others. Regular attendance also is a requirement of the position.

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States. #LI-Remote




This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.