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Aspen Aerogels, Inc. IT Systems Analyst HR Platforms in Northborough, Massachusetts

Aspen Aerogels® is a rapidly growing aerogel technology company founded in 2001 to capitalize on patented advances in aerogel manufacturing. Aspen’s extensive portfolio of proprietary aerogel products are manufactured at scale and sold worldwide in the Electric Vehicle, Energy Infrastructure, and Power Generation industries. Aspen is a Tier 1/2 Automotive supplier of PyroThin® thermal barriers, and our Pyrogel® and Cryogel® insulation products are used by virtually all leading petrochemical and refining company across more than 50 countries. We’re on a mission to build a world-class organization as we continue to grow our energy infrastructure business, and expand to meet demand for PyroThin thermal barriers in the rapidly growing Electric Vehicle sector over the next decade. We’re looking for great passionate, dynamic talent to join our team.

The HR Systems Analyst will be the technical point-of-contact for the HR Department and lead technology projects for the implementation and optimization of HR technology. The HR Systems Analyst will work closely with the HRIS Department to gather requirements, develop a solution and implement new technologies. This role will be also responsible for continuously improving existing HR technologies to ensure they meet business needs and goals and add value to the business.

A good understanding of HR processes is required for this role.


  • Gather business requirements, develop Business Requirements Document, and process flows.

  • Design and validate solutions.

  • Work closely with other IT departments to ensure solution viability, integrations, reporting and data analysis.

  • Lead end to end implementation, including end user acceptance testing and training.

  • Manage any system change requests.

  • Work closely with HR to ensure HR systems meet functional requirements.

  • Identify gaps and make recommendations to improve effectiveness

  • Proactively identify functionality that adds value to HR and the business ove

  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

  • Adopt and follow Aspen’s core values of Safety, Quality, Integrity, Teamwork, Customer and Innovation on both a personal and professional level.


  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Technical background / education

  • 5+ years of business analysis experience working with end users directly (requirements gathering, design, testing)

  • 5+ years of experience working with Human Resource software.

  • Prior experience implementing HR systems.

  • Prior knowledge of UKG, iCIMS and HR Soft a plus

  • Ability and knowledge to integrate HR systems.

  • Ability to collaborate well on team projects and interact well with peers.

  • Experience managing projects

  • Strong working knowledge of relevant Microsoft applications, including Visio

  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

  • Ability to successfully execute multiple tasks at same time

  • Good decision-making skills

  • Excellent communicator, both up & down the organization


    Aspen is committed to offering a comprehensive benefits package, a positive and productive work environment, encouraged work/life and family balance, and opportunities for growth and development, in a culture that is focused on inclusion, sustainability, and working together to solve the world’s toughest challenges.

    Aspen is proud to offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Holidays, Sick Time, and PTO. In addition, we also offer Fitness Reimbursement, a 401k Employer Match, Life and Disability Insurance, and other benefits.

    Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

    Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (508) 466-3111 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.