HRIS Workday Specialist, People Digital Solutions

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 United States
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The HRIS Workday Specialist, People Digital Solutions is both a strategic and hands-on role where you will be a team player responsible for partnering with Business Technology on our roadmap and ensuring we have the right systems and processes in place to deliver an exceptional end-user experience.  You will also work across departments and geographies, interacting with our partners in Payroll, BT, Finance, and Security, and across the People & Places team.  

Core Responsibilities:

  • Help our team ensure data accuracy and seamless ongoing enhancements of new Workday features and functionality including Advanced Compensation, Talent Management, and Security functions and features; be a point of contact for data gathering, testing, and communication with key stakeholders and internal Business Technology teams.
  • Be comfortable and confident with gathering configuration requirements.
  • Assist with broadening internal knowledge of Workday configuration through hands-on training to cross-functional teams.
  • Build reports to support Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, and other areas of the Workday product
  • Analyze the effectiveness of current technology solutions and keep stakeholders informed of project progress by preparing and reviewing status reports to ensure on-time delivery of solutions.
  • Be a conduit between the HR and BT teams to answer questions or escalate issues as needed; Foster best practice discussions among COEs and end users to realize process improvements and workforce efficiencies.
  • Co-create, with process owners, the most efficient business processes across the People & Places org utilizing existing HR systems.
  • Drive adoption and usage of HR system changes and/or new tool launches across the People Team.
  • Facilitate end-user knowledge transfer through the development of HR systems documentation, training sessions, and ongoing COE touchpoints.
  • Proactively communicate priorities and roadmap updates to stakeholders.  
  • Manage the deployment of new systems functionality, processes, and/or integrations in partnership with IT and HR, including executing UAT and providing end-user training.
  • Escalation of POC for systemic deficiencies and/or issues and existing teams utilizing HR Systems.
  • Work with the BT teams and COEs to ensure new processes, system enhancements, and integrations are properly tested and documented.
  • Keep current on new HRSD releases, and enhancements and communicate potential process improvements as well as ensure solution designs are in line with scalable best practices.
  • Maintain and support ad-hoc reporting needs.  
  • Develop and maintain a governance structure that effectively manages the recommendations from COEs with HR employee experience guidelines for global service delivery.
  • Leverage technology to automate and optimize experiences including but not limited to the portal, knowledge management, case management, lifecycle events, reporting and dashboards.
  • Collaboratively develop the business case for new products, improvements to existing products, and business ventures.


  • 5+ years of experience configuring HCM modules in Workday including HCM Core, Compensation, Talent Management, Security Administration, and Business Process Administration
  • Strong expertise in Workday report writing, EIBs, and calculated fields 
  • Experience in supporting Workday system upgrades, implementations, go-lives and post-go-live technical support.
  • Strong technology aptitude and interest in research, data, metrics, and analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, remaining agile and flexible in a challenging environment and managing multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to understand the business requirements, and user needs and translate them into operational requirements.
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy and with highly confidential data
  • Working knowledge of HR/Finance information systems, including experience in designing, building, and testing processes/reports in various HR/Finance applications
  • Ability to prioritize workload and execute tasks independently, providing timely follow-up and resolution.
  • Strong problem-solving, troubleshooting, and analytical skills.
  • Remote position open to all US-based workers.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent



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