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New Directions IT Staffing

Our client is looking to fill a Workday Administrator role. In this role, the Administrator will…

  • Support the configuration of all components of the Workday HCM platform, including but not limited to recruiting, advanced compensation, onboarding, benefits, reporting, talent, payroll, and benefits.
  • Take responsibility for all phases of the development/configuration lifecycles, including post-production support as needed.
  • Test, and deploy Workday HCM solutions
  • Work closely with the business teams to understand functional requirements and execute them through testing and deployment with required documentation.
  • Review WD releases for new features and functionalities and implements them promptly
  • Design, build and maintain dashboards and reports for businesses in their respective areas.
  • Perform foundational analysis, develop change management and strategic communication strategies and plans, and develop and deliver training strategies and plans; including (but not limited to) development of communication and/or training materials
  • Explore efficiencies within HR processes through increased automation of processes
  • Schedule office hours with leaders along with COE owners to help educate on HR processes
  • Support the business adopt Workday as the HRIS platform for all HR processes like Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Benefits, Compensation, and Job changes
  • Support creation of Supervisory orgs and help streamline org charts on Workday
  • Act as an advisor to the business on Workday and help support the different processes via Manager self-service
  • Provide overall support and quality assurance for all HR processes
  • Review all pending business processes related to HR that are awaiting action and expedite completion through root cause analysis
  • Provide documentation and artifacts required for each phase of the development life cycle
  • Schedule training sessions and office hours to help businesses adopt Workday for maximum utilization
  • Provide support on integrations with benefits vendors and ensure the data sync is designed and implemented per company requirements
  • Provide off-hour support on an as-needed basis
  • Create job aides for businesses to be able to make the best use of Workday via self-service
  • Document software code and ensure that technical documentation i.e., configuration guides and install guides, meet requirements.
  • Integrate software with existing systems
  • Automate testing processes by developing unit test scripts as needed
  • Facilitate complex Workday systems testing, identify discrepancies and formulate remediation plan(s)
  • Partner with HR, vendors, and technology team to lead Workday system-related projects, including system releases/upgrades, enhancement packages, and process redesign
  • Oversee the cross-functional coordination of release management activities; provide input in creating and establishing release management processes, including developing release management risk and mitigation strategies
  • Work with HR, Finance, and Technology teams to lead Workday HCM system-related initiatives
  • Build, test and deploy various integrations, including EIBs, Core Connectors, and Workday Studio Design develop and implement People Experience, including Workday Journeys and Workday Assistant, to help address FAQs of colleagues
  • Identify key barriers/core problems and apply problem-solving skills to deal creatively with complex situations; troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.

The appropriate individual will have the following experience: 

  • Deep knowledge of HCM business processes and implementation methodology, and should be able to work closely with internal and external resources.
  • 3-5 years of Workday experience; Workday certifications preferable
  • Hands-on experience as a Workday administrator with direct responsibilities in onboarding, recruiting, compensation, payroll, benefits, performance, talent, and other modules.
  • Good understanding of Workday architecture, connectors
  • Experience in EIB’s and working with large amounts of data
  • Ability to clearly communicate with peers, business analysts, and subject matter experts
  • Experience coding, unit testing, and debugging applications in various software languages.  Experience in software testing and quality assurance

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About Us  
New Directions is an Information Technology Recruiting & Staffing firm that provides our clients: with consulting; project staff augmentation, and traditional hire services for Enterprise Business Software; Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing; and Enterprise Applications Development, Infrastructure, Operations, and Associated Technologies.