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Workday HRIS Manager

Posted on Apr 1, 2022 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$150k - $155k Annual

A prestigious financial firm is on the search for a Workday HRIS Manager. This will be a technical hands on configuration manager. They will manage 3-5 direct reports and help with day-to-day support and enhancing the Workday platform. They will work with and be the SME for HCM modules, HCM time tracking, etc.


  • Partner with HRIS and lead internal business users and stakeholders to prioritize, design, scope, and develop requirements for implementing new features and functionality in Workday HCM
  • Recommend technical and functional solutions taking into account priorities, tradeoffs, and best practices while driving alignment among stakeholders
  • Responsible for execution of detailed implementation plans including estimation, design, build, test, deploy, and support
  • Lead troubleshooting and escalations across the business, vendors, and information technology
  • Lead the support for the Workday system including, but not limited to, research and resolution of system issues, user support, and scheduled activities
  • Manage the design of Workday integrations as per requirements to ensure technical and business objectives are met
  • Design solutions that ensure the integrity and quality of data is precise to ensure reporting accuracy
  • Stay up to date on all new features and functionality provided by Workday across HCM, cross-application services, and some areas of Financials relevant to the current implementation at COMPANY
  • Act as a subject matter expert on Workday at COMPANY - build upon/maintain professional relationships with key colleagues, stakeholders, and vendors to ensure that the services and solutions provided meet the current and future needs of COMPANY
  • Technology ownership of Workday system and other HCM technologies at COMPANY
  • Manage and communicate regular status and other key metrics
  • Lead and support the resolution of integration issues, execute ad hoc data uploads, implement change requests and develop of complex reports and dashboards
  • Ensure the team maintains awareness of current trends in HCM through classes, reading, and conferences, and Workday Community to continuously increase Human Resources and HRIS knowledge
  • Lead and mentor a team. Develop the team for individual and organization success.
  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Workday Security based on best practices
  • Manage 3-5 direct reports


  • Undergraduate Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related
  • 10+ years of hands on experience with HCM systems
  • 5+ years of experience implementing and supporting Workday HCM
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Strong background in functional areas of Human Resources
  • Project experience with multiple Workday HCM (or other HR technology) implementations
  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of a development life cycle under Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Microsoft Office desktop tools (Project, Word, Excel).
  • Requires a broad knowledge of HCM systems and technologies
  • Experience with implementing and configuring Workday business processes, required
  • Deep understanding of Workday data and structure, reporting, dashboards and EIBs, required
  • Workday Security Administration, required
  • Experience with web service integrations (SOAP, WSDL, XML) and Core Connectors, preferred
  • Expertise with complex Workday calculated fields, condition rules, and eligibility rules, required

Reference: 1548245516

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