Workday Solution Architect

Careers at Bloomberg

New York, NY

Posted May 10, 2018 - Requisition No. 67050

Our team:

The mission of Bloomberg's Human Resources Technology Solutions (HRTS) is to provide engaging employee experiences via innovative technology solutions that meet the needs of the business and to promote greater efficiencies and self-service. From user experience, automation, and efficient processing, we use and provide these solutions in a creative, unique, cost-effective and scalable way. Our team is tight but our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge and support each other. We work fast, in partnership with other HR partners to support Bloomberg’s 20,000 employees collectively in more than 150 locations day in and day out.

What’s the opportunity?

We are currently seeking a dynamic Workday Solution Architect to join our team. You will be joining a successful, rapidly growing and ambitious Bloomberg team focused on maximizing our investment in Workday, reimagining the user experience, and information governance and information analytics solutions. You'll be a key member of our team and instrumental to the future success of our department as well as the impact Workday makes for Bloomberg at an Enterprise level.
In this role, you’ll use your Workday knowledge to collaborate with internal key partners and our best-in-class technology team to roll out new functionality, optimize existing features and functionality, and provide solutions to improve the overall user experience. As an integral member of the team you’ll provide consultative guidance and leadership on Workday projects. You are an influencer, thought leader and possess the in-depth technical expertise and credibility to provide meticulous guidance to our Talent team. You’ll perform hands-on activities to ensure project success and be responsible for evaluating technical /functional requirements as well influencing the future roadmap to be in line with our strategic goals.

We make decisions fast and you’ll have a seat at the table to make meaningful recommendations and insights. You're a change agent; excited by the opportunity of how Workday can continue driving Bloomberg.

We'll trust you to:

  • Collaborate and consult with colleagues to understand our business drivers, assess and scope projects, incorporate relevant levers to drive execution of Workday configuration across the HR modules (i.e. Talent and Performance, etc.)
  • Assume the responsibility for hands on configuration of Workday business processes. Providing sound solutions and recommending efficient end to end business processes
  • Develop proof of concept based on business requirements
  • Support system testing functionality; support testing and issues resolution
  • Lead the design development, testing, training and implementation of Workday solutions
  • Develop proof of concept based on business requirements
  • Develop relationships with other Workday domain experts and critical users
  • Partner with internal technology teams and vendors to ensure alignment of processes to systems and tools
  • Act as an active member for the Workday community – staying ahead of Workday updates and practices to think innovatively and make recommendations to implement to deliver tactical benefits.
  • Be a trusted advisor and partner frequently with senior leaders, business stakeholders and other HR teams across the globe - specifically Europe and Asia
  • Display confidence, emotional intelligence and decisiveness

What do I need to apply?

  • 3-5 years of proven Workday expertise designing, implementing and supporting Enterprise-grade technical solutions meeting complex business requirements
  • Workday Certification Core HR is preferred but is not required
  • Active exposure in at least two end to end Workday delivered projects
  • Complex project delivery and transformation for at least one global implementation
  • Completion of at least one Workday project as a Solution Architect
  • Knowledge of global localization and legislative requirements
  • Possess working knowledge of Workday Talent Management and Succession Planning Modules
  • Great analytical skills and creative problem solving, showing ability to trace root-causes, collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to build partnerships with cross-functional teams and facilitate interactions with upper management
  • Superb communication skills used to form credibility and relationships with ease
  • Attested experience influencing and directing others, often without direct line reporting authority
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, follow-through on both verbal and written instructions
  • Ability and flexibility to multitask, prioritize, and organize multiple projects/tasks concurrently while meeting required deadlines

We’d love to see:

  • Working knowledge of Workday Security Framework and Management
  • Project Management Experience
  • Additional relevant experience in embracing and implementing solutions for operational improvements and automation
  • Experience working in a dynamic rapidly changing HR environment

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

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