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Workday HRIS Specialist

Lord Global
Falls Church, VA
Expired: March 03, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
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Workday HRIS Specialist
Title: Workday HRIS Specialist ID: 189 Department: Confidential Location: Falls Church
HRIS Specialist, Workday
Falls Church, VA
Great opportunity for an accomplished Workday super user!

The HR Technology Team supports HR and Payroll applications including Workday HCM. This operational team works directly with internal customers to answer questions, fulfill large data requests, troubleshoot and resolve system issues, provide enhancements and manage periodic system updates.


This position will serve as a technical and strategic advisor for Workday HCM, working with HR, Recruiting and Payroll functional teams to provide creative solutions and long-term vision for the platform. Specifically, provide leadership in areas of Workday business processes, reporting and integrations. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintain the ongoing design, configuration, and deployment of the HR, Recruiting and Payroll Business Processes in Workday.
  • Serve as a strong consultative partner to business users and functional leaders to continuously improve service delivery.
  • Analyze, design and build new complex custom reports relating multiple objects and including data transformations with standard Workday reporting functionality (ex: Report Writer, Calculated Fields).
  • Manage system integrations within the architecture of the HR system and middleware.
  • Provide support for Workday inbound and outbound integration issues, changes to existing integrations as well as new integrations.
  • Perform routine break/fix support and regression testing and support the inbound/outbound interfaces to the system and middleware.
  • Consult with business and technical teams about interface design and maintenance; collaborate with other HRIS technical personnel on design decisions.
  • Stay abreast of new functionality becoming available in Workday and drive the deployment of feature releases.
  • Mentor less experienced team members
  • Lead projects from idea to implementation
  • Reviews, analyzes and creates detailed documentation of business processes and systems functionality, including workflow, program functions and steps required to execute systems transactions/processes.


  • Expertise in Workday Human Resources, Recruiting, Payroll and related business processes
  • In-depth understanding of security models and approaches to implementing security architecture within Workday
  • Strong technical experience with Workday tools (Enterprise Interface Builder (EIB), Workday Studio, Workday Report Writer)
  • Experience with Web Services and APIs (WSDL, SOAP, REST and WS standards)
  • Strong understanding of data transformation and analytics
  • Strong technical experience with XML and Java
  • Ability to work and coordinate with third parties on data standards and integration related inquiries
  • Strong experience with data warehousing technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact with team members and leadership
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle both planned and unplanned responsibilities
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


  • Bachelor's Degree is required (Seeking emphasis in relevant technical field (Information Technology, Computer Science, Software, Engineering or related technical discipline).


  • 5+ years of experience in supporting technology for HR, payroll, recruiting systems
  • 3+ years of experience in Workday business processes, tools, and interface architecture


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