Workday Configuration Specialist

Website Optizm Global

Job Responsibilities

  • The Workday Configuration Specialist III supports the Workday platform by configuring customizing and governing Workday functionality to support our strategic objectives
  • The person in this role will respond to tickets incidents and requests from end-users in addition to partnering on longer-term and more complex projects
  • On the HR Systems team, we love all things data tools and processes
  • We prioritize the user and customer experience
  • We use data to guide and inform our business decisions while remaining open to experimentation and iteration
  • Unsatisfied with what is we are continuously questioning if something could be better embracing diverse and entrepreneurial thought processes
  • We believe in fostering a positive working environment of empowerment inclusion and engagement while coaching and mentoring new leaders within the organization


Outcomes Driven By This Role

  • Optimized configuration and smooth operation of Workday Analyzes configuration and compares to desired functionality to diagnose gaps roadblocks and inefficiencies
  • Outstanding customer service Responds quickly professionally and with a consultative focus to tickets requests and incidents
  • Provides technical support troubleshooting and guidance to end-users
  • Maintains good communication on progress roadblocks and options
  • Future proof design Conducts quality assurance reviews regularly to deliver effective and scalable solutions evaluates and documents team procedures conducts
  • Knowledge transfer with end-users as appropriate
  • Implements enhancements that improve
  • Workdays reliability and performance Data integrity in Workday
  • Maintains data cleanliness by crafting and running audits analyzing data and supporting day to day transactional review and approval processes
  • 4 Streamlined Workday release experiences
  • Manages release planning identifying impact and enhancement opportunities associated with a new release and communicates openly
  • Supports regression testing and introduction of required changes as new Workday releases are introduced A collaborative and informed team Manages
  • Workday team knowledge base to ensure critical knowledge-sharing opportunities exist and information can be accessed on-demand by all relevant partners


Our Most Successful Candidates Will Have

  • Experience with Workday configuration across at least two Workday modules e g Talent and Performance Absence and Time Tracking Recruiting Core HCM etc
  • Supporting a mid to large-sized business
  • Requires at least 5 plus years of experience in a similar role
  • Familiarity with HR business processes metrics and best practices experience partnering with functional stakeholders to build Workday configuration that meets business needs
  • Experience solving configuration and integration issues through root cause analysis deep understanding of cross-stream and downstream impacts and independent testing
  • A need to get things done a proven sense of urgency drives ownership and accountability organization and project management skills
  • Resourcefulness and a knack for navigating challenges independently
  • The ability to manage conflict and difficult partners strong prioritization skills and excellent customer service orientation

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Anshuman Sinha

I am an Entrepreneur and Angel Investor. Board Member of TiE SoCal Angels Fund, and CEO @ Optizm Global, the executive search firm. We are a Right Fit Recruitment & Placement Agency.

I'm the Co-Founder of "StartupSteroid" the platform to connect founders with investors.

I am also the President of TiE SoCal, a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars: Mentoring, networking, Education, Incubating, and Funding. Our presence is in 14 countries with 62 chapters, 15K members, and 3K Investors & Mentors As an Angel Investor I look for Business Plan, Cashflow, Core Team, Board of Advisors, Secure IP, Quality Investors, Monetization Models, USP, Scalability, Strong Returns, Growth Market, and Board Role.