Workday HRIS Architect (Full-time)

HRIS Architect


Atlanta, GA

Multi-billion dollar company in the Retail sector

Couple of days of work from home

Sr. Analysts looking to move into an Architect can apply for this position

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The Workday HRIS Architect is responsible for the implementation, management, and optimization of the Talent, Payroll & Compensation modules. This individual will partner with each functional area to research, design, build and configure systems and technologies to support the SSC and Field.


  • Works closely with business teams to understand functional requirements and execute them through successful implementation, testing and deployment with required documentation.
  • Researches, identifies and resolves end-user issues, systems discrepancies, and partners with vendor support to track and escalate issues as needed.
  • Utilizes expert knowledge of talent systems and business processes to provide internal customers with strategic planning/suggestions on how to best utilize the systems to enhance business operations.
  • Develops, implements, maintains, and communicates system governance standards, structure, processes, and procedures.
  • Provides guidance and training to business teams on current and future systems capabilities. Facilitates training for end-users and administrators on talent systems.
  • Oversees systems updates and enhancements. Manages, tests, and implements systems updates and enhancements communicating potential changes that could impact users and administrators.
  • Serves as point of contact for systems integration(s), data feed implementation and maintenance, validating data integrity.
  • Provides research and benchmarking support and maintains a network of vendors and colleagues to enhance and sustain systems.
  • Establishes effective relationships with system vendors to ensure responsiveness to troubleshooting requirements and systems changes/ upgrades.
  • Serves as expert on systems reporting functionality and capabilities. Develops, maintains, and trains systems users and administrators on standard and customized reports.


  • 3+ years related experience with Workday
  • Expertise in either Talent, Payroll or Compensation modules of Workday
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and problem-solving skills required
  • End to end implementation experience including project management, issue management, communication and change management preferred

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