Workday Senior Consultant, Integrations (WD Extend platform) - multiple locations at Alight Solutions in Lincolnshire, Illinois

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:

As a leading provider of human capital solutions, we help our clients and their people navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. We combine data-driven, consumer-centered technology with personalized care and service to deliver a superior customer experience. Our dedicated colleagues across 28 global centers help 23 million people and their 11 million family members simplify work and life, both now and in the future. At Alight, we are reimagining how people and organizations thrive.As a Professional Services Cloud Deployment Solutions (CDS) Workday Senior Integrations Consultant, a typical day will include the following:

  • Consulting and collaborating with clients on product solutions built on the Workday Extend platform

  • Leading requirements workshops

  • Writing requirements and design documents for application solutions that meet the needs of Workday customers

  • Developing POCs and production code using Workday Extend

  • Collaborating with Alight teammates including functional and integration consultants, system architects, and project managers

  • Working across the full application development lifecycle

  • Working on multiple client engagements simultaneously

  • Managing projects to scope and budget

  • Providing high touch support to our clients

  • Contributing to project plan development in collaboration with Technology Delivery Manager and Project Manager

  • Contributing to overall project objectives and specific deliverables

  • Delivering requirements and design documents to developers

  • Providing coaching, guidance and oversight to developers

  • Delivering knowledge transfer of requirements and design to customers

  • Executing any development standard and configuration change tracking processes

  • Performing peer review of requirements and design documents and code

  • Coordinating and executing migration validation

  • Reviewing, resolving, and assigning issues raised during testing phase

  • Ensuring client satisfaction until the project is complete

  • Appropriately escalating project issues when required

  • Providing overall support and quality assurance of every phase of the client Extend project

  • Helping identify process improvements and changes to our methodology and tools based on project experience

Individuals in this role may be expected to either:

  • Guide a project team as well as to take on a lead role within any project in which they may serve as an active participant OR

  • Become the lead Subject Matter Expert within the Integration area of Workday.

  • Provide guidance to resolve client needs

Knowledge and Expertise of:

  • 3 to 7 plus years of experience in HRIS field; experience in data conversions for Workday, PeopleSoft, or similar applications preferred

  • Deep knowledge and experience with Workday

  • Workday Extend experience

  • Workday Integrations and Studio certification strongly preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with system implementations

  • Knowledge and experience with programming

  • Knowledge and experience with application and product development

  • Knowledge and experience with translating business requirements into system requirements

  • Knowledge and experience with databases, entity relationships, and SQL

  • Previous consulting experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company

  • Demonstrated project leadership experience

  • Can effectively manage the activities and deliverables of a team

  • Ability and willingness to train and mentor other team members

  • Quick learner and motivated to understand various technologies

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • Ability to manage fluctuating workloads

  • Passion for data accuracy and completeness

  • Resourceful and has great attention to detail

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment towards the job and goals of the organization

  • Can work in a fast-paced, fast-growth, high-energy environment

  • Ability to handle multiple high priority activities concurrently

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • This opportunity does not offer sponsorship

  • Ability to travel up to 35% of the time

  • Successful completion ofselect Workday Certification(s) or currently Workday Certified is a requirement of the role

Education:Bachelor's Degree in technical, business or financial discipline or relevant field of study.We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Background Check Required

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Additionally, an active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Alight is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, Alight takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or national origin.

Reasonable Accommodations

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Diversity Statement

At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.

Authorization to Work in the United States

Applicants for [employment/this position] in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Alight.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.