Workday Absence Management and Time Tracking Consultant (Virtual US - Work from Home) at Alight Solutions in Baltimore, Maryland

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 Workday Consultant (Absence / Time Tracking), a typical day to include the following:

  • Analyzes, defines and documents complex business requirements and processes relating to the Workday Absence Management / Time Tracking deployment.

  • Leads design and review sessions/workshops with technical and functional resources at all levels, including members of management.

  • Understands the scope and details of project plan and is able to identify and communicate the need for resources for tasks or assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Manages multiple, parallel projects using exceptional organizational and time management techniques to successfully complete tasks in a timely manner.

  • Manages Workday Absence / Time Tracking implementations through the various lifecycle stages, from business need through design and delivery.

  • Performs principal consultant duties as the lead functional on Workday Absence / Time Tracking implementations, responsible for the analysis, design, scheduling, construction and delivery of the Workday solution.

  • Provide guidance on how their area of capability can help resolve client needs and actively participates in all phases of the Workday life cycle.

  • Monitors progress of tasks against plan, and reports status to leadership on project issues.

  • Establishes and maintains client relationships. Communicates client feedback to leadership as appropriate.

  • Suggests improvements and proactively addresses issues. Answers all inquiries in a timely basis.

  • Demonstrates knowledge relating to Workday Payroll and participates in training and development initiatives to keep abreast of current trends and practices.

  • Contributes to knowledge management capital through activities such as sharing documented lessons learned, Q&A, documented deliverables, facilitation of Workday Wednesday Workshops, and regularly posting best practices and knowledge sharing information to the internal info sharing site.

  • Understands quality standards for own work and monitors and manages work of team members, providing feedback as appropriate.

  • Completes assigned tasks in prescribed timelines consistent with deliverables and asks for support and direction as appropriate.

  • Understands the scope and details of project plan and is able to identify and communicate the need for resources for tasks or assigned areas of responsibility.

  • May provide guidance, instruction, direction, and leadership to other team members.

Knowledge and Expertise of:

  • 3 to 5 plus years previous experience implementing Absence or Time Tracking systems. Such experience may include Workday, PeopleSoft, SAP, ADP, Oracle E-Business, Ultipro, Kronos or other SaaS software solutions. Workday deployment experience and certification preferred.

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

  • Possesses strong facilitation/presentation skills.

  • Experience in transforming business requirements into complex system configurations.

  • Ability to be effectively and actively engaged on multiple, parallel projects.

  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize conflicting demands with little supervision.

  • Demonstrates strong work ethics, setting an example for others.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Proficient to advanced MS Excel Skills to be used to transform data. (advanced formulas).

  • This opportunity does not offer sponsorship.

  • Ability to travel up to 50%.

  • Successful completion of the Workday certification or currently Absence Management and/or Time Tracking Certified is a requirement of the role.


Bachelor's degree in technical, business or financial discipline or relevant field of study required.

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.