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HRIS/Workday Solution Architect (REMOTE or HYBRID)

Location
Dothan, Alabama
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
21 Jul 2022
Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: HRIS

GDIT is seeking an HRIS Solution Architect who will be responsible for providing business and technical architectural guidance to development teams, business groups, and customers for existing and new products & services. The HRIS Solution Architect will assist with developing adoption strategies, business concepts and technical capabilities that maximize customer value while differentiating GDIT from their competition in the marketplace.

GDIT is seeking an HRIS Solution Architect who will be responsible for providing business and technical architectural guidance to development teams, business groups, and customers for existing and new products & services. The HRIS Solution Architect will assist with developing adoption strategies, business concepts and technical capabilities that maximize customer value while differentiating GDIT from their competition in the marketplace.

This role offers remote flexibility with the expectation that the selected candidate will come to a GDIT office (if residing within 15 to 20 miles) at least two (2) days per work month (hybrid); occasional travel to GDIT sites may be required. Candidates not local to an office location will also be considered.

A Day in the Life of a GDIT HRIS Solution Architect:
  • Supports business by shaping customer requirements, analyzing alternatives, providing recommendations, and developing appropriate technical and business solutions for implementation
  • Conducts analysis of alternatives on a variety of options to determine the best solutions to support overall business goals and objectives
  • Researches current and emerging technologies and process methodologies and proposing changes and tailoring where needed
  • Assesses the system and business process architectures currently in place and works with leadership, functional, and technical resources to recommend improvements
  • Ensures technical delivery teams provide efficient and effective system solutions to support business goals and objectives
  • Develops, enhances and maintains established service design procedures and processes by applying frameworks and methodologies
  • Prepares and presents technical presentations and analyst briefings
  • Provides updates to stakeholders in comparison to stakeholder objectives
  • Provides expert guidance and mentoring leadership to less-experienced colleagues
  • Responsible for defining a concept of operations and the procedures and tools required to enable delivery of products and services
  • Continual partnership with business leadership to negotiate competing projects and priorities with short- and long-term focus/impacts
  • Recognized as an industry leader or highly proficient in core HRIS technologies including experience with enterprise SaaS services and providers
Responsibilities
  • Participate in planning activities to ensure awareness and representation of emerging technologies and capabilities
  • Provide enterprise architecture deliverables such as systems information diagrams, security requirements and configuration specifications
  • Support Project Manager(s) in defining project tasks, timeline, level of effort and priority
  • Engage in the external benchmarking activities and communicate with broader IT architecture teams related to align products or services with the general technology environment and strategies
  • Ensure IT solutions comply with technology and data standards and fit within the overall IT Enterprise architecture at GDIT
  • Enable application rationalization, and configuration simplification through identification of opportunities to leverage systems and investments across business areas and territories
Core Competencies:
  • A strong background in enterprise HCM including Workday and other HRIS application architectures and relevant industry trends and best practices. Experience with two or more Workday modules including Data Analytics, Core HR, Compensation and Benefits, Payroll, Time and Labor, Recruiting, Talent Management, Learning Management, Performance Management, and Succession Planning; current Workday Pro and/or current or prior Workday Partner certifications strongly preferred
  • Understanding of standard project methodologies regarding project initiation, current state analysis, future state design, implementation and project transition/close; experience with one or more project management frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Agile, Waterfall) preferred
  • Prior Workday implementation (initial and Phase X) and post-production experience
  • Experience with process design including: e.g. conducting design workshops and stakeholder requirements interviews; prior Project Management experience preferred
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, relationship management and negotiation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills including presentations to Senior and Executive Leadership
  • Business partnership communication and engagement skills, including continuous feedback solicitation and delivery from IT and stakeholder resources
  • Demonstrated experience with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) concepts and implementation
  • Ability to negotiate a myriad of technical landscapes (e.g., Workday, EightFold Ai) without much initial direction
  • Demonstrated familiarity with one or more operational business functions such as Finance and/or Human Resources; previous functional experience in one or more operational disciplines highly preferred
In order to be considered:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10+ years of relevant experience related to HRIS applications and information systems, including at least 3+ years of Workday specific experience.
Preferred, but not required:
  • Demonstrated experience with Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Data Governance or other emerging technologies
COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 663998516-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: GENERAL DYNAMICS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • Location: Dothan, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent