Overview

Job Location:
United States – Illinois – Abbott Park

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Workday Architect will be a member of Abbott HRTS group supporting global Human Capital Management (HCM). Primary purpose is to support HRTS Vertical Leads in implementing the technology strategy and providing them with timely insights into the operational activities. Additionally, they are responsible for managing the day to day activities for the team to ensure work is completed and delivered on time.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Lead HRTS Projects providing expertise to associate architects and ensuring projects are delivered on time and are documented appropriately.

  • Identify solutions for delivering the most effective ways for clients to proceed utilizing the System of Record as the single source of truth.

  • Work with Sr. Architects to identify innovative opportunities to enhance our customer’s experience.

  • Serve as a primary resource for associate architects and other functional leads to review proof of concept and/or new ways to deliver system data.

  • Architects have a responsibility to ensure cross HRTS alignment on priority initiatives.

  • Architects work with the clients within their vertical or across verticals.  They are responsible for helping to define the scope of projects and manage the timelines for any project their team is associated with. They gather requirements and make recommendations to meet our client needs within the parameters of our systems.

  • Architects document processes and seek approvals to have them routed for signature.

  • Architects may have Associate Architects and contract workers who will report to them within their vertical. They may work on independent projects however the Architect will be responsible to ensure that their team is working within the guidelines of the project.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Information Technology Management, Business Administration or in a highly related field of study
  • 7-10 years of experience in Technology required.
  • 4 or more years of Workday experience required.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience with Workday modules – HCM required.

Preferred

  • HR Information System background and cloud-based HR systems background preferred.
  • Experience with Workday modules – Payroll, time tracking and Absence is preferred.
  • Workday certification/training is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in applications and databases such as Active Directory, SAP, Oracle, etc., would be a huge asset.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

     

JOB FAMILY:

IT Services & Solutions Delivery

     

DIVISION:

CHR Corporate Human Resources

        

LOCATION:

United States > Abbott Park : AP06B

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

Not specified

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

     

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

     

EEO is the Law link – English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

     

EEO is the Law link – Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf