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Our story 

At Alight, we believe a company’s success starts with its people. At our core, we Champion People, help our colleagues Grow with Purpose and true to our name we encourage colleagues to “Be Alight.” 


Our Values: 

Champion People – be empathetic and help create a place where everyone belongs. 

Grow with purposeBe inspired by our higher calling of improving lives. 

Be Alightact with integrity, be real and empower others. 



It’s why we’re so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team’s expertise in human insights and cloud technology gives companies and employees around the world the ability to power confident decisions, for life.  


With a comprehensive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work. 


Join our team if you Champion People, want to Grow with Purpose through acting with integrity and if you embody the meaning of Be Alight. 


Learn more at careers.alight.com. 

The Role:

Primarily responsible for ensuring timely and quality execution of client deliverables and consulting with clients on Workday projects. Possesses a broad understanding of cross functional touchpoints and their impacts within the Workday system to effectively develop solutions to complex problems/projects across multiple domains or clients.  Consults without supervision on complex projects, and/or lead Medium Enterprise or Large Enterprise projects depending on domain area(s) specialty.  Participates in client sales meetings as Subject Matter Expert.



  • Independently consults with external clients and participates in all stages of the Workday project lifecycle, from planning and design phases through testing and deployment for Workday HCM and/or Financials application.
  • Effectively leads small to large client deliverables from start to finish across multiple, concurrent projects utilizing Alight’s quality standards and consulting methodology.
  • Integrates with other areas across Alight and functions to provide a complete solution.
  • Consults on impact of decisions to operating post-implementation and downstream systems.
  • Manages self and team member(s) work to project scope, timeline and budget.Coordinates with others when applicable.
  • Listens to client request, assesses actual client need, provides subjective matter expertise, proposes alternatives, and recommends solution(s). Depending on scope of project, may coach team members to execute same.
  • Frequently discusses, and can articulate to clients, lessons learned from previous client experience, Workday best practices as well as Alight's Point of View. Depending on scope of project, may coach team members to execute same.
  • Proactively identifies trouble spots for client and recommends solutions.
  • Significantly contributes to the development of internal resources via mentoring, coaching, and directing work.
  • Participates in and may lead internal business initiatives to assist the organization in building our Alight brand and collateral, including but not limited to internal domain groups, chats and training.
  • Participates in building the Alight Brand by participating in Workday ecosystem product groups/chats and contributes advanced thinking and sharing of ideas within the ecosystem.
  • Becomes an expert in the Workday product suite with a broad-based knowledge of human capital management or financials, while also being able to architect solutions within specific area(s).
  • Develops working relationships with other members of project team and management as well as external clients. Shares knowledge and information through regular communications and facilitation.
  • Uses strong presentation, communication, listening and consultative skills to guide and drive discussions.
  • Participates in client sales meetings, assisting with collateral creation where needed.
  • Creates work estimates and solutions for small to large bodies of work.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in technical, business, or financial discipline
  • Workday certification at the time of hire as well as on-going successful re-certification is a requirement of the role
  • Additional Workday certifications may be required, specifically in relation to Reporting.
  • Reporting Certification, BIRT experience, Composite Reporting and Prism desirable.
  • Proven consultative skills to guide client and internal discussions to agreement of solutions in a timely manner
  • Experience implementing complex, practical business solutions under multiple deadlines
  • Ability to be effectively and actively engage on multiple, concurrent projects
  • Able to prioritize and organize increasingly complex work to ensure overall timeliness and quality standards
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to frequent change
  • Proven experience working creatively and analytically in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated advanced experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exhibits problem-solving skills, including troubleshooting issues and escalates as appropriate
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, including clear articulation of complex messages and requirements
  • Demonstrated commitment and achievement to delivery excellence and client satisfaction
  • Proven experience demonstrating initiative and curiosity to build skills in other areas by leveraging available trainings and Workday documentation


Work Experience

  • 2-3 years relevant work experience required
  • Workday experience required
  • Previous consulting experience preferred either as an internal consultant or with a consulting / software organization in another ERP application (e.g. PeopleSoft)
  • 1-2 years of leading work through others
  • Experience defining global HR business and systems strategy, developing system requirements, and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines
  • Deep knowledge of specific domain(s). Preferred areas include:
    • Single domain: Core HCM/Comp, Payroll, Recruiting, Data Conversion, Integrations, Reporting.
    • Pair domains: Any two or more of the following: Core/Advanced Comp, Talent, Time Tracking, Absence, Learning, Benefits.
    • Multi-domains (pillars): Financials-Accounting, Financials-Revenue, Financials-Spend

Flexible Working  

So that you can be your best at work and home, we consider flexible working arrangements wherever possibleAlight has been a leader in the flexible workspace and “Top 100 Company for Remote Jobs” 5 years in a row. 



We offer programs and plans for a healthy mind, body, wallet and life because it’s important our benefits care for the whole person. Options include a variety of health coverage options, wellbeing and support programs, retirement, vacation and sick leave, maternity, paternity & adoption leave, continuing education and training as well as a number of voluntary benefit options.   


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 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, credit check, and/or drug testYou will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. 

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.