Job Location:
India – Chennai

Job Title – Consultant – Workday Integration Specialist

Career Level – D1

Leverage technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, information technology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the IT strategy in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work.


It’s a dynamic and results-oriented environment to work in – but that’s why we like it. There are countless opportunities to learn and grow, whether that’s exploring new technologies in hackathons, or redefining the roles and work of colleagues, forever. Shape your own path, with support all the way. Diverse minds that work cross- functionally and broadly together.

About the role

What you’ll do

  • Focus on delivering integration solutions within workday. This includes collaborating with other IT teams in AstraZeneca (Identity Management, MuleSoft, etc) and our vendors’ IT Teams.

  • Understand and analyze business requirements to determine integration solutions across various types of tools and technologies; documentation of requirements, solutions and impacts, alternatives and final decisions.

  • Participate in discovery sessions or workshops with our partners in Human Resources across multiple Centers of Excellence

  • Work in a team environment, coordinating with teammates, Global Process Owners and members of HR

  • Understand and comply with AstraZeneca’s change and release methodology

  • Provide status reports to your Engagement Manager, technical lead or supervisor, keep them apprised of overall project situation. role, you will design, develop and implement Workday’s integrations with other internal and external systems.

Highlight the skills and capabilities needed

Essential for the role

  • Strong consulting and presentation skills with the ability to effectively manage customer expectations.

  • Desire and willingness to learn new tools, techniques, concepts, and methodologies.

  • Strong analytical mindset and usage of analytics and reporting tools.

  • Ability to learn technology quickly through instruction and self-training.

  • Familiarity with HR systems and technologies (e.g., HRIS, ATS, LMS), with the ability to evaluate and recommend suitable solutions.

  • Integration Expertise – EIB, Studio, CCW, CCB, Payroll Integrations, Extend, Knowledge on using API

  • Knowledge of Web service-related topics (REST, JSON, SOAP, HTTP, SSL, PGP, SAML, OAuth, etc.).

  • Experience with XML/XSLT and Java will be helpful.

  • Experience in Workday reporting tools

  • Experience in creating detailed system integration specifications, field mapping, and system process designs.

  • Experience with the various technologies involved in SOA development (XML, XPath, XSLT, Web Services, etc.)

  • Experience with the full lifecycle of both Workday implementations and upgrades

  • Experience in providing Workday Support

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically, prioritizing problem-solving.

  • Clear and Effective communication

  • Effective analytical skills


We’re a network of high-reaching self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering premier technology and data solutions.

We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it. Empowered with unrivalled freedom. Put simply, it’s because we make a significant impact. Everything we do matters.


Are you already envisioning yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity.  We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills.  We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.  We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics.  We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.