Job Location:
Gurgaon, India

About this role

As a Workday Functional Architect, you will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing Workday solutions that meet the business requirements of Human Resources and employees at BlackRock. In this role you will have the opportunity to continue to develop expertise in configuring, testing and releasing Workday’s functionality under Human Capital Management (HCM)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Translate desired business outcomes into functional design solutions

  • Research, prototype and test new and /or enhanced functionality

  • Perform Workday configuration for enhancement and change requests

  • Lead and coordinate all testing activities, in partnership with stakeholders

  • Partner with stakeholders to develop and support the execution of change management and training plans

  • Develop and maintain solution design, testing results and resource documents for both HR Technology team members and other end users (HR and non-HR)

  • Actively participate in product enhancement projects, product release cycles and regression testing

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong intellectual curiosity and enjoys problem solving

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong ability to translate complex technical details into user-friendly, consumable concepts

  • Thrives in fast –paced and collaborative environment

  • Ability to manage complex work within tight deadlines

  • Strong analytical skills with a keen attention to detail

  • Ability to manipulate and validate large batches of data in Excel

  • Good understanding of HR services and processes

  • Experience supporting and/or maintaining one or more HR systems

  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams (e.g. working with global teams)

  • Experience in a professional services environment, financial services or consulting experience a plus.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree with 4 to 7 years of professional experience, preferably in Human Resources and or technology

  • Minimum 3 years' experience configuring and testing Workday solutions.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being.  Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.