Job Location:
Riverwoods, IL

Discover. A brighter future.

With us, you’ll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it — we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies. We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description:

What You’ll Do

  • Responsible for the management, planning, and coordination of ongoing administration of HR systems – specifically Workday.

  • Manages a moderate-sized team of Human Capital Management analysts – overseeing all requirements gathering, design and configuration of Workday. Manages the effective use of resources, and directs HR Technology team members to develop, implement and maintain large complex system(s) and/or project(s).

  • Facilitates and/or participates in and has input to the continuous maturation of business analysis, requirements management, and software development processes. Manages portions of an outsourced service provider contract for HR technology support.

  • Develops and coaches teams to be able to identify, manage, and escalate risk, and effectively manages risk within the teams you oversee.

How You’ll Do It

  • Manages a team with responsibility to provide direction to your team and prioritize their tasks. Coaches and mentors HR technology analysts through technical and functional challenges

  • Partners with Product Owners to analyze, design, develop and implement Workday modules and new functionality.

  • Sets vision and provides direction for future enhancements for the modules supported. Communicates system issues and/or enhancements in a clear and concise manner.

  • Resolves systems issues and contributes to the continued development of HR systems strategy. Develops or implements quality control programs to ensure quality of HR data.

  • Drives continuous improvement and service delivery excellence within the functional area by ensuring a well-controlled environment through effective processes, workflows, and technology.

  • Partners with IT team on integrations and build of Workday Extend apps. Assists with Workday configuration as needed.

  • Clearly articulates the merits and disadvantages of solution options to support informed decisions by stakeholders. Communicates system issues and/or enhancements in a clear and concise manner.

  • Engages with Workday Support and other third-party vendors for support and project activities as needed.

Qualifications You’ll Need

The Basics

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

  • 6+ years of experience in HR Technology, Information Technology, or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in Workday configuration and functional experience with 2 more areas including Security, Advanced Comp/Recruiting/Time Tracking or Payroll module required

  • 2+ years of experience in People Management

  • In lieu of education, 8+ years of experience in HR Technology, Information Technology, or related field

Bonus Points If You Have

  • 8+ years of experience in HR Technology, Information Technology, or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in Workday Consulting, Implementation, or Security Administration

  • 2+ years of experience in Agile Scrum, ServiceNow, or Jira


The base pay for this position generally ranges between $86,500.00 to $145,700.00. Additional incentives may be provided as part of a market competitive total compensation package. Factors, such as but not limited to, geographical location, relevant experience, education, and skill level may impact the pay for this position.


We also offer a range of benefits and programs based on eligibility. These benefits include:

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Health Savings Account

  • STD, Life, LTD and AD&D

  • Recognition Program

  • Education Assistance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Family Support Programs

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Learn more at MyDiscoverBenefits.com.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

All Discover employees place our customers at the very center of our work. To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

Discover is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Discover is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other legally protected status. (Know Your Rights)