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Robert Half International is seeking a Senior Business Systems Application Architect to lead our SaaS solutions for our Corporate Human Resources and Payroll organization.  Workday will be the primary application supported as well as other HR SaaS systems with general support, enhancements, and new projects.  The overall responsibilities will include architecting, designing, scoping and planning HR, Recruiting, Payroll and other HCM functions with a primary focus on technology, data, process, security and integrations.  Other responsibilities include hands-on support/implementation of integrations, user security, troubleshooting system issues, data analysis, vendor management and coordination with other teams.  In addition, this role will analyze business and systems problems and recommend automated solutions, processes and procedures for improvement. The qualified individual is required to create system specifications, configure system settings, and execute unit, integration and acceptance testing.  The individual will also lead cross-functional teams to address system, interface, data and vendor issues.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field 
  • 6+ years of BSA experience, including 2+ years in a lead role with proven ability to deliver.
  • 5+ years of proven experience leading and supporting Workday integrations through design, development, testing, configuration, and deployment.
  • Detailed understanding of Workday Core framework & architecture, and knowledge on HR, Talent, Compensation, Benefits, Time Tracking, Absence Management and Payroll is desired.
  • Provides estimates on effort, defining requirements, designing and developing the solution using Workday Integrations – Core Connectors, EIBs, Document Transforms, and Workday Studio(optional).
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with languages including XSLT, XTT/ETV.
  • Deep understanding of Workday Web Services, PICOF, PECI, XSLT, SOAP, REST, and WSDL.
  • Experience with iterative or agile software development methodologies.
  • Provides guidance and mentor junior BSAs and Developers on Workday Integration tools
  • Understanding of the technical architecture of the business applications, platforms, interfaces, and data structure.
  • Ability to create very complex process flow diagrams or flowcharts that demonstrate business or system process flow.
  • Ability to create detailed and complex test plans for medium-sized to large initiatives.
  • Ability to create functional, technical and interface specifications.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with external vendors and managing work to achieve a successful strategic objective.
  • Must be able to work in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to lead other team members and those across the organization. 
  • Must have strong analytical, organization and documentation skills.
  • Must be able to convey knowledge to customers, peers, and managers of widely diverse skill levels.
  • Excellent customer service skills and customer focus.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Passion and drive for technology as a service and business enabler.

The typical annual salary range for this position is shown below and is negotiable depending upon experience and location. The position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus.

$115,000.00 – $173,000.00

We offer exceptional earning potential and a competitive benefits package, including group health insurance benefits (medical, vision, dental), FSA and HSA healthcare accounts, life and accident insurance, adoption and fertility assistance, paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks, and short/long term disability. Robert Half provides paid time off for vacation, personal needs, and sick time. The amount of Choice Time Off (CTO) our people receive varies based on their years of service and is pro-rated based on the hours worked per week. A new hire earns up to 17 days of CTO per calendar year. Our people also receive up to 11 paid holidays per calendar year. We also offer the opportunity to contribute to our company 401(k) savings and investment plan or deferred compensation plan (if eligible), with an employer match of 100% on the first 3% of your contributions for eligible employees. Learn more at roberthalfbenefits.com/Resources.

Robert Half Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran

As part of Robert Half’s Corporate Services facility employment process, any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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For positions located in San Francisco, CA: Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions located in Los Angeles County, CA: Robert Half will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in accordance with the Los Angeles County Fair Chance Ordinance for Employers and the California Fair Chance Act.