Job Locations:
Malvern, PA
Charlotte, NC

Vanguard operates on a hybrid work model 3 days in the office and 2 days remote. Fully remote work is unavailable for this position.

The HR Technology Specialist – Human Capital Management (HCM) and Security assists in the support and management of the assigned HR Technology portfolio, (ex. Workday) and provides ongoing production and project support for our business partners and crew members. Leads system design, configuration, testing and support, production elevation and ongoing post-production support of solutions that drive our strategic business initiatives and technology portfolio optimization efforts.

In this role, you will:

  • Design, implement, and deploy HR Technology to support and meet business goals and objectives. Proactively identify and recommend opportunities for improvement and optimization.
  • Serve as a process expert for detailed functionality in within the products/domains supported and educate and mentor HR business teams in domain areas, providing guidance and consultation as required.
  • Develop and adhere to configuration and optimization standards. Test and evaluate HR vendor products. Develop, update, and keep current related documentation.
  • Support the accuracy and integrity of data by supporting risk and audit activities, security assessments, and access reviews. Ensure data integrity and privacy compliance for domains supported.
  • Responsible for identifying and prioritizing enhancements that will improve user experience, drive adoption, and maintain overall system hygiene and health.
  • Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

What it Takes:

  • Minimum of three years Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) implementation or consulting experience.
  • Minimum of three years Workday Security design support or consulting experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of two or more HR business functions within Workday (ex. HCM, Security, Compensation, Benefits, Recruiting) required.
  • Workday Pro HCM Certification or previous Workday Implementer Certification preferred.
  • Workday Pro Security Certification or previous Workday Implementer Certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated success consulting with HR business leaders to understand their business needs and providing relevant options and solutions.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

Special Factors


Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we’re changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn’t just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose – and that’s how we’ve become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let’s make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.