Overview

Job Location:
Boston

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

We are transitioning to a hybrid work environment where both remote work and the office play a critical role. Our vision is a future where all employees are empowered to work flexibly to drive the best outcomes for our clients. Flexible work is a mindset and a core value. Our employees are encouraged to work remotely two days a week as a standard practice and will have flexibility in terms of working hours. 

THE POSITION

The HR Technology Solutions Architect (Workday) will be responsible for the delivery of Workday solutions as part of HR Technology roadmap to address business and HR needs. In this capacity, you will actively participate in and lead the planning and scoping of projects to recommend best practices, implement new features and enhance existing processes in Workday to create a seamless and engaging employee experience. The role must have hands-on subject matter expertise in Workday HCM platform.

The role will be a key player in defining Workday security strategy and the consolidation of roles. In addition, you will be maintaining/running the Workday project backlog/sprints to deliver solutions in agile framework. This role needs someone who is passionate about optimizing HR processes through technology enablers such as Workday. This role must be able to work and adapt in a fluid and fast-paced environment. A strong level of comfort working with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of seniority and display a high degree of judgment and discretion for handling sensitive data.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serve as a Workday subject matter expert to optimize system design, configuration, security and user experience of HR processes.

  • Architect and lead Workday technical solutions project delivery by managing internal stakeholders and vendor communications.

  • Document current and future state process, challenge the status quo and look across functions for ways to automate and reduce manual work.

  • Build strong relationships based on trust and transparency with primary stakeholders and work towards enabling technology to meet their strategic goals.

  • Partner with various HR teams and other internal stakeholders to help them define business requirements, design, prototype, implement, test, and deploy workday capabilities as needed.

  • Evaluate new Workday features that can help HR teams to enhance their processes and prepare them for future of work.

  • Partner with HR Operations team to understand the recurring support issues, user request trends and recommend automation/enhanced processes to help create efficiencies for the team.

  • Understand HR technology architecture and connect the dots when working on any new implementation/project. Educate extended teams on both upstream and downstream system changes impact.

  • Lead the Workday security consolidation project to simplify security framework and eliminate redundant security groups/roles.

  • Manage Workday platform with supporting data integrations and system authentication, ensuring system stability, security compliance, and expeditious resolution for high impact issues. Proactively anticipate issues and provide a perspective to leaders/teams for how to deliver practical solutions

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a system analyst role supporting Corporate HR applications, possessing a strong understanding and experience of HCM core business processes.

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in designing, configuring, and implementing various modules within Workday.

  • Extensive knowledge of Recruiting, Talent, Performance, Absence and Core HCM modules.

  • Familiarity with Workday Cloud Platform, Prism, Workday studio, Service-Now HRSD will be a plus.

  • Experience in UI/EX designing will be a plus.

  • Broad HR business and technology experience and a good awareness of industry trends.

  • Experience in leading Workday implementation projects in solutions architect capacity.

  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and software development lifecycle principles.

  • Comfortable with fast changing environment with an ability to adapt as needed.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an attention to detail.

  • Highly self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, taking initiative and/or lead role as necessary

  • Strong communication (verbal and written), facilitation, and social/EQ skills, with the ability to clearly communicate across all levels

  • The ability to manage multiple priorities is required as is professional maturity with regard to handling of confidential information

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resources, Computer Science or related fields

JOB TITLE

HR Technology Solutions Architect

JOB FAMILY

Human Resources (HR)

LOCATION

280 Congress

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications?  That’s ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at [email protected].

At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry. We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is:

USD 80,000 – 180,000

This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process.   

 

Base salary is only one component of Wellington’s total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families.  Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFA reimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time)