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Principal Enterprise Architect

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Do what you love. Love what you do.
At Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work. About the TeamAt Workday, we help the world's largest organizations adapt to what's next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

The Workday on Workday (WoW) team mission is to champion Business and Customers success with Workday Technology. Our objectives are to be the best Workday on Workday, enable and launch new features and capabilities while driving innovation, implementing new enhancements and improving the overall Workday platform, share with customers and prospects about Workday on Workday, deliver a great experience for employees on Workday and implement complementary technologies to enable business processes. This team partners with Finance, Human Resources and Products to implement new processes, new technologies and provide product feedback.About the RoleThe Principal Enterprise Architect is accountable to work with Finance to define, craft and drive solutions supporting Workday finance functions and operations. The candidate will help finance to bring to bear the right solutions, integrations and platform to accomplish Finance global objectives. In addition, will be responsible for the overall vision and roadmap for workday usage features and capabilities and complementary technologies for finance. -The role serves as a technology and strategy partner for Finance business leadership, is a conduit to real world feedback for Workday's Product and Technology organization, and a bridge to our Business Technology (IT) capabilities and functions. The role includes the support of M&A activities, and integrations. -This leader will work in tandem with WoW leaders including technology, governance, operations, HCM and Business Technology leaders to delivery and support end to end solutions. -Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who puts customer first, leads courageously, develops continuously, thinks strategically, and achieves results.This position reports to the Vice-President of Workday on Workday teamResponsibilities:

  • Set Workday on Workday Finance platform and technology vision, lead road mapping, goal setting, and support project execution, and roll-out strategy in tight partnership with Finance.
  • Define, implement and recommend viable architectural approaches that support long term maintainability, extensibility, and interoperability of workday platform and technologies.
  • Work closely with the partners to demonstrate solutions, answer questions regarding technology capabilities and requirements, and work to resolve issues that arise during Workday implementations.
  • Lead and influence the overall Finance technology strategic vision.
  • Lead architectural assessments, technology selection, technology roadmaps.
  • Lead Workday on Workday M&A requirements, solutions and implementation.
  • Create alignment with cross-functional teams through the lifecycle to empower decision making.
  • Monitors systems performance and continuously creates improvement recommendations.
  • Identify and mitigate existing business risk or risks associated with solution architecture.
  • Resolves complex problems spanning across multiple Finance applications and workstreams to drive improvements.
  • Act as advisor for Finance technology related issues and provide consultation regarding opportunities to system capabilities to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to other Solution Architects, Solution Leads and Business Analysts.
  • Responsible for choosing the right complementary technologies in support of Workday on Workday.
  • Provides consultation on complex projects and is recognized as the top-level specialist.About You
    • 10+ years of industry experience on Workday and/or Technologies for Finance.
    • 5+ years experience with SaaS/Workday -(required).
    • BA/BS degree in computer science or related IT field.
    • Experience architecting business solutions to drive utilization of cloud platforms.
    • Prior Workday implementation is a plus.
    • Understanding of Workday integration and reporting technologies.
    • Understanding of Finance, and Sourcing core business processes and operations.
    • Ability to solve technical problems.
    • Expertise with vendor selection and vendor management.
    • Experience with Mergers and Acquisitions execution is a plus. Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process! At Workday, our employees have always been our number one Core Value. We understand that everyone has unique experiences and perspectives which is why our mission is to create a safe space where all people and ideas are welcomed. Our commitment to value inclusion, belonging, and equity (VIBE---) and creating a brighter workday for all is the cornerstone of all we do. Join us! Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday. Workday is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Workday are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Further, pursuant to applicable local ordinances, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Workday is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans during our application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at accommodations@workday.com. Suggested Jobs
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