HR Operations, Workday Solutions Architect in Nationwide US at Danaher

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: DAN000502

About Us

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. We are a globally diverse team of 59,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. We generated $16.5 billion in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 percent.



Our extraordinary success is the direct result of our people and the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do. Today, our DBS tools are designed to help us excel in areas of GROWTH, LEADERSHIP and LEAN.  




Description



Danaher is implementing Workday globally to provide a comprehensive system of record for all associates.  To achieve this, we require innovative and dedicated leaders who provide strategic planning, tactical direction, team building and day-to-day oversight. The overarching goal is to build a central team with a forward-thinking operation.



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Manage and provide leadership for the technical resources who support the break/fix efforts of the Core HR application and Discretionary/Special projects 

• Design and develop a “to-be” solution, including process, technology and infrastructure elements required to deliver the solution

• Lead design and requirements discussions to define functional processes and requirements for the design of solution (“As-Is” and “To-Be”)

• Lead the design of a solution that meets local and global requirements and can be scaled for future usage and growth 

• Ensure optimization of HR applications and interfaces with other systems

• Understand and document customer requirements and pain points

• Act as subject matter expert in HR processes and enabling technologies, with an understanding of industry best practices

• Troubleshoot system technical and functional issues and coordinating issue resolution with development, technical, and operations teams

• Oversee selection, interview and hiring process for team members

• Mentor and provide leadership development to team members

• Complete other duties as assigned

• See and understand the “holistic picture” and recognize and understand any impacts to downstream systems, and hub / data warehouse

• Understand and follow defined integration/development standards and best practices

• Understand and ensure security and data privacy standards

Job Requirements



Qualifications

SKILLS REQUIRED

• Background in and strong understanding of broad HR systems architecture and data flow

• Extensive knowledge of best-practice business process and technologies for HR functions, including core HR, Compensation, benefits, Talent Management

• Good foundation in IT Project methodologies and best practices

• Experience with Vendor Management including working with an onshore / offshore model

• Ability to work and coordinate with 3rd Parties on data related inquiries

• Work with HR Process Owners to prioritize HR workload

• Provide Workday subject matter expertise. Keep up to date on Workday functionality, roadmap, and learning opportunities

• Work with HR Process Owners to develop requirements for Workday changes and work with Workday resources to implement changes

• Assist with testing of integration / security cases

• Assist in resolving User “How To” questions and create job aids, learning, & communications 

• Develop and maintain awareness of data security and comply with policies and procedures (working closely with Security Lead)

• Coordinate feature / function cases with Workday

• Identify areas for process improvement and sponsor improvement activities

• Assist in documenting requirements for Workday reports

• Serve as escalation point for unresolved production support issues; log / maintain cases

• Contribute to and serve as SME for Inquiry Helpdesk Script content

• Maintain master data configuration ensuring master data sync between Workday and other systems

• Maintain BP’s (break / fix and enhancements)

• Perform special projects (e.g. year-end and annual activities) and Workday release tasks (2x per year)

• Coordinate with HR Process Owners to Maintain / Develop Support Materials





QUALIFICATIONS 



• Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in HRIS or information technology with demonstrated skills in HCM and/or compensation systems, specifically Workday

• Has worked in a multi-operating company environment with proven experience in leading large scale annual programs 

• Strong problem solving skills to determine root cause of technical problems with the ability to document effectively, escalate appropriately, and resolve in a timely manner.

• Demonstrated project management skills and resourcefulness to see tasks and initiatives through to completion with limited precedence and minimal guidance.

• Collaborative team player who demonstrates flexibility and can-do attitude as part of a motivated, high-performance HR Systems Team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. 

• Ability to partner effectively with cross-functional teams and influence without authority to promote alignment and gain consensus.

• Demonstrated ability to answer technical questions for non-technical users and explain things in a way that a layperson will understand. 

• Broad range of network and desktop knowledge, including intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills; capable of explaining procedures clearly and writing technical and end-user documentation.

• Training design and delivery experience strongly preferred. Ability to interpret business needs into system, process improvement, and/or training solutions

• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects, is organized and dependable 

• Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment 

• Excellent organizational, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills 


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. Our family of world class brands have unparalleled leadership positions in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. We are a globally diverse team of 59,000 associates united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our ultimate competitive advantage. We generated $16.5 billion in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and, during the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by more than 2,000 percent.



Our extraordinary success is the direct result of our people and the Danaher Business System (DBS). DBS has evolved from a collection of manufacturing improvement tools into a philosophy, set of values and series of management processes that collectively define who we are and how we do what we do. Today, our DBS tools are designed to help us excel in areas of GROWTH, LEADERSHIP and LEAN.