Abbott Senior Systems Applications Specialist in Abbott Park, Illinois
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
The Workday Integration Specialist is a member of Abbott HRIS group responsible for managing all inbound and outbound integrations in Abbott Workday HCM system. He/she will provide subject matter expertise for Integrations, and will participate in meetings for problem definition, as-is and to-be process modeling, problem solving, and opportunity analysis, while providing the necessary integration components, to include systems interfaces and data migration elements. The position is also responsible for providing analytics and reporting support to the Global HR community at Abbott.
Design, build and administer Integration solutions for Workday system to support Human Capital Management processes
Responsible for design, development and implementation of analytical tools, technology and business solutions that improve HR and business decisions and that drive operational efficiency
Monitor integration jobs daily and provide follow-up actions/solutions for any job failures
Work with Functional leads for troubleshooting integration issues and resolve the issues in a timely manner
Work directly with functional team to confirm requirements, consider design alternatives, facilitate discussions and ultimately drive requirements sign-off
Evaluate, communicate and coordinate the technical impacts of application configuration decisions
Create detailed system interface specifications, field mapping, and system process designs
Develop, test and deploy integrations required to meet business requirements
Understand and leverage all the Integration tools – Packaged Integrations, Studio, Enterprise Integration Builder (EIB), Document Transformation, Report Writer, etc.
Understand customer requirements and participate with project team on the most appropriate system’s integration approaches based on customer landscape and desired outcomes
Responsible for data analysis and modeling, spotting data trends, performing gap analysis, generating reports, and recommending improvements to current business metric collection process
Design, develop and deliver timely and accurate dashboards, reports, presentations and visual aids designed to educate, inform and influence the decisions of HR clients and business leaders within Abbott
Provide analysis of key metrics and trends in a timely manner and recommend steps to improve efficiency and effectiveness of myHR Organization
Responsible for designing key dashboards and scorecards for Senior Leadership Team and HR Business Partners
Work with offshore technical team in Integration and Reporting area. Act as a gate keeper to ensure the quality of the work from offshore team.
Track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns to project management
3+ years of total experience with at least 2 full lifecycle implementations of Workday HCM implementation
At least 2 years of experience with Workday Integrations and implementations
At least 2 years of experience with Workday Reporting and implementations
Advanced knowledge of XSLT for use in transformations
Understanding of Workday update processes and how it affects integrations
Knowledge and experience in applications and databases such as Active Directory, SAP, Oracle, etc., would be a huge asset
Knowledge in Workday Integration tools – Packaged Integrations, Workday studio, Enterprise Integration Builder (EIB), Document Transformation, Calculated Fields, and Report Writer
Strong fundamentals on SOA, Integration Patterns, Outbound/Inbound services from/to Workday. Understanding of Web Services standards and technologies (XML, SOAP, WSDL, XSD, UDDI, etc.)
Workday Report Writing - Should be able to develop complex Custom Reports and Calculated Fields that create the basis for integrations.
Ability to convert the functional requirements and design integrations and identify and map data fields, required by downstream systems, to objects in Workday.
Experience with Enterprise Reporting Tools and Concepts (i.e., Cognos, Business Objects, and OLAP)
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
5 years of experience performing analytics and reporting
Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Workday Certifications preferred
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE:
• BS/BA required, advanced degree desirable
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