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HRIS Architect

Chicago, Illinois

This person will be the key HRIS professional on staff, getting involved with many new technology upgrades and implementations. They are phasing out SuccessFactors, and implementing the latest WorkDay systems and software. Really exciting role for someone who wants to be a key contributor and likes new technology and implementation of new/updated/versions. Really will function like a stand alone HRIS professional acting like a Project Manager who has the opportunity to make an impact. 

Exciting opprtunity for an HRIS professional who wants to be in on the beginning of a technolgy conversion and implementation of new modules for Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, Talent Management, Staffing, Applicant Tracking Systems, and more

Local candidate only. Can work remotely, but may at some point need to go in for a randome meeting or implementation. Office is in the heart of Downtown Chiago. 

Great benefits and bonus programs

Job Description

Job Description and Responsibilities

My Client is seeking an Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Architect. This position is responsible for administering and supporting Workday and Kronos.  In addition, will help develop and implements HRIS modules for the following HR applications: Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Change. Will partner with all stakeholders in each of the noted areas in HR.

Responsibilities include: trouble shooting configuration and business process issues, report writing, and end user training. The successful candidate will have experience with implementing and maintaining security best practices and project work inclusive of Workday implementations. This role reports to the Senior Manager, HRIS and Compensation.

  • Identify opportunities to enhance business processes and deploy reconfigurations

  • Stay attuned with Workday software evolution, research and deploy enhancements where appropriate

  • Facilitates technical knowledge transfer and cross training within HRIS and broader HR team

  • Create management dashboards, scorecards, metrics and reports to transform data into workforce analytics

  • Perform ongoing reconciliations and audits of HR data and processes to ensure data integrity and consistency

  • Assists with, and in some cases leads,  upgrades and EIB creation

  • Research and recommend resolutions for security needs and configuration issues

  • Documents upgrade and production change testing plans, procedures and process flows

  • Partners with Total Rewards and HR teams to leverage systems (during year-end evaluations, open enrollment, merit increase reviews & bonus calculation)

  • Provides support to new and on-going HRIS projects





  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field is required

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Workday configuration and reporting required (Key)

  • Advanced Workday experience, including post-implementation experience and post-release management is required (Key)

  • Success Factors, Kronos and SQL experience preferred

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in HR is desired

  • Ability to determine priorities in a changing environment

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Excel proficiency to include using pivot tables and v-look ups)

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be a solid team collaborator willing to share, and receive, knowledge

  • Must be detailed and customer service oriented

  • HRIS may be someone with strong HR experience with IT knowledge OR strong Technology experience who has HR knowledge. This position leans to the latter...more technology than HR. Will handle projects from design, development, implementation to roll out. Strong interpersonal communication skills needed

  • Must have experience developing and implementing HRIS modules for the following HR applications: Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Change. 

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