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Workday Data Conversion Lead / Architect

Workday Data Conversion Lead / Architect

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Join Alight Solutions, you will have a bright future!


Alight Solutions are currently recruiting for a  Workday Data Conversion Lead / Architect  - You will be working as a lead within projects, responsible for data conversion into Workday. As part of an industry-leading team, you will help drive results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Cloud Deployment Solutions business group within Alight Solutions.

Location is home-based with travel occasionally (25%) – occasional out of hours working may be required to support go-live cutovers


Our Values: People Matter, Excellence Every Day, Think Forward, Act Now and Be REAL


 Your impact as a Workday Data Conversion Lead

  • You will be responsible for actively participating in all stages of the Workday project lifecycle; Understanding business requirements, executing the conversion of data into Workday and supporting client conversion validation

  • You will become an expert in Workday data conversion activity

  • You will develop effective working relationships with other members of project team and management as well as external clients, sharing knowledge and information through regular communications

  • You will be actively engaged on multiple, parallel projects
  • Contribute to the enhancement and maintenance of internal conversion tools
  • You will demonstrate strong work ethic, ability to prioritize conflicting demands and work autonomously
  • You will play a lead role contribute to team’s knowledge repository and ensuring team collaboration
  • You will complete all required training to maintain Workday certification and participate in internal training that help share one’s product skills with other consultants

Key aspects of the role include:

  • facilitating client discussions on data requirements, conversion methodology and data validation[
  • Giving best practice advice on data to migrate
  • using SQL skills to enhance and maintain an internal data conversion tool
  • Transforming, loading, reconciling and validating data conversion files
  • Supporting the client in the population of data gathering Excel workbooks, databases or other tools and templates
  • Performing research on data conversion issues, expertly resolve them using Alight conversion methodology and best practices
  • Recommending data cleansing and advising clients on data cleansing steps that can be carried out as part of the conversion process
  • Advising on cutover plans and approach for conversion

Your Skills and Qualifications should reflect our values and will ideally include:

  • Experience in data conversions for Workday (preferred), SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Salesforce, Netsuite, Taleo or similar applications
  • Experience managing data conversion specialists, able to manage workloads and act as subject matter expert with colleagues across multiple regions and timezones
  • Workday exposure or training / certification in either a consultant or client capacity (Current Workday certification or successful completion of the Workday HCM Services Core is a requirement of the role)
  • Involvement in the conversion process of at least one end to end full Workday implementation in either a consultant or client capacity
  • Previous consulting experience either as an internal consultant or with a consulting/software company
  • Knowledge and experience with databases, entity relationships, SQL and Programming and strong excel skills
  • Knowledge and experience with translating business requirements into system requirements
  • Able to evidence a passion for data accuracy and completeness
  • Advanced analytical and research skills evidenced by successful completion of complex projects
  • Understand quality standards for own work and checks own work upon the completion of each task
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, fast-growth, high-energy environment
  • Enthusiasm, commitment and delivery focus
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or other logic-oriented science

In return, you will be offered extensive training and development including Workday accreditation, opportunity to work on a variety of major projects and the opportunity to play a leadership role in the data conversion team


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