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Application Management Services (AMS) Workday Senior Consultant
Lincolnshire, IL

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Job Description

Our story starts with a simple universal truth: Every business is a people business. Our people are our greatest assets at Alight Solutions because People Matter! We strive for Excellence Every Day by collaborating with our clients and colleagues. At Alight, we Think Forward and we Act Now to shape the future of work and life for organizations, people and their families! Alight has 25 years of industry experience. Our success is fueled by the expertise of our people, and the strength of our proprietary and partner technology. Come join the leading technology-enabled HR and benefits service provider. Be Real with Alight and help us reimagine how people and organizations thrive.

As an AMS Workday Senior Consultant, a typical day to include the following:

* Works on issues of complex and time consuming scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
* Able to adapt broader policies & programs to meet the organizations business needs. Utilizes domain subject matter experience to solve problems and influence design options.
* Possesses advanced analytical, technical and problem-solving skills and abilities
* Builds productive working relationships with peers and higher level professionals internally and externally to exchange information and make recommendations.
* Uses knowledge to provide consultative advice and recommendations within specific functional areas
* Requires the ability to work independently with general instruction and the ability to prioritize and organize work.
* Requires the ability to lead a small team - 2 to 3 members
* Provides guidance and training to junior team members.
* Responsible for collecting requirements from the client
* Partner with other architects, review community and other sources to provide cost effective solution to complex business issues based on the requirements
* Document the design and the solution, estimate the amount of work to implement the solution and work the account manager to get the SOW signed off.
* Based on the complexity, involve other members of the team to deliver the solution
* Based on complexity and timelines - design, develop and test the solution
* Understands each integration type and the situations where each type may be appropriate. Provides insight on most effective way to solve a business need.
* Be part of the SWAT team for any client that are struggling with go-live issues or any complex issues
* Partner closely with Leaders/Managers to implement process that would benefit the AMS Integrations Practice.
* Continues to complete the release certification as and when made available by Workday within the stipulated time
* Attend, present papers on Workday Altitude, Workday Rising etc.
* As and when needed, partner closely with Sales Team in answering questions for potential clients, develop/review SOW etc.,
* Active coach to more junior colleagues. Be a role model for the junior developers, groom them to be experts in one or more modules;
* When there is capacity, make sure the portfolio managers are made aware so that they can leverage them for other assignments
* Keep the forecasting tool updated with the planned work for the next 6 to 8 weeks.
* Ensures the time card is submitted on time with right project codes
* Monitor their utilization to achieve the goal
* Be the "go-to" person for the AMS practice when colleagues hit a road block
* For the tickets assigned to him/her or their team - ensure the status are updated periodically in the tool - with details that clearly articulates on when things can be expected from them if that is waiting on them
* Attend internal/client/vendor calls to work on the project/task.
* Attention to details and support the policy of "Plan your work and work your plan"
* Performs research into problems, identifying opportunities to correct the situation and seeks opinions and feedback on suggested solutions.
* Contributes to knowledge management capital through activities such as sharing documented lessons learned, Q&A, documented deliverables, facilitation of knowledge sharing and training workshops, and as well as contributions to the organization's sharepoint site.
* Develops knowledge on other Alight Technologies - Upoint, TBA, YSA etc., and see how we can enhance the integrations with Workday
* Seeks opportunities to learn and take on additional tasks.


* Bachelors or equivalent experience

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.

Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

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