Appirio is a global services provider that has helped hundreds of enterprises use cloud, social and mobile technology to reimagine their business and create more engaged employees. As a long-time Workday partner, Appirio brings together deep domain and technical expertise with a broad understanding of the new way people work.
Appirio is focused on Workday, Salesforce.com, and Google Enterprise customer implementations. Workday Integrations Technical Architects are responsible for 1) designing key technical components of the solution 2) directing Appirio technical resources to develop project deliverables and integration systems and 3) supporting pre-sales efforts. These three focus areas will provide a comprehensive solution that drives business value for Appirio’s customers.
Workday Technical Integrations Architects must have a deep knowledge of service oriented architecture design principles, common ERP integration design patterns, in-depth knowledge of various integration technologies, extensive hands on experience in developing Workday integrations and will utilize skills to drive integration deployment successes and favorable business outcomes.
Specific duties include:
Engage where appropriate in the sales cycle to help scope integration projects
Lead project teams through integration discovery and scoping phases
Provide guidance to clients, project teams, or prospects on integration strategies
Direct involvement and/or oversight of developing business requirements, specifications, process flows, application design, application configuration, testing and deployment
Consult with the functional consultant(s) and other technical consultants to design, build and deploy Workday to meet customer business needs and resolve complex integration issues
Perform the most advanced design and development tasks
Identify when business requirements conflict with technical capabilities
Perform analysis and effective diagnosis of client issues
Provide mentoring and guidance to other team members
Partner with project managers to monitor project status and risk areas
Monitor technical deliverables for consistent quality as well as compliance with Appirio standards
Function as leader within the organization and industry. Examples may include subject matter expert, Workday partner product lead, Silver Lining lead, speaker at industry events.
Serve as integrations subject matter expert
Provide constructive feedback to project teams
Participate actively in COE discussions, building a reputation as a go-to resource for the toughest problems.
Contribute to the wiki, contribute to the asset library, Cloud Management Center, sponsor new employees and present at continuing education sessions
Create reusable assets
Achieve published company utilization targets
Enthusiastic and professional, with a focus on customer success
Confident and willing to challenge and guide the customer towards the appropriate solution for their needs and push back if a customer is asking for solutions that aren't in their best interest
Excellent listening skills to fully understand the customer requirements, pain points and “big picture”
Ability to translate customer requirements into implementation plans
Technical acumen to convert plans into real solutions that work
Driven by customer success with a team player attitude
Ability to engage on multiple projects concurrently
Ability to travel to client site as needed
B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent
Workday integrations certification, with more than two years hands-on experience, and at least three large-scale Workday full-lifecycle deployments
WebLogic, WebSphere, WebMethods or other middleware experience
XML, XSLT experience required
EDI, Web Services, Java, JSON, BIRT, .Net or other integration technologies preferred
Command of Service Oriented Architecture Concepts
8+ years human resources, payroll or financial software application experience required
8+ years implementing integration solutions with ERP software
Strong communication and presentation skills
Appirio - 9 months ago