Workday Services Senior Integrations Consultant, London

Agency WPP
Created 10/14/2021
Reference 5613291002
Category Other
Country United Kingdom
City London
WPP IT provides IT services for WPP, the world's largest communications services group. As a creative transformation company, WPP is helping its clients transform the future through extraordinary work. WPP IT is an integral part of that journey and we are proud to provide technology for some of the world's most creative brands.

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Why we're hiring:

At WPP, technology is at the heart of everything we do, and it is WPP IT's mission to enable everyone to collaborate, create and thrive. WPP IT is undergoing a significant transformation to modernise ways of working, shift to cloud and micro-service-based architectures, drive automation, digitise colleague and client experiences and deliver insight from WPP's petabytes of data.

In this role you will be a member of the Workday Services Team supporting our Workday integrations, your role will grow as we further deploy and expand our Workday coverage both geographically and capability.

Reporting to the Workday Services Data & Integrations Lead this role is accountable for ensuring that WPP's Workday integrations are stable, supported and enhanced as required by our business partners, plus as required develop new integrations.

This is an exciting and varied role working with the wider Workday Services team and our AMS partner to provide a world class level of Workday support and development on a day-to-day basis and in support of WorkDay project deployments.

What you'll be doing:
  • Responsible for the support and development of integrations post go-live and beyond
  • Monitoring WorkDay integrations with our AMS partner
  • Working with business partners to gather requirements for enhancements to existing integrations and delivery of new integrations as requested
  • Maintain expertise on new integrations functionality/features/capabilities in WorkDay, wider industry, and technology trends
  • Continually review integrations to make sure that they meet the highest security standards possible
  • Accountable for maintaining up to date integrations documentation and diagrams
  • Engage positively with other IT teams and lead resolving issues across interconnected platforms
  • Safeguard global standards and principles against competing requests and priorities
  • Champion recommendations for continuous improvement in integrations including self-healing and automated logging of tickets for alerts


What you'll need:
  • Exceptional Workday integrations development and support experience
  • Experience of creating/supporting Workday integrations of multiple types, Core connectors, RaaS, EIB's, Studio
  • Good working knowledge of web service technologies (REST, SOAP, JSON, HTTP, SSL, PGP, SAML, etc)
  • Proficiency with XML, XPath and XLST
  • Understanding of HCM/Financials functionality and Workday integration best practices
  • Any knowledge of Informatica would be an advantage
  • Ability to understand business requirements and turn into clear deliverables
  • Excellent technical understanding of SAAS platforms including integrations, security standards and data
  • Working alongside outsourced resources
  • Strong ability to work with other platform/product teams to achieve your goals
  • Delivery focused, with high energy and drive
  • Strong risk awareness skills and management of risk
  • Understanding or experience of Informatica advantageous
  • Creative solutioning and strong problem-solving skills with agility for fast and simple solutions
  • Credibility, professionalism, and strong personal integrity
  • Ability to mentor new team members from wide and varied backgrounds


Who you are:

You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views. We are open-minded: to new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities. We approach all that we do with confidence: to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

You're extraordinary: we are stronger together: through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry; we deliver extraordinary every day.

What we'll give you:

Passionate, driven people - We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and deliver projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

Challenging and stimulating work - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

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