HR Technology Architect - Office of Human Resources
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 2018274
The Office of Human Resources at Carnegie Mellon is committed to supporting faculty and staff members' success through every stage of their employment at the university. We support the Carnegie Mellon 2025 strategic plan and enable an evolving university community by driving efficient, effective, and nimble business practices. We recruit and retain outstanding people at all levels by fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion and enabling professional and personal development.
The Human Resources team is searching for HR Technology Architects, a professional role within the HR Technology function. The position is responsible for ongoing support and development of systems, processes, features, and functionality with respect to all enterprise HR technologies.
This is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department by providing essential support of information systems that directly impact human resource functions and integrate with campus wide systems. You will work closely with internal HR partners and campus partners to support Workday activity and other information systems within Carnegie Mellon University.
Core responsibilities will include:
Designing solutions based on requirements gathered by HR Business Analysts or other colleagues within the HR Technology team to optimize the management of human resources at the university.
Review and recommend solution options to facilitate optimal system functionality. Offer feedback and suggestions to functional stakeholders if requirements fail to comply with best practice or standards.
Document and execute detailed solution designs, including technical configuration and reporting requirements, security configuration, and scheduling.
Collaborate with functional resources, process owners, and HR Business analysts on test scenario design, unit testing, system / end-to-end testing execution.
Document and execute cut-over and migration of technical solutions from test environments to production environments.
Monitor features that are provided via regular HR application upgrades and facilitate the vetting, configuration, testing, and implementation of new releases.
Collaborate with project teams and process owners to ensure delivery of optimal solutions within the specified timeframes.
Adhere to documentation and control procedures for design, configuration, testing and migration of technical solutions. Support university data access and privacy standards.
Other Duties as Assigned
You should demonstrate:
Excellent problem solving, analytical and reasoning skills
Excellent oral and written communication
Excellent organization, time management and planning skills
Candidates should have strong analyst skills and enjoy working in a highly collaborative team on a broad array of disciplines within the HR/Payroll domain. Candidates should also have broad experience in HCM applications and a real passion for delivering solutions in a unique, challenging environment.
Flexibility, problem solving, an exceptional customer focus, integrity, and willingness to learn are important qualities within Human Resources. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. We are seeking someone with a positive approach who shares our values and who is committed to supporting the mission of the university through their work.
Bachelor's degree in Information Science, Computer Science or Human Resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master's degree in same disciplines preferred.
Minimum three years of experience as a systems analyst supporting HRIS systems required.
Experience with configuration of Workday HCM and reporting tools or similar HCM applications a plus!
Experience supporting Human Resource technologies in a higher education setting a plus!
A combination of education and relevant experience from which the candidate can demonstrate comparable knowledge will be considered.
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