Carnegie Mellon University - Office of Human Resources
Location: Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
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4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 2020806
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.
Reviewing and recommending solution options to facilitate optimal system functionality. Offering feedback and suggestions to functional customers if requirements fail to align with best practice or standards.
Documenting and implementing detailed solution designs, including technical configuration and reporting requirements, security configuration, and scheduling.
Collaborating with functional resources, process owners, and HR Business analysts on test scenario design, unit testing, system / end-to-end testing execution.
Detailing and completing cut-over and migration of technical solutions from test environments to production environments.
Monitoring features that are provided via regular HR application upgrades and facilitate the vetting, configuration, testing, and implementation of new releases.
Collaborating with project teams and process owners to ensure delivery of optimal solutions within the specified timeframes.
Adhering 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.
Sponsorship: Applicants for this position must be currently legally authorized to work for CMU in the United States. CMU will not sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for this opportunity.
At Carnegie Mellon, we value the whole package when extending offers of employment. Beyond just credentials, we consider the role & responsibilities, your invaluable work experience, and the knowledge gained through education and training. We acknowledge and appreciate your unique key skills and the diverse perspectives you bring. Our commitment to fostering an inclusive work environment means we also account for geographic differentials. Your journey with us is about more than just a job; it’s about finding the perfect fit for your professional growth and personal aspirations.
Interested in this exciting opportunity?! Apply today!
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 Workday required.
Experience with configuration of Workday HCM and reporting tools.
Experience supporting Workday payroll, compensation or performance in a higher education setting a plus
A combination of education and relevant experience from which the candidate can demonstrate comparable knowledge may be considered.
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