Job Description

Title: Workday Consultant (Data Conversion) – USA Virtual

Location: USA Virtual

As a Workday Consultant (Data Conversion), a typical day to include the following

The successful candidate will be responsible for deployment and/or post-production data conversion delivery; managing projects, cases and modifications across a breadth of clients and domains. Active listening, good communication, responsiveness, ability to manage multiple tasks and consulting on data conversion solutions are key attributes for this role.

Within Workday, configures and successfully unit tests requirements, triages issues and identifies process improvements. Responsible for ensuring timely and quality execution of client deliverables on client requests and Workday projects. Responsible for bodies of work from start to finish across multiple projects or clients with limited supervision. Developing into a subject matter expert internally and externally.

  • Facilitate and/or participate in client discussions on data requirements, conversion methodology and data validation.
  • Adhere to Alight Cloud Deployment Solutions (CDS) conversion and reporting methodology and best practices.
  • Responsible for support of Workday HCM and/or Financials applications throughout the project lifecycle, from planning and design phases through configuration, testing and deployment with minimal supervision.
  • Executes tasks within projects on time and within Alight quality standards for client deliverables.
  • Continues to specialize and deepen skill set within an area, e.g., such as HCM, Benefits, Financials, etc.
  • Research data conversion and/or reporting issues, identify root cause and implement corrective measures.
  • Able to create work estimates for smaller bodies of work.
  • Develops working relationships with other members of the project team, management and external clients to deliver projects effectively.
  • Has targeted conversations with client in area(s) of focus and provides consultative advice and recommendations, applying Alight Point of View and best practice learning s.
  • Can lead discussions with clients on basic scope and solutions to influence client decisions and project deliverables.
  • Provides guidance internally to less experienced colleagues through coaching and reviewing deliverables.
  • Participates in or may project manage internal initiatives that impact the domain or our consulting methodology, such as identifying and incorporating process improvements to our consulting methodology, documenting best practices, building and refining functional/technical collateral, etc.

Knowledge and Expertise of:

  • 1 year of relevant and practical Workday experience and Workday certification strongly preferred
  • 3 year of relevant hands-on analytical experience in data integrity and/or reporting
  • Able to prioritize and organize increasingly complex work to ensure overall timeliness and quality standards
  • Ability to self manage work on multiple clients and client priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to adapt to frequent change
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated experience with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Exhibits problem-solving skills, including troubleshooting issues and escalates as appropriate
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and can clearly articulate more complex messages and requirements
  • Demonstrated commitment and achievement to delivery excellence and client satisfaction
  • Demonstrated initiative and curiosity to build skills in other areas
  • Up to 35% travel
  • If not already a holder of the relevant Workday Certification, successful completion of appropriate Workday Certification(s) is a requirement of the role


Bachelor s degree in Business, Math Computer Science or related discipline.