Workday Integrations Consultant

Available in: Belfast

At Kainos WorkSmart, everything we achieve is because of the quality, talent and determination of our people, and their ability to deliver amazing digital solutions which meet the needs of our customers. Our goal is to be the leading Workday partner globally, with our people seen as the leaders in Workday deployment solutions. We do this by investing heavily in our teams and our people, giving them the opportunity to grow their careers with us and to build their knowledge and skills. We’re passionate about the need to ensure they are presented with the best opportunities while ensuring our customers get the solutions they need. 

 

We’re part of Kainos, which was established in 1986. We're rapidly growing in the US and we’re the largest Workday boutique partner in Europe providing full-service Workday solutions to our global customers. 

Integration Consultant          

As an integraiton consultant, you'll be responsible for the delivery of integration solutions for the cloud-based Workday HCM system. You'll work closely with clients to scope, implement, deploy and support integration solutions using the Workday integration platform toolset.

                  

Main Responsibilities

  • Delivers Workday integration solutions which are fit for purpose.  Delivery incorporates requirements capture, design, development, testing and operational implementation;
  • Facilitates client workshops/meetings to meet defined objectives;
  • Constructs & delivers presentations using structure & style appropriate to audience;
  • Applies Workday quality standards and guidelines to all deliverables;
  • Develops an understanding of business dynamics and regulatory issues for specific industry sectors in multiple geographies;
  • Contributes to planning assignments and structuring viable solutions that are consistent with Kainos' ability to deliver;
  • Develops and shares expert knowledge of the Workday product and integration toolset;
  • Builds open & trusted client relationships and is prepared to challenge the client appropriately;
  • Resolves client issues working at both process and technical level recommending and justifying suitable approaches;
  • Understands and consistently meets client expectations within scope of assignment role, while applying relevant Kainos methods;
  • Assists the future growth of Kainos by helping identify opportunities for additional business;
  • Mentors and up-skills junior Workday Integration Consultants;
  • Responsible for defined pre-sales activities as required, including production of proposals;
  • Understands contract and commercial terms applying to the assignment and ensures that Kainos is not compromised by non-compliance;
  • Complies with all confidentiality and non-disclosure policies and/or agreements and ensures security of information at all times;
  • Recognises Kainos competitor marketplace.

                   

The Ideal Candidate

                                     

Mandatory Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a relevant commercial environment with at least 1 year’s demonstrable success in consulting or project equivalent;
  • Proficiency with XML, XPath, XSD and XSLT, and be knowledgeable in an object oriented programming language (preferably J2EE);
  • Experience designing workflows to solve business and technical problems;
  • Good understanding of cloud computing and associated integration challenges;
  • Experience of working to project plans;
  • Sound communication skills including ability to deliver presentations using structure & style appropriate to audience;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • Capable of effective prioritisation of tasks and personal time management, while recognising and flagging issues outside area of own expertise.

                                   

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience of one or more business application environments (e.g. CRM, eBusiness etc.);
  • Experience of working with at least two different clients and demonstrable evidence of building client relationships;
  • A commercial awareness and understanding of project and business dynamics;
  • Previous experience working with PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP, Salesforce, Taleo, or other On-Premise and SaaS ERP systems;

                              

About The Company

                             

Kainos provides digital technology solutions that transform businesses, enabling companies to work smarter, faster, better. We have been operating successfully for more than 26 years and have a talented team of over 500 people, with offices in the UK, Ireland and Poland. We deliver exciting projects across Public, Healthcare and Financial Services sectors, where we build innovative systems and excellent services that are loved by their users.

                            

We are proud to be one of the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies To Work For. We’re committed to our people’s development and actively encourage their engagement in the technology community and beyond. Working at Kainos surrounds you with enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues - everyone contributes to an environment which is built around flexibility, enjoying your work, continuous learning and active career progression.


We’re an inclusive bunch at Kainos and we believe in equal opportunity. We welcome applications from all walks of life, including those with criminal records. Everyone who is offered a position here undergoes a background check, however no one is treated differently due to their background where it isn’t relevant to the role. It’s important to note – failure to reveal information which is relevant to the position sought, could result in us having to withdraw the conditional offer of employment.

In short: Having a criminal record will not exclude you from a career with Kainos. This depends entirely on the nature and requirements of the position, together with the circumstances and background of offences.