Application Workday Manager

United Technologies   •  

Farmington, CT

Industry: Transportation


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

At Otis, we're dedicated to reinventing the way people move. As cities reach impossible heights and the digital revolution transforms daily life, our customers are looking to Otis for new ways to keep their world moving. As always, we're ready – with a bold vision of the future and the groundbreaking technology to make it happen. You could be part of our next chapter as an Application Workday Lead, supporting project deployment and technical readiness activities for our Global Workday HRIS system and serving as a strong consultative partner to functional leaders, providing process and technology solutions to complex business needs.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Partners with functional Human Resources leaders and drives business process improvements by leveraging technology and liaising across other digital technology teams and vendor partners
  • Leads technology implementations and upgrades for the Workday project from an IT perspective, partnering with HR functional leaders, digital technology and technology implementation partners
  • Partners with functional HR leaders to prioritize business needs and implements a strong project management cadence in delivering solutions, including leading weekly prioritization meetings, measuring the effectiveness of solutions and managing customer expectations
  • Coordinates with other systems owners who have HR-linked business or system integrations (e.g., Finance/GL teams, Treasury and Regulatory)
  • Leads data automation through the development of Workday integrations
  • Builds and deploys technical integrations across multiple 3rd party applications, utilizing APIs, web services and other integration methodologies
  • Manages compliance, system integration and technical profiles for all Workday integrations


  • A bachelor's degree in business technology, information technology computer science or related field, and/or equivalent experience is required

Basic Qualifications

  • Five to ten-plus years of relevant work/education experience
  • A demonstrated history of building Workday integrations
  • Experience developing Integrations Life-Cycle Deployment technical specifications, process flows, test cases/test file delivery, and deployment and documentation
  • Ability to trouble-shoot, update and test existing integrations of Workday Studio, XSLT, and Workday advanced report writing/calculated fields

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strategic thinker, with the ability to also stay on top of tactical execution
  • Capacity to adapt to shifting goals and activities in an Agile environment
  • Capacity to manage multiple activities in parallel
  • A self-starter with excellent analytical, communication (interpersonal, verbal and written) and problem-solving skills
  • Data-driven and results-oriented

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE "green" escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety, and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures.