Workday - HRIS Technical Manager

The Workday/HRIS Technical Manager will report to the Director of HRIS and will be part of a group that supports many of the HR and People Operations functions including Workday and Joomla. He/she is responsible as for helping set strategy, and execute vision around security, integrations and analytics, including reporting and dashboards, security and integrations. This is a hands-on role where you will lead by consulting with the business to gather requirements, troubleshoot systems issues, and perform ongoing configuration/development of the systems. The role has global reach, interacting with clients in all geographies where TripAdvisor has employees.

This resource will lead and deliver discrete projects within the systems group, which will sometimes involve managing resources from other groups within TripAdvisor and/or outside consultants.

The ideal candidate will have considerable expertise in HR systems, especially Workday, and exude a passion for all data dimensions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for Analytics Solutions, Data management, integrations, and Security
  • Develops and maintains data acquisition strategy, process and methodology
  • Project management, design and delivery for assigned projects
  • Leverages Mastery-level knowledge of Workday, and other systems as assigned, to Lead in the configuration/development and deployment of new modules / functionality
  • Primary technical contact for Joomla
  • Lead initiatives that integrate Workday with other systems and help define technical requirements with the HR users and vendors
  • Support and, or leads system upgrades/updates, including regression testing
  • Creates advanced reports, dashboards and analytics
  • Leverages independent judgement in obtaining superior results
  • Evaluate, communicate and coordinate the technical impacts of Workday configuration decisions
  • Educate users on the use and features of Workday
  • Track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns to management
  • Assist and provide Level 3 Support on HR production issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • B.S. with Masters preferred
  • 3+ years management experience
  • 12+ Years business experience, preferably in the HR domain
  • 5+ Years Workday experience, preferably as a Workday consultant certified in one or more of the following areas
    • Workday Studio/Advanced Integrations
    • Workday Advanced report writing
    • Workday Core HR (Masterly-Level)
  • Superior analytical skills including problem solving, attention to detail and clear communication of complex results
  • Leverages broad workday expertise to provide a solution with options
  • Excellent Business Analysis skills: Timeline Planning, Requirements Definition and documentation, test planning, deployment approaches
  • Superior analytical skills including problem solving, attention to detail and clear communication of complex results
  • Masterly level technical knowledge with
    • Eclipse / Workday Studio
    • XML and XSLT
    • Java
    • Hadoop
    • SOAP
    • REST
    • WSDL
    • Data encryption (SFTP, SSH, PGP)
    • HTML
  • Experience with strategic and tactical application of Big Data
  • Experience with Business Intelligence software including Tableau or DOMO a plus
  • Experience with portal and website design/Architecture, including Joomla!
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication capabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence at all levels within the organization
  • Superior detail orientation, organization, and analytical skills
  • Outstanding Excel skills and knowledge of MS Project or other Cloud based Project management tools (JIRA)
  • Thrive on simultaneously managing multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to operate effectively in a dynamic, growing environment with minimal supervision
  • Leads in the delivery of HRIS strategies and goals that align with company objectives
  • Experience with change management methods and programs a plus
  • Works hard, but can laugh and have fun in the process

TripAdvisor provides a unique, global work environment that captures the speed, innovation and excitement of a startup, at a thriving, growing and well-established industry brand.  At TripAdvisor, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, and energetic team where you can immediately make meaningful contributions. 

TripAdvisor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

***This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. ***


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