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Sr. Workday Functional Consultant Resume

NJ

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Extensive experience as a HR Benefits/Payroll/Time Consultant and Workday Functional Consultant.
  • Experience includes Payroll, Time Management, Gross Payroll, Time Recording, Cross Application Timesheet (CATS), Time Evaluation and Production Support
  • Expert project mediator, effective communicator with senior and mid - level management, business and IT staff. Experienced in organizing productive sessions, cross-functional and international team meetings.
  • Proficient in Workday modules like Core HCM, Benefits, Compensation, Staffing, Payroll interface, Security Groups, Business Processes, Absence Management
  • Developed/Tested User Defined Workday EIB's and iLoads to enable processing of large-volume transactions
  • Adept at using both manual and automated testing tools to troubleshoot systems, integration, user acceptance, positive and negative, functionality, object, and regression.
  • Expertise in QA Testing methodologies, requirements gathering, generating Test Plans, Test Cases and Change management/Defect Management and Bug reporting using HP ALM /Quality Center.
  • Highly experienced serving as liaison between both onshore and offshore and managing and coordinating during all phases of testing cycle.
  • Involved in Day to day support of Workday HCM, Security, Compensation and Reporting issues
  • Well versed in the Workday implementation methodology which includes multiple data conversion, tenant management, cutover project plan and go live support
  • Experience in analyzing and synthesizing results and proposing alternative tasks, benefits, determined if qualitative/quantitative standards met and organized Total Quality Management (TQM) ethics.
  • Experience in Full-length cycle implementation of PeopleSoft HRMS and working knowledge with STAT application for migrating projects and working knowledge on Autosys which is a scheduler to schedule Jobs for various applications in one place and where we can have defined dependencies
  • Experienced in Workday Integrations, iLoad, Data Migration and Reporting.
  • Worked on HR related issues and provided weekly updates to the team on new HRIS implementation.
  • Workday includes Fundamentals, Simple Inbound/Outbound Integrations, Business Processes, Calculated Fields, Report Writer, and Security Fundamentals.
  • Expertise in Workday Functional HCM with responsibilities not limited to Supervisory Organizations, Staffing Models, Job and Positions, Compensation, Defining Business Processes and Security Groups, Customized Report Generation and iLoads.
  • Extensively worked on Workday data conversion, iLoads and Workday integrations.
  • Maintenance and creation of Workday Supervisory Organizations, Locations, Positions, Cost centers, Cost Center hierarchies.
  • Designed and executed data conversion processes from multiple legacy systems to Workday production environment; systems included Oracle HRMS, ADP, and PeopleSoft.
  • Designed business flow diagrams and processes, which included processes in Staffing, job benefits, compensation grades and packages.
  • Worked on the Object Management Systems like Role Based Security, User Based Security, Job Based Security groups.
  • Experience with data flow and object modeling, case analysis, workflow analysis and functional decomposition, customization, data migration, testing and services
  • Maintenance and creation of Workday Supervisory Organizations, Locations, Positions, Cost centers, Cost Center hierarchies.
  • Proficient in developing all types of technical diagrams including Behavior Diagrams (Use Case Diagrams, Sequence diagrams, Collaboration diagrams, State chart diagrams and Activity diagrams), and Structure Diagrams (Class Diagrams) based on UML methodology using Rational Rose and MS Visio.
  • Hands-on involvement with Analysis, Setup and Configuration of Workday HCM
  • Ability to gather business and Technical Requirements from both formal and informal sessions utilizing a variety of software methodologies including, Use Cases and the Rational Unified Process.
  • Working knowledge of implementing software development projects using methodologies such as Waterfall, Rational Unified Process, Agile /Scrum.
  • Expertise in Database Administration of Test Environment Databases, Data Pools and identifying the performance issues due to inefficient Database Administration.
  • Experienced in using applications like MS Word, MS Excel and making Power Point presentations for preparing Test Strategy document and Test Plans.
  • Proficient in creating BRD (Business Requirement Document), TRD (Technical Requirement Document), FSD (Functional Specification Document) and UAT Documents, Use Case Narrative & Use Case Diagram
  • Has very strong background in a disciplined software development life cycle (SDLC) process and has excellent analytical, programming and problem solving skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Methodologies: Rational Unified Processing (RUP), AGILE Methodology, Joint Application Development (JAD), Rapid Application Development (RAD), Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) and Unified Modelling Language (UML)

Operating System: Linux, Unix, Sun Solaris 8, 9/AIX, Windows XP/NT/2000/2003 Server

Test/Defect Tools: HP Quality Center, QTP, Manual Testing, LoadRunner, WinRunner, IBM Rational Clear Case/ClearQuest

RDBMS: Oracle 8i/9i/10i, MS SQL Server, MS Access

Business Modelling Tools: MS Visio, MS Project, UML Requisite Pro, Rational Rose, Rational Requisite Pro.

Databases/Query Tools/Web: Perl/CGI, ANT, UNIX Shell, Java, J2EE, HTML, DHTML, XML, Java Script, VB Script, PL/SQL, .Net, ASP, MS Access, JSP, Visual Basic, Dream Weaver, C,C++,C #.

Additional Skills: Microsoft Office, MS ACCESS

PROFESSIAONL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, NJ

Sr. Workday Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on multiple workday Integrations and Payroll testing.
  • Analyzed client’s HR/Payroll business needs through client working sessions and supported development of new business processes and a future state design.
  • Develop test scenarios and test cases for all in scope 50+ Business processes (hire, job change, terminate, etc.) along with testing of security role mapping for each of the Business processes.
  • Chair scrum/defect review meetings with project team stakeholders to discuss issue found during testing and their current statuses.
  • Collaborated with senior HCM business users and Goldman executives on a personnel data management strategy to centralize and then outsource personnel data management function to Hewitt Associates.
  • Involved in development of design documentation for scope interfaces to and from Workday.
  • Responsible for developing test cases for Workday Integration testing of 140+ inbound and outbound interfaces to and from Workday to other third party systems.
  • Tested job scheduling and validate end results.
  • Responsible for testing Workday connector to send payroll data to third party vendor.
  • Created test scenarios and test data for end to end testing from Business process to Integration to Payroll.
  • Business Process analysis and support for Workday Payroll and HCM.
  • Performed delta testing to ensure that full Payroll data has been extracted, cleansed, calculated and uploaded to third party vendor.
  • Lead and manage Business Process testing, Functional testing, Integration testing, Unit testing, Black Box Testing, User Acceptance testing, GUI, Sanity, System testing, Regression testing.
  • Lead the Defect Management process and maintain the test scenarios, requirement traceability matrix in HP Quality Center and logged and tracked defects in HP Quality Center.
  • Streamlined development and QA processes.
  • Coordinated Development and QA efforts that resulted in consistent on-time delivery of regularly scheduled maintenance releases.
  • Enhanced communications between Development, QA, and groups.
  • Lead automation activities within the automation framework using QTP 11.0.
  • Strong management and leadership for direct reports with capacity to mentor and coach QA staff.

Confidential, Los Angeles, CA

Workday HCM Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Perform support activities for Workday HCM implementation lifecycle.
  • Performed analysis and Design for Workday Absence and Performance Management module.
  • Lead Workshop sessions with Business stakeholders to define Compensation Plan rules and new Compensation Code naming conventions to fit Workday system.
  • Performed deployment planning and execution for Compensation Plans, Compensation/Tax Code definitions into Workday.
  • Liaison between the Compensation Business Partners and Workday Implementation technical team in deploying integration and business process testing and data analysis as part of Workday Implementation.
  • Managing, planning, coordinating, and execution of 1200 task deployment plan.
  • Perform Analysis and design for 86 integrations to downstream systems.
  • Perform Analysis and configuration integration transmission scheme across multiple platforms.
  • Coordination for proof of concept and deployment of secure integration file transmissions architecture.
  • Managing proof of concept and delivery of data masking solution for development and test cycles.

Confidential, NYC, NY

HR FUNCTIONAL CONSUTLANT

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed & developed business & functional requirement specifications for enhancements & new wage types required for payroll.
  • Analyzed the US remuneration statements and prepared a draft of proposal for the new layout to the Payroll Manager.
  • Prepared & proposed plan on the benefits of the SAP Global Payroll implementation for the company.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and executing critical projects through all the phases of SDLC within the assigned resources and defined budget & scope.
  • Identified the dependencies related to the Payroll & HR.
  • Drive the usage of Agile, SDLC and other key measures to improve project delivery and ensured the appropriate resource planning are applied to drive success.
  • Implemented the use of Employee Self Service (ESS) for US, UK, Canada, Korea & Middle Eastern employees to record working time, vacations and holidays.
  • Conducted GAP Analysis on the existing work schedules and presented a proposal of a new structured and logical work schedules to the HR & Payroll Manager and charted the resource planning & impact to transfer current employees to the new work schedules.
  • Identified incorrect calculation of the Absences/Attendances wage type “Unpaid Absence” for Salary Overtime employees.
  • Created Overtime Policy for the company with the help of HR Manager emphasizing on vacation accruals.
  • Developed & tested vacation accruals for US employees to prorate correctly for new hires, in-active leave & terminated employees.
  • Communicated and & ensured sign off on the Vacation Accrual testing with HR & Payroll manager.
  • Developed UAT test scripts for Employee Self Service (ESS), on entering work time & absence/attendance types.
  • Tested the compensation wage types “Extra hours worked” & “Rig per diem -Travel Allowance” given to Salary Fulltime, Salary Overtime & Hourly Fulltime employees.
  • Coordinated with payroll team and gathered data for metrics reporting on testing.
  • Worked with the development team to correct the incorrect setup of wage types & resolution of defects.
  • Coordinated with the Payroll, HR & I.T. teams to identify Year- End Activities and prepared a report on roles, responsibilities & timeline of the following activities pertaining to Year End Payroll.
  • Developed scenarios for different payroll areas and scenarios for HR Support pack upgrades.
  • Created a Year- End report on New Hires for auditing purposes.
  • Extensively worked & managed documentation on Livelink.
  • Support live production system.

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