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Consultant - Workday HCM

at Appirio in San Mateo, CA   —   Jul 02, 2014   |  
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Appirio provides products and services that help enterprises accelerate their adoption of on-demand. Appirio has a proven track record of delivering business value to customers by implementing mission-critical Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions based on platforms such as Salesforce and Google Apps, and developing innovative applications that connect and extend today's leading on-demand platforms. Appirio was founded in 2006, is the fastest growing partner of and Google, and is backed by Sequoia Capital.

On-demand software is changing the world. More than ever, large companies are deploying systems like and Google Apps instead of installing and maintaining their own on-premise applications. An Appirio Consultant will guide our customers through implementation and integration Google Apps as a replacement or augmentation of on-premise messaging systems and applications. You will gain valuable experience with cutting-edge software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies as you help customers realize the benefits of on-demand software – no maintenance, easier configuration, higher reliability, and wider adoption.


Appirio is focused on Workday,, and Google Enterprise customer implementations. Human Capital Management Consultants will work on-site and remotely with customers to advise on maximizing the effectiveness of their HR operations and the HR function.

Ideal candidates will have Workday implementation experience, specifically in Human Capital Management. Additionally, our staff will consult with clients to further increase efficiency and reduce costs by advising on additional cloud strategy offerings.
Participate in and/or lead Workday HCM implementations
Consult with clients to design, build and deploy Workday HCM to meet their business needs
Perform analysis and effective diagnosis of client issues and manage day-to-day client relationships
Consult with clients to maximize efficiency on broad range of operations, ranging from HR Strategy to process design to shared and self-service applications and enabling technologies
Participate in the sales cycle when requested to gather requirements, formulate delivery approach and develop a proposal/SOW
Integration Consultants must have deep knowledge of service oriented architecture design principals, common ERP integration design patterns, in-depth knowledge of Workday's various integration technologies, Workday's Implementation methodology, and will combine those skills to drive integration deployment successes.
Enthusiastic, professional, and confident personality, with a focus on customer success
Excellent listening skills to fully understand the customer requirements and pain points
Ability to translate customer requirements into implementation plans
Technical acumen to convert plans into real solutions that work
Driven by customer success with a team player attitude
Located and able to work in the U.S. and able to travel up to 40-60%
Looking for a full-time position
Hands-on experience implementing Workday HCM or other SaaS HCM solutions is required
Broad-based knowledge of Human Capital Management, with areas of expertise in Talent Management, Benefits, and/or Payroll
5+ years of PeopleSoft (or other ERP) HCM implementation experience
EDI, Web Services, XML, XSLT, Java, .Net or other integration technologies
Experience designing and implementing technology-enabled HR business solutions for clients
Experience defining HR business and systems strategy, developing system requirements, designing and prototyping, testing, training, defining support procedures and implementing practical business solutions under multiple deadlines
Strong presentation and communication skills
Ability to collaborate with clients, and have a strong desire to excel
Project management and/or team lead experience
B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent

This position will be located in any region in the U.S.. Selected applicants must be able to work from a home office.

Salary and Benefits:
* Comprehensive health plan through BlueShield, MetLife and VSP including medical, dental, and vision coverage (full-time employees only)
* Short-term and Long-term Disability Plans
* Life Insurance
* Flexible Spending Plans (Medical and Dependent Care)
* 401k
* Employee Assistance Program
* Salary and bonus structures based on experience

Next Steps:
* Submit your application and resume to Appirio's Careers web site:
* Successful candidates will be interviewed via telephone, then in person.
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