General Electric Sr Staff Enterprise Architect - Workday in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

Role Summary:

You will be the lead enterprise solutions architect on the GEHC HR Digital team, responsible for GEHC’s Workday technology strategy and architecture as well as our Payroll/Benefits capabilities. In collaboration with GEHC HR domain experts, our Systems Integrator (SI), shared corporate and HC teams and other key groups and stakeholders, you will be responsible to lead the design and provide technology ownership of GEHC’s workday implementation and subsequent ongoing upkeep and expansion

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Sr Staff Enterprise Architect – Workday, for Global Human Capital Management (HCM) focused on Workday, you will have a unique opportunity to shape the future of the HR function for GE Healthcare as we transition to Workday, our new Human Capital Management (HCM) ‘cloud’ solution. This role isn’t for the faint-hearted ... you’ll disrupt, re-imagine and deploy technology solutions for contemporary HR practices and processes across the globe.

As a key leader in the HR DT Architecture and Integrations team, in this role you will:

• This role will require ownership and understanding of Workday’s core architecture, configuration & integration capabilities and its interactions with non-workday solutions

• Have overall accountability for managing technology strategy, roadmaps and technical-related issues and risks for GE Healthcare’s Workday Platform and Payroll/Benefits Solution.

• Review/Analyze platform changes (including release notes), and support Product Managers, Integration & Data teams on the planning and execution of capability rollout

• Lead technical design discussions with key IT and Non – IT stakeholders, including 3rd Parties to architect and define technical solutions including Hiring, Learning, Data & Analytics, Workforce Management to support Workday implementation and ongoing Ops.

• Work with functional process owners, regional subject matter experts, and a systems implementation partners to define creative technical solutions maintaining necessary connections to legacy platforms through the planned deployment period

• Be an integral part of the GE Healthcare Workday implementation team and provide technical leadership and oversight, including crucial hands on guidance when needed to support timely implementation of the solutions.

• Establish governance for new capability implementation within Workday, including configuration standards, guidelines. Represent & Lead HR DT function in GEHC Enterprise Architecture Governance process

• Act as technical thought leader for all things Workday & Payroll/Benefits – Establish & Collaborate with a strong network of Workday experts to bring external ideas and solutions to GE Healthcare. Nurture emerging GEHC talent in this space to build future technology leaders for HC.

• Ready to engage and resolve challenging Workday issues - at build and during critical Ops Incidents


• Bachelor’s Degree. STEM preferred. Masters preferred.

• Minimum 8+ years’ or relevant experience

• Demonstrated Enterprise integration and architecture skills including technology evaluations, integration strategy, design , architecture and development

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

• This role will require ownership and understanding of Workday’s core architecture, configuration & integration capabilities and its interactions with non-workday solutions

• Hands-on, Workday and HCM solution experience, and/or architecture of complex HR ecosystems

• Practical understanding of end to end payroll process and technologies including vendor nuances, country/regional variations and payroll accounting reconciliations to finance/GL.

• Sound understanding of HCM domain, including adjacent functions such as Finance, Cost Mgmt. and sourcing.

• Hands-on experience in multi-generation technology planning, convergence and rationalization

• Experience in executing under scrum/agile framework

• Adopts a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with multiple points of view but able to drive to decision.

• Challenges program/product planning assumptions.

• Strong understanding of employee data structures and downstream systems , and streamline data flows

• Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skills

Business Acumen:

• Passionate about technology with the pragmatism necessary to solve customer problems and deliver value.

• Proven track record of setting targets, executing a plan, and delivering results

• Ability to plan and provide structure and organization in a fast paced, changing environment

• Effectively manages risk and uncertainty for self and team.

• Ability to decompose problems and make decisions when problems or solutions are not well defined

• Ability to interact at all levels of the organization, and with other GE businesses and partners


• High-energy with a passion for working in a global matrix organization, energizing and exciting teams across diverse cultures

• Ability to work with multiple cross-functional teams in regions, functions, and organizations to help build effective persona focused user journeys

• Garners direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas, and leverages chains of indirect influence

• Influential leadership experience with credibility, the ability to partner, energize and inspire teams and stakeholders.

Personal Attributes:

• Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices

• Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

• Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal in the face of unfavorable odds and setbacks

• Commitment, Perseverance, Passion!

• Are you excited yet? You’re a team player who can see the forest for the trees and at the same time be in the details to track to key milestones, understand critical interdependencies and escalate issues proactively. Not only are you passionate about making a difference, you’ll be improving the overall employee experience by ensuring consistent, predictable and reliable exchange of critical HR information across systems

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Michigan, Wisconsin; Wauwatosa, Van Buren

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.