Workday Security Administrator || remote


Depends on Experience
Contract - W2
Contract - 24 Month(s)


IT Governance
Workday HCM
Workday environment
workday project manager
Security Administration
query security
system admin
access control

Job Details

Role: Workday Security Administrator

Location: Onshore/ Remote

EXP: 15+ 

Role Summary:
A Workday Security Administrator is responsible for managing the security domains, groups, roles, and policies within the Workday system. Their key responsibilities include overseeing system activity, conducting audits to ensure security alignment, and collaborating with HR and Finance teams to implement security requirements for the organization.

Core Skills:

Exhibits strong project management, communication, and collaboration abilities to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
Competence in managing deliverables and understanding project timelines.
Adept at troubleshooting and resolving issues within the Workday environment.
Strong analytical abilities to understand and interpret data.
Excellent communication skills for clear and concise information transfer.
Effective interpersonal skills to collaborate with team members and stakeholders.
Ability to translate complex requirements into actionable technical specifications.

Key Responsibilities:
Security Administration:
Implementing security to include user profiles, roles, permissions, object security, and query security for all areas of Workday.
Reviewing current internal security controls and proposing changes as needed to enhance system security.
Monitoring system security and access controls, configuring and deploying security measures as necessary.
Maintaining a security matrix and ensuring compliance with data privacy standards and company policies.
Strong understanding of user profiles, roles, permissions, and security configurations.
Knowledge of data privacy standards and compliance requirements.
Experience with security systems management and data protection.

Product Support:
Assisting users with security-related issues, troubleshooting access problems, and providing guidance on security best practices.
Driving merger & acquisition security setups from inception and ensuring seamless integration.
Supporting Workday release security testing and reviewing new security functionalities for implementation.
Providing recommendations and options for workstreams to address their security requirements.
Monitoring and responding to Workday security defects and change requests.
Proficiency in Workday HCM and security modules with ability to troubleshoot and resolve access and security issues.
Excellent communication skills for interacting with various stakeholders.

IT Governance / Risk Framework:
Establishing and maintaining a governance structure that aligns IT strategy with business objectives.
Informing the development and implementation of policies, procedures, controls, and metrics to manage IT risks effectively.
Implementing controls and safeguards to mitigate identified risks and regularly monitoring their effectiveness.
Investing in continuous improvement of the IT governance framework to adapt to the evolving technological landscape and emerging threats.
Release and Deployment - Ensure that solution design follows the established IT governance framework for deployment with required documentation.

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