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Workday Benefits Consultant

Sunrise Systems, Inc Summit Full-Time
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Sunrise System Inc. is currently looking for Workday Benefits Consultant in Summit, NJ with one of our top client.

Job Title: Workday Benefits Consultant

Job Id: 19-10982

Location: Summit, NJ 07901

Duration: 4 months to begin with

Position Type: Hourly contract Position (W2 & C2C)

Workday Benefits Certification is required


IT Solution Architect - Workday Benefits

  • Overall 7-8 years of experience and 4-5 years of Workday experience.

  • Conduct working sessions with business users to gather, understand, and analyze business requirements for Benefits and related processes.

  • Design and implement requirements in the Workday Benefits solution.

  • Workday Benefits Knowledge with Open Enrollment is required for the role.

  • Should have strong experience working on Workday Benefits module and should have worked with vendors like Cigna, VSP, Hartford etc.

  • Workday Benefits certification is required.

  • Experience in Canada benefits will be preferred.

  • Configure the core components of Workday Benefits, such as providers and coverage types. Define and configure benefit groups, eligibility criteria, benefit plans and various rules and rate calculations.

  • Configure and execute common enrollment event types.

  • •Strong HCM Core and Security knowledge is needed for the position.

  • Facilitate cross-functional solutions across HR, Payroll and HCM domains

  • Demonstrate the configurations through the iterative development of prototypes

  • Provide subject matter expertise on key business process decisions related to industry and/or functional areas

  • Analyze business process to identify and propose new business process or program changes to address business specific requirements and provide continuous improvement.

  • Support functional aspect of integration by collaborating with vendors and business users.

  • Manage and deliver projects as assigned.

  • Responsible for ongoing support, maintenance and updates to Workday upgrades.

  • Setup the data for testing in each module and conducted test in different cycles.

  • Served as liaison to business including super users and process area sponsors.

  • Support Benefits integrations and help in resolving enrollment related issues by co-ordination with business users and vendors.

  • Identify and resolve data issues

  • Identify strategies, risks, and options, recommend approaches and mitigations to meet functional requirements.

  • Configure and test HCM Core, Benefits and other related configuration deliverables.

  • Support the HCM, Benefits, Talent and Performance Management work streams and driving towards decisions and recommending best practices related to Workday functionality.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead Workday SME in the team

  • Strong skills to work with onshore/off shore team model.

  • Should also have M&A experience.

  • Escalation point for workday issues for Benefits.

  • HCM Core, Security knowledge is also a key for the role.

  • Payroll knowledge will be a big bonus for the role.

  • Workday Recruiting, Compensation, Time and Absence knowledge will be a good to have skills.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA's):

  • MUST be certified, with 5-7-year Workday experience in HCM and Benefits.

  • Agile and Waterfall delivery experience will be preferred.

  • Must have experience with midsize to large company HRIS system management, pharma preferred but not mandatory

  • Must have strong English communications skills and business acumen to work with our partners in HR

  • Contributes to an IT project during the weeks where the following SDLC activities and/or events are taking place.


Satya | Delivery Manager

Direct: (732) 272 0262| Email: satya@sunrisesys.com


Satyajeet Paul

Office: (732) 313-0264. | Email: satyajeetp@sunrisesys.com

Skills required

Human Resources Information System (Hris)
Performance Management
Human Resource Management
Labour Laws
Welfare Plans
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Sunrise Systems was founded in 1990 and has since evolved into a leading professional Services and Solutions firm specializing in the areas of Staffing, Information Technology development and IT Consulting services. With over 20 years of industry experience, we at Sunrise Systems pride ourselves on our flexible engagement models, designed to cater to our client's Staffing, Consulting and Technology needs. Over the years, Sunrise has built a strong talent pool with a wide range of experienced IT professionals. With our proven placement strategy, we offer clients unparalleled project management experience, technical expertise and industry-specific acumen, as well as the right professionals to fit any unique company culture.
At Sunrise, we have always believed that business should be personal. That’s why we have developed flexible engagement models that allow our clients to set the parameters of their software development projects. We work hard to accommodate tight budget constraints and are mindful of short timelines. Moreover, our customizable products strive to meet the specific needs of our clients, eliminating any notion of a one-size-fits-all software solution. Our client-focused operations are strengthened by our ability to perform services either at the customer site or at one of our technology centers. We leverage our offshore and onshore development capabilities as we strive to meet and exceed customer specific requirements.

No matter the challenge or the industry, Sunrise Systems has the experience, talent, and dedication to provide the right solution for your business.

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