Techno-Functional Workday Lead

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

As an early adopter of Workday, we are committed to leveraging the ever-evolving ecosystem of Workday tools and resources to support a best in class employment experience for Motorola Solutions employees. We are looking for a business transformation champion who can help us make our HRIS technology vision a reality, continually raising the bar on innovation, creativity, and imagination in all areas.

We believe that building relationships, partnering with key stakeholders to identify business needs, and sharing Workday knowledge and expertise is critical to our success. To ensure this, the Workday team operates as a shared global HR COE (Center of Excellence) within our global HR team.

Job Description

Techno-Functional Workday Champion is responsible for delivering a best-in-class HRIS experience to Motorola Solutions employees, managers, HR functional teams and HR business partners through the design, deployment, and administration of Workday at Motorola Solutions. As a Workday expert, this individual will be responsible for helping team members think through challenges, providing stretch assignments and developmental opportunities, coordinating work among team members, and modeling Motorola Solutions leadership values.

This person will maintain vendor relationships with Workday and partner with HR COE teams including Recruiting, Onboarding, Rewards, Talent, and Employee Relations to build a multi-year Workday technology roadmap that is aligned to business priorities and HR operational needs. They will oversee and manage the ongoing design, configuration, deployment, and maintenance of the HR Business Processes in Workday and serve as a strong consultative partner to business users and functional leaders to continuously improve service delivery including Workday data analytics and reporting.

In addition, they will constantly leverage their technical and Workday expertise to help solve complex problems, collaborate with team members to help them think through opportunities, and even perform configuration within the tenant. A deep technical understanding of the complexities and interconnectedness of the Workday modules is critical to ensuring not only the stability of the platform, but that we are also maximizing our investment. They are responsible for managing role-based security on the platform as well as continually improving data integrity and driving data governance across the platform. They will partner with the Chief Administrative Office Technical Teams and IT Organization to ensure seamless integrations between Workday and other Motorola Solutions applications.

  • Experience supporting Workday HCM, Workday Recruit, Workday Compensation and other Workday suite systems in a large global organization (>10,000 employees)
  • Experience managing the design, configuration, testing, implementation, documentation, communication and training for new or updated Workday tools.
  • Strong experience with interface, networking, and data warehousing technologies, as well as design, relational database technologies, and performance tuning
  • Ability to plan, budget, and forecast HRIS Systems needs and application requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strategic relationships throughout and beyond Human Resources and influence partners where appropriate

  • Implementation experience with Workday or other major HR systems including stabilization with a company of similar scale and complexity to Motorola Solutions
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of HRIS Software Development experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Workday business processes, report generation and interface architecture

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of HRIS Software Development experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Workday business processes, report generation and interface architecture

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S.Benefitsinclude:
  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PaidParental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


Chicago, IL