Product Manager

Short Description

Salesforce is seeking for Product Manager who has experience with AGILE development methodology and knowledge of web applications and custom applications

Job Description

  • Work effectively with Employee Success (HR) and  IT to identify, document and prioritize requirements for Workday systems
  • Write functional specifications for new functionality, configure system changes within Workday 
  • Partner with ES and IT teams to evaluate how best to use Workday technology to meet evolving business requirements and information needs
  • Help manage and share information from Workday Community with the IT team and Employee Success teams; This includes logging brainstorms, monitoring release notes and sharing details on webinars. 
  • Ensure solutions promote simplification, accuracy and an increasingly higher level of productivity for users.  
  • Provide functional support during technology upgrades/implementations and work successfully as a liaison with Employee Success, IT, and other partners
  • Identify test scenarios, develop test scripts, and execute testing in support of system and user acceptance testing
  • Ensure that new configuration meets end-users needs 
  • Play an advisory role to the team and the customer when designing and configuring new features within Workday
  • Become an expert in the business process of the customer and play the role of advocate for customer needs
  • Support the implementation of change management activities by organizing UAT, authoring release communications, updating Chatter, creating training materials, and delivering training to IT Support teams
  • Partner with the IT and ES support organizations to provide training, support and technical assistance to end users
  • Participate in Agile scrum team, responsible as a business analyst and central subject matter expert

Required Skills
  • Bachelors Degree, with 10+ years as an HR Business Analyst or similar function
  • Workday certified and experience with Workday HCM, Compensation, Recruiting, Payroll and related technologies
  • Guide internal customers through the entire project lifecycle
  • Negotiate detailed requirement and solution design trade-offs
  • Contribute to cross-functional and cross-technical dependency management
  • Provide guidance to the portfolio roadmap for other teams/functions
  • Anticipate and communicate blockers, conflicts, and obstacles
  • Connect-the-dots between business strategies and project deliverables
  • Leads the writing of User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Assists with backlog grooming of new enhancement requests
  • Expert knowledge in business process analysis, requirements and design, data modeling, detailed functional design, test planning, and UAT execution 
  • Implementation and support experience with global HR systems from gathering and documenting complex business requirements through testing and production rollout
  • Change management skills including communication, testing, training and business system and process transformation 
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, able to shift directions quickly when priorities change, think through problems to come up with innovative solutions and deliver against very tight deadlines
  • Willing to receive direction and guidance within a team environment, adapt and develop best practices and circumnavigate obstacles with creative technical solutions.

Desired Skills/Experience:
  • Implementation and support experience with other global HCM and compensation planning systems (e.g. Workday, Peoplesoft, Workscape)
  • Experience with the platform and related cloud or web-based technologies
  • Experience with Use Case modeling 
  • Certified Administrator
  • Experience with AGILE development methodology
  • Knowledge of web applications and custom applications.

Product Manager
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