Workday Architect

Morgantown, WV 26506

Posted: 02/07/2023 Job Number: 202321 Pay Rate: $150,000.00

Job Description



Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’ s degree in healthcare, computer science, business, informatics or related field AND Eight (8) years’ experience performing system analysis with business, clinical or administrative applications required.

OR High school diploma or equivalent AND Twelve (12) years’ experience performing system analysis with business, clinical or administrative applications required.
  1. This position may require additional certification in support of the responsibilities of the position, which will be provided by WVUHS Information Technology. Certification completion will be required within four months of formal certification training completion.
  2. 5 to 7 years of Workday experience a MUST.
  3. Internal employees must meet all mandatory competencies in current position in order to qualify for promotion within IT.


  1. Experience in a healthcare system/environment preferred (not required).
  2. Experience with Data Integration, Application Roadmaps and/or Technical and Workflow Architecture.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The statements described here are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all responsibilities and duties. Other duties may be assigned.
  1. Provides strategic consultation to business customers in defining or designing business processes and functions, as well as in researching and internally marketing technologies based on customer capability requirements. Facilitates development of enterprise business solutions that combine knowledge of particular business processes and issues, general technology options, and processes facilitation techniques. Participates in enterprise strategy development, including environmental analysis, opportunity identification, value cases and business innovation portfolio development.
  2. Specifies and designs large or complex systems, solutions, or processes. Selects appropriate design standards, methods, and tools. Reviews others' system design to ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources and integration of multiple systems and technology. Establishes policy for selection of architecture components. Evaluates and undertakes impact analysis on major design options. Ensures that the system architecture balances functional, service quality, and systems management requirements.
  3. Uses appropriate tools, including models of components and interfaces, to contribute to the development of architectures. Produces detailed component requirements and specifications and translates these into detailed solutions for implementation. Provides advice on technical aspects of system development, integration, and processes. Ensures that relevant technical and business strategies and policies are applied correctly.
  4. Selects and uses tools and methods to establish and communicate the requirements of system users, their characteristics, and tasks. Identifies the technical, organizational, and physical environment in which complex products will operate. Proposes and leads improvement programs, taking responsibility for the quality and appropriateness of the work performed and the realization of measurable business benefits. Modifies and improves upon process improvement approaches.
  5. Oversees the enterprise change management process for their area of responsibility to ensure processes are followed and provide recommendations/direction on requests being submitted with regard to impact across affected teams.
  6. Ensures the resolution of a variety of architecture and business problems and serves as a lead for highly complex business initiatives.
  7. Maintains an in-depth knowledge of technical aspects and provides expert advice regarding their collective applications and/or technical environment.
  8. Provides leadership and mentoring to peers, developers, management, and business partners using technical expertise and training.
  9. Demonstrates prevention techniques to avoid repeat issues and crisis situations.
  10. Establishes defined criteria set to objectively evaluate complex decisions. Intervenes flexibly/creatively to improve system design and/or performance.
  11. Skilled in effectively managing the most challenging relationships with and among vendors, professional peers, and other team members.
  12. Reinforces the essential IT principles, policies, procedures and standards that guide their application in practical situations.
  13. The position may require travel to other West Virginia United Health System (WVUHS) facilities or affiliated sites to assist with implementations, training and/or support.
  14. Adhere to the established policies of the WVUHS as well as the policies of the entity or entities where the IT team member is assigned to work and/or employed.
  15. Accepts on-call responsibilities and responds with action, either by phone call or on-site as defined by department policy

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Intuitive, holistic understanding of highly complex system designs, environmental strategy and performance even in unstable/ dynamic or crisis situations based on broad and deep applied professional experience.


- Just went live on Workday (all modules). This person will manage Workday releases

- Serves as an advisor to oversee workdstreams, reporting, integrations, and security

- Must be Functional as well as Technical

- Position reports to the Director

- Candidate does not have to have experience with all modules (Preference: #1 HCM, #2 Finance, #3 Supply Chain)

- While the client prefers a permanent full-time employee, they would be open to a long-term consultant

- Primary Role: Maintain the Integrity of the Workday System
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