Workday Solution Architect

An Overview Of The Role

As a Workday Solution Architect Lead you will have strong experience in the delivery of Workday HCM projects and be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the policies and processes that drive the overall HCM design across Workday and the wider HCM landscape.  You’ll be comfortable leading a functional technical team across both UK and internationally and linking in to a wider programme and account team. Key will be your ability to understand the different needs across HCM business areas and the interdependences between them to ensure a robust and rigorous design. 

The Work

You’ll be leading and working with clients at all levels, and advising them on the best solution possible using Workday HCM. The role will include process and solution design and gap analysis to standard Workday functionality during the business blueprint project phase, advising and influencing decisions of key business stakeholders. You’ll be leading the configuration of Workday and the design across SKUs and the integration landscape including advising customers on testing approach, legacy data mapping and integration to other modules and legacy applications. You’ll be familiar with the specification of non-standard enhancements and report design. Specific knowledge of more than one industry sector, and associated HCM industry solutions, relevant to Capgemini’s business.

Why This Role?

This is a unique opportunity to join and be part of growing the Capgemini Workday capability as part of the Packages division working with a number of FTSE 100 companies. Capgemini’s Workday practise is growing with more than 180 consultants globally and you’ll be an important part of the Solution Architect capability. 

Short Description

You’ll Experience in at least 3 end to end Workday projects in leading/Solution Architect roles. Additionally you’ll have:

  • Strong Consulting skills – demonstrable presentation and client facing skills.  All candidates must be assertive and articulate with the ability to sustain, develop and grow existing customer relationships, and build new ones.
  • The ability to drive the design across HCM, leading consultants and customer to make the hard decisions.
  • Good Knowledge of end to end HR processes, including UK and international statutory requirements and the sort of issues that clients will need to address through the implementation of Workday.
  • Knowledge of the Workday Roadmap and its competitors. 
  • Views on how the market will evolve, and a desire to help clients make decisions that define the strategic direction of the business. 
  • A strong “can-do” attitude and willingness to share knowledge with and learn from their peers.
  • Current Workday certifications in Workday HCM in at least 3 modules.
  • Experience of working in an on-shore, near-shore, off-shore model.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

Job Responsibilities

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organisations to realise their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in almost 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.



Posted on:

September 7, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time