Technical Solutions Specialist - Workday

Bristol, United Kingdom
about 1 month ago
Full time role


OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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Job Description

Please ensure you have Right to Work in UK status confirmed before applying as we are unfortunately unable to provide sponsorship for this role.


We’re making zero carbon happen

We’re OVO Group, a big family of companies united by a single vision: to get to zero carbon, fast. 

We call this Plan Zero – and it shows how we’ll be fighting the climate crisis and transforming the way people use energy over the next decade. To do this, we need the sharpest minds. Are you up for the challenge?

Do great green things with OVO Energy

So much has changed since we launched in 2009.  Our goal remains the same though: make energy cheaper, greener, and simpler. Just as it was on day one.


Everyone belongs at OVO

Our aim is to build a diverse and inclusive movement: teams of brilliant people, with unique talents, skills, passions, and experiences. 

We encourage everyone to join us, whatever your gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, life experience, or background. So please come as you are – we can’t wait to meet you.

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

The Workday Team at OVO supports the entire OVO group, working with the People and Finance functions by configuring system updates, implementing new functionality and providing the business with accurate and timely reporting. The ideal candidate exhibits self-motivation, excellent communication skills and has strong experience of working within Workday HCM modules to configure and improve processes.  


What will I be doing?

The Workday Technical Solutions Specialist will be responsible and focused on identifying automation and integration opportunities with key emphasis on data accuracy and governance principles.  Key activities will be  around the development and maintenance of technical configuration such as integrations, Prism, Prism security and roadmap whilst occasionally supporting the functional SMEs on the broader HCM modules within Workday. A fantastic opportunity to help shape the vision and development of the technical products Workday offers.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining integration solutions for the cloud based Workday HCM system whilst ensuring security of information at all times
  • Finding opportunities for process improvement utilizing the Workday integration platform toolset (i.e. Boomerang integrations)
  • Provide troubleshooting support for functional and technical production issues, including coordinating with external suppliers and internal teams.
  • Collaborating with functional and technical partners to optimize business processes (Embedded Analytics, insights on business processes usage)
  • Apply Workday knowledge to support various implementation and improvement projects
  • SME for Cross Applications such as Prism, Worksheets, Discovery Boards, Security and developing roadmaps and the “art of the possible” a key focus on data integrity/governance/quality
  • Support configuration design and development: Data Structure, Business Process and Role design with focus on data integrity

Is this the job for me?

  • Experience or working knowledge of Workday (or similar system), with exposure to reporting, bulk data management tools and security management.
  • Technical aptitude and advanced Excel required (Power Query, Visual Basic)
  • Data tooling experience; experience with data conversion and data loading is essential (SQL knowledge preferred)
  • Experience working with different file formats (CSV, JSON) and character encodings (UTF-8, ASCII)
  • Functional knowledge of HR and/or finance
  • Critical thinker with the ability to analyze, identify and resolve gaps
  • Experience working within a fast moving project environment would be an advantage
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to uphold the highest degree of data confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt to constant changes.
  • Able to communicate technical information in a simple way

Ideally you will have:

  • An understanding of the software development lifecycle, cloud computing and web services
  • Some experience with XML, XPath, XSLT 
  • Experience of a high level programming language (i.e. Python, JavaScript, C#) 

Brilliant benefits for a world-changing team

Our people are at the heart of Plan Zero. That’s why we offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to make you feel at home.

For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

Then there’s Flex Pay. It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:

For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home 
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans 

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.

Oh, and one last thing...

We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you!

OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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