Workday Manager by Google

February 22, 2024
Workday Manager by Google

Job Description

About the job:

Google’s known for our innovative technologies, products and services — and for the people behind them. Whether you are making our staffing systems more efficient, planning for our growth, building relationships on college campuses or cultivating the next generation of computer scientists, you have an eye on the staffing needs of Google and the broader hiring landscape. You are focused on cultivating outstanding candidates for Google’s long-term hiring needs, and work across a cross-functional and international group of staffing teams. You are both scrappy and resourceful, creative and driven — and excited to share the magic of working at Google.

Great just isn’t good enough for our People Operations team (known elsewhere as “Human Resources”). We bring the world’s most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent, or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field. You’ll play an essential role advancing a more diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive Google through our hiring, promotion, retention, and inclusion practices.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in Workday administration, implementation, or system configuration.
  • 2 years of experience in managing a team.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in SaaS HR system configuration.
  • Experience in global Human Resources and Payroll (e.g. HCM administration).
  • Ability to work across geographies and different regulatory environments.
  • Ability to analyze and understand complex problems and their resulting dependencies.
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and multitasking skills.


  • Be responsible for the business-side management of Google’s Human Capital Management (HCM) system in partnership with Engineering which includes software update management, solution design, configuration, training, communications, and feature roadmap prioritization.
  • Own and drive specific sub-areas of HCM system management such as solution design and delivery, data quality, reporting, security and testing.
  • Create and maintain project plans, schedules, and other key documents that keep the project on track for successful execution and on-time delivery.
  • Create detailed product requirements documents including process flows, use cases and mock-ups, illustrating new proposed system features in a clear and logical manner while partnering with Engineering, Product Management, and Vendors to translate requirements into reality.
  • Manage a team responsible for executing the People Operations product vision delivering scaled global Workday solutions.