HCM/HRIS Solution Architect

Clearance Level
Remote, Working from the USA
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Enterprise Architecture Framework

Human Capital Management (HCM)

Human Resources (HR) Technology

REQ#: RQ171378
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to be at the center of GDIT’s business operations. Make an impact by collaborating across functions to make mission success achievable.

Job Description

Transform technology into opportunity as an HCM/HRIS Solution Architect with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an HCM/HRIS Solution Architect you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on an HCM/HRIS Solution Architect joining our team to provide business and technical architectural guidance to development teams, business groups, and customers for existing and new products & services.  The HCM/HRIS Solution Architect will assist with developing adoption strategies, business concepts and technical capabilities that maximize customer value while differentiating GDIT from their competition in the marketplace.


  • Consult with stakeholders and others to determine optimum technical and functional design for a wide variety of complex and diverse projects by helping to shape requirements, analyze alternatives and provide recommendations
  • Remain current on industry trends and emerging technologies, including the evolving roadmaps for existing HR systems, to inform the continuous evolution of the HR technology strategy and roadmap
  • Partner with leadership to negotiate competing projects and priorities with short- and long-term focus/impacts
  • Serve as an advisor to stakeholders and generate recommendations in the form of briefings, reports and other major documents appropriate for senior leadership
  • Engage in the external benchmarking activities and communicate with broader IT architecture teams to align products or services with the general technology environment and strategies
  • Ensure IT solutions comply with technology and data standards and fit within the overall IT Enterprise architecture at GDIT
  • Assesses the system and business process architectures currently in place and work with leadership, functional, and technical resources to recommend improvements
  • Provide enterprise architecture deliverables such as systems information diagrams, security requirements and configuration specifications
  • Ensure technical delivery teams provide efficient and effective system solutions to support business goals and objectives. 
  • Enable application rationalization, and configuration simplification through identification of opportunities to leverage systems and investments across business areas and territories
  • Define a concept of operations and the procedures and tools required to enable delivery of products and services
  • Provide updates to stakeholders and leadership in comparison to stakeholder objectives
  • Prepare and present technical presentations and analyst briefings
  • Support Project Manager(s) in defining project tasks, timeline, level of effort and priority
  • Research, identify and recommend resources required for task execution and completion
  • Provide expert guidance and mentoring leadership to others
  • Recognized as an industry leader or highly proficient in core HRIS technologies including experience with enterprise SaaS services and providers


  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience and training
  • 10+ years of experience related to HRIS applications and information systems, including at least 3+ years of Workday specific experience
  • A strong background in enterprise HCM including Workday and other HRIS application architectures and relevant industry trends and best practices. Experience with two or more Workday modules including Data Analytics, Core HR, Compensation and Benefits, Recruiting, Talent Management and Performance Management.
  • Current Workday Pro and/or current or prior Workday Partner certifications preferred, but not required.
  • Understanding of other IT architecture and sophisticated integrations
  • Understanding of standard project methodologies regarding project initiation, current state analysis, future state design, implementation and project transition/close; experience with one or more project management frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Agile, Waterfall) preferred
  • Prior Workday implementation (initial and Phase X) and post-production experience
  • Experience with process design including: e.g. conducting design workshops and stakeholder requirements interviews; prior Project Management and/or experience leading technical solutioning preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills, relationship management and negotiation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills including presentations to senior and executive leadership
  • Business partnership communication and engagement skills, including continuous feedback solicitation and delivery from IT and stakeholder resources
  • Demonstrated experience with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) concepts and implementation
  • Ability to negotiate a myriad of technical landscapes (e.g., Workday, Eightfold AI) without much initial direction
  • Demonstrated familiarity with one or more operational business functions such as Finance and/or Human Resources; previous functional experience in one or more operational disciplines highly preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Data Governance or other emerging technologies preferred, but not required
  • Location: Hybrid preferred, remote considered (based on proximity to GDIT office location)


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


None - None

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $132,000 - $198,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.