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Workday Reporting and Security Architect

Location Beijing, Beijing, China / Tianjin, Tianjin, China
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000156995

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Caterpillar is a company of builders. Of problem solvers. Of innovators who want to impact the world. Our people build and design the products and services that help shape the communities where we work and live. We are building on our legacy and innovating for the next generation. One where technology-enabled services create improved outcomes for our people and the customers and communities we serve. 

At Caterpillar, the Workday Reporting and Security Architect guides the strategy, development, build, and update of Workday reports, dashboards, and worklets and is responsible for governing the overall security architecture across the platform.  The Reporting and Security Architect is the technology subject matter expert determining how we leverage Workday’s reporting and security solutions to meet Caterpillar’s business objectives. They translate those solutions into requirements, build plans for implementation, and work with Workday Architects across the product offering to appropriately release enhancements. This Reporting and Security Architect must be able to lead and influence in a global, matrixed organization, drive execution, and effectively manage a diverse group of internal stakeholders around the globe. 

The Reporting and Security Architect will provide values-based leadership to a team of Reporting and Security Analysts.  Primary responsibilities of the Reporting and Security team include: 

Designing, building, testing, and implementing Workday reports and dashboards, leveraging advanced reporting tools when needed, in partnership with Workday Functional Area Architects

Educating end-users to facilitate the best use of reporting tools and applications

Performing reporting audits to ensure accuracy, compliance, and an optimal user experience

Providing direction and guidance on security design and controls to members of the Workday Product Support Team on security configuration across all functional areas

Managing Workday security role configuration and assignment and maintaining business process security policies

Identifying and mitigating security design risks and partnering with the Internal Audit and IT Controls groups to ensure Workday role assignments and processes meet internal control requirements

Testing controls and designing solutions to address audit findings and/or recommendations

Troubleshooting reporting and security issues by identifying and resolving problems at the root causes

Consulting on system implementation and business integration projects

Basic Qualifications

A 4-year degree in a business or IT related field 

3 years of professional leadership experience

2 years of managing Workday Security and/or Reporting

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Top Candidates Will Also Have

A willingness to obtain Workday certification 

The ability to understand HR strategic intent and develop solutions that align with the strategic direction 

Strong analytic and diagnostic skills as well as a data-driven solutioning approach 

The ability to influence and work effectively with business partners globally 

Success working within a large matrix organization across functions and with senior leaders in the organization

Strong planning and organizational skills

Ability to work under pressure on multiple projects with minimal supervision and within multiple time constraints.

Benefit Details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance.  We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final Details

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at

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Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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