S&P Global Corporate

The Role: Workday Security Administrator

Grade : 9

The Location: Pakistan

The Team: The People Technology team works to enable and shape S&P Global’s people experience, business processes and service model.   Building off the People Team’s movement to working in an agile mindset, behavior and approach, this team will be responsible for key, prioritized projects to drive value to the business and respond to critical business needs, maintaining the regulatory/legal changes for the People technology and driving simplification for people managers and people in completing people processes while delivering a delightful experience. Similar to other technology groups at S&P Global, they will tackle problems breaking down ambiguous, unstructured problems and working with the People function and our business leaders to come to creative, innovation solutions. Also the Agile methodology will push teams to speed, engage the capabilities of the whole team and put people first in all they do.

The Impact: Workday Analyst will be acting as a consultant to the People team, the People Technology team will create and execute strategies to meet business and people experience needs. The team will analyze challenges, prioritize issues, collect and analyze data, and develop and implement innovative technology solutions while staying true to a lean and global mindset.

What’s in it for you: The Workday Security Administrator will be responsible for maintaining system configuration, security matrix, data audits. They will be responsible for supporting the planning and management of configuration based on User Stories, Change Requests, Agile Projects, etc.  


  • Resolve service requests, issues and defects and escalated cases in relation to Workday

  • Configuration changes to security setup with Workday

  •  Ability to work with Product Owners and create security models based on the key functional responsibilities of end user

  • Review/Approve Workday/HR application security requests and create and document proper internal security controls

  • Assist as needed in granting security access to Workday following security protocols. Manage and maintain listing of Workday security definitions.

  • Plan, design and configure new Workday functionality and enhancements

  • Guide business and People stakeholders through Workday Release functionality and review to determine what optional functionality will be turned on with each Workday release

  • Support UAT activities by providing insights on test cases and data to test the break/fix or new functionality

  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine appropriate action plans for issues/breaks and determine impacted employee list

  • Utilizes business and Workday knowledge to identify areas of system improvement opportunities, which impact business outcomes and people experience

  • Manage migrations between environments using the object transporter tool

  • Manage the Workday configuration management aspect of all M&A activity

  • Support and assist Workday modules and configuration for the US schedule time zone

  • Responsible for Workday tenant management across all business functions

  • Manage and organize CR pipeline and sprint planning/capacity for the Workday configuration team

  • Serve as the Workday SME across multiple functions of the business as well as all functions of the HR Operations team

  • Interact across many different business leaders and people managers within the organization

What We’re Looking For:

Skills and Knowledge

  • At least 2+ years of relevant Workday HCM configuration, including strong understanding of Workday security architect

  • Workday Security Admin certification preferred

  • Analytical and reporting capabilities (Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)

  • Problem solving and issue resolution of technical issues and items

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple high-priority assignments while meeting deadlines and quality standards

  • Ability to effectively demonstrate time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to contribute and actively engage within the organization

  • Ability to willingness to upskill/train on various Workday modules and other S&P Global People Team

  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving and proactive thought within finding solutions

About Company Statement:

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world’s leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you’ll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.  


If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:  and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law. 


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), HUMRES202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Type:
Job Location:
No Preference
Apply Before:
Feb 17, 2023
Posting Date:
Jan 16, 2023

S&P Global Market Intelligence

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At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.

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