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United, PA
January 13, 2020

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Niveditha Reddy



IT professional with around 8 years of experience on Workday HCM, Compensation, Financials, Time Tracking, Recruiting, Benefits, Payroll.

Experience in working with Workday administrative functions including security maintenance, business process configuration, tenant configuration, data loads and troubleshooting configurations.

Well versed with functional concepts of Workday HCM.

Worked on Reports to create custom reports using Workday Report Writer to meet the business needs of HR and Payroll application report consumer groups

Extensive Experience in developing Simple Reports, Advanced Reports Using Calculated fields, Matrix Reports, Transpose, box and BIRT Reports

Assisted the client in workday Version upgrades Prioritizing and verifying bug fixes in different Workday integrations.

Developed business requirements, Fit/Gap analysis, high-level architectural design, and major customizations and fully tested the workday Configurations.

Documentation of standard processes and procedures and preparation for Go-live.

Responsible for loading completed test scripts into Quality Center HP ALM and Workday.

Created and enhanced existing reports and Worked with standard and Custom Reports, assigning security to reports primary and related business objects

Worked on migrating reports from implementation tenant to production tenant.

Responsible for developing the reporting strategy for the HCM domain. Advised the business on the use of leveraging the Workday standard delivered reports.

Created the user requirement specifications, helped convert them to system functionality documents, and managed them.

Worked with defining Hire restrictions to staffing models and creating compensation components, compensation rules and setting up compensation segment security features.

Experience in understanding requirements and involved in preparing the functional and non-functional specification documents and analyzed business process and developed specified documents.

Worked with creating companies and assignments on organizational hierarchies, supervisory organizations, reorganizations and sub orgs.

Hands on experience in PeopleSoft and Oracle data migration.

Worked on Cloud based ERP systems with service vendors and timely updates with stakeholders.

Strong understanding of Integrations including Web Services, Workday Architecture, Business Process Framework.

Served as Functional Analyst by analyzing PeopleSoft system functionality and partnered with the HR and Payroll teams to review system functionality to ensure accuracy.

Worked as a core member of Workday Update team and providing feedback and documenting the process to help in future updates of the system.

Worked on setting up security on reports, performing specific authentications on reports.


Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, KU, Warangal.


Workday skills

Workday HCM and Integrations, Workday conversions, I Loads, Workday Report Writer, EIB, Core Connectors, Calculated Fields and Workday Studio, Benefits, Compensations, Payroll, Recruiting Modules.

Other Technologies/Tools

ServiceNow, XML, SOAP, WSDL, XSD, REST, XSLT, XPATH, Oxygen XML, PeopleSoft HRMS, Payroll, Benefit Administration, People Tools.

Document Processing

MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, MS Excel.

SDLC process

Waterfall and Agile Methodologies.

Expertise in preparing the SDLC phase documents which involves SRD,HLD, DLD,etc.


Oracle, DB2

Operating Systems

Unix, Windows


Kemper, Chicago, IL Jan 2019 – Till Date

Workday consultant


Analyzed client’s HR/Payroll business needs through client working sessions and supported development of new business processes and a future state design.

Served as a Workday Report Writer and created custom reports with third party applications.

Hands-on expertise in working with workday security and financials.

Interacted and Coordinated effectively with the HR and Payroll teams to ensure curvature is leveraging the full capabilities of Workday. .

Worked on Reports to create custom reports using Workday Report Writer to meet the business needs of HR and Payroll application report consumer groups.

Led activities for retiring old legacy systems supporting compensation/payroll.

Created Simple and Advance reports in Payroll and Benefits.

Leading the End-End Testing, third party vendor testing, Standalones and parallel testing.

Worked with business process framework, well verged with multiple configuration options in staffing, compensation, benefit events, time off/leave events, Talent Management Events.

Track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns to project management.

Worked with different staffing models, defining Hire restrictions to Job Management, Position Management and Headcount Management.

Knowledge on Validating and loading data into different Workday tenants such as implementation, Gold and Production tenants.

Created and used calculated fields in reporting, business processes, integrations and other areas within Workday.

Created reports in various functional areas such as New Hires, Learning Management Systems, Benefits, Compensation, Payroll and Recruiting.

Emerson, Boston, MA Mar 2018 – Dec 2018

Workday HCM Consultant


Responsible for workday implementation consultant designing, developing, testing, and deploying integrations.

Changing the supervisory Organizations, inactivating an Organization and moving the workers into different Supervisory Organizations.

Involved in various HR transactions in Workday.

Staffing Movements, An employee changes in position, inbound process and outbound process.

Termination Process, initiate termination process, reviews termination process, to do tasks.

Prepared employee master data like Job details, Worker history and contact information.

Configuring with Custom reports, calculated fields, EIBs, Core Connector, Report Design, and Business form Layout, Document Transformation.

Expertise in EIB (Enterprise Interface Builder), Doc transforms Inbound and Outbound activities for Data transformations.

Thorough Comprehension of HR processes such as recruiting, hiring, employee record maintenance, payroll, Benefits, Training, Pay Planning, Performance Management/Talent Management, Time Tracking / On-boarding.

Proficient in Reports development (Advanced, Custom, Matrix, Simple, Search, Trending) and Building Complex Workday Reports using in EIB Integrations involving error Handling.

Analyzed client's HR/Payroll business needs through client working sessions and Day to day support of Workday HCM Security, Compensation and Reporting issues.

Optimization of Workday across Finance and Human Resources through Managed shared components, fields and reports.

Actively participated in the Migration of On-Premise application to Cloud Systems Workday Data through Spreadsheets.

Involved in the Object Management Systems like Role Based Security, User Based Security, Job Based Security groups.

Implemented Custom XSLT file to transform the content into a CSV file format. Also Experience with the various technologies involved in development (XML, XPath, XSLT, SQL, Web Services).

Maintenance and creation of Workday Supervisory Organizations, Locations, Positions, Cost centers, Cost Center hierarchies and Developed integrations to create multiple interface files for payroll.

Involved in the process of Hiring applicants into Supervisory Organizations.

Functional Support experience in following ERP Products: 1) Workday HCM 2) Sys apps HR.

Worked with clients to research, document, troubleshoot and resolve functional, integration and security issues and Solid understanding of Service Oriented Architecture concepts.

Developed various calculation fields on specific reports to pull the required data.

Worked on setting up scheduling of reports and understanding the required permissions for report sharing.

Created calculated fields for Custom Reports to ensure required report delivery.

Union Bank, CA Jan 2017 – Feb 2018

Workday Business Analyst


Supervisory Org maintenance (Create new Org’s, Inactivate Org’s, move workers between Org’s).

Business Process Administration (Cancel, Rescind, Delegate, Reassign).

Create and run EIB to perform mass data loads such as loading one time payments in Compensation.

Build new integrations using Report Writer, Studio, and Document Transformation.

Support Annual Compensation Processes – Merit Increase, Bonus and Stock loads.

Setup Compensation eligibility rules to support Company Re-Organization and Acquisitions.

Support Performance Review process (Goal Setting, Performance Review, PIP)

Provide on-call support during weekends and after hours.

Involved in the Design and Setup of Organizational data in Workday (Company, Cost Center, Locations, Grade, Grade Profile, Custom Organizations, etc.)

Involved in Data gathering and Data mapping for the EIB templates.

Build reports for Positions, Hires, Supervisory Orgs, Grade/Grade Profiles, and Job Profiles.

Setup of Eligibility rules and Compensation plans for Merit, Bonus and Stock Plans.

Work with Business partners to create test scenarios for Functional testing.

Participate in System and Regression testing, resolve any issues identified during the testing process.

Go-Live Planning and Post-Implementation support.

Worked with Workday Studio to fix integration related issues.

Help support various projects or application outsourcing clients with integrations across multiple third parties and clients.

Developed simple and secure integrations using Workday Enterprise Interface Builder (EIB).

Creating the report writer reports, worked with standard and Custom Reports, using the security in the reports.

International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C June 2015 – Dec 2016

Associate Workday Report writer/Tester


•Detailed study of the Business Requirement Documents.

•Performed testing on couple of Workday integrations.

•Duties comprised performing unit, end to end, payroll parallel, and/or performance testing of an ERP implementation, including HCM/Payroll.

•Facilitate status reporting on test planning and execution status as required.

•Recording results and cataloging identified defects according to the Workday Test Plan.

•Track issues and risks, communicate status and escalate concerns to project management.

•Testing, Testing Strategies, Quality Assurance, testing protocols in a SaaS platform, technical experience in Workday.

•Experienced in working with XML and XSLT data processing tools.

•Extensive knowledge of data modeling inside XML.

•Experience in IT industry designing and setting up a programming framework to develop and testing web based application.

•Broad knowledge of various web-based applications.

Genpact (Northgate Arinso Human Resources (UK Client)), India Jan 2010 – Dec 2013

QA analyst


Involved in testing all phases for Office Community Portals

Tracked, documented and managed the change requests and bugs using Bugzilla.

Extensively involved in testing the application in different environments like Integration Testing, Pre-Production and Production

Performed quality assurance reviews on all System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Provided daily updates to the Microsoft Program Manager on the status of day-to-day testing.

Performed Gap Analysis and ensure compliance.

Analyzed system requirements and developed detailed test plan, test cases for Functional, Regression and End to End testing.

Executed manual tests using a variety of web browsers, document results and update bugs in Bugzilla.

Documented Test Report on successful execution and implementation of the iteration.

Participated in technical and team meetings to plan, track, discuss issues and resolve bugs.

Attended daily Scrum meeting and provide status update on Test planning/execution.

Used back-end database SQL queries to perform data testing using TOAD

Worked with the Client to define the scope of testing for the iterations.

Served as escalation point of contact for Test Phase and lead resolution of bugs/issues.

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