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American Heart Association HR Systems Developer in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an HR Systems Developer in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas .

In this role, you will be responsible for all development associated with the HR Systems and Ancillary Application team. The HR Systems team works closely with the HRIS Team to support AHA’s Workday Platform. Workday Responsibilities include Integrations, BIRT Reporting, Workday Studio and Workday Prism. The Ancillary Applications include 15-20 internal systems used by internal teams that include: HR, Legal, Procurement, Communications, CEO Office and Finance. Systems include SaaS and on-premise applications. Duties include maintaining an understanding of the systems, participate in technical conversations for problem design and architecture, and code out of features in Workday Studio and IntelliJ using Java as defined by the business development team.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Execute full range of HRIS functions within the Workday Application including creation of new inbound and outbound integrations, Business Process Optimization, Report Development, System Administration and keeping track of Workday updates.

  • Provide system support, maintain, and change management functionalities to perform migrations from Development instance to Production.

  • Create various custom reports like Advanced, Matrix, Trended, Search, Transposed and Composite Reports based on requirements.

  • Develop various custom integrations using Workday Studio, Enterprise Integration Builder, DT, Core Connector and Cloud Connects.

  • Involved in end-to-end implementations of new modules as required by client.

  • Create custom API’s, use report as a service, XSLT for document. transformation and EIB loads within the Workday Application.

  • Provide best practices for implementation and track every change using version control tools like SVN and GIT.

  • Develop custom security groups and map it with right domain security policies to promote data confidentiality within the organization.

  • Understand the concept to Business Process Driven Framework and SAAS Model architecture.

  • Gather requirements and work with various cross functional teams to provide system support.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in application systems management, configuration, or programming.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience overseeing technology provided through internal platform or Service as a Software (SaaS) vendors.

  • Experience in strategic planning, including the ability to focus on overall strategic goals of the Association and dependencies on the assigned application system.

  • Experience supervising a team of analysts, developers, or administrators.

  • Comprehensive technical skills with Java, API Methods, and system design.

  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and on paper, tailoring the form and method of communications to the needs and perceptions of the recipients.

  • Ability to break complex problems down into simple elements and to solve them logically

  • Ability to embrace and drive change, as well as remove barriers to change or accelerate the pace of change.

  • Ability to attract, develop and coach staff.

  • Strong time management skills with demonstrated experience in managing complex systems

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 5% of the time.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of working knowledge of Workday HCM Platform.

  • Knowledge of vendor management best practices.

  • Knowledge of Agile development principles.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 1 month ago (10/15/2020 2:12 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-5993

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Information Technology

Location: Dallas, TX