Cloud HCM System Architect (m/w/d)

 StepStone ·  21.08.2019 ·  Weinheim nahe Mannheim ·  Freudenberg & Co. KG


The Freudenberg Group, a global technology group with 50.000 employees in some 60 countries, develops leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for more than 30 market segments. Freudenberg & Co. Kommanditgesellschaft, with its Headquarter in Weinheim, is the strategic parent company of the broadly diversified Group. Our parent company controls and coordinates the world-wide activities of the Group.

Corporate IT is a young department, which has gone through a dynamic transformation over the past few years. We support change and encourage our employees to think openly and long-term. Freudenberg’s corporate HR processes and systems are migrating to a modern and innovative Cloud platform based on Workday. As a Freudenberg Corporate IT employee, you will help innovate, design and implement this leading Cloud HCM solution for our corporate organization.

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a

Cloud HCM System Architect (m/w/d)

>Employment location anywhere in Germany

You will work in a Workday implementation team that was launched in Q1 2019 and is implementing a global, Cloud-based HR platform for the Freudenberg Group. The platform will integrate distributed HR and non-HR systems and you will be responsible for it. The job requires a large amount of personal initiative, motivation and openness to cooperation in an international setting.

As HCM System Architect, you will be responsible for implementing the interface and integrating scenarios between the new Cloud-based Freudenberg HCM Suite and upstream and downstream systems (e.g. Payroll, Active Directory, SAP ERP...).


Conception and implementation of the architecture and integration scenarios between the new Cloud-based HCM Suite from Freudenberg and other HR / non-HR systems (e.g. Payroll, Active Directory, ERP...)

Cooperation with Freudenberg Business Groups in all technological aspects of interfaces and integration scenarios in a Workday environment

Management of integration projects with third-party suppliers (e.g. SAP, ADP...)

Responsibility for assisting and monitoring interfaces including error detection and correction

Documentation of implemented target architecture and integration scenarios in close cooperation with IT partners and Business Groups

Technical support for cybersecurity system and interface audits (e.g. penetration testing) in close cooperation with the Information Security Officer

Partial management of Cloud platform integration projects


Our expectations


A degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics or Industrial Engineering

Proven expertise with Cloud platform integration, ideally using Workday or SAP Success Factors

Practical experience and expertise with web services (SOA, REST, etc.), programming experience with XML, XSLT as well as API knowledge of an object-oriented programming language (ideally Java)

Experience with Authentication processes (SAML, OAUTH, etc.)

Enthusiasm for implementing technologically sophisticated integrations

Customer focus and strong communication skills

Good English skills



A degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics or Industrial Engineering

Proven expertise with Cloud platform integration, ideally using Workday or SAP Success Factors

Practical experience and expertise with web services (SOA, REST, etc.), programming experience with XML, XSLT as well as API knowledge of an object-oriented programming language (ideally Java)

Experience with Authentication processes (SAML, OAUTH, etc.)

Enthusiasm for implementing technologically sophisticated integrations

Customer focus and strong communication skills

Good English skills


As part of the Freudenberg Group you will benefit from working in our intercultural and interdisciplinary team. You will work together on innovative products, services and sustainable solutions. Our goal is to improve living conditions around the world and meet the specific demands of our customers. Experience a broad range of career opportunities in our global technology group. 

The Freudenberg Group stands for diversity and equal opportunities. All employees and prospective employees will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.




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