Workday Team Lead

Are you able to zoom out as well as to zoom in to drive process-related overview, transparency, and simplicity? Are you interested in leading our Workday team to improve company processes and system interactions? Are you familiar with agile ways of working?

Your role will be to lead our talented Workday team as they strive to empower trivago’s talents by utilizing Workday to its full potential.

Do you enjoy mentoring and developing others? Do you love optimizing processes? If so, we want to hear from you!

Get an inside look at tech at trivago:

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Lead a team of Workday specialists and ensure they have an environment and resources to succeed in their work, develop as team and as individuals, and create value for the business. 
  • Be responsible for the scope, design, and delivery of technology solutions that optimize and enable organization.
  • Stay up to date with technology releases, roadmap and identifying opportunities to leverage new features and functionality to improve business processes.
  • Own technical vision for Workday and make sure that it aligns with Product Vision, coming from the Product Owner.
  • Build and execute implementation plans for new Workday functionality: including design, configuration, QA testing, deployment, and support.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence.
  • In-depth Workday knowledge in Core HCM, Security and Reporting and, at least, 2 additional Workday Modules/Areas (preferably: Absence, Time, Compensation, Advanced Compensation, Benefits, Expenses, Integrations).
  • Experience deploying multiple Workday projects simultaneously.
  • Functional/technical proficiency with architecting, implementing, and configuring several Workday Modules/Areas.
  • Experience in process design and improvement.

What makes you stand out:

  • Experience building and leading an in-house HCM team.
  • Experience in data management and administration.
  • Familiarity with Agile ways of working.

Don’t let these nice-to-haves stop you from applying for the job! As long as you have relevant experience and the right attitude, we’d love to hear from you.

What you can expect from life at trivago:

Entrepreneurship: The freedom to take ownership of your work and drive initiatives independently. It’s the idea that counts, not the position. 
Growth: Support for your development, constant new opportunities, regular peer feedback, mentorship and training.
International workforce: Collaboration with international talents from 80+ nations bringing different perspectives, backgrounds and expertise together to ensure a truly global focus.
Flexibility: Self-determined working hours and the opportunity to split your time between home and our campus in Düsseldorf: At least 2 days on campus and 3 days at home per week. We also offer further flexibility for parents of young children and talents with severe disabilities or health conditions.
Relocation and integration: Support with relocation costs, insurance, work permit and visa questions.
Equal opportunity: Commitment to creating an all-inclusive workplace, because we know representing the diversity of our users in our talent base enables us to create a more meaningful product. 

A note from our recruitment team:

We know that applying for a new job can be both exciting and intimidating, but don’t worry, we’ve got you. Our recruiting team will be on hand every step of the way, but if you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to reach out to us at You can also find out more our hiring process here. We look forward to your application!