Vantage Solutions

Implementation Lead

Chicago, IL

At Vantage Solutions, we believe that business success is driven by people. Our passion is creating and implementing practical workplace strategies that help employers attract, develop, reward and retain great employees who support high performance and business success. We provide our clients with strategy implementation spanning the full employment lifecycle from hiring to retiring and everything in between. Our proven HR strategies reflect both the best practices and compliance requirements for your industry.

In the digital age, effective workplace strategies must be reinforced by technology and data. HRIS and HCM systems are vital because they offer valuable insight into the people side of your business. Maximize the investment in your HR Information System by ensuring your HRIS implementation is supported by effective processes, built with accurate data, and is as painless as possible. Our team brings expertise from over 100 successful implementations to bring you the best ROI. Vantage is proud to be recognized as the Kronos Connect Partner of the Year in 2014. 


The Implementation Lead is responsible for understanding the business requirements and defining the appropriate business system solutions. This candidate works directly with the business client, project manager, process modeler, and data modeler to define the business requirements for projects. With a broad understanding of subject areas throughout the business, works closely with the business clients and with various levels of IT staff. The Implementation Lead also has responsibility for viability/feasibility estimating for proposed projects as well as participation in the actual development of business solutions.


  • 4 years of progressively more responsible experience creating business data and process models using the following: preferred JAD facilitation, Data Flow Diagrams, Work and Process Flow diagrams, Entity Relationship Diagrams, Data Models, Sequence Diagrams and Activity Diagrams, Use Case development.
  • 3 years experience delivering software projects using RUP (Rational Unified Process) or other development methodology process.
  • Experience in gathering technical requirements and building business case and justifications (ROI). 
  • Knowledge of user interface design.
  • Strong customer focus and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within a team structure and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to lead and delegate.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent and proven documentation skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Vantage Solutions

Vanessa Smith

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