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  • Senior IT Workday Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/16/2018 3:32 PM)
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    New Jersey
  • Overview

    The Senior IT Workday Specialist will be primarily responsible for the support and maintenance of Workday HCM Integrations and other related IT Technical matters. As a secondary responsibility, the individual may be responsible for support and maintenance of other “off-the-shelf” corporate IT applications. This position will require hands-on software development and application support experience in Workday HCM Integrations and other related technologies.  This position will communicate directly and frequently with Human Resources/Payroll, Tax, Real Estate, Finance, IT, and other application development groups. This position will be directly responsible for maintaining and enhancing various systems including Workday HCM, Vertex for Tax, Hyperion, Trintech ReconNET, etc.


    • SME on all Workday integration technologies such as EIB, Core Connector, DT, XSLT, CFs, Workday Web Services API, Cloud Connect, RaaS, Workday Studio
    • Demonstrate in-depth Workday Core HR, Payroll, Benefits, Talent, Compensation knowledge
    • Assist with Workday HCM integration SDLC including design, development and testing based on a solid understanding of the Workday Business Object Model
    • Build and maintain integrations employing web services, XML, XSLT, JSON, etc.
    • Assist with all aspects of data integrations/interfaces with various vendors and other internal systems; Manage and own end-to-end testing with various vendors, Workday-partner, internal system owners
    • Responsible for developing integrations focused on data quality and integrity, which can scale based on the growing needs of the organization.
    • Extract data using Workday using custom reports, employing calculated fields and transformations
    • Contribute technical knowledge to operate within the Workday Business Process Framework
    • Assist with Workday configuration, if needed
    • Perform daily IT operations for the assigned systems/applications; Provide IT support by responding to production issues as a priority
    • Manage open incidents (tickets, issues) in Service Management tool following ITIL processes
    • Respond to requests in a positive, timely manner and provide feedback on expected completion dates
    • Good Knowledge on Incident Management and Change Management Processes and Policies
    • Understand business concepts and processes to effectively support the business team with mediating new and existing business and technical challenges
    • Translate user requirements into system specifications leveraging the existing IT infrastructure (software engineering and architecture)


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
    • Experience in Workday Integrations certification and/or Workday Studio certification
    • 4+ years of experience in Workday HCM Integrations development and support using integration technologies such as EIB, Core Connector, DT, XSLT, CFs, Workday Web Services API, Cloud Connect, RaaS, Workday Studio
    • Experience in production support (24x7x365) environment following ITIL processes/guidelines
    • Experience with two or more General-purpose programming languages such as XSLT, Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, JavaScript
    • Current hands-on programming experience required; current technology environment includes PL/SQL, SQL, ETL, Unix scripting
    • Proven experience performing business and systems analysis in a variety of application development environments
    • Experience in all phases of the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, unit test, system test, deployment, and production support


    Skills and Behaviors:

    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, appropriate for a broad range including business stakeholders, 3rd party vendors, offshore providers, and technical developers
    • Must demonstrate accountability, sound decision making, detailed analytical capabilities, and clear and concise communications
    • Must be able to multi-task on various initiatives
    • Ability to work towards multiple deadlines with shifting priorities; should have “sense of urgency” to meet business expectations


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