Senior Workday HCM Engineer

Enterprise Applications Requisition ID 5809 Foster City, California


This is a cross-functional role working closely with IT, HR, Finance, and Payroll departments to perform system enhancements, modification of the existing HCM configuration.


  • Day-to-day support of Workday as Subject Matter expert working on business process configuration, design, and maintenance, consisting of the following solutions: HCM, Benefits, Time Tracking, Absence, Talent, and Advanced Compensation.
  • Respond to all Workday related questions and requests from the organization.
  • Recommend and implement policies on reporting standards and offer technical solutions to gain process efficiency and preserve data integrity.
  • Perform regular audits of data to identify inconsistencies and work with team members to correct data as needed.
  • Support integrations and file transfers with external benefit providers.
  • Create EIB and successfully complete mass uploads for various scenarios such as compensation changes promotion and termination of employees, manager changes, organizational changes such as department numbers, cost centers, etc.
  • Partner with stakeholders (internal/external to HR) to understand new report/data requirements and ensure results meet business needs.
  • Create and maintain system use procedure manual that documents business processes.
  • Support data integration efforts between HCM and other enterprise software platforms.
  • Create and deliver manager self-service training.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources
  • Workday HCM certification
  • Experience with at least one full life cycle Workday implementation preferably for a software development organization
  • Minimum 6 years of experience with relevant Workday solutions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with strong attention and accuracy with details.
  • Comfortable and agile working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with data analytics is preferred

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