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Workday Senior Engineer (REMOTE)

Chevy Chase, MD / Remote

GEICO is looking for experienced Senior and Principal Engineers with extensive Workday development experience in one or more of the following areas of Workday: HCM, Recruiting, Benefits, Talent, Learning, Compensation, Payroll, Time Tracking, and Absence Management. The Workday Engineer will work directly with key business and IT stakeholders to define business requirements, consider design alternatives, facilitate discussions, and ultimately configure, test, and deploy solutions. The Engineer will identify improvements within existing functional and technical processes and implement scalable automated solutions.

Position Responsibilities

As a Senior or Principal Engineer, you will:

  • Participate in the ongoing requirements gathering, design, test, deployment, and maintenance of Workday configuration for new functionality or enhancements.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production support issues and resolve defects timely and with exceptional customer service.
  • Effectively collaborate with internal teams and key business stakeholders to provide support for requests such as enhancements, defects, and new functionality.
  • Provide support for Workday, including researching, identifying, and resolving Workday issues, unexpected results, and process flaws.
  • Serve as lead for one or more Workday functional areas including HCM, Recruiting, Benefits, Talent, Learning, Compensation, Payroll, Time Tracking, and/or Absence Management.
  • Recommend best practices to ensure optimal use of Workday functionality.
  • Continuously increase technical and industry trend knowledge by participating in Workday Community and other forums, including on-line discussions, brainstorms, voting, training, webinars etc.
  • Perform data uploads into Workday utilizing Enterprise Interface Builders (EIBs).
  • Participate in Workday's bi-annual releases.
  • Mentor junior team members professionally to help them realize their full potential.

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  • Minimum 4+ years of directly related Workday configuration experience in at least one Workday functional area: HCM, Recruiting, Benefits, Talent, Learning, Compensation, Payroll, Time Tracking, and/or Absence Management
  • Working knowledge of Workday configuration, including business process design and configuration, condition rules, and complex calculated fields
  • Experience as a Report Writer, with the ability to design and create custom reports and dashboards
  • Working knowledge of Workday security framework and system integration concepts (APIs, web services, middleware, etc.)
  • Attention to detail with creative problem-solving skills
  • Project management skills with the ability to handle multiple and diverse objectives simultaneously
  • Self-starter with a diligent work ethic and demonstrated flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
  • Strong analytical and research skills
  • Commitment to continual process improvements
  • Ability to make data-driven recommendations, understand competing business priorities, and drive results to deadlines
  • Deep understanding of Workday data governance and reporting and/or integration processes, procedures, and best practices
  • Familiarity with software development lifecycle processes and methodologies
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and methodologies
  • Workday Pro Certifications strongly preferred
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience with Workday Financials, Workday HCM, and/or Workday integration
  • 3+ years of experience with architecture and design
  • 3+ years experience with AWS, GCP, Azure, or another cloud service
  • 2+ years of experience in open-source frameworks, or one of the following: .NET Core, asp.Net, Angular, or Express
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience

Annual Salary
$0.00 - $0.00
The above annual salary range is a general guideline. Multiple factors are taken into consideration to arrive at the final hourly rate/ annual salary to be offered to the selected candidate. Factors include, but are not limited to, the scope and responsibilities of the role, the selected candidate's work experience, education and training, the work location as well as market and business considerations.

GEICO will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.


As an Associate, you'll enjoy our Total Rewards Program * to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:
  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Training and Licensures
*Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

The equal employment opportunity policy of the GEICO Companies provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

GEICO reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and associates. GEICO also provides a work environment in which each associate is able to be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all associates and applicants.

Client-provided location(s): Chevy Chase, MD, USA
Job ID: geico-R0048755
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • FSA
    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Parental Benefits

    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Performance Bonus
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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