Sr. Manager – Workday Systems (Full-time)

Sr. Manager – Workday Systems


Remote (100%) – But must be based out of the US

Large Civil & Social organization

No H1B Visa sponsorship
Only US Citizens, GC, EAD holders can apply

We are looking for a highly motivated, senior-level Workday Systems Manager of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems (HCM, Payroll, Grants Management, and Financials) to join a talented and diverse team consisting of technology and business members. The Manager will report to VP, Software Engineering. This position will be a technical subject matter expert and perform hands-on Workday configurations as well as reporting and integration related to these systems. All work will be driven and managed through Agile SCRUM methodologies.


  • The Manager must exhibit a deep understanding of the Workday product platforms and continually strengthen his/her skillset and knowledge through regular training and research.
  • The Manager shall
    • Support application operations, troubleshooting and resolving issues.
    • Perform configurations to tailor Workday to fulfill business needs, demonstrating expertise with complex business processes.
    • Write and modify reports and integrations.
    • Create documentation for requirements, design, technical specifications, change management, and implementation.
    • Work directly with the business users, internal teams, and vendors for both support and project work.
    • Identify product features useful to the organization.
    • Review weekly and twice a year Workday releases and upgrades.
    • Mentor and coach new team members and junior level staff.
    • Collaborate with senior leadership and cross functional teams to establish roadmap and implement projects.
    • The Manager will utilize the existing Agile/DevOps process framework to perform his/her work, using Jira, Confluence, SharePoint, and Salesforce.


  • BA/BS Degree, in a technology related field or other degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years of Workday experience, including HCM, Payroll, and Financials.
  • Knowledge of HR, Financials and Accounting.
  • Preferred 7-10 years of experience in Financial systems.
  • Workday Grants Management experience preferred.
  • Strong technical skills and an ability to learn technology tools quickly.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as with the team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members and management.
  • Must be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of challenging tasks.
  • Knowledge of Agile SDLC processes or similar methodology with a willingness to embrace Agile.

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