Job Location:
McLean, VA

Business Systems Lead

Key Role:

Serve as Business Systems lead for the Total Rewards organization, with focus across Workday process areas, such as Compensation, Benefits and Core Human Resources. Provide technology consulting expertise to People Services staff and their secondary clients regarding Workday operational functionality and future Workday initiatives. Partner closely with stakeholders to ensure Workday is aligned and supporting the processes, optimized for experience, and functionality is understood and used effectively. Ensure alignment and awareness of future Workday functionality releases. Partner with People Services Technology (PST) and Enterprise Technology Shared Services (ETSS), to “uptake” additional functionality and maintain awareness of future Workday releases. Support delivery of enhancements by sequencing timing and resources. Lead requirements gathering, partnering with ETSS on fit gap assessments in Workday and testing. Create test cases, partner with testers to create test cases and quality control test cases provided by testers, and directly participate in testing. Utilize a human-centered approach to create solutions that consider employee experience. Maintain, with input from key stakeholders across Total Reward teams, the Total Reward technology roadmap to evolve capabilities in alignment with company goals and optimizing employee experience. Due to the nature of work performed within this facility, U.S. citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience as a business analyst 

  • Experience with Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) system  

  • Experience with process mapping tools 

  • Experience designing and turning system requirements into test plans 

  • Experience ensuring testing system functionality and business systems to perform roles, including test planning, test case development, and test execution  

  • Knowledge of HCM processes and technology 

  • Knowledge of conducting process design and re-engineering of processes 

  • Ability to document system and non-system processes in process flow diagrams 

  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications: 

  • Experience with Visio, iGrafx, or other process mapping tools 

  • Experience utilizing human-centered design principles to design or refine system requirements 

  • Knowledge of emerging HCM technology platforms compatible with Workday 

  • Ability to apply situational awareness, rapidly process and assimilate data, and quickly respond to changing environment 

  • Ability to work independently 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with multiple stakeholder audiences and deliver “client-ready” presentations 

  • Ability to understand end-user needs and establish and rapport with stakeholders and user-community 

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills   

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Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

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Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
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  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

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