Job Location:
McLean, VA


Technical Workday System Analyst/Architect


Mclean, Virginia


The Technical Workday System Analyst/Architect will partner with HR, Finance, IT, and all Clark business segments to support the ongoing configuration and maintenance for the Workday HCM module, integrations, security, reporting, and business process framework.

The Technical Workday System Analyst/Architect is a member of our Workday team's efforts to lead the support and maintenance for the system across the company and its affiliates and subsidiaries. The individual serves as a technical point-of-contact for all functional areas and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, business process functionality, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The role supports on-going system development, upgrades, testing and other technical projects as assigned.


  • Manage system integrations within the architecture of the HR/Finance system and middleware
  • Provide support for Workday inbound and outbound integration issues, changes to existing integrations and well as new integrations
  • Provide support for incident management and integration monitoring
  • Perform routine break/fix support and regression testing and support the inbound/outbound interfaces to the system and middleware
  • Ensure accuracy and integrity of data and applications through analysis, coding, clear documentation and problem resolution
  • Analyze and translate functional specifications and change requests into technical specifications
  • Ensure integrations function as designed based on functional and technical requirements
  • Consult with business and technical teams about interface design and maintenance; collaborate with other architects and technical leads on design decisions
  • Design and develop interfaces and conduct unit and integration tests
  • Understand and follow Data Governance and ensure attention to data quality
  • Understand and follow defined integration/development standards and best practices
  • Understand and ensure security and data privacy standards
  • Serve as subject matter expert on current and upcoming Workday capabilities
  • Evaluate releases and functionality to identify opportunities to improve and optimize the use Workday
  • Configure, test, validate and implement Business Process changes in Workday
  • Assist in testing of integrations, security, annual events
  • Serve as resource to support and resolve Workday Help Desk issues

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant technical field (Information Technology, Computer Science, Software, Engineering or related technical discipline) or equivalent combination of training and work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in interface architecture
  • Ability to work and coordinate with third parties on data related inquiries
  • Strong experience with interface, networking, and data warehousing technologies, as well as design, relational database technologies, and performance tuning
  • Experience with Web Services and APIs (WSDL, SOAP, REST and WS standards)
  • Strong technical experience with XML and JavaKnowledge of Workday implementation tools (Enterprise Interface Builder (EIB), Workday Studio, Workday Report Writer, and iLoad)
  • Understand basic database architecture, tables, functional interactions, and recognize and understand impacts to downstream systems
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Professionalism and maturity in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with others on the project team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills and process driven
  • Demonstrated ability to manage sensitive information discreetly
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle both planned and unplanned responsibilities
  • Ability to prioritize workload and execute tasks independently, providing timely follow-up and resolution

Preferred Qualifications

  • Workday HCM experience or training preferred
  • Workday certification a plus
  • Deep knowledge of Workday’s data model, security, configuration and business process framework a plus
  • Experience with SAP S4/Hana Financials a plus
  • Proficiency with Google Suite
  • HR functional and system experience preferred