Job Locations:
United States – Remote
Toronto, Canada
Tampa, FL
Pleasanton, CA
Chicago, IL

The Workday Financials Integrations Principal Consultant – Global AMS (Global Application Managed Services) is a well experienced post-production Workday professional who is dynamic, fast-paced, and familiar with the managed services construct. As a Workday AMS Principal Consultant, you will bring your functional and business skills, ability to keep the business context in sight, and roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic to a team with a positive, can-do attitude, a collaborative culture, and a passion for helping our clients to be successful.


  • Onshore lead who leads Functional/Technical workstream for the assigned set of accounts.
  • Apply and execute various AMS (Application Managed Services) & Implementation  methodologies/activities in these Workday Functional/Technical engagements
  • Should collaboratively work with the Global Delivery Center (GDC) team on day-to-day activities, incidents, root cause analysis and other work requests
  • Provides on-call support and holiday coverage as required
  • Deep knowledge in SLA constructs and adherence
  • Coordinate with external and internal stakeholders to create high business impact.
  • Contribute to the operational efficiency of the Workday practice.
  • Proactively identify and develop reporting dashboards to improve Workday utilization, creating solutions that support metrics for HR and the business at large.
  • Work with clients to identify/resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframe.
  • Maintain the Workday platform with a focus on reporting (including scheduled reports), business process maintenance, security administration, data loads and data audits
  • Ensures system design fits the needs of the user. 
  • Comfortable with leading multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks effectively, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment 
  • Ability to ensure team delivers the project deliverables on time and do consistent timely reminders with vendors and project team
  • Drive continual business processes improvements throughout the organization

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of Corporate Applications portfolio experience and at least 3-5 years’ experience in client facing roles handling managed services in a global delivery model
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Workday Integrations
  • Should have an expert level understanding of Workday Integrations
  • Workday certification is mandatory
  • Able to multitask and perform a variety of duties
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to solve customer problems.
  • Good Analytical skills with ability to solve complex incidents, provide suggestionsbest practices


Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) plan and contributions
  • Long-term/Short-term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan


The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law. 


Why choose Cognizant:

  • Entrepreneurial environment that welcomes your ideas
  • Opportunity to do great work
  • Outreach programs that support communities and tap into your volunteer spirit
  • Learning opportunities to help current needs and advancement
  • Global operations, with opportunities in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific
  • An abundance of Affinity groups to meet your needs

Cognizant Core Values:

  • Start with a point of view: I apply my expertise to gain trust and to lead our clients forward.
  • Seek data, build knowledge: I use facts to guide my actions and decisions.
  • Always strive, never settle: I act with agility and creativity, determined to stay one step ahead.
  • Work as one: I deliver solutions that draw upon the full power and scale of Cognizant.
  • Create conditions for everyone to thrive: I include, enable, and invest in everyone around me.
  • Do the right thing, the right way: I always make the ethical choice.