Job Location:
Chennai – Unit 1

Management Level


The Senior Specialist is required for their expertise in Workday and should come with certified training in this function with 5 years’ experience in workday application. The role is first line of support for Workday plus configuration expert for resolving change requests and issues.

Roles Requirements – Technical:

Develop, configure, and test technical integrations for the Workday Solution using Workday Studio Developer, Workday RaaS Integrations, Enterprise Interface Building (EIB), Workday Complex Calculated Fields, Web Services, Workday Custom Reports, Web Services, XSLT, and xPath. With minimal guidance, partner with business and technology and lead short- and mid-term projects that require the application of independent judgement. Attend business meetings and participate in stakeholder workshops to document requirements and review designs, complete requirements definition, functional specifications, analysis and design, system setup and configurations, testing, cutover and deployment to production Develop appropriate test scenarios and scripts as needed. Monitor and maintain interfaces between Workday and internal/external vendor systems Participate in Workday twice-yearly release review and testing by identifying impact/enhancement opportunities associated with a new release features/functionality Keep up with market trends and tool innovations and investigate possible methods of improving and/or increasing the automation of the reporting process, provide Production support. Responsible for ticket management, triaging issue resolution, determining root cause and implementing corrections Provide guidance to other team members on the Workday Integration and reports development team Ensure data integrity and privacy at the highest levels.

Familiarity with the Workday object model and creating calculated fields and custom reports as well as demonstrated proficiency with Web Services, SOAP, XML, XSLT, REST, JSON, HTTP, SSL, PGP, SAML, etc.

Workday Certifications is a plus Must have 5+ years of experience with: EIB Web Service SOAPRESTXML XSLT developing complex integrations using eclipse platform inbound and outbound ERP and SaaS connectors custom reporting SOAP UI writing complex Document Transformations (DT) Payroll Interfaces including PECI, PICOF, and ERP absences, time tracking, benefit vendors and payroll vendors including but not limited to ADP Good knowledge of HCM, Compensation, Benefits, Recruiting, Talent Management, Time Tracking, Absence Management, Security Administration and Business Process Configuration Working knowledge of BIRT strongly preferred Workday integrations experience required with a great understanding of integration design and testing concepts and integration frameworks (e.g., middleware, transformation logic) Data conversion concepts and impacts on business processes (such as Workday iLoads or bulk data loading). Advanced working knowledge of MS Excel Knowledge of all phases of system development lifecycle, including production support Strong analytical skills, problem solving and troubleshooting abilities Excellent written and verbal communication with a focus on documentation, presentation and interpersonal skills Strong customer service focus, responsiveness and attention to detail Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, especially with virtual geographically diverse teams Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively while demonstrating a sense of urgency Ability to produce accurate work under pressure with frequent deadlines Creative and resourceful approach to the business and an ability to think and deliver creative value-added solutions to business through self-initiative and ownership.

Personal skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

  • Demonstrates customer Centricity and an understanding of the process/SLAs and KPIs to effectively manage an Application Management Support function

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, has a good attention to detail and applies a problem-solving approach

  • Ideally is a qualified accountant/finance professional or can demonstrate relevant experience or knowledge Perks and Benefits PG: Any Postgraduate – Any Specialization

  • Ability to mentor and cross train team members and make suggestions for improvements

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. Please note any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening checks.