Job Location:
TX, Austin – Global Support

Job Description

Whole Foods Market is looking to add a Senior Software Configuration Engineer who is a subject matter expert (SME) in all things Workday Financials to lead the configuration and enhancement of our financial systems. You will bring a strong technical background in financial system design, requirements, hybrid environments (AWS cloud and onprem), user acceptance testing, technical documentation, and possess a deep understanding of financial concepts such as Ledger Accounts, Cost Centers, Journal Entries, Account Posting Rules, Costing Allocations, Bank Reconciliations, and Accounts Payable. Additionally, we value individuals who are passionate about giving back to their communities and making a positive impact.

Why Whole Foods:
Whole Foods Market is the world’s leading natural and organic foods retailer, dedicated to providing high-quality products while promoting sustainable practices and supporting local communities. We are committed to nourishing people and the planet and are seeking a Senior Software Configuration Engineer to join our team and contribute to our mission.


  • Lead the exploration, evaluation, recommendation, design, and configuration of new features and functionalities within Workday

  • Perform fit and gap analysis on Workday processes and new upcoming features / functionalities that impact Finance

  • Be the voice of the application in all things Workday Financials

  • Be the key Subject Matter Expert (SME) to determine the right technology solution to meet strategic business initiatives

  • Define the technology and deliver the feature roadmap adoption to our business partners

  • Participate in User Acceptance Testing (UAT) during system upgrades and deployments

  • Provide operational and project support to Lead Analysts

  • Develop and enhance working knowledge through training, independent research, and experimentation to become a SME

  • Proactively find inefficiencies in processes, suggest enhancements, and present proposals to leadership

  • Identify change management issues as they pertain to process improvement, and proactively address them

  • Lead projects as defined by leadership, which includes leading meetings, providing regular project updates, and adhering to project deadlines

  • Develop, manage, and maintain positive relationships with vendors and consultants to address support and project activities

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of employee information


  • 3+ years of Workday Financials experience

  • 2+ years of experience in project management, project scheduling, quality assurance testing, preparing documentation and specifications, and technical writing

  • A strong understanding of Ledger Accounts, Cost Centers, Journal Entries, Account Posting Rules, Costing Allocations, Bank Reconciliations, Accounts Payable

  • Experience in Workday HCM modules, report writing and dashboards is highly preferred

  • Amazing communication skills and ability to collaborate with teams

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Excellent problem identification, analysis, and solving skills

  • High proficiency in making decisions by consistently proposing quality solutions and answers to issues by gathering extensive data, conducting research, and presenting a recommended solution to all parties involved

  • Ability to quickly react and adapt to changing priorities

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

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