Sr Functional Analyst - Workday Payroll

$92,000 - $138,000

Full Time

  • No Travel Required


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Job Description

We are seeking a Sr Workday Functional Analyst for a great Fortune client in Houston TX. 

This is a 100% remote working opportunity.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. 


The Sr Functional Analyst – Workday collaborates with Product/Platform Owner and team to deliver timely and quality solutions. Supports user stories focused on configuring packaged software or performing other highly technical tasks for the agile team.


  • Responsible for collaborating with the team to understand and propose solutions to configure package software
  • Provides highly specialized technical skills to according to the specific needs of stories during each iteration
  • Ensures design and development standards are being followed to minimize rework; promotes only quality-tested code and does it on a frequent basis
  • Acts as a key stakeholder in the daily stand-ups, sprint reviews and retrospectives to update progress, highlight and resolve impediments
  • Reviews required documentation to communicate information to deployment, maintenance, service and business teams
  • Provides mentorship to junior Functional Analysts through informal forums and may supervise Functional Analysts in a team that does not have senior developers or a tech lead


  • 5-8 years of experience in configuration, coding and application development
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with Workday Payroll  
  • Strong understanding of Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban & other agile frameworks
  • Advanced knowledge of C#, Java or similar programming languages
  • Strong knowledge of continuous integration / continuous delivery practices
  • Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent


  • 5 years of experience supporting Workday Payroll
  • Advanced knowledge of Workday HCM
  • Experience with Workday Reporting 
  • Workday Certification is a plus 


  • Demonstrated “agile-development” mindset with strong customer-focus & results-orientation
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced agile environment, adapt to shifting urgencies, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively manage key business stakeholder relationships
  • Highly proficient in teamwork and collaboration skills