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Workday Functional Lead

Our client is seeking an experienced Workday Functional Lead responsible for all activities related to product functionality and business requirements, including process analysis and configuration, to meet the client objectives. To strengthen focus on its core missions, the agencies made the decision to divest technology services related to HR LOB Shared Services and procure the services of IBM's HR LOB Shared Services Center (SSC). IBM has migrated VA, GSA and GSA's 32 external customers to its HR LOB solution, including both HR and time and attendance (T&A) systems. The solution is built on the Oracle PeopleSoft platform and continues to expand its footprint with new modules and new federal agencies.

Job Key Responsibilities

  • Perform all activities related to product functionality and business requirements, including process analysis and configuration, to meet the client objectives to be delivered by the contractor.

Job Must Haves

  • Experience with at least 5 Workday implementations with at least 2 full implementations in a functional leadership position (e.g., functional architect), including for at least 1 customer of comparable size and scope to the client (>400k employees).
  • Experience designing and configuring Workday implementations – 2 years .
  • Experience in functional roles related to HCM or ERP systems – 5 years.
  • Experience supporting federal HC process improvement initiatives in various parts of the HR life cycle for federal agencies – 2 years .
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills including effective oral and written communications – 5 years .
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to research issues and provide solutions – 5 years.
  • Experience engaging with client stakeholders and customers to determine appropriate process improvements – 3 years .
  • Capacity and willingness to learn complex business rules and apply them to system processes and support.
  • Experience managing teams of people – 5 years.
  • Active Top Secret clearance

Nice to Haves

  • Develop business cases and multi-year strategic improvement road maps
  • Experience assisting with various areas of complex projects

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About Encode
We embrace the philosophy that we have (2) clients.  You are one…the uniquely skilled resource and the end-client is our second client.  We collaborate with both you and the end-client to ensure we have a career enhancing, financially attractive assignment for you and an innovative, problem solving skilled technical resource for the end client.  Things we excel at:

  • Direct client relationships
  • Client feedback on resume submissions (3-5 days)
  • Client feedback on interviews (2-4 days)
  • Regular updates from dedicated Encode coverage team
  • Let a career minded, dedicated professional work for you.  Call me.


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  • Engineering
  • Information Technology

Encode, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of their race, color, country of origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, disability, genetic information, or military service. Encode, Inc. is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.