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Senior Software Engineer-Workday Developer

JR-2253 Requisition #

What we need:

  • 4-5 yrs. extensive hands on experience and understanding in the workday ERP application
  • Extensive experience with Workday Project Lifecyle
  • Experience with common integration problems, such as security, and various application support approaches
  • Deep knowledge of XML Schema and XPATH
  • Experience as a technical consultant in the following skills of Workday – EIB, Studio, Document Transformation, Core HCM / Payroll Connectors, Calculated Fields, XSLT / XML,    

               Web Services API

  • Basic developer knowledge of Web Services (understanding of SOAP, WSDL and close relationship to Schema language) integration using Web Service toolkits or platforms (WSDL consumer)
  • Work directly with key business and IT stakeholders to gather requirements, design, consider design alternatives, facilitate discussions and provide out of the box solution
  • Workday Custom Reports and Calculated Fields ,  Workday Integration tools Core Connector, DT, EIB and Workday studio , Workday public APIs , Web service tech REST, JSON, SOAP, HTTP , Integrating third party systems such LMS, ERP, Active Directory, and middleware systems, Building complex Studio, XSLT along with Error handling , SFTP, PGP encryption and authentication methods and Payroll and Benefit integrations
  • Analyze Workday release updates to understand impacts of feature changes, in relation to clients existing configuration
  • Techno-Functional knowledge of one or more Workday modules. Examples: HCM, Absence Management, Compensation, Benefits, Payroll interface
  • Experience developing multiple integrations to/from HR/Benefits/Payroll applications
  • Self-motivated and ability to learn quickly through individual research and self-training
  • Effective knowledge transfer skills in non-classroom environment.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience as a techno functional consultant with ERP background in Workday  
  • Experience in HCM processes
  • Very strong communication skills are required. Must be capable of interacting with solution architects, other technology teams to identify technology opportunities

Workday Developer is the key contributor for HR Systems team who needs to provide support on HR & Learning Workday application.  Incumbent will be handling entire SDLC using  SAFe (Agile) methodology along with functional / technical knowledge, problem solving skills and innovative ideas. Incumbent has to manage the Change Request process and ensuring that technical assessments and specifications are produced for the development team to use for coding.

This role demands someone with high analytical ability and who is highly committed and motivated. The person should have good communication skills, excellent at removing impediments and breaking down complex tasks into simple easy to complete milestones, willing to jump in and solve the problem.

How you will influence:

  • Solve complex business problems using functional / technical knowledge
  • Improve the overall applications health of the applications by ensuring compliance to maintenance schedule / upgrade to latest standards and guidelines

What you will be doing:

  • Configuration and Development of HR & Learning portfolio Workday application
  • Testing of HR Applications
  • Performing peer reviews
  • Deployment and Packaging


The Clifford Chance Principles embody what we stand for and aspire to be:

•            Exceeding clients' expectations

We are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals by providing commercially focused legal advice of the highest quality that will consistently exceed their expectations.

•            Local excellence, global standards

We ensure we can benefit our clients by combining the highest global standards of business and law with local excellence of service and by maintaining the depth, quality and scale of resources necessary to meet our clients' needs whenever and wherever they arise.

•            Investing in talent

To deliver on our commitment to our clients, we recruit and develop the best people.  We believe that, by delivering great client service, we will be involved in the most interesting and challenging client work and, as a result, achieve the reputation and the high levels of profitability which are essential to attracting and retaining the best people.

•            An adaptable and approachable team

We believe in the power of collaboration, collegiality and teamwork and we have an open, approachable style.  We expect our people to be flexible and creative and to have the desire and drive to embrace new experiences and challenges.  We require everyone to put the interests of our clients and the Firm before their own.

•            Strength through diversity

We are proud of our firm and value the diversity of the people and cultures within it.  In our firm people succeed according to their merits.

•            Community

Our strength comes from our one firm approach and our partnership ethos.  They underpin our ability to deliver excellent client service and create a working environment where talented people can succeed.  We are ambitious for our clients and ourselves but we understand the importance of making a positive impact on the community at large.

•            An ambition for success

We are determined to be the leader of an elite group of international law firms and to be at the top of the profession in each market where we practice.  Our aim is to be regarded as one of the world's leading professional services organizations.

•            Thinking ahead

To be at the forefront of the legal profession requires foresight, a desire to share ideas and willingness to have a voice on issues of importance.  We have the confidence to challenge existing thinking and to push boundaries.

•            Equal Opportunities

At Clifford Chance we understand that our true asset is our people. Inclusion is good for our team and their families, our firm and society.

We are committed to treating all employees and applicants fairly and equally regardless of their gender, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, social or economic background, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age.  This applies to recruitment and selection, terms and conditions of employment including pay, promotion, training, transfer and every other aspect of employment.

 Our goal is to deliver an equality of opportunity, an equality of aspiration and an equality of experience to everyone who works in our firm. Find out more here


Requires Bachelors in Engineering Degree or equivalent, and strong relevant professional experience.

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