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Sr. Workday Security Analyst

Requisition ID: R10062391

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's Next Gen organization is seeking a Sr. Security Analyst. The selected candidate works independently with direction from the Security Product Owner to provide quality, scalable solutions for security configuration in Workday. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated abilities to think creatively and strategically to solve business problems is required.

This position can be performed as a virtual telecommuter.

The incumbent must understand how security impacts all other product areas with a strong understanding of security domains and BPSPs, report security, security groups, and roles. You will consult and provide guidance on security design for Workday, providing HR system expertise and guidance on the benefits of automating and standardizing HR functionality.

Who we want:

  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive modifications in alignment with the business philosophy and Workday Operations guiding principles to prevent future issues

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement across the Workday platform.

What you will do:

  • Design and execute solutions for the security approach and configuration for large projects or business needs that may not be well defined.

  • Proactively seek out strategic business opportunities for the application of new or existing Workday and security configuration capabilities.

  • Translate information and requirements from business customers into documentation, solution design, and configuration of Workday domain security or BP security policies.

  • Demonstrate design options using prototyping and demos providing alternatives, risks, benefits, and highlighting beneficial and, if any, undesirable unintended impacts of the design.

  • Independently manage projects and coordinate with HR functional teams for process, system and system support initiatives.

  • Lead system implementation or release activities, providing guidance and counsel to business partners, systems analysts on design solutions

  • troubleshooting the most complicated issues reported by users

  • Provide guidance to junior team members

  • Manage multiple projects, reported issues, and customer questions, and shift focus quickly when priorities change

  • Document business requirements, user stories, functional specifications, test plans, and process flows.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and at least 9 years of progressive experience. (Appropriate combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the degree requirement)

  • Deep knowledge of and experience working with Workday security configuration and capabilities. 

  • Knowledge of Agile principles and philosophies. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in Workday reporting and business processes or Workday Extend is a plus.

  • Agile certification a plus.


Salary Range: $103,900 USD - $155,900 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.