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Workday Lead Configuration Analyst

Requisition ID: R10064227

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Unknown City, Virginia, 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 Senior/Staff level Workday Lead Configuration Analyst. The lead will partner with the configuration manager to set direction for the team, as well as coordinate with other value streams and platform teams to understand dependencies and down-stream impacts.

This position can be performed as a virtual telecommuter.

Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Performing Configuration as necessary.

  • Mentoring teammates and leading team on best practices and encouraging cross-training throughout all workstreams.

  • Reviewing Configuration and business processes to identify gaps and recommend solutions that align with Workday Operations guiding principles.

  • Demonstrating design options using prototypes and demos to outline alternatives, risks, benefits, and any undesirable/unintended impacts of the design.

  • Working with workstream configurators, troubleshooting the most complicated issues reported by users.

  • Managing multiple projects, reported issues, and customer questions.

  • Shifting focus when priorities change.

  • Collaborating with product owners to prioritize efforts to ensure continuous value to the business.

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).

  • Extensive knowledge and experience working with Workday configuration in one or more HR subject area:

    • Recruiting and Onboarding

    • Talent and Performance

    • HCM Core

    • Compensation

    • Demonstrated project management skills.

    • Proficient in MS Office.

    • Ability to engage, motivate and lead diverse teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in Workday reporting, security or Workday Extend is a plus.

  • Agile experience.

Salary Range: $129,000 USD - $193,400 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

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 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.