Principal Engineer - Workday (Remote) - 1233046

REMOTE Full Time Chevy Chase, MD

We are searching for LEADS engineering staff with development of Workday software applications. As a subject matter expert, MENTORS and LEADS engineering teams and team members in software delivery within Workday in an Agile Environment.

Essential Functions:

  • PROVIDES leadership to engineering teams UTILIZING Workday and related technologies. 
  • OWNS complete solution across entire life cycle while UTILIZING strong problem-solving ability.
  • INFLUENCES and BUILDS vision with product managers, team members, customers, and other engineering teams to solve complex problems for building enterprise class business applications.
  • HOLDS accountability for the quality, usability, and performance of the solutions.
  • LEADS design sessions and code reviews to elevate the quality of engineering across the organization.
  • UTILIZES programming languages / databases (.NET, SQL, nosql), Container Orchestration services (Docker and Kubernetes), and a variety of Azure tools and services across the Software Development Lifecycle.
  • EXECUTES Software delivery UTILIZING an Agile environment (Scrum/Kanban/SAFe) for continuous delivery, Infrastructure as code, Powershell scripting, Operation Portals (e.g., Azure Portal) and Monitoring Portals (e.g., Splunk and Application Insights).
  • MENTORS junior team members in Workday and related technology.
  • SHARES best practices and IMPROVES processes within and across teams.

Required skills:

  • Must be able to, with or without accommodation, perform the essential functions which include, but are not limited to seeing, hearing, typing and speaking.
  • Must be able to concentrate and demonstrate a capacity for learning technical concepts and adapting to new technologies quickly.
  • Must be able to use a PC.
  • Must be able to follow complex instructions, resolve conflicts or facilitate conflict resolution, and have strong organization/priority setting skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Must be able to learn and apply large amounts of technical and procedural information and follow processes that have been published.
  • Must be knowledgeable of software coding and following standards and processes that have been published and the guidelines for the design.
  • Must be able to provide system training to team members as needed.
  • Must be able to communicate in a clear, concise, professional oral or written manner, to be understood by customers, clients, co-workers and other employees of the organization.
  • Must be able to perform under pressure and stressful situations.
  • May be required to be on call for production support 24x7.
  • Must be able to concentrate and demonstrate a capacity for learning technical concepts and adapting to new technologies quickly.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field)
  • 5+ years of Software Development within Workday framework
  • 3+ years of experience building the architecture and design (design patterns, reliability, and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 3+ years of experience in DevOps Concepts, Cloud Architecture, and Azure DevOps Operational Framework
  • 3+ Years experience building products in microservices-oriented architecture and extensible REST APIs
  • 3+ Years experience in Data Center Structure, Capabilities & Offerings, including the Azure platform, and its native services
  • 2+ Experience in Azure Network (Subscription, Security zoning, etc.)
  • 4+ years of experience in open source frameworks


As a full time associate, you’ll enjoy our Total Rewards Program to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan options
  • Paid Training, Licensures, and Certificates

*Benefits may be different by location.  Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

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