Sr. Software Engineer HRIT (Remote)
Company: Cengage Group
Posted on: January 15, 2022
This is a remote position that can be based out of any location
within the United States
We believe in the power and joy of learning At Cengage Group, our
employees have a direct impact in helping students around the world
discover the power and joy of learning. We are bonded by our shared
purpose - driving innovation that helps millions of learners
improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
Our culture values diversity, engagement, and discoveryOur business
is driven by our strong culture, and we know that creating an
inclusive and diverse workplace is absolutely essential to the
success of our company and our learners, as well as our individual
well-being. We recognize the value of different perspectives in
everything we do, and strive to ensure employees of all levels and
backgrounds feel empowered to voice their ideas and bring their
authentic selves to work. We achieve these priorities through
inclusive programs, benefits, and initiatives that are integrated
into the fabric of how we work every day. To learn more, please see
The Sr Software Engineer HRIT will help support the ongoing design,
implementation, and maintenance of Cengage's HR systems. You will
help in defining and implementing our near-term and long-term
priorities. To be successful you should understand system
touchpoints and set up, such as domain security, business objects,
security groups, object/process dependencies, calculated fields,
worklets, custom organizations, business templates, and reporting,
to update/maintain/create system functionality and solve issues.
The HRIT team shares ideas, discoveries, and works together to
- Support the functional areas of our HR systems (primarily
Workday) - Human Capital Management (HCM), Compensation,
Recruiting, Benefits, Time and Attendance, Leave and Absence
Management, Talent, Learning, Payroll, and Reporting
- Participate in medium to large scale, complex projects and
enhancements by providing Workday functional configuration for
multiple Workday modules. Implement HR system changes, updates,
maintenance, testing, and upgrades, as needed.
- Support updates to business processes, supervisory
organizations, role assignments, quicklinks documents, and other
processes as needed.
- Collaborate with system owners regarding set up, process
improvements and/or implementation of features and reporting needs.
Make recommendations based on knowledge of different aspects of
functional area's needs and system capabilities.
- Support upgrades, enhancements, testing, validation, and
overall performance of systems; analyze software releases to assess
impact of new features and recommend process or system optimization
in alignment with business goals
- Assist in the creation of guides, documentation, communications
and/or training materials which provide end-users the tools needed
to successfully use employee-facing systems.
- Provide day to day support and analysis for the HR systems,
providing accurate and timely responses to user support
- Prepare, and conduct mass data loads using Workday EIB
- Review and make recommendations regarding Workday Service
- Ensure system compliance with regulatory requirements,
including GDPR, SOX and other control narratives and matrices
- Follow HR Technology and IT change control processes
- Ensure coordination & communications are in place for teams
that need to know.
- Participate in the bi-annual Workday release process including
change testing, testing new functionality, and recommending which
new features to apply.rowse Workday Community to research solutions
or propose enhancements to current processes
- 3+ years of hands-on Workday configuration experience with at
least three of the following Workday products below: Core HCM,
Absence, Advanced Compensation, Benefits, Performance, Recruiting,
Learning, Payroll, Security or Advanced Reporting. Experience with
platform implementations, configuration, security, and
- Broad knowledge of Workday touchpoints, security,
configuration, and integrations.
- Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures
within human resources information systems.
- Comfortable speaking with people across all levels.
- Must be detail oriented, organized, and capable of prioritizing
- Strong problem solving/analytical skills with attention to
detail. Takes the initiative to research and problem solve; ability
to assess how current actions impact the whole process
- Ability to break complex projects into manageable tasks,
identify and engage appropriate resources, and deliver accurate,
- Ability to handle confidential data with discretion.
- Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience with HR
Cengage Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and
Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon
race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age,
veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural
background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life
experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengage's
EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen and
Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice by visiting their
Cengage Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodations
for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application
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About Cengage GroupCengage Group, a global education technology
company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality
digital products and services that equip students with the skills
and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years,
we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted,
engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms. We serve
the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education,
English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through
our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited,
we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve
their dreams through education.
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