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Sr. Software Engineer HRIT (Remote)

Company: Cengage Group
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 achieve success.

  • 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 requests
  • Prepare, and conduct mass data loads using Workday EIB templates
  • Review and make recommendations regarding Workday Service Updates
  • 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 integrations.
    • 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 work.
    • 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, on-time results
    • Ability to handle confidential data with discretion.
    • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience with HR Systems preferred
      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 corresponding links.
      Cengage Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.
      If you are a Colorado state resident, please email to receive compensation information for this role. Please be sure to include this posting's job ID in the subject line of the email to help ensure a timely response.
      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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