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Workday Principal Engineer (REMOTE)

Company: GEICO
Location: Chevy Chase
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Workday Reporting team is looking for a Workday Principal Engineer that 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.
ADHERES to GEICO Code of Conduct, company policies, and operating principles.
MEETS attendance standard at business location to perform necessary job functions and to facilitate interaction with management and co-workers.
MEETS the requirements specified below.

  • 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.
  • Must have the following 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
      Benefits:At GEICO, we make sure you have the support and resources to leverage and develop your skills, secure your financial future, and take care of your health and well-being. GEICO continually seeks to provide a workplace where everyone can be their authentic self. To help achieve this goal, we support associate-led Employee Resource Groups that foster a true sense of community. Through GEICO's competitive benefits offerings and various training and development opportunities, we have you covered with our Total Rewards Program that includes:
      Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave401(k) PlanTuition Assistance including Direct Billing and Reimbursement payment plan optionsPaid Training, Licensures, and Certificates Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.
      Coverage begins on the date of hire. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire coverage to take effect.
      The safety of our associates, both current and future, is GEICO's highest priority. At this time, most of our associates are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area.
      GEICO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to cultivating an environment where equal employment opportunities are available to all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, disability or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. GEICO celebrates diversity and believes it is critical to our success. As such, we are committed to recruit, develop and retain the most talented individuals to join our team.

Keywords: GEICO, Washington DC , Workday Principal Engineer (REMOTE), Engineering , Chevy Chase, DC

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