Application Development Engineering Specialist (11815)

Job Description

As an Application Development Engineering Specialist, you will mainly support integrations with legacy systems and vendors integrating with Workday, other technical vendor management, client relationships management, and some project management.

This is a Contract through the end of next year (2023), including full benefits and possibility of extension

Location: Remote within the U.S.


  • Provides expertise during the initial phases of the project including estimating resources, skill requirements, time requirements, identifying tools and technologies, participating in proof of concepts
  • Analyzes high level system specifications, business requirements and/or use cases. Converts information into the appropriate level specifications and system design plan for the development team.
  • Designs and develops complex software solutions in adherence with I/S standards, methodology and internal controls.
  • Provides appropriate documentation for design decisions, estimating assumptions, code modules, and performance metrics as required by organization standards.
  • Defines, conducts, mentors others, and/or participates in testing (i.e. unit, system integration). Prepares, leads and/or participates in development walkthroughs.
  • Drives initiatives to adopt new processes and standards.
  • Leads and/or participates in systems analysis, general systems design, specification development for vendor contracts, and detailed systems design as needed based on expertise.
  • Provides technical leadership in the ongoing adoption and development of software engineering procedures, standards and methods.
  • Makes recommendations and presentations to senior management regarding technical issues, technical investments, and strategic directions.
  • Provides input for contingency and disaster recovery plans.
  • Identifies enhancements to meet changing data requirements, usability, interfaces and future maintainability of software.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and understanding complex software/systems.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating technical information.
  • Demonstrated experience developing different solution-delivery and design approaches and solutions to customers.
  • Demonstrated experience developing complex software/systems using one or more programming language.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and estimating project size and work efforts for software solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical guidance and leadership to less experienced staff.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of software development and design standards and methodologies.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of infrastructure technologies, operating systems, and the interconnectivity between infrastructure platforms and software tools.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of systems development life cycle (SDLC).
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of application architecture and design alternatives.
  • Solid Knowledge and understanding of integration and migration strategies and technologies.
  • Workday integration experience with Workday EIB, Workday Studio, Workday Cloud Connect/web services
  • Experienced with Python, Java, Managed File Transfer

If you are interested, apply today!

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