Job Description :
JOB TITLE: Workday Development Team Lead

LENGTH: Long term – possible funding extension in FY 2019- 2020

START DATE: 02.22.19

JOB Location: Ames, IA

Interview Date & Mode – Direct round 1 IN-Person Interview (for Locals) or WEB CAM (for non-locals) on Feb 15th.

* THIS IS A100% ONSITE ONLY CONTRACT*

The Development Team Lead will lead the Integrations development team by implementing numerous system integrations between Workday Financials and existing internal/external systems. This position will oversee the planning, organizing and communicating of the daily work to be completed by the team. This position will be technical, require strong organizational, analytical and communication skills, with additional leadership/team lead skills also involved.

Project details:

This project will replace many of the financial systems currently residing on the Client’s Mainframe platform including accounting, inventory procurement, etc. with a cloud-based ERP solution called Workday. To leverage the capabilities of Workday, a new ERP system, CLIENT is implementing, streamlining and re-engineering business processes based on best practices while continuing to meet state and federal requirements. Integrations will be created to exchange data with existing developed in internal house systems, vendor applications, and other state entity external systems.

Skills and Technologies:

Organizational, Analytical, and Mentoring skills required.

Experience with Agile/Scrum framework, preferably using Azure DevOps (Microsoft VSTS

Skills preferred include Workday Financials, Workday Studio, SQL, Cobol, JCL, API, .NET, VB.NET & C

Experience in Project Management is needed.

The Development Team Lead coordinates resources and work to deliver solutions to customers on time and within budget. The Development Team Lead is assigned responsibility and accountability for overseeing the successful completion of all work assigned to the Workday Financials Integrations Team. The Development Team Lead assists Integrations team members in development activities and reviews tasks as required. The Development Team Lead manages and updates progress towards integration of team objectives, assists team members in resolving problems, and engages in guidance to Team members. The Development Team Lead fosters a positive work environment by mentoring, supporting, and committing to the professional development of Application Team members. The Development Team Lead reports to the IT project director, and IT Project manager(s) as appropriate.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Proven experience mentoring and performing supervisory functions for technical teams.

Perform detailed reviews of interim and final tasks as appropriate.

Review and prioritize work requests.

Conduct structured walk-throughs or inspections; manage issues to closure.

Develop and manage short and long-term plans and schedules.

Direct the development of accurate estimates for integration of Team activities as required.

Balance workload with integration Teams capacity by managing the integration Teams activities according to schedule.

Ensure work remains within the agreed scope.

Track work plan baseline against results.

Coordinate/communicate with Group Leads and IT Manager to ensure initiatives are in accordance with agreed customer commitments.

Proactively identify and manage issues/risks affecting the project.

Communicate accurate and useful status to Group Lead and other management on a timely basis.

Instill a commitment to quality, customer service, ownership, and teamwork.

Ensure that defined processes are followed.

Manage expectations of the integration Teams internal and external customers.

Facilitate communication and knowledge sharing within the Integration Team.

Develop and deepen understanding of system business requirements supported by the Application Team.

Conduct structured walk-throughs or inspections; manage issues to closure.

Coordinate work with other Team Leads as appropriate.