• Workday Extend Architect (Certified) Toronto
  • Kainos in Toronto, , Germany
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

When you join Kainos, you get to think beyond limitations to make an immediate and positive impact – like transforming digital services for millions of citizens or helping Fortune 500 companies get live and thrive on Workday. You’ll be part of a people-first culture that is growing around the world. We’re a creative, committed, and diverse group of individuals who succeed as a team. At Kainos your ideas are heard and valued and you’ll leave a legacy that you can feel proud of. Join us and discover how our people write our story.

Being a Workday Extend Architect at Kainos means you'll be at the forefront of innovation within the Workday ecosystem, crafting solutions that redefine the boundaries of what is possible. You’ll lead the development of cutting-edge Workday Extend applications enhancing the user experiences and streamlining operations for some of the world’s leading organizations. Collaborate with a passionate team of Workday experts, using your skills to drive digital... transformation and make a tangible difference – this is your chance to leave a mark on the industry, shaping the future with every project you touch.

Your responsibilities:
• Lead a team of specialist Extend consultants on projects, ensuring the successful delivery of Extend solutions for the cloud-based Workday system.
• Work closely with clients to manage the full lifecycle of the project from gathering requirements, documenting, implementing, deploying right through to supporting applications, using the Workday Extend platform toolset.
• Build strong relationships with our customers to understand their requirements, ensuring that the solution is aligned to their needs, fit for purpose and commercially viable.
• Guide, develop and educate others within the Workday practice on the area of Extend while building and improving specialist knowledge in your capability.
• People Management: Your role may involve managing people. Where you do have direct reports, your responsibilities will include: setting and reviewing team’s goals and making sure those are met. You will identify training needs to support the team’s development, so team members can achieve their career aspirations. You will as review weekly workload forecasts and get involved in recruitment.  

What we are looking for:
• Workday certification: Workday Partner/Pro certification is a must. You should have previous hands-on experience in building Workday applications.
• Technical proficiency: Previously worked with XML, REST, SOAP, JSON, and be knowledgeable in an object-oriented programming language (preferably J2EE).
• Engineering know-how: Experienced in designing, building, testing, and maintaining Workday apps to address business and technical issues. Proficient in cloud computing, web services, and related challenges. Can contribute to technical decisions in a collaborative team setting, including architecture, estimation, product planning, and user story/requirement creation.
• Great communicator: Proficiency in English is a must. You’re a clear and effective communicator, able to communicate with customers and colleagues with credibility and empathy, including in a remote working situation. 
• Best practice and delivery: Commercially aware with a strong grasp of project and business dynamics. Can efficiently plan and meet deadlines, applying standards for high-quality work. Innovative, consistently seeking improvements in tools and processes.
• Consulting abilities: You have previous consulting/advisory experience working with international customers on multiple simultaneous projects. Able to understand customer needs and build relationships. You’re eager to deliver presentations, participate in workshops, and explain functionality or solutions.

Desirable requirements: 
• People Management: previous people management experience in a remote and international environment.  

What we offer:

As a Workday Extend Architect with us, you'll get to work with a talented team who are always pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the tech industry. We're big believers in investing in our people, so we'll give you all the tools and resources you need to grow your skills and advance your career.

We understand that work-life balance is crucial, so we offer flexible hours and work-from-home options. Plus, we believe in taking care of our people, which is why we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

But we're not just about work here – we're also a tight-knit community that enjoys hanging out and having fun together. We host regular team events, and other social gatherings, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to connect with your colleagues and make some great friends.

So what are you waiting for? Let’s write the next incredible chapter of our story together.

Embracing our differences  

At Kainos, we believe in the power of diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to building a team that is as diverse as the world we live in, where everyone is valued, respected, and given an equal chance to thrive.   We actively seek out talented people from all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic that makes them who they are.   We also believe every candidate deserves a level playing field. Our friendly talent acquisition team is here to support you every step of the way, so if you require any accommodations or adjustments, we encourage you to reach out. We understand that everyone's journey is different, and by having a private conversation we can ensure that our recruitment process is tailored to your needs
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