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Principal Workday Analyst

Job ID R91135 Updated date 02/13/2020 Location McLean, Virginia; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Richmond, Virginia
West Creek 2 (12072), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding.                                               

Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.

Principal Workday Analyst

The Capital One HR Connected Products team is focused on driving amazing associate experiences through strategic alignment with business and Tech partners. A key component of the team is elevating our Workday platform and we are looking for motivated individuals to help drive our journey forward.

HR Connected Products is seeking a Principal Workday HRIS Analyst with experience in Workday or other HR technologies to support configuration of the Capital One instance of Workday.  In this role, you would partner throughout HR to design, build and test solutions based on business requirements.


The Principal Workday HRIS Analyst is also responsible for promoting programs and procedures into the production environment along with testing the software and associated procedures. The analyst ensures that all technical documentation is accurate and current and that all technical matters regarding the application have been addressed prior to product launch. Additionally, the analyst works directly with HR IT partners to ensure system integrations are running as expected.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Understands and translates the priorities of the business while integrating HR value proposition and strategies to meet the needs of the business

  • Incorporates human design thinking into solution design

  • Manages configuration of the Workday system and serves as a subject matter expert for Workday Core HCM

  • Collaborates with HR partners to provide innovative ideas and insights to redesign business processes that will optimize business results

  • Partner with HR IT to support, deliver and test system integrations

  • Continually researches, tests and stays up-to-date on Workday updates, fixes and capabilities

  • Maintain up to date documentation and controls for system implementation 

  • Primary contact for questions related to how the system works from a business and a technical perspective

  • Provides production support for Workday by troubleshooting problems, testing, and working with the business to resolve issues

  • As our use of Workday expands, work to develop, review, design, test, implement, and deploy new functionality

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification

  • At least 2 years of experience with HR systems

  • At least 2 years of enterprise system configuration experience

  • At least 1 year of experience with HR processes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3 years of experience with Workday

  • Experience working in an agile delivery environment

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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