This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Workday Engineer – HCM

Gladstone Institutes
San Francisco, CA
Start date
Nov 28, 2023

Job Details

Lab/Area:Information Technology


Gladstone is seeking a talented, motivated, and highly collaborative candidate to join a small team supporting Gladstone’s enterprise business systems. This person will work directly with key stakeholders to ensure that Gladstone’s Workday system is configured to provide optimal support. This position will perform hands-on work in configuration, reporting, and integrations, primarily with regards to Workday’s HCM services.

Essential Functions:

  • Serve as an IT partner to Gladstone’s People Services team, advising on Workday technical configuration, release management, and best practices

  • Provide day-to-day Workday production support and serve as subject matter expert in areas such as Core HCM, Absence Management, Time Tracking and Recruiting, Payroll and Benefits

  • Administer the Workday HCM system and implement configuration changes

  • Help with the troubleshooting of HCM-related Workday integrations

  • Regularly communicate status and changes to management and key stakeholders

  • Maintain documentation related to Workday HCM business processes and configurations

Key Qualifications:

  • Completion of at least one full implementation of Workday HCM

  • Workday certification in HCM

  • Hands-on experience designing, creating and modifying Workday business processes

  • Hands-on experience with creating and maintaining integrations between Workday and other systems a big plus

  • Detailed understanding of ERP or Workday System concepts and general module functionality

  • A strong willingness to learn about the business of Gladstone and how it functions

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to train both novice and expert users on best practices and system functionality

  • A passion for supporting cutting-edge science

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Computer Information Systems, and four years related experience and/or training.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within the enterprise business systems space, with at least 2 of those years using Workday extensively.

Hiring Range:


Additional Information:
  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.


Gladstone is an independent, nonprofit life science research organization located in the epicenter of biomedical and technological innovation in the San Francisco Bay Area. Gladstone has created a research model that disrupts how science is done, funds big ideas, and attracts the brightest minds. Gladstone Institutes leads the way for innovative research in the biomedical field. We always seek dedicated and talented individuals to join our team.

Scientists know that using a diversity of approaches is often the most efficient strategy for solving a problem. New and different perspectives engender the very innovation that Gladstone prizes. This is one of the many reasons why we value diversity at Gladstone—be that a diversity of race, culture, religion, mental or physical ability, heritage, age, gender, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Our employees hail from more than 30 countries around the globe and we seek to hire the best and brightest for our diverse team of scientists and administrators. Career opportunities are available in both our administrative offices and our research areas.

Our Benefits
Gladstone offers eligible employees—and their dependents—a comprehensive range of benefits, including health insurance, retirement savings, and professional development.


  • Health and Retirement
    • A choice of medical plans, flexible spending account, and retirement account options that include employer contributions help you take care of your health and your future.
  • Time Away from Work
    • More than just vacation days, our paid and unpaid leave policies offer flexibility to help you confront different stages of life including maternity and paternity leave, as well as other types of family leave.
  • Professional Development
    • Gladstone encourages employees to seek the skills they need to remain at the forefront of their profession. By supporting professional development workshops and continuing education, Gladstone provides employees with the resources they need to evolve in their role and in their career.
  • Gladstone Cares
    • A specially selected suite of benefits to support you in and out of the workplace. Includes resources for dealing with the many stages of life to specific coverage for family planning, and back-up child or elder care coverage.
Company info
1650 Owens Street
San Francisco
United States

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert