Workday

Senior Product Manager, Frameworks

Workday

July 21, 2021


Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.
About the Team
The Frameworks team focuses on building products that help orchestrate processes between people and systems, as well as building common frameworks that are shared across the Workday Application Suite. You’ll be guiding the efforts of a development team that works on a wide variety of features including Questionnaire, Alert Notification, Worktag, Custom Object, Condition Rule Framework etc.
The products built by the Framework team touches every single application in Workday. If you love complex technical challenges this position is for you. You will collaborate across many application teams to drive how to build and extend the framework.
About the Role
Product Managers at Workday are involved in all aspects of the product management lifecycle. They design great new features to delight customers, evangelize the enhancements to both internal and external stakeholders, all while sweating out the details to deliver a superior end product.
Senior Product Managers at Frameworks do this on a regular basis:

  • Influences the product roadmap and sets the long-term strategy for multiple product areas.

  • Leads through influence and applies strategic understanding of the company's big picture and competitive landscape, and how to correctly position product in the marketplace.

  • Collaborate with Workday's customers, development, services and sales teams to understand their requirements

  • Write detailed feature specifications based on requirements

  • Work with our visual designers to create robust well thought out use cases and detailed wireframes

  • Manage uptake of new enhancements by coordinating with internal development

  • Communicate enhancements to customers via workshops and knowledge transfers

  • Work with the development organization through design, testing and product release

  • Define a product roadmap and determine requirements for each release

  • Participate in customer-facing situations and user conferences as a product expert

  • Demonstrate flexibility and the ability to adapt to change.

  • Drive cross team initiatives and influence other teams on directions and decision making.

About You

  • Strong individual initiative & ownership – driven by results, and motivated by impact

  • At heart, is a “product person” – innate ability and drive to understand customer needs, and build great products & solutions to meet those needs

  • Uncompromising focus on user-centric design, intellect, data, research, and well-honed judgment to ensure you’re focused on making the biggest difference to our users

  • Proven ability to operate successfully across multiple functions, influence senior executives and peers alike, and mediate across various stakeholders

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience with automation technologies or framework methodologies

  • History of working with Enterprise Resource Planning systems

  • Experienced with scrum and other agile development methods

  • Experience with SaaS

  • 5+ years of product management, consulting, or development experience

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.