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U.S. Bank Workday Technology Director in Charlotte, North Carolina

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

Workday Technology Platform Director

We are looking for a senior technology leader to oversee the effective utilization, and continuous improvement of the Workday platform in support of our human resources, payroll, finance, and other business functions.

The ideal candidate is a leader who is enthusiastic about driving efficiency, fostering an innovation culture, and highlighting leadership abilities in software development lifecycle practices within the Workday ecosystem.

Primary Responsibilities:

Leading for the future:

  • Evolve governance models, drive release management best practices, and foster robust incident and change management processes.

  • Design, manage and audit the security architecture within Workday that supports data privacy and compliance requirements.

  • Utilize data analytics tools and methodologies to develop actionable insights, metrics, trends, and performance indicators for the Workday platform.

  • Collaborate with product and technology teams on enterprise design thinking in enabling Workday tenant and shared capabilities.

  • Collaborate with vendors and third-party partners to evaluate new features, functionality, and enhancements within the Workday ecosystem.

Raising the bar:

  • Ensure platform services and capabilities are always available and follow policies related to governance, security, privacy, and business continuity.

  • Oversee and optimize day-to-day operations of the Workday system, including tenant and configuration management, security, release management and change management.

  • Conduct regular system audits and performance tuning to ensure optimal system performance and reliability.

  • Stay current with Workday releases and updates, evaluating new features and functionality for potential adoption.

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to development and functional teams, ensuring best practices and standards throughout the product development lifecycle.

The successful candidate will:

  • Effectively communicate and build relationships to interact, inform, influence, and communicate with key stakeholders at all levels.

  • Coach and develop a culture of SDLC-like processes for functional release and change management.

  • Have a proven record for leading and enabling technology, architecture, and software engineering activities at an enterprise scale.

  • Be self-motivated and display an unwavering responsibility to deliver high quality results and commitments.

  • Have an intellectual curiosity and interest to maintain and acquire new business, technology, and architecture skills.


  • At least 10 years of Workday experience in a leadership role with a core foundation in HCM, Finance, Workday Studio, Workday Integration Cloud, EIBs, and other integration tools.

  • Deep knowledge of Workday architecture, configuration, customization, security, integration, reporting, and testing methodologies and tools.

  • At least 8 years of experience in Software Engineering and Systems Architecture or Technology Solution design.

  • Strong critical thinking skills and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.

  • 8+ years of experience architecting, designing, and/or delivering scalable and decoupled systems in a heavily regulated technology environment.

  • Experience in engaging, influencing, and driving initiatives by partnering with technology executives.

  • Experience mentoring software engineers or architects.

  • Experience in a regulated environment (HIPAA, PCI, Privacy, SOX etc.)

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Eight or more years of relevant software engineering experience

  • Five or more years of experience leading a software engineering team

The role offers a hybrid/flexible schedule, which means there's an in-office expectation of 3 or more days per week and the flexibility to work outside the office location for the other days.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, U.S. Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401(k) contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $145,180.00 - $170,800.00 - $187,880.00

Job postings typically remain open for approximately 20 days of the posting date listed above, however the job posting may be closed earlier should it be determined the position is no longer required due to business need. Job postings in areas with a high volume of applicants, such as customer service, contact center, and Financial Crimes investigations, remain open for approximately 5 days of the posting listed date.