Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Senior People Technology Specialist - Workday HCM & Payroll



IT, Accounting & Finance, People & HR
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

The Role:

We are looking for an exceptional Workday Specialist to join our team. This role will be instrumental in the continued expansion and deployment of Workday functionality. You will partner with Verkada key stakeholders (e.g., People, Finance, Payroll, Security) to implement streamlined People and Payroll processes.


  • Triage and configure Workday enhancements or fixes for HCM, Payroll, Compensation, Benefits, Timecards, Absence/Leaves, and reporting
  • Support implementation of Workday Payroll for U.S. and international setup; maintain payroll security configuration and assignments
  • Build and maintain organizational hierarchies, custom objects, and custom security roles
  • Partner with People Operations and Payroll teams to solidify and document business requirements related to programs to be executed through Workday and other technologies
  • Co-create, with process owners, the most efficient business processes
  • Be a conduit between the People and Payroll teams to answer questions or escalate issues as needed and prioritize technology fixes and enhancements
  • Assist with broadening internal knowledge of Workday configuration through hands-on training to cross-functional teams
  • Build reports to support Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, and other areas of the Workday product
  • Drive adoption and usage of Workday technology changes and new functionality launches across the People Team


  • 5+ years of experience configuring HCM and Payroll modules in Workday including HCM Core, Payroll, Compensation, Time Tracking, Talent Management, Security, and Business Process Administration
  • Experience in supporting Workday system upgrades, implementations, go-lives and post-go-live technical support, including writing and completing test scenarios for implementations and enhancements
  • Strong expertise in Workday report writing and calculated fields
  • Ability to troubleshoot into Workday details to resolve issues quickly
  • Strong understanding of People and Payroll best practices, processes and compliance. Experience analyzing requirements and adjusting or changing to create the most optimal solution
  • Experience in designing, building, and testing processes in various People and Finance applications
  • Ability to understand the business requirements, and user needs and translate them into operational requirements
  • Strong technology aptitude and interest in research, data, metrics, and analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, remaining agile and flexible in a challenging environment and managing multiple competing priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$100,000$160,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.