Sr. Associate Software Development Engineer, Data-as-a-Service, ML Platform

Job description

At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That’s why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don’t need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.

About the Team

What is one of the most important ingredients for helping Workday users derive next-level, generation-defining insights and predictions?  Data.What is one of Workday’s most critical assets that we commit to respecting, defending, and securing?  Data.What does Workday and its users need to survive, adapt, and excel in a constantly evolving world?  Data!The Data as a Service team strives to provide industry-leading solutions to data engineering problems for Workday developers and Workday customers.  We are made up of an eclectic group of dedicated individuals who pull experience from almost every corner of Workday and some of today’s top tech companies.  We take great pride in being relentlessly innovative, intensely supportive, and persistently positive.

About the Role

As a Senior Associate Software Development Engineer on the Data as a Service team, you will

  • Help deliver impactful solutions for some of today’s hardest data engineering problems
  • Influence the direction of our product vision and strategy with technical expertise and context
  • Provide critical feedback for the team’s technical designs, architecture, and decisions
  • Mentor other team members and support their career growth
  • Get mentored by other team members to support your career growth

About You

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years of experience using programming languages to deliver Production quality software solutions in an industry setting.
  • 2 or more years of experience maintaining and supporting Production software
  • 2 or more years of experience practicing Agile methodologies

Other Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years of experience building Production quality software with public cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.) and Infrastructure as Code (AWS CloudFormation, etc.)
  • 1 or more years of experience building Production quality software with object-oriented programming languages
  • 1 or more years of experience building and maintaining robust, scalable, and self-service data platforms
  • 1 or more years of experience with machine learning and data science technologies


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Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications.