Software Development Engineer in Test, Analytics in San Mateo, CA

Workday   •  

San Mateo, CA 94401

Industry: Enterprise Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Description

Join our team and experience Workday!

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

About the Team

The Software Development Engineer in Test team for Workday Analytics is a diverse group of engineers. We spend our time writing software to break software and increase development productivity. At the core, we are responsible for the quality of the software that we ship and we take pride in doing so. We build and scale our test infrastructure to match the growth of our product, keeping them fast, reliable and robust, from end to end. We use proprietary and open source automated testing tools to support our rapid and continuous development/test/deployment release cycles.

We each bring a diverse set of skills to the team which makes our work meaningful and collaborative. We value innovation, integrity and we care about our customers. We want them to experience the best of class analytics product that we could possibly build, but we are also flexible, fair and considerate of our teammates. By joining the team, you can expect that you will make a meaningful contribution. You can expect an inclusive, diverse, and fun team that will challenge you, support you, and help you grow.

About the Role

This position requires you to wear many hats. It is about understanding distributed systems, big data wrangling, security testing, tooling development, framework, UI testing, deep-dive debugging, data flow performance, with the focus on breaking the system before our customers do. You will be testing a cloud based data integration platform that pulls data from a variety of sources, small and large. At the end of day, you will help the team to build a more reliable and robust platform that enlightens our customers.

What You Will Do

  • Develop expertise in our product solutions, and use that expertise and your experience to help design and qualify the solution as a whole
  • Take ownership of new features from inception to release with the highest possible quality
  • Understand user features that compose the product solution and create test plans and test cases for assigned features
  • Develop and execute automated test cases and perform bug tracking and management
  • Contribute to building a flexible and scalable automation solution
  • Work with definitional object-oriented development tools and develop automation tests using Java and WATS, Workday's proprietary automation framework
  • Be a customer advocate and work closely with the team to ensure our testing strategy and environments resemble closely to customer use cases

About you

We are looking for an experienced candidate who is ready to take on new challenges. We value people who can speak their mind and can respectfully disagree. We put all ideas to rigorous challenges but always remember that we are here to do our best work together. You are comfortable to give and receive direct and constructive feedback on a regular basis. If you have read this and feel like you haven't mastered everything listed, don't worry, we do not believe in the 'perfect' candidate and are happy to figure out things together. You can expect to teach us and expect the same in return.

  • You have an excellent coding background can utilize various languages. We focus and build tooling and automation using Python, bash script and Java.
  • You have experience working with CI/CT such as Jenkins, TeamCity, GitLab, Bamboo etc to automatically test and release products.
  • You are dedicated about quality and can elevate your team to do the right thing to ship quality software.
  • You have an eye for detail and can break down complex product requirements into a clear and communicative test plan.

Valid Through: 2019-11-12