Your work days are brighter here.
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
The Data Platform and Observability (DPOE) team enables insight into the operation and performance of Workday’s increasingly sophisticated computing infrastructure and application environment. Our large-scale distributed data platform digests hundreds of terabytes of structured and unstructured data in the form of billions of messages produced daily by Workday applications and infrastructure services. We develop software and fully coordinated solutions for the entire data pipeline from data collection to visualization and reporting. If you enjoy writing efficient software, crafting innovative capabilities by integrating the latest cloud-native technologies, and tuning and scaling large distributed systems, you will enjoy working with us!
About the Role
The Data Persistence and Messaging (DPM) team is a full-service DevOps team. We architect and provide messaging, streaming, and caching solutions such as Redis, Kafka, and RabbitMQ to internal teams to enable new Workday features. We develop Java client libraries that make it easy for other teams to use our solutions. We develop automation to deploy and run hundreds of clusters, and we also operate and tune our clusters as well. As a DPM team member you will play a key role in improving our services and encouraging their adoption within Workday’s compute infrastructure. As a member of the Messaging, Streaming and Caching technologies team you will design and build new capabilities from inception to deployment to exploit the full power of DPM services, and work hand in hand with our application and service teams!
1+ year of DevOps experience in designing and operating large-scale deployments of RabbitMQ, Redis, Kafka, or similar open source messaging and caching technologies.
2+ years of software engineering experience using one or more of the following: Java, Scala, C/C++, Golang, Python.
A consistent track record of technical project leadership and success involving collaborators and interested partners across the enterprise.
Expertise in developing distributed system software and deployments that perform well and degrade gracefully under excessive load.
Expertise with configuration management using Chef and service deployment on Kubernetes via Helm and ArgoCD.
Experience with NoSQL caching and database technologies like Redis.
Development experience with a wide range of programming languages, for example, Java, C/C++, Erlang, Python, Golang, etc.
Experience learning complex open source service internals via code inspection.
Experience with Linux system internals and tuning.
Experience with distributed system performance analysis and optimization.
Etrong written and oral communication skills and the ability to explain esoteric technical details clearly to engineers without a similar background.
Our Approach to Flexible Work
With Flex Work, we’re combining the best of both worlds: in-person time and remote. Our approach enables our teams to deepen connections, maintain a strong community, and do their best work. We know that flexibility can take shape in many ways, so rather than a number of required days in-office each week, we simply spend at least half (50%) of our time each quarter in the office or in the field with our customers, prospects, and partners (depending on role). This means you’ll have the freedom to create a flexible schedule that caters to your business, team, and personal needs, while being intentional to make the most of time spent together. Those in our remote “home office” roles also have the opportunity to come together in our offices for important moments that matter.
Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!