Quality Assurance Engineer - Talent Management


April 17, 2021

Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.
Job Description
Workday was founded by two visionaries Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri (both PeopleSoft veterans) in 2005 with a goal to deliver Human Capital Management, Payroll, Financial Management and Worker Spend Management solutions for midsize and Fortune 500 companies.
Being a QA engineer at Workday allows you to use your operational knowledge to create end-to-end feature test plans to improve customer experience, visualize how a feature can be used and how it can impact other areas of application. It allows you to envision all the different ways data or a business process can be used by our customer, transforming them into functional test plans.
Talent Optimization (TO) Recruiting Quality team is seeking innovative individuals who are passionate about customer experience, quality, and technology; people who want to work with up-to-date tool sets and modern testing methodologies. A QA Engineer is crucial in an agile development environment to keep the team honest by questioning and having thought provoking discussions, to deliver the commitments in sprint time framework and to produce a high-quality feature. We put heavy emphasis and value on testing, which has helped us to achieve unparalleled customer satisfaction over the years. We are an innovator in the enterprise software space and, as a result, are able to consistently present our quality engineers with new learning and development opportunities.

  • The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of HCM domain experience, business analysis, consulting, or quality assurance.

  • Strong functional knowledge in Human Capital Management applications, preferably in Recruiting systems, Job Requisitions, Job Postings and Recruiting compliance reporting

  • A passion for troubleshooting & problem solving is required

  • Clear and effective communication skills

  • Enthusiastic, detail-oriented and confident individual with ability to work with various teams

  • A college degree in Business or Computer Science, or equivalent work experience

Responsibilities of a Quality Assurance Engineer:

  • Take ownership of functional area testing efforts for Recruiting.

  • Independently design, develop and execute test plans that achieve the full functionality of complex features.

  • Design “end-to-end” scenarios across features.

  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities.

  • Act as customer advocate in testing approach.

  • Provide regular status and estimations against test status.

  • Diagnose problems and report bugs and enhancements to Development.

  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved.

  • Share knowledge and demonstrate product areas to scrum team on an ad hoc basis

  • Provide input to the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values

  • Liaison with development, project management and customer support.

  • Deliver high quality software products within a full development life-cycle.