Senior Technical Product Manager, Workday Scheduling


April 21, 2021

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Job Description
Join the product team for one of Workday’s newest and most highly anticipated new products: Workday Scheduling! Our team is looking for a senior technical product manager to develop and grow our team’s use of AI technology. Our team uses cutting edge technology to redefine how our customers schedule their workforce in a world where the very definition of “work” is evolving rapidly.
Our AI technical product manager will help define and design the next phase of our AI-based optimization engine and our ML-based demand forecasting technology to solve the scheduling needs of Workday’s largest customers. If you enjoy building new products and solving problems using advanced technology, Workday Scheduling is the team for you.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Come up to speed quickly on Workday’s brand new Scheduling solution and all the details of Workday’s AI-based optimization engine and demand forecasting technology

  • Work with customers to understand their challenges and opportunities when it comes to forecasting customer demand, predicting labor needs and scheduling front-line workers

  • Help define the vision for the next phase of Workday’s demand-based schedule optimization

  • Drive execution of Workday’s vision for demand-based schedule optimization

  • Collaborate with a diverse team of development, UX, data science and test engineers

  • Design solutions to solve customer problems using AI and ML technology

  • Break down large designs and long-term plans into phases and short-term deliverables

  • Take ownership, groom and author prioritized scrum backlog of epics and stories

About You:

  • Experience designing solutions that solve complex problems using technology

  • Ability to think through the myriad technical details of problems and produce designs that aim to simplify that which is complex

  • Ability to collaborate with development, test and UX engineers and align the team toward your product design

  • Experience utilizing data to drive designs and leverage technology

  • Domain expertise with labor scheduling or demand forecasting desirable

  • Expertise in AI-based optimization engines or technology desirable

  • Expertise ML-based demand forecasting engines or technology desirable

  • Ability to clearly articulate product requirements, break down features and prioritize backlogs

  • Understand technology and how to leverage differentiators and work within constraints

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to solve existing challenges with new ideas

  • Flexible and able to adapt to change

  • Motivated and willing to take ownership

  • Experienced with scrum and other agile development methods

  • 5+ years of product management, developer relations, consulting, or software development experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other technical major