Software Application Engineer


April 27, 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
About the Team
We are the HCM Recruiting application development team at Workday, primarily responsible for delivering features to our customers that create a delightful candidate experience. We are engineers with a customer-first mentality, and our teams comprise of client engineers, server engineers and QA engineers all in one agile scrum team.
We are looking for client engineers with enough exposure to backend technologies to feel comfortable in a full-stack scrum. As a part of an agile development team, you will work with fellow engineers of various disciplines (client/server), product managers and automation engineers to deliver customer-centric features on the Workday UI. Will also collaboratively develop solutions using the latest technologies including React and JavaScript.
About You
  • 5+ years developing complex software applications and front-end web development experience, including advanced knowledge/understanding of modern JavaScript libraries & frameworks (React/Redux).
  • Deep understanding of Object-Oriented Programming.
  • Utilize common design patterns. (MVC, Inversion of Control, Event-driven systems).
  • Hands-on with testing, build automation, deployments, and monitoring (in addition to design and implementation).
  • Ability to work with product managers to clarify and prune requirements.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher. Computer Science/Engineering major is preferable.
  • GWT experience is a plus.

Learn more about Tech at Workday
Workday's Technology Platform and Development Process (whitepaper):
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EVP of Development Explains Technology behind Workday’s Innovative Applications (YouTube):