Software Application Engineer


April 10, 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 in 2005 and has since become a leader in the human capital and financial management industry, with offices and customers worldwide. In 2014, we expanded our footprint to Atlanta and are now focused on additional growth. Joining our team means that you’ll have an open road of opportunity to innovate in your profession, advance your career, and make a lasting impact.
Are you a software engineer that wants to learn development craft by working with bright senior engineers?
Do you like the challenges of solving complex business problems that can help millions of users?
Do you do your best work when collaborating with small agile teams made up of some of the brightest engineers in the industry?
Do you have a passion for innovation and software design that meets high standards of code quality?
Are you attracted to a work culture that promotes fun, recognition and innovation?
If this sounds like you, here's the game plan. After participating in our technology boot camp, you'll get to dive immediately into building a product that is appreciated by hundreds of customers such as:, Netflix, lululemon athletica and many others. With every dev project you work on here, you'll create a direct impact on Workday's product suite that pushes the latest innovations in cloud and mobile technology. Your contributions will be part of what makes Workday unique: our culture, our core values, our company meetings, our commitment to sustainability, our recognition programs, but most importantly, our people. With your talent, we'll continue winning our game in the cloud!
About the Role:

  • Collaborate with the Product Manager and QA counterparts on functional design and analysis of requirements

  • Design and develop a product in a metadata-driven development environment

  • Create and maintain robust, efficient and maintainable code using an OO framework and class modeling

  • Create and maintain reliable automated tests

  • Troubleshoot customer reported issues

  • Learn from other team members through pair programming, code reviews, knowledge sharing, hackathons, etc

About you/Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience with Web application development or SaaS (Software as a Service); UML is a plus

  • OO design and development experience in an object oriented language such as Java, C#, etc...

  • Strong working knowledge of design and analysis of software for performance

  • You feel the key to good object oriented development is strong design patterns

  • You believe applications should be usable and configurable

  • Must be a collaborative team player with good verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with XML and Integration technologies is a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in a computer related field or equivalent work experience