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Senior Software Development Engineer – Operations Engineering

Join our team and experience Workday!

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they’re doing. At Workday, we’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

Job Description

Part of a development team responsible for deployment automation of the Workday infrastructure and application stack.

You will make heavy use of Chef (from Opscode) for configuration management to deliver the solution

On-going collaboration with multiple development teams across the Workday organization.

Follow a production development lifecycle process including specifications, development, test and production rollout.


5+ year’s development experience

Development experience with Python or Ruby

Knowledge of at least two programming languages

Experience with test frameworks for your language of choice, TDD/BDD a plus

Experience leading features & design through implementation & support phases

Ability to pick up new technologies quickly

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience working within an agile development process.

Solid experience at the system level with Linux.


Configuration management experience (chef, puppet, cfengine)

Experience with distributed systems at a large scale

An understanding of software / release life cycle

Experience designing and building REST based APIs


Workday does not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Our supplier base is restricted to specified hiring needs. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and Workday will not be obligated to pay a referral or placement fee.

BS Technical degree or equivalent experience

About Workday

Workday delivers Human Capital Management, Financial Management, Payroll, Time Tracking, Procurement, and Employee Expense Management applications to the world’s largest organizations. Hundreds of companies, ranging from medium-sized to the Fortune 50, are gaining business value from Workday.

Workday is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Workday are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us.

How to apply

Apply here.