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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering - Core Data Model Team Workday
Pleasanton, CA

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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.

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Software Engineering Manager - Core Data

Workday was founded by industry veterans and software visionaries Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri. Since its founding, Workday has become the leading provider of cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) and Financials applications for medium and large enterprises worldwide. We are growing rapidly while maintaining a solid company culture, one which Workday employees are self-disciplined, hard-working, curious, trustworthy, humble, and truthful.

Are you passionate about building and leading talented engineering teams? Do you believe that Cloud is the future for business applications? Does leading edge technology rock your world? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment? Workday has immediate openings within the Core Platform team for experienced development managers. The Core Platform team develops code at the very heart of Workday's technology stack. We are responsible for building most of the Workday computing infrastructure and application development platform, from high performance transaction server, the 4th generation OO language runtime, in memory object graph management, data/compute grids, to large scale MVCC style systems and production management tools. Curious, and can cover the requirements below? Give us a shout!


* Lead a team of dynamic software developers to build and maintain core platform that supports application development in SaaS environment. Provide overall direction and guidance to the team.

* Provide coaching, mentoring and support to the direct report staff in both technical and non-technical issues. Ensure high productivity of the team members. Provide support for their career growth and personal development.

* Plan releases and schedule development. Provide estimates and initial assessment for proposed development tasks. Track and report progress of the project against key milestones. Balance resources with task assignments. Ensure on-time and high quality delivery of the project.

* Keep feature stakeholders updated throughout the development cycle. Provide liaison with relevant parties, including product management, QA, other development teams, production, product support, etc., to facilitate the release process. Manage development related customer escalation when needed.

* Contribute to process improvement within development organization. Institute and adopt best engineering practices.


* Passionate about software development and building strong engineering team. Ability to motivate and inspire the team.

* 8+ years experience in commercial enterprise software development. 3+ years experience in leading a software development team. 5+ years OO software design and development experience.

* Strong organizational skills. Experience in planning and execution of software development project. Exposure to agile development methodologies.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills.

* Strong ability to mentor developers. Good at recruiting and team building.

* BS in Computer Science or related fields.

* Experience in fast paced startup environment.

* Strong technical knowledge in software development. Knowledge in Object Oriented runtime system and in-memory distributed query processing a strong plus

Working at Workday is no ordinary work day. Whether it's our spirited company meetings, high-caliber workforce, recognition programs, or company events like CEO pool tournaments or rocking out to our company band "Wrokday", we strive to surpass expectations while celebrating everything that makes us unique.

Join our team and experience Workday!

About Workday

Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.

12400 employees

6110 Stoneridge Mall Rd

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