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Software Development Engineer in Test - Returnship Opportunity Workday
San Mateo, CA

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

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About Workday

Job Description

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

At Workday, we believe that talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not. That's why we're building opportunity onramps that lead to thriving-wage careers for everyone. The Returnship program at Workday is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

About You

You love testing highly dynamic software and pushing it to the max and beyond for strength and resilience. You are happily challenged when faced with solving complex problems. You love digging deep into the product to find its breaking points. You love the "aha!" moment when you find the repro to a bug.


* Develop expertise in our product solutions, and use that expertise and your experience to help design and qualify the solution as a whole

* Clearly understand the components that compose the product solution

* Create test plans and test cases for assigned components

* Execute and automate test cases and perform bug tracking and management

* Contribute in building a flexible and scalable automation solution

* Work closely with the design team to help create an amazing user experience

* Help create and implement quality processes and requirements

* Work closely with the team to replicate customer environments

* Own the release decision. Weigh the business needs against quality, listen to the opinions of others, work to gain consensus, and be willing to hold the release... even when it's not the popular decision

* Identify and communicate risks about our releases. Look beyond your specific area of responsibility and ensure our products deliver value to our customers

* Be able to own and make quality decisions for the solution.

* Own the release

* Be a customer advocate.

Job Requirements

* A track record showing that you are a highly motivated individual, capable of coming up with creative, innovative and working solutions in a collaborative environment

* Eager to learn from peers

* Experience testing distributed systems

* Experience testing enterprise applications

* Strong database skills (SQL)

* Strong knowledge of QA methodologies

* Strong scripting skills (Python/Perl/Shell)

* Strong Unix skills (Ubuntu/Red Hat)

* Experience building automation frameworks

* Comfortable with ambiguity and taking the initiative regarding issues and decisions

* BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field and 5+ years industry experience

* WATS/Xpresso knowledge strongly desired

You get bonus points for...

* Understanding database internals and query processing

* Knowledge of Hadoop and associated applications (HDFS/MR/Hive/Spark)

Workday's Returnship program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce.

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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