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.
Performance Engineers are highly skilled engineers who debug, measure, analyze, and improve our Workday software. They are generalists with deep technical understanding of software, hardware, networking, and the Internet, who enjoy taking a holistic view of complex systems. Application Performance is achieved by working closely with all our engineering teams throughout the release cycle. Our ultimate goal is application performance that yields an excellent end user experience and scales to meet Software as a Service Infrastructure needs.
Position can be located in San Francisco or Pleasanton
* 3-5 yrs of experience in the performance related field * Ability to distill volumes of data, analyze performance results, and diagnose performance problems * Ability to clearly characterize system performance to stakeholders * Performance test planning, setup, and execution * Test scripting and test data management * Capacity estimating, modeling, or planning * Application and architecture code profiling * Infrastructure and application performance tuning * Excellent written and oral communication skills * Collaborative team player
Knowledge or Experience with the following a plus:
* Unix or Linux experience * OO design and Java development experience * Eclipse, Junit, ANT, svn * SQL and MySQL skills or equivalent experience * Experience with Performance, Load, Stress, and Scalability Testing * Experience with SOAPUI, Wats, Jmeter, Loadrunner, JProfiler, Jconsole, and system tools vmstat/top * Web Application Development, Application Servers Tomcat, Web Services development experience (SOAP or REST)
Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.