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Senior Software Development Engineer (Performance)

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Software Development Engineer (Performance) 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. About the TeamThe Performance Customer Operations influences development and Operations teams to bring a change by emphasizing the need to address the problems. We triage and learn the root cause of recurring performance bottlenecks. We measure the impact on customers and system resources backed by data. We assist various teams to analyze the performance impact caused by new features, services and micro-services before they go live. We build tools to enable our team and partners to function better. We always thrive to acknowledge the changes we need to bring in performance organization and get aligned with organizations goals.About the Role Performance Software Engineers are highly skilled engineers who debug, measure, analyze, and improve our Workday software. They are folks with deep technical understanding of software, hardware, networking, and the Internet, who enjoy taking a holistic view of sophisticated 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. This position is located in Pleasanton, California., About YouExperience/Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience in Software Development with roles like Developer, Performance Engineer or Service Reliability Engineer
  • Ability to distill volumes of data, analyze performance results, and diagnose performance problems
  • Quick to learn in fast-paced environment, complex architecture
  • Good understanding of Object-oriented programming languages like Java, C#, Scala
  • Understanding of profiling, thread dump, heap dump, garbage collection, cpu and thread utilization -
  • Good understanding of one or more Sql or NoSql databases
  • Ability to clearly characterize system performance to stakeholders -
  • Knowledge of distributed systems in a public or private cloud Responsibilities: -
    • Play pivotal role in debugging, analyzing, quantifying complex production issues
    • Use plethora of tools and technologies, generic and proprietary, to deeply understand, analyze and identify the bottlenecks in application performance.
    • Collaborate with peers, Engineering Managers, Product Managers and Principal Engineers to influence architectural changes in the product based on in-depth performance and data analysis. -
    • Build tools to expedite, enhance and ease multiple aspects of performance analysis.
    • Develop prototypes in various layers of workday stack which propose alternate solutions to existing performance issues. - Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. At Workday, our employees have always been our number one Core Value. We understand that everyone has unique experiences and perspectives which is why our mission is to create a safe space where all people and ideas are welcomed. Our commitment to value inclusion, belonging, and equity (VIBE---) and creating a brighter workday for all is the cornerstone of all we do. Join us! Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday. Workday is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Workday are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Further, pursuant to applicable local ordinances, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We do not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Workday is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans during our application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at accommodations@workday.com. Suggested Jobs
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