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Senior Software Development Engineer - Performance & Platform Engineering

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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2. Collect statistics to optimize site functionality Senior Software Development Engineer - Performance & Platform Engineering page is loaded Senior Software Development Engineer - Performance & Platform Engineering Apply locations USA, CA, Pleasanton time type Full Time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id JR-76611 Your work days are brighter here. At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That's why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don't need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here. About the TeamWorkdays Designs Performance Hardware & Systems Engineering team develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for enhancements and new products. Develops software and tools in support of design, infrastructure and technology platforms, including operating systems, compilers, routers, networks compatibility and/or influences hardware design.About the RoleWe are looking for an outstanding Senior Software Development Engineer to join our Performance Hardware & Systems Engineering team to manage the complex projects in Performance and Platform Engineering space. Performance Software Engineers are highly skilled engineers who debug, measure, analyze, and improve our Workday software and technology stack end to end. They are generalists with deep technical understanding of software, hardware, networking, and the Internet, who enjoy taking a well-rounded view of sophisticated systems. Application Performance is achieved by working closely with all our engineering teams throughout the release cycle. Our goal is application performance that yields an excellent end user experience and scales to meet Software as a Service Infrastructure needs. This team is responsible for the performance & scalability aspects of WDAY technology stack end to end support HCM and Financial customers. We work with the largest customers (top 5% tier of WDAY customers who use HCM and Financial applications) to ensure the launch is successful and customer is satisfied with the performance. We closely work with Infrastructure in optimizing system firmware, Linux and java applications specifically for various chip sets and for various application workloads. We closely work with technology and product organization to influence the architectural and design changes within the technology stack and Infrastructure so that WDAY is building robust platform to support various workloads against the Hardware platform. We build pipelined automation for analyzing performance of software and hardware for certification and optimization for any changes into the platform.About YouBasic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a technical field or 6+year demonstrate experience in Performance Engineering and Benchmarking Large Scale systems, Applications with skilled in modeling the system under load and tuning end of end of technology stack including Hardware Platform
  • 5+years of experience in optimizing low level Kernel, firmware, Linux, and java applications.
  • Experience in using profiling tools for Java applications, Garbage collection analysis, JVM tuning and configuration tuning.
  • Experience in building pipelines for automation, proficient in Gatling / Ansible, Python, Java, AWS, GCP, Open stack, Linux, Terraform, Packer and have a deep understanding of x86 micro-server architectures and how they interact with firmware, OS and software to slow down or improve performance.
  • Solving performance issues in our 24/7 production support during on-call days, tuning skills with I/O sub systems and networking tier, analyzing latencies between CPU, Memory across various layers of cache levelsOther Qualifications :
    • Experience in developing orchestration through Ansible, analyzing Intel VTune Profiler, analyzing tcpdump, performing iPerf benchmarks.
    • Experience in scripting using Unix or Linux, hands on tuning of I/O sub systems, BIOS configurations, Kernel.
    • Collaborative teammate, focused on automation, timely in meeting project deliverables.
    • Experience with Performance, Load, Stress, and Scalability Testing
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.#LI-ADD7 As a federal contractor, -Workday -is -requiring -all new hires -to verify -that -they -are -fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 -within 72 hours of -beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. -Workday -is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact - -to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer. Workday Pay Transparency Statement The base pay range for the primary location of this job is listed below. Workday pay ranges vary based on work location. As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Workday Bonus Plan or a role-specific commission/bonus, as well as annual refresh stock grants. Recruiters can share more detail during the hiring process. Each candidate's compensation offer will be based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, geography, experience, skills, future potential and internal pay parity. For more information regarding Workday's comprehensive benefits , please click here . Primary Location: USA.CA.PleasantonBase Pay Min to Max Range: $160,000 - $240,000 Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process! Similar Jobs (5) Senior Software Engineer - Performance Engineering locations USA, CA, Pleasanton time type Full Time posted on Posted 10 Days Ago Sr. Software Development Engineer - Cloud Financials locations 2 Locations time type Full Time posted on Posted 9 Days Ago Can't find a suitable opening? Join our talent community and receive the latest Workday news, content, and be first in line for new job opportunities. Join our Talent Community ! Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process! Being a Great Place to Work 0:00 -/ - 2:09 Are you interested in contract opportunities at Workday? Please visit the Contractor Positions at Workday page About Workday 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. To review our data use practices, visit our Recruiting Privacy Policy . You may view the Workday's Pay Transparency Policy , and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice , by clicking on their corresponding links. -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

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