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Sr. Data Platform Engineer

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 workday Data Platform Engineering Organization in Business Technology needs engineers to architect and build next generation of data platform, tooling, The Workday Data Platform Engineering Organization in Business Technology needs engineers to architect and build the next generation of data platform, tooling, reusable frameworks and services in the AWS cloud. We take pride in enabling data driven business outcomes to mobilize Workday's growth through trusted data excellence, innovation and architecture thought leadership. The team's key objective is to empower data engineers, statisticians, data scientists, and various business partners by building scalable data platforms, tooling/reusable frameworks, data quality and anomaly detection framework to fuel potential, reducing decision latency using self-service architecture in cloud environments.Data platform will be the central data repository with various data domain assets of decision-making process through self-service dashboards, domain specific ad-hoc self-self-capability. Also, it will be source for ML engineering self-service business owned pipelines through configurable templates, storage for ML features and model outcomes, place for test and training the models, upstream and downstream integration layer or data source for these layers.About the RoleWe are looking for an engineer who is passionate about solving exciting problems by doing independent research, collaborating with data engineers, with extensive experience in delivering big data platforms and scalable data pipelines in the public cloud. You'll be working on platform tooling/capabilities or reusable frameworks which focus on efficiency, scalability, expandability, flexibility, all with the goal to help empower teams.As a senior member of the data platform team, our team will architect and craft the data platform to empower and implement data applications, including data ingestion framework, Data Observability, Data Quality, Anomaly detection, Data Lake/Data warehouse, business intelligence, APIs and reporting systems. The team will improve data platform performance and reliability, and opportunities to collaborate with industry standard innovative technology partners and authorities to improve efficiency through automation.This hands-on role focuses on implementing data platform vision, planning and carrying out the roadmap to enable platform capabilitiesResponsibilities

  • Implement Data Ingestion, transformation and data quality frameworks in Realtime and Batch
  • Design and develop cloud data platforms - Tools and Capabilities to support teams to enable self-service capabilities.
  • Write in Python, Java, Go or other languages to deliver a wide variety of data services
  • Building tools to accelerate data ingestion and transformation with lineage, data security, data privacy protection.
  • Improve data quality by using & improving internal tools/frameworks to automatically detect Data quality issues.
  • Keep abreast of new tools, packages while consistently pushing the limit of what is possible to deliver the best solutions
  • Collaborate with Product Owners to apply Workday's agile processes and be responsible for the initiation, delivery, and communication of projects for the partner organizations
  • Promote tooling, frameworks and findings with the wider Workday Community
  • Willing to work across multiple time zones
  • Understand and gain solid understanding of team's technology stack and instance strategy to align with software development lifecycle
  • Ability to lead complex projects with technical design to launch, incremental approach rather than big bang with continuous delivery, simplifying sophisticated architectural with simple solutions, and seeks opportunities to improve
  • Owning and performing thorough, meaningful and balance reviews, tailers code review comments - useful for the receivers, continuous measurable improvement through reducing deployment bugs
  • Contribution to the documentation, release notes, documentation reviews to guide others and improve their performance
  • Building high quality monitoring, sets and communicate reliability requirements and coaching junior members of the team including extended teams
  • Keeping security for both data in transit and data at rest, and compliance (PII, PCI, CCPA, SOX, GDPR etc.) in mind
  • Understanding of available resources while designing the solution, ability to reuse the resources to build scalable solutionAbout YouBasic Qualifications:
    • 7+ years of technology industry experience
    • Proven track record writing data algorithms and pipelines.
    • Proficient experience writing python, Go, java or Scala.
    • Experience on any of these cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
    • Experience with Spark or Databricks, Redshift or BigQueryOther Qualifications:
      • Familiarity with Data Ops pipelines or CI/CD implementations (Preferred)
      • Quantitative graduate degree (is a plus)
      • Terraform experience (is a plus)
      • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science/Engineering or directly related experience #LI-ED2As 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.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!

Keywords: Workday, Inc., Pleasanton , Sr. Data Platform Engineer, Engineering , Pleasanton, California

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