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Sr. Principal Architect - Observability Platform

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

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2. Collect statistics to optimize site functionality Sr. Principal Architect - Observability Platform page is loaded Sr. Principal Architect - Observability Platform Apply locations USA, CA, Pleasanton USA, MA, Boston USA, WA, Seattle USA, OR, Beaverton USA, CA, Palo Alto time type Full Time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id JR-78448 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 TeamThe Data Platform and Observability team is based in Pleasanton,CA; Boston,MA and Dublin, Ireland. We enable real time insights across Workday's platforms, infrastructure and applications. Our focus is on the development of large scale distributed data systems to support critical Workday applications.

The team provides software for collection, ingestion, storage & visualization of critical data assets. We handle 100s of terabytes of data in the form of billions of messages produced daily by Workday applications and underlying services. If you enjoy writing efficient software or tuning and scaling large distributed systems you will enjoy working with us.

Do you want to tackle exciting challenges at massive scale across private and public clouds for our 4000+ global customers? Do you want to work with world class engineers and facilitate the development of the next generation Observability & Data Platforms? If so, we should chat.About the Role This is a hands-on role, where you will be responsible for the architecture, standards, best practices for all things Observability at Workday. You will spend your time by working closely with the Observability Platform engineers, product managers, stakeholders, developing and maintaining standards, contributing to the Observability platform and acting as an evangelist for the platform. Here are some of the things you will be doing:

  • Provide architectural leadership for Workday's Observability Platform and Services. You will be the domain expert across all the pillars of Observability.
  • Ensure Workday MTTx metrics are best in class by leveraging the Observability platform and services.
  • Ensure a seamless Observability experience across data domains (logs, metrics, traces, alerts) and different infrastructure types (Virtualized, Kubernetes, Bare metal, etc.)
  • Drive standardization of the Observability tooling, develop and publish standards, leverage open source specifications (OpenTelemetry etc)
  • Closely collaborate with the Infrastructure, Technology Operations & Product teams.
  • Promote Observability to all Workday engineering teams. Establish standard processes, frameworks, and help onboard engineering teams. About YouAre you a hardworking, creative and driven team member who can support us in our mission to gracefully support our Observability teams?If yes, We would love to hear from you! If you like trying new techniques and approaches to sophisticated problems, love to learn new technologies, are a natural collaborator and an excellent teammate who brings out the best in everyone around you, then give us a shout!Basic Qualifications
    • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
    • Must have at least 10+ years of software engineering/architect background and a proven track record of delivering high quality products at massive scale
    • Ideal candidate has 10+ years' experience writing high quality code (Java/Scala/Go/Python) and be able to design systems that meet the business needs.
    • You have hands-on expertise in Observability platforms like Prometheus, Cortex, Grafana, Elasticsearch, M3DB, Jaeger/Zipkin etc. Expertise in building systems using these technologies will be a plus.
      Other Qualifications
      • Extensive experience with data collection agents, loggers, and visualizing and correlating data sets from multiple domains.
      • 7+ years' experience with real-time alerting, in-stream enrichment and correlation of events, Rules and ML based alerting.
      • You have deployed Observability across the OSI stack.
      • Outstanding presentation skills to both technical and executive audiences.
      • You have strong communication skills both written and verbal. #LI-MH5 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: $255,200 - $382,800 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) Principal Software Engineer - UI Platform locations 2 Locations time type Full Time posted on Posted 20 Days Ago Principal Software Full Stack Engineer locations USA, CO, Boulder time type Full Time posted on Posted 25 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. You may view the Workday's Pay Transparency Policy , and Know Your Rights Notice , by clicking on their corresponding links. Workday is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and others during our application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability or for religious reasons, contact us at

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