Senior Software Engineer, Big Data Services
Location:
Pleasanton , California
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
JR-20960
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Job Description
Welcome to the Big Data Platform Services team! We are responsible for Big Data platform services at Workday based on the Hadoop ecosystem as well as highly available and scalable data services related to persistence, messaging and caching. Our services are critical to the business and enable both customer-facing and internal applications to support analytics, reporting, anomaly detection, machine learning, and of course, big data storage and processing.

Technical Knowledge and Skills:
Must have a disciplined, methodical minimalist approach to designing and constructing layered software components that can be embedded within larger frameworks or applications. 
Must have detail understanding of how Hadoop/Spark cluster works
Must have hands on experience in implementing solutions using SPARK, MR, Hive, Pig.    
Must have experience in building analytics for structured and unstructured data and managing large data ingestion using technologies like Kafka/Flume/Avro/Thrift /Sqoop       
Must have a good understanding of Cloud Development and using Cloud APIs. Experience on commercial cloud such as Amazon EC2, and EMR and/or hosted cloud is a plus.
Proficient in major development tools and Agile processes.
Proficient in Java/Scala programming and one other scripting language, ruby/python preferred. 
Proven track record of execution in a fast paced environment.    
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
BS in Computer Science or related fields.Graduate degree preferred. 
 
Nice to Have:
Experience in R, SAS and other similar analytic tools
Contribution to open source for Oozie, HBase, ZooKeeper or other open source project on Apache.
Some knowledge of using Kerberos to manage Hadoop services.

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About Workday

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.

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A little about 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.

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