Software Development Manager, UI Engineering
Location:
Pleasanton , California
Posted:
December 15, 2017
Reference:
JR-18025
Join our team and experience Workday!

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

Job Description
Join our team and experience Workday!

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun.

Job Description
Workday was founded by two visionaries Dave Duffield and Aneel Bhusri ( both PeopleSoft veterans ) in 2005 with a goal to deliver Human Capital Management, Financial Management, and Analytics solutions for midsize and Fortune 500 companies.

Workday is not your average company and we pride ourselves on everything that makes us unique such as our culture, core values, company meetings, development "hackathons", commitment to sustainability, recognition programs, but most importantly our people.  Workday employees are self-disciplined, hard working, curious, trustworthy, humble, and truthful.  Workday is the leader in enterprise class, software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for the management of global businesses.  We are growing fast and there is no sign of us stopping anytime soon. If you think that is the type of company you want to work for, then read on.

Description:
At Workday, all application user interfaces are dynamically generated from metadata - this means that our UI team is focused entirely on building beautiful user experiences using advanced visualization techniques. This team will be responsible for building the core widgets that are the building blocks for the Workday user experience. If you are a passionate leader who loves being challenged, and want to be part of the team driving the next generation of user interfaces in an innovative and dynamic environment, then this could be the role for you.

Required Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in an agile leader role (e.g. ScrumMaster, Kanban coach, dev lead) in cross-functional development teams
  • Minimum 5 years experience in enterprise web development, preferably using Java, HTML 5.0, CSS and JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of OO, design patterns, and modern web frameworks
  • Deep understanding of engineering best practice, and relevant tools such as Selenium, git, JUnit, Jira, Bamboo, etc.

The successful candidate will be technically qualified, as well as a great communicator. They will be able to lead and motivate a multi-disciplined team, while constantly striving for continuous improvement.

Responsibilities:
  • Hire and lead a talented and passionate development team, assisting direct reports with career growth and personal development
  • Develop close working relationships with our stakeholders, such as Product Management, Product Design, Product Development, and Customer Support teams, in order to create a world-class user experience for Workday customers and end users
  • Lead a team towards the adoption of development practices which focus on quality and value, while increasing efficiency, and minimizing waste
  • Foster an environment where communication, teamwork, and innovation are encouraged and rewarded
  • Have fun engineering software!


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.

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.

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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