Software Engineer, Data Engineering/Query Engine (Mid-level, Senior, and Principal level openings)

  • Company: Workday
  • Location: Pleasanton, California
  • Posted: November 19, 2017
  • Reference ID: JR-23113
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
The Query team develops code at the very heart of Workday's cloud based software platform. As a member of this team you'll work with exceptionally innovative and experienced engineers that have built highly robust, performant and scalable data query solutions that today service half a billion queries a day with 97% of queries executing in less than 5ms.
Joining this team will allow you to drive the architectural direction for our distributed query engine and further deepen your technical strengths. Be truly agile and see your solutions in production use at the speed of cloud with rapid deployments. You'll find your knowledge, experience and talents fully taxed and then some. Curious to scale this technology into the future, and can cover the requirements below? Give us a shout!
• Exceptional core CS concepts (distributed programming, concurrency, algorithms)
• Strong experience with designing highly distributed systems
• Passion for code correctness (continuously improving testability and code quality)
• Thrive in a fast paced, high energy and fun work environment that is agile and deliver value incrementally and frequently
• Java, Scala
• A bachelors or masters degree in Computer Science, Math, or related field
Technologies we use (great if you are already familiar with them):

Query processing, Apache Ignite, Akka, Kafka, Zookeeper, Openstack, Docker, Kubernetes, Hadoop, Spark

Learn more about Workday:
Workday is no ordinary work day. With our spirited company meetings, high-caliber workforce, recognition programs, conference visits and company events it is no coincidence that we have been named the #1 top workplace in the Bay Area by the Bay Area News Group for the fifth consecutive year.
Why Workday?  

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