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Lead/Principal SDET Engineer, Analytics Query Engine

Company: Workday
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: June 20, 2022

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 Prism Analytic team focuses on the development and service management of an end-to-end data analysis and discovery product offered as part of the Workday cloud-based business application solutions. Our mission is to employ the latest web design and distributed computing technologies in creating a data analysis product that's both easy-to-use and powerful.The Prism Query Engine team (Analytics) is in charge of handling hundreds of millions of queries from Workday users creating reports, dashboards, and interactive discovery on the fly. With a typical runtime in the second, we can handle datasets with 10s of billion rows. The Query Engine was built from the ground up using Hadoop Spark technology and is designed to handle thousands of concurrent users from our Enterprise customers.About the RoleThe Prism Software Development Engineering in Test (SDET) team is looking for Principal/Senior candidates who can architect and lead the SDET team in delivering the Backend technology behind creating an enterprise-grade SaaS application used by over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies. The SDET team is responsible for defining the quality control processes and establishing the infrastructure needed in making sure the reliability of Prism products are delivered to our customers with the highest level of confidence.About YouAre you a database expert with a passion for creating technology that enables rapid growth and innovation? Come join us! We're looking for top-notch engineers at all levels to take on big challenges and innovate on our distributed query engine systems.As a Lead/Principal engineer you will be expected to:Lead the design, testing and rollout of core functionalities in our large-scale, distributed query engine serviceDesign and develop automated testing systems to improve engine reliability, availability, and scalability.Design and implement intelligent and rigorous testing strategies to ensure quality delivery.Collaborate closely with Product Management and Development Engineering to ensure complete and quality deliverables using Agile Methodologies.Requirements:Expertise in object-oriented programming in any of the following languages: Python, Java, C++, C, C#, ScalaExtensive experience in driving, qualifying, and releasing software product release that focuses on core functionality correctness, performance, concurrency, and stress -Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, threads, synchronization, and concurrent programmingExperience with relational database internals and systems developmentExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsDesirable Skills:BS/MS in Computer Science or related field. 7+ years of relevant industry experienceAn ideal candidate will have experience with performant, highly distributed software systems, and a passion for the open-source communityStrong understanding of schema design and SQL developmentExperience with query execution and query optimizationPerformance measurement, analysis, and optimization#LI-BK4As 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 -accommodations@workday.com -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!SummaryLocation: Canada, BC, Vancouver; USA, WA, Seattle; USA, CA, San Mateo; USA, CA, PleasantonType: Full Time

Keywords: Workday, San Mateo , Lead/Principal SDET Engineer, Analytics Query Engine, Engineering , San Mateo, California

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