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Engineering Manager - Spark Platform

Company: Workday, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 6, 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 Spark Platform team is responsible for enabling various teams that use Apache Spark as an open source data processing engine. This team enables Workday's analytics products to leverage Apache Spark to process large volumes of data for mission critical processing, interactive analysis and reporting. The team is responsible for design and development of new features in Spark as well as performance, stability, scalability and operations in a multi-tenant cloud environment. -About the Role In this role, you will be leading a top notch team of developers that enhance and build Apache Spark for Workday's customer facing Prism Analytics product. As an Engineering Leader in a Management position, you will be responsible for building the team, providing mentorship, executing and coordinating the projects within this team, giving technical direction and at times even rolling up your sleeve to write some code. -

  • You love leading engineering teams and delivering winning products. You are a hands-on person who can dive deep into any conversation around large scale distributed data processing. -
  • You are first a leader, then an engineering manager. You are motivated by solving challenging problems with simple, elegant solutions and feel great satisfaction from helping customers. Your dedication and high standards translate to impressive results and attract like-minded people.
  • You are passionate about quality, customer satisfaction and want to instill that culture in the organization. -
  • Culture matters to you. You get excited about a cohesive, energetic, and fun work environment. An environment that fosters creativity, transparency, vision, growth, and individuality. You have the drive and spark to thrive in a startup-like environment.
  • You are a master of multitasking, triaging and prioritizing. - Your Responsibilities
    • Manage complex technical projects and provide architectural guidance in the area of distributed data processing.
    • Successfully deliver enterprise-ready features by leading projects ranging from seed initiatives to customer-focused enhancements.
    • Coach, mentor and provide real-time, meaningful, sensitive and constructive feedback to direct reports.
    • Grow the team and align project assignments with career development goals and company vision.
    • Collaborate effectively with engineering leaders on setting technical direction and Product Management on requirements and trade-offs.
    • Set team-level and engineering best practices around product development. About YouBasic Qualifications
      • Demonstrable leadership, management, coaching skills and 2+ years of experience as an Engineering manager. -
      • Several years of progressive industry experience building and delivering enterprise-grade software for large-scale data.
      • Currently or previously an expert in a programming language: Java, Scala. Familiarity with business intelligence and data warehousing principles and techniques.
      • Strong technical expertise in data management, distributed systems technologies and database internals.
      • Experience in not just using but building modern distributed computing frameworks like Hadoop and Apache Spark.
      • Experience with Agile software development methodologies and short release cycles.
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or MS in Computer Science. Other Qualifications
        • Superior communication & interpersonal skills
        • PhD in a relevant area is a plus. #LI-MH5 Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. 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. Workday is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans during our application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at accommodations@workday.com. Suggested Jobs
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