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Accessibility Software Development Engineer in Test


Pleasanton, CA,US

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 Team

About 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: Some of our core values are fun and employee first.

About the Analytics SDET Team
The Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) team for Workday Analytics is a diverse group of engineers. We spend our time writing software to break software and increase development productivity. At the core, we are responsible for the quality of the software that we ship, and we take pride in doing so. We build and scale our test infrastructure to match the growth of our product, keeping them fast, reliable and robust automated tests. We use proprietary and open-source automated testing tools to support our rapid and continuous development/test/deployment release cycles.

We each bring a diverse set of skills to the team which makes our work meaningful and collaborative. We value innovation, integrity and we care about our customers. We want them to experience the best of class analytics product that we offer, but we are also flexible, fair and considerate of our teammates. By joining the team, you can expect that you will make a meaningful contribution. You can expect an inclusive, diverse, and fun team that will challenge you, support you, and help you grow.
About the Role

Welcome to Workday Analytics Spark SDET team! At Workday, we apply our specific custom features on top of the Spark community version like data privacy with Spark Query Plans and Dataframe Schema Obfuscation, benchmark module with standard TPCH and custom queries to name a few.
This position requires you to wear multiple hats. It is about understanding cloud-based distributed systems, big data wrangling, tooling development, test framework, data processing performance with the focus on breaking the system before our customer does. You will build a more reliable & robust test automation and infrastructure to test cloud-based data from a variety of sources.

About You

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

3+ years’ professional experience as a SDET with strong object-oriented design and coding skills

3+ years’ experience in designing & developing test infrastructure and tool development in Python, Scala, or Java

Familiar with Section 508 and W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, and have experience implementing them in enterprise codebases.
Other Qualifications

Strong technical analysis and problem-solving skills to convert functional requirement into technical task

Experience in CI/CD tools like bamboo or Jenkins and code revision tool like GIT

Experience in Hadoop, database/SQL/PL-SQL, cloud based ETL pipeline, and Amazon AWS

Experience in Unix/Linux environment and scripting

Experience with Robot/JUnit/ScalaTest framework and POSTMAN API testing

3+ years experience in test development for large scale data processing pipeline and distributed systems

Ability to deal with ambiguous/undefined problems and think abstractly that leads to a solution

Workday is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Further, pursuant to applicable local ordinances, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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


Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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