Sr Manager, Data Engineering

Job title: Sr Manager, Data Engineering

Company: Workday

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 Team The Enterprise Data Services organization in Business Technology takes pride in enabling data driven business outcomes to spearhead Workday’s growth through trusted data excellence, innovation and architecture thought leadership. The team is responsible for developing and supporting Data Services, Data Warehouse and self service Analytics leveraging cutting edge modern cloud data platforms.

About the Role

Do you love dealing with data and building data products to influence decision making in the large global organization ? Then this is the opportunity for you! You will be working on data products to support critical initiatives with analytic teams across Workday delivering new insights for data driven growth and customer experiences.

Lead a team of passionate data and software engineers to build and maintain enterprise data hub to drive decision making at scale for workday internal analytical applications. You will work with other data leaders to define and optimize global operating model with distributed teams across US, India and Denmark. Work closely with self service analytics teams to develop data and analytics roadmap, provide estimates and prioritize projects based on team capacity. Advise platform and support team on operational excellence and data availability SLAs.

About You

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years leading a technical team and/or experience with managing data engineering/Management or analytics teams
  • Demonstrated ability with IT/software development experience with global organization.
  • Domain knowledge in one or more of the following systems, Sales, Marketing, Services, support, CX on SaaS platforms like Salesforce, Gainsight and Marketo.
  • Solid understanding of data Ingestion technologies, processing, persistent storage to build data lake to service both batch and near real-time applications.
  • Experience with implementing enterprise data solutions for multiple business functions.
  • Prior experience implementing data warehouse solutions, ETL/ELT tools dimensional data modeling for facilitating ad hoc analysis, BI reporting and ML use cases.
  • Work with peers and self service analytic partners to frame, structure and prioritize business data needs.
  • A Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Management or related field, or equivalent experience

Other Qualifications

  • Experience with one or more cloud platforms like AWS,Azure, GCP, Oracle etc and database technologies like Redshift, Snowflake etc.
  • Solid understanding on open source technologies like Airflow, and Apache Spark , Kafka etc.
  • Experience developing, delivering, and scaling measurable operational improvements and efficiencies through Agile methodologies.
  • Ability to gain trust, influence and steer a wide range of stakeholders while bringing together and working with a team of people with multifaceted backgrounds – business analysts, technical authorities, process owners – to create joint solutions
  • Facilitation, presentation skills and partner management with ability to collaborate with executive and senior leadership
  • Prior experience building and leading diverse global teams in matrix organization.
  • Solid understanding of data warehouse, data lake, MDM and Metadata management tools (AWS Redshift, Reltio/Informatica, Colibra etc.)
  • Experience and understanding of SFDC, Workday, Tableau and BI Tools


As 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 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.

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Location: Pleasanton, CA

Job date: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 07:40:43 GMT

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