Senior Software Development Engineer – Frontend

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Job title: Senior Software Development Engineer – Frontend

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.

Job Description

About the teams

Workday is universally recognised as a pioneer in Cloud software. We currently have opportunities in two very exciting areas.

Workday Help is a new and exciting Product area for Workday which fuels part of our People Experience strategy. The Dublin based team are responsible for building out the Case Management application within Workday Help, and through high levels of customer engagement have developed a strong user mindset to deliver an exceptional product and user experience. This diverse and high performing team has been growing and delivering over the past 18 months to get this Product to market.

The Learning product is one of the fastest growing within Workday. To drive innovation and allow us to rapidly respond to ever increasing demands for higher quality interfaces, we are establishing a brand new UI Development team within Workday Learning, as well as embarking on an ambitious training program to give our Application Developers some of these additional skills.

We are looking for experienced, Senior UI Developers to take a leading role in the continued growth and success of these products. This is your opportunity to shape the personal experience of millions of our daily users across the globe.

About the Role

Senior UI Developer for the Workday Learning or Help Product

Provide direction to UI architectural design decisions

Lead the coding of your software designs, delegating as necessary to increase your personal and team capacity

Develop comprehensively assessed, achievable release objectives with your team

Grow the capability & capacity of our dedicated UI Engineers and cross-skilled Application Developers through coaching & support

Collaborate and partner with all stakeholder functions – Product Management, User Experience, Application Development, Quality Assurance, Docs, Customer Support

Implement best practice activities for your team to assure the long term maintainability, extensibility and performance of the UI codebase

Drive innovation in all forms – products, features and organisational processes

About you

You enjoy challenging yourself professionally to realise your potential

You are a self starter who loves bringing people on a journey with you, and possess a confident decision making ability

You have relevant experience developing RESTful, Enterprise Web applications, leveraging ReactJS/Redux, JavaScript, CSS and HTML5 across all major browsers.

You seek to be a part of a collaborative team, working directly with customers to build a product that will delight them

You look for ways to push JavaScript and the web browser beyond what others have already done

Under your guidance, our multidisciplinary teams will design and develop an innovative, consumer grade UI experience for Workday products

You will provide direction on the UI architectural decisions needed to implement this

You will become a key member of the Product team, expected to use your knowledge and experience to directly influence product strategy & implementation

You will interact daily with the group leadership team, as well as collaborate with your technical and architectural peers across Workday to drive successful outcomes for our customers

Necessary Experience needed for the role:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher, in Computer Science/Engineering or related course

Ideally 7+ years experience developing Enterprise software products.

Significant Front-end development experience, creating RESTful Web applications

Experience developing within the React ecosystem is desirable

Experience with WCAG and accessible UI development is advantageous

At Workday, we believe every potential recruit brings value to the table. Believe you are missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the ‘perfect’ candidate and are happy to teach. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, apply and see what we are all about.


Expected salary:

Location: Dublin

Job date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 05:37:45 GMT

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