Software Application Engineer III - Student Systems


Vancouver, BC, Canada

Full time

Oct 2

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Job Description

About the Role 

Do you want to transform the student experience? We’re looking for talented software engineers to design and build Workday's newest SaaS offering - Workday Student. You will join a dynamic team of developers that is reimagining the student experience including everything from registering for classes to financial aid. Starting with a clean sheet of paper, we are transforming the way that colleges enable their students for success. Our solutions are built using the most modern technologies, providing an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability - all in the cloud.


About the Team

Workday Student is expanding its team to Vancouver, BC!  This is an amazing leadership opportunity to recruit and build a team from the ground up.   The team will be focused on accelerating the delivery of new features in an agile environment for our Workday Student product.   This is a highly visible and crucial position that will involve working with development leadership and product management to impact delivery milestones for a core part of the Student application.   In addition, there will be opportunities to work with Workday Student’s largest Canadian customers to ensure that we are meeting the needs of Canadian colleges and universities. 


About You

  • Must be a collaborative team player with good communication skills.
  • Experience with UML, Web application development or SaaS (Software as a Service) technologies
  • OO design and Java development experience
  • Experience with XML and Integration technologies is a plus.
  • Metadata-driven definitional development experience is a plus.
  • Experience designing/developing business applications – functional knowledge of Student Information Systems is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development practices
  • 5+ years experience and a Bachelor's degree in a computer related field

About the Product

Workday is the only software for higher education designed to stay current with your institution’s changing needs. Click here to learn more!

This video provides an overview of Workday Student, which allows students, faculty members, and staff to perform tasks on any device, anytime, and anywhere. With Workday Student, institutions can provide endless engagement and in-the-moment notifications to ensure informed academic decisions


About Workday Vancouver

Workday Vancouver is located in the heart of the downtown financial district and is walking distance to public transportation, residences, Coal Harbour and more! The location is home to many of Workday's new up and coming development and emerging technology teams. This means you will have the opportunity to not only be part of the Workday Student team, but also collaborate and interact with some of Workday's outstanding innovation teams.  Workday has recently been named as one of the Great Places to work in Canada and the culture in this office extends through to the core values of the company, encouraging a fun and diverse environment.  Come be part of this dynamic and growing organization!

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