Location: Ireland: Dublin

Opportunity: 6-month returnship

Start Date: 25 April 2022

Apply by: ASAP

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Workday Opportunity Onramps® is a pathway to launch your career in technology regardless of your background. It provides on-the-job training, mentorship, professional development and a pathway to full time careers for non-traditional candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Workday recognises that people do not follow the same path in life or their career. Sometimes people need to take a break from their career. The pause may have been taken for a whole host of reasons including but not limited to: caregiving, illness, unemployment, Covid-19 impacts, immigration, asylum or refuge seeking needs. Workday embraces the pause, and the unique perspectives it can provide. Through their Opportunity Onramps programs, they support job seekers as they relaunch their careers back into the workforce.

During this 6-month internship, you’ll make an impact at Workday by engaging in meaningful work, forging professional connections, and strengthening your skills in an encouraging environment. This internship program is a pathway to full time careers. There is a flexible hybrid model of going into the office or working remotely depending on the team.

About Workday

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. Organisations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they’re doing. Workday is committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. They work hard, and they’re serious about what they do. But they like to have a good time, too. In fact, they run their company with that principle in mind every day: One of their core values is fun.

At Workday, their employees have always been their number one Core Value. They understand that everyone has unique experiences and perspectives which is why their mission is to create a safe space where all people and ideas are welcomed. Their commitment to value inclusion, belonging, and equity (VIBE™) and creating a brighter workday for all is the cornerstone of all they do. Join them!

About the Roles

To be eligible for a role with Opportunity Onramps, candidates must have a minimum of three years of prior work experience and a break from their career for at least one and a half years.

Associate Program Manager (Product Dev)

Are you ready to take your knowledge of technology, continuous delivery, collaborating and problem solving and put them to work to deliver outstanding solutions? Are you up for the challenge of working across the organisation to deliver on a range of initiatives from the weekly service update up to our most results-oriented goals? Workday has an outstanding opportunity within the Product and Technology Release and Programs team for a person with vision, drive, and a preference for excellence and a track record of success. If challenges, teamwork, multitasking and innovation are your thing then this role is for you!

Basic Qualifications

  • Confirmed experience with enterprise software development, operations, support or QA
  • SaaS experience
  • Ability to multi-task and context switch successfully, based on business priority
  • Hands-on knowledge of various Agile & Continuous Delivery practices and fields
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with colleagues of all levels

Associate Software Development Engineer, Customer Deployment Tools

Customer Deployment Tools enable Workday’s partners and customers to significantly reduce the cost and improve the quality of deployment through automation. Researching, prototyping, innovation, and technical excellence are essential parts of the team culture. They are passionate about their products and obsessed about quality and performance. They are always looking to push boundaries and to deliver innovative solutions to their customers. Their engineers are innovative software developers who are knowledgeable about the latest technologies and trends. They use statistics and user experience insights to inform how they deliver our services in production and ship new features to deliver and maintain a performant, manageable and secure platform. If you are a software engineer who will enjoy collaborating with developers, product owners, architects, security, user experience, and infrastructure than go at it alone, they’d love to speak to you.

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience with Scala (CATS) or similar functional programming language(s)
  • Experience with Java
  • You love to solve problems with efficient, solid code and could prove it through automated tests
  • You possess a strong sense of ownership, have an analytical mindset, and are a fast learner who is detail oriented

For more information and to apply

Associate Software Development Engineer, Customer Deployment Tools


If you have any questions email: opportunityonramps@workday.com