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Workday Overview

Pleasanton, CA (US)
5001 to 10000 employees
2005
Company - Public (WDAY)
Computer Hardware & Software
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
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 ... Read more

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Workday – Why Work For Us?


Workday Ireland

It’s fun to work at a company where people truly believe in what they’re doing. Workday was founded over a decade ago on a disruptive idea: to put the needs of the customer at the center of enterprise software. Today, as a leading provider of cloud applications for finance and HR with more than 2,000 customers, we still deliver on that idea every day.

 

 

In 2018, Workday was voted the #2 Best Place to Work in Ireland marking three consecutive years being ranked in the top three. 

Here, you will get the opportunity to join legends in the industry, bright new grads, and a talented group of people who work with new technologies and partner with companies all over the world.

If you like wild growth and working with enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll love Workday, Ireland.


Life at Workday, Dublin. 

 A look inside Workday's state-of-the-art European headquarters in Dublin.


In summer 2015 we moved into a newly refurbished office located in the historical landmark quarter of Smithfield.

Technology on a massive scale: our state-of-the art technology in our Dublin site allows us to focus on development which is central to the Workday service as a whole. Our people make a genuine impact.


One of our core values is fun. We like to make sure we have plenty of options available for when you need some downtime. Our site features ping pong, pool, gaming, board games, break-out areas, yoga rooms and various social clubs and activities for you to enjoy.


We also provide a range of yummy snacks and refreshments to empower your day and fuel your energy.

Our top floor is called 'Spéir' which means 'sky' in Irish. Named by our own people, this stunning location features 360-degree, panoramic, views of Dublin; especially scenic when viewed from our new rooftop garden.

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Trust, Honesty, Fun—All Part of Our Culture

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: One of our core values is fun. If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy Workday.

Workday is positively disrupting the enterprise software industry through the hard work and pioneering spirit of our amazing employees. Here, you will work alongside legends in the industry, the brightest new grads, and everything in between. You will work with new technologies, solve original problems, and partner with amazing companies all over the world.

Workday Dublin technology and products teams: 

 

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Health Benefits

You’ll find a variety of localized benefits plans and options to meet your individual needs for medical, dental, and vision care. And Workday pays a high portion of the overall premiums.

Savings and Financial Benefits

Everyone is an owner at Workday. All employees have the opportunity to buy Workday stock at a discount through our Employee Stock Purchase Program. We also offer retirement-savings plans based on regional practices around the world. These include localized pre-tax benefits such as commuter programs, health plans, dependent-care spending accounts, and childcare vouchers.

The Workday Wellness Program

  • Ongoing health assessments
  • Healthy snack options
  • Fitness program and discounted club memberships
  • Sponsorship of community runs
  • Bike to Workday
  • Annual flu shots
  • Monthly chair massages



Are you ready to take what you’ve learned in school and put it to work in the business world? The next generation of talent is important to Workday’s success. We seek the best and the brightest students and graduates, and expose them to innovative technology, senior leaders, career support and, of course, some fun! If you are passionate and live for breakthrough ideas, you should join our team.

 

Career Development with Generation Workday

The next generation of talent will further fuel Workday’s success. This is why we actively seek the best and the brightest students and graduates to join Generation Workday, a career development programme uniquely designed to develop our future leaders.  Launch your career with an opportunity that connects you to a strong network, enables you to do your best work, actively supports your career and places an emphasis on fun.

 

Hear from Current Generation Workday Employees

“At Workday, you really hit the ground running, shadow colleagues to upskill, and make an impact from day one.” – Amy Diviney, University of Limerick, Associate Corporate Sales Development

“Workday offers many avenues for further training through both technical training and the Generation Workday Career Development Programme.” – Dean Reina, Dublin Institute of Technology, Associate Software Application Engineer

“The support I received from the team during my internship was one of the main reasons I chose to return to Workday after graduation.” – Cian Ellwood, National College of Ireland, Associate QA Engineer

 

We currently offer graduate positions and internships in a broad range of areas such as

  • Software Engineering
  • Application Development
  • Security Engineering
  • Product Management  
  • Services and Support  
  • UI Engineering  
  • UX Design  
  • Sales

 

Apply at workday.com/dublincareers 

Workday Reviews

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    Current Employee - Senior Applications Analyst in Dublin, Co. Dublin
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    I have been working at Workday full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They offer competitive salary albeit a little skewed towards RSU's.. great snack program and employee benefits - great team to work with.

    Cons

    Management seem either hesitant to change certain practices or too afraid to. Some areas do not listen to their staff concerns- I.E. several staff members said they would not go back to being managed by one certain person and upper management ignored their feedback and all 4 left as a result leaving a massive knowledge gap. Because they are growing the opportunities you want may not be forthcoming to grow your career.

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Workday Photos

Workday photo of: At Workday, work-life balance is very important to us. We want to make sure your family feels like part of Workday.
Workday photo of: Our Marketing team volunteers with Open Heart Kitchen, writing 300 holiday cards and packing 300 bags of food for those in need. Great work team!
Workday photo of: It's Halloween at Workday and our offices are transformed!
Workday photo of: It's Halloween at Workday and our offices are transformed!
Workday photo of: It's Halloween at Workday and our offices are transformed!
Workday photo of: Embracing fun and challenge in and out of the office, these gutsy Generation Workday employees skydived together from 13,000 feet.
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Workday Interviews

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    Associate Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dublin, Co. Dublin
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    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Workday (Dublin, Co. Dublin).

    Interview

    Three parts to the interview process. First was a phone screening followed by a technical UML assessment on Skype with two developers. The final part was a three round on-site interview. All interviewers were extremely helpful and made you feel relaxed. One of the interviews however I felt like some of the questions I was asked were a bit more than someone of my level were capable of answering. Overall a very good experience even though I did not get offered a position.

    Interview Questions

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Workday Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times, 2016
  • Top Workplaces (#1 for Large Companies, #1 for Six Consecutive Years), Bay Area News Group, 2016
  • #1 Best Place to Work in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times, 2009
  • The 30 Best Workplaces in Technology, Fortune, 2017
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2017
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