Return-to-Work Program

Women Back to Work is delighted to partner with Workday – a provider of cloud-based software that specializes in financial management, enterprise resource planning (ERP), and human capital management (HCM), on a return-to-work opportunity for talented tech women looking to return to the workforce after a career break.

Imagine a career at Workday

Grow your experience and love where you work

Positions at Workday

    We are looking for returners with Java, Test, and Infrastructure DevOps backgrounds and experience. These are full-time roles with Workday with 50% remote work. Location: Pleasanton, CA, and Atlanta, GA.

    If you are a returner looking to return to work with a software engineer/technical writing background, we want to speak with you. We are moving pretty fast, so please take a look at the jobs below and apply to the roles even if you think you are a 60% match.

    Sr. Associate Software Development Engineer, Java | Pleasanton, CA

    Primary Skills: Java Backend Development, Data structure, Algorithm, Unix/Linux/Windows, Distributed Systems

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    Software Development Engineer in Test | Pleasanton, CA

    Primary Skills: Test Infrastructure, Python, Shell Scripting, Public Cloud, Git

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    Sr. SW Dev Engineer (Infrastructure DevOps) | Pleasanton, CA

    Primary Skills: AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Python/Bash/Ruby, Helm Charts, Terraform

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    Technical Writer | Atlanta, GA

    Primary Skills: Technical Writing, Content Creation, Enterprise Software, XML Authoring

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    We had the assumption that because that gap was there, returners wouldn’t be as great, but we are finding that they are. Not only are they great employees, but they are ramping up a lot more quickly than people who have not been in the workforce before.

    Carin Taylor, Chief Diversity Officer at Workday

    Engage. Inspire. Support.
    What to expect at Workday.

    A Rewarding Role

    Grow your career and professional development journey while receiving the support of our career reentry program.

    Career Reentry

    Enjoy the support of our comprehensive, high-touch program that will help you get re-acclimated to the corporate environment.


    Workshops, mentorship, and trainings are all included to help you navigate the workplace in your career reentry journey.

    Cohort Support

    Join with a team of other Returners. This ensures the support of colleagues that understand your unique life experiences.

    Workday opportunity onramps

      Talent is everywhere, but opportunity is not. This is why Workday built Opportunity Onramps®️, a workforce development movement that provides training, internships, and opportunities to job seekers from nontraditional backgrounds. Together, we can change the way the world hires.

      Our approach to diversity is simple: it’s about embracing everyone. From cultivating a culture where all employees can bring their best selves to work to deploying diversity initiatives that support all, we’re doing what it takes to build a more equitable workplace and world.