Sr/Lead Backend Engineer - (US Citizen)

Salesforce7 days ago
Seattle, US

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior, Lead
Role: Backend Developer
Industry: Cloud Services, Information Technology
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public


java, javascript, python, c#, c++

Job description

  • Senior Backend Software Engineer – (80% - 90% backend ; 10% -20% Front end) US CITIZEN ONLY
    Location: San Francisco, CA/ Bellevue, WA/ Herndon, VA

    U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship. You agree to complete a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position with the U.S. federal government or other clearances as deemed appropriate for the role”


    Salesforce has immediate opportunities for extremely talented Full Stack software engineers who want their lines of code to have significant and measurable positive impact for users, the company's bottom line and the industry. You will be working with a group of world-class engineers to build the breakthrough features our customers will love, adopt and use while keeping our trusted platform stable and scalable. The software engineer role at Salesforce encompasses architecture, design, implementation, and testing to ensure we build products right and release them with high quality.  

    Your Impact / Responsibilities: 

    • Architect, design, implement, test and deliver highly scalable products.
    • You have industry experience with writing code (e.g., Python, Scala, PySpark, Java) and taking ML models/ algorithms to production. 
    • You have to love data - this is what we do. We are looking for people who are excited about different and unique data sets, and all the ways that they could be used in order to improve user experience. 
    • Master our development process, culture and code base, then improve it.
    • Operate effectively in the hybrid engineering model where engineers are expected to be able to design and execute the necessary work to ensure quality in their own code as well as other engineers'.
    • Work closely with a team of engineers, product managers, user experience experts  and performance engineers to build new features our customers will love, adopt and use while keeping our trusted platform stable and scalable
    • Mentor others in development technologies, tools, and processes
    • Present your own designs to internal/external groups and review designs of others
    • Develop test strategies, design automation frameworks, write unit/functional tests to drive up code coverage and automation metrics.
    • Some of the day-to-day job will include architecting, deploying and scaling their Observability infrastructure.
    • Define best practices around making their systems and services measurable while working with various teams to get the best practices applied.
    • Making sure to collaborate with their Application Engineering teams to ensure Applications are emitting the right metrics.

    Basic Requirements: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent field, plus 2+ years of relevant experience
    • Track record of being a top performer in current and past roles
    • Deep understanding of object oriented programming and experience with at least one object oriented programming language (Java, Javascript, C++, C#, Ruby, Python)
    • Solid understanding of web technologies, such as JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, XML, JavaScript, JSON, and/or Ajax
    • Solid knowledge of Database technologies such as SQL, PL/SQL and relational database schema design
    • Experience in automated testing including unit and functional testing using Java, JUnit, JSUnit, Selenium
    • Strong design and coding skills
    • Motivated to deliver
    • End-to-end ownership
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

      Preferred Requirements:
    • Experience building highly scalable web applications.
    • Experience with Agile software development and test-driven development.
    • Master’s degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent field
    • Distributed Systems knowledge - a plus
    • Hands on experience with Machine Learning - a plus
    • Experience with big data technologies such as Spark - a plus

    Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” ten years in a row and one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” nine years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world. 

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    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. This candidate must be a U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship and agrees to complete a U.S. federal government Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position.


Seattle, US

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