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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016 San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Lead Software Engineer (Full Stack) - Lightning Platform Cloud
Location: San Francisco (HQ)

Are you excited about the opportunity to influence the software industry by being involved with visionary technologies* Do you want to work on consumer facing, but enterprise grade services* Do you like a start-up style delivery, with the vastly powerful Customer Success Platform* If your answer is yes to any of these questions, this is your opportunity to join a dynamic Technology team at , the market leader in cloud computing. Top technologists across the world join us for our "change the world" mentality; the opportunity to excel in a fast-paced, performance-based environment and the chance to be surrounded by peers and leaders that inspire, motivate, and innovate.

Come and join Lightning Platform team which is responsible for the heart and soul of Salesforce's flagship products. Every single customer needs to deal with RECORDS and LISTS in Salesforce. We are responsible for delivering the user experience of record home on both Salesforce mobile app and the new desktop application - Lightning Experience. We are looking for exceptional Software Engineers to build and drive the future of our products. You will be working in a fast-paced, self-organized agile team setting with world class technologists.


* Leads feature development being delivered by multiple engineers.

* Independently designs and delivers code for products and features.

* Provides oversight through code and design reviews for features delivered by other developers within their scrum team.

* Influences architecture, quality, product and process beyond immediate scrum team.

* A subject matter expert for a technology or feature area

* Develop test plans and test automation for features and/or products

* Verifies quality of the code delivered through manual and automated testing. Extends the automation framework where necessary.

* Works closely with senior engineers, Q3, Project Manager, and UX to ensure their features are delivered to meet business and quality requirements

* Writes code for most areas of product.

* Troubleshoot production issues.


* Bachelor's degree (or its foreign degree equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related quantitative discipline.

* Highly proficient in Java or a similar language with framework technologies (dependency injection, web services, etc.).

* 8+ years of software engineering experience

* Deep understanding of Object Oriented Programming

* Knowledge of modern web technologies and web application architecture.

* Hands on experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript and JSON

* Experience with cross-browser, cross-device development

* Knowledge of web security

* Self-motivator, who can work independently, able to learn quickly, meets deadlines and demonstrates problem-solving skills

* Effectively communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.

* Experience with developer tools like git, Maven and Eclipse IDE

* Good understanding of relational databases and SQL


* Experience in full stack development, building an app from cradle to grave. Scaling on an enterprise level.

* Experience working with template injection with Moustache/Handlebars backbone.js, Ember.js and AngularJS

* Experience with agile development methodology

* Experience developing client software expected to run in highly heterogeneous mobile environments (Android, Windows Phone, iOS; Firefox, Chrome, Safari, IE).

* Good understanding of usability and visual design principles

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" five years in a row and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" eight 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.

*Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with