Manager / Senior Manager / Director / Senior Director, Software Engineering

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Apr 3rd 2019


Manager/ Senior Manager/ Director / Senior Director, Software Engineering (All levels)

Salesforce is looking for a Manager/Director to lead our software engineering teams. We need someone who is technically strong, energetic, highly collaborative and passionate about the product and our customers. You will manage and lead a team of exceptional developers and QE working on applications written in languages such as Java, Javascript, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, jQuery and React deployed on Heroku. We work in a collaborative environment and we value transparent communication and feedback, code reviews, and making learning fun.
In this role, we need someone who can:
Drive the execution and delivery of features by collaborating with many cross functional teams, architects, product owners and engineer
Make critical decisions that attribute to the success of the product
Proactive in foreseeing issues and resolve it before it happens
Daily management of standups as the ScrumMaster for no more than two engineering teams
Partner with PO to align with objectives, priorities , tradeoffs and risk
Ensuring teams have clear priorities and adequate resources
Empowering the delivery team to self organize
Be a multiplier and have a passion for team and team members' success
Providing technical guidance, career development, and mentoring to team members
Maintaining high morale and motivating the delivery team to go above and beyond
Vocally advocating for technical excellence and helping the teams make good decisions
Participating in architecture discussions and planning
Participating in cross-functional coordination, planning, and reviews with leads from other engineering teams
Maintaining and fostering our culture by interviewing and hiring only the most qualified individuals with an eye towards diversity
Occasionally contributing to development tasks such as coding and feature verifications to assist teams with release commitments, to gain understanding of the deeply technical product as well as to keep your technical acumen sharp

Experience and skills:
Masters / Bachelors degree required in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Equivalent Experience
3+ years experience leading software development projects with a distinguished track record on technically demanding projects
Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills
Ability to be nimble, proactive, comfortable working with minimal specifications
Experience with short release cycles, the full software lifecycle, and experience working on a product that's been released for public consumption
Experience in hiring smart, talented engineers
Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, SCM, CI, build processes, testing, and operations
Experience with Agile development methodologies. ScrumMaster experience required
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and project management to understand requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs

Nice to have skills
Experience with search platforms such Lucene, Solr or ElasticSearch a plus
Experience with Performance Engineering
Building Machine Learning platforms
Android, and/or iOS domain knowledge, including debugging, app store policies, and consumer trends
Deep learning, voice technologies (ASR, TTS), machine learning, natural language processing, or computer vision
Experience in developing cloud platform

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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