Salesforce Engineering Leader

at Safelite Group, Inc.
Published January 26, 2024
Location Columbus, OH
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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The Salesforce Software Engineering Manager is a people first leader and will lead a team responsible for application development. This leader is responsible for growing associates in all aspects of the development lifecycle. This leader has a strong technical background, deep Salesforce platform knowledge to adopt new technologies, establish and enhance development practice to deliver the highest degree of software quality while accelerating speed to market. The Software Engineer Leader will possess knowledge in leading agile practices, continuous development methodologies, driving automated test-driven development, and have a working knowledge of integration and architecture solutions. Responsible for significant areas of the Salesforce strategic roadmap. Continually review new innovations in Salesforce releases and how they can be applied to Safelite business needs.

What You'll Do:

  • Work with IT Senior Management to develop product, department direction and vision that ensures alignment with business strategy
  • People leadership, associate engagement, associate development planning, interviewing and hiring, performance management, and feedback
  • Manages Salesforce Core platform application team
  • Focus on department tasks including design, development, validation, and/or configuration of Salesforce systems that meet technical specifications and end-user requirements
  • Drives team expectations and goals to ensure the success of the department in accordance with milestones developed by IT Senior Management
  • Lead technical teams, providing guidance to influence standards for development, governance, and operational life cycle
  • Identify ongoing risks and pain points throughout project experiences to develop and implement internal mitigation measures to meet customer needs
  • Identify opportunities and efficiencies in the operating model and support implementation
  • Establishes and maintains key performance indicators for the practice of software engineering. Endorse and motivate teams to support and ensure the Safelite Software Development methodology is followed.
  • Leads vendor review and selection process as appropriate digit
  • Determines resource needs based on team workload and project requirements
  • Department tasks including design, development, validation, and/or configuration of IT systems that meet technical specifications and end-user requirements
  • Train, coach, and mentor team members on hard technical skills and soft skills
  • Deliver compelling presentations, architectural blueprint documents, and requirements-gathering workshops to influence the strategic direction of our projects and lead teams through solution designs
  • Determines resource needs based on team workload and project requirements
  • Act as the product/domain area subject matter expert

What You'll Need:

  • 15+ years of IT implementation experience and 10+ years of project experience
  • Deep Salesforce platform knowledge and an understanding of business processes
  • Familiarity with Salesforce's core features and functionality, including the Service Cloud (Service Service Console, Digital Engagement, Chat/Einstein Bots), Sales Cloud, and Experience Cloud
  • Understanding the Salesforce architecture, data, and security models
  • Understanding of Apex and the platform's custom logic, triggers, and batch processes
  • Lightning Web Components: Experience with Visualforce and Lightning components for creating custom user interfaces and interactive applications.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL) and Salesforce Object Search Language (SOSL) for querying and searching data within the Salesforce platform
  • Experience with Salesforce APIs (REST, SOAP, etc.) for integrating Salesforce with external systems and applications. Know databases and relationships (parent and child relationships) and how they can be used throughout development.
  • Understand composition, encapsulation, invokable methods, Governor's Limits on Salesforce, security considerations

What You'll Get:

  • Competitive weekly pay and bonus opportunities.
  • A benefits package valued at more than $10k*. This includes a 401(k) plan with company matching, medical coverage plans customized to suit your needs and a commitment to work/life balance through our paid time off (PTO) programs, company holidays and paid volunteer days.
  • Annual in tuition reimbursement.
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Benefit amounts are estimates only. Actual values will depend on benefit elections during enrollment.

This position description is not all inclusive for every aspect of this role. Reasonable accommodation will be made for individuals covered by ADA, ADEA, FMLA and other laws and regulations in accordance with their requirements. Physical and mental demands are not and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the employer, employee and/or applicant identify tasks where reasonable accommodations may need to be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job's essential duties because of an ADA disability. Other qualifications may be required to ensure employment eligibility in accordance with local laws and regulations and with Safelite Group, Inc. policies and practices.