Software Engineer – Salesforce

at The New York Times Company
Published October 20, 2023
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It's why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It's why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it's why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it's worth paying for.

Job Description

About the Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Revenue Technology group. Our Salesforce team is directly responsible for empowering our Sales teams with the necessary tools to do their job. You will collaborate with our sales teams and provide the best possible user experience in Salesforce and handle smooth integration between Salesforce and our other systems. You will lead Salesforce tech projects to improve the process for our current Salesforce systems. This is a hybrid position with 3 days in our Manhattan headquarters and two days working remotely.


You will be responsible for development in Salesforce, while providing leadership in data architecture, software/web solutions, coding standardization/best practices, quality assurance, and technical documentation. You will work with users within The New York Times to assess their needs, help design and implement those solutions.

  • You will design, code, and implement solutions for business process needs
  • Independently complete best practices design and coding for front-end and back-end development
  • Maintain technical and end-user documentation
  • Oversee the functional testing and performance plan for projects
  • Ensure the security of The New York Times data stored both on internal New York Times systems and in the cloud
  • Provide data architecting leadership for database and reporting technologies
  • Manage and prevent technical debt
  • Create complex systems/solutions ensuring accurate estimates of work
  • You will report to the Systems Director responsible for Salesforce

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of professional programming experience
  • 4+ current Salesforce Certifications
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing applications on Salesforce platform (Apex, Lightning Web Components, Visualforce, SOQL)
  • 1-2 years of experience with Pardot, CRM Analytics(CRM-A)
  • 1-2 years of experience in the following: MySQL, Maria DB, SQL Server, Biq Query, Eclipse, C#, .Net, Java or demonstrated proficiency in object-oriented languages
  • Experience with Docusign, Cirrus Insight, OwnBackup,Tableau and SAP Business Objects
  • Experience with integration of Salesforce with external systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Lightning Design, Workflows, Process Builder,, Salesforce Flow, Data Loader
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience

This role may require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.

The annual base pay range for this role is between $104,000 and $130,000.


Employee-driven benefits

If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave and much more.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]. Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

The Company will further consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

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