Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Operations Tools & Applications

Salesforce

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Category:  Technology - Software Development
Location:  Germany - Jena
Post Date:  07/13/2017
Senior Software Engineer Commerce Cloud - Cloud Operations / Tools and Applications : Overview:

Salesforce Commerce Cloud, the category-defining leader of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, empowers the world's leading retailers to continuously innovate in our complex, consumer-driven world. Commerce Cloud's open cloud platform provides unique benefits including seamless innovation, the LINK ecosystem of integrated best-of-breed partners, and community insight to optimize customer experiences. These advantages enable Commerce Cloud customers to lead their markets and grow faster.

The Senior SW Engineer position is an opportunity for a qualified candidate who will be part of the global cross-site Salesforce Engineering team, and member of a full-stack scrum team in Jena, Germany. Ideal candidates come from a Java development background, having developed highly scalable multi-threaded applications, with strong designing, programming and automation skills. You should be self-directed, team oriented, know and care what the customer wants from our service. You like to think out of the box, you like to find solutions for the hardest problems faced by our customers and make our platform more efficient. You are a talented, detail oriented and enthusiastic engineer who is passionate about quality and is enthusiastic about the new cutting edge technology offered to consumers. Lastly, you are not afraid to speak your mind, and you learn to be an evangelist for best approach to solve the problem for customers, scalability and quality on the team.

Responsibilities:

Salesforce Commerce Cloud is seeking a Software Engineer to join our Cloud Operations - Tools & Application team in Jena, Germany who will be responsible for building and operating the next generation of services for our industry leading e-commerce platform. In this role you will be part of a team that supports the entire lifecycle of a service. You will use cloud technologies to build services that run either on Salesforce's own infrastructure or on the infrastructure of a leading cloud provider. The service may be used by Salesforce customers directly or by other Salesforce services. The service design needs to account for functional requirements and also operational aspects like scalability, availability, monitoring and security. Java technologies are used for complex processes and applications. A team of engineers with diverse backgrounds works jointly to evaluate and select infrastructure components and technologies, and designs, builds and operates the service. In this capacity you will leverage your strong cloud technology background and knowledge of large distributed systems. In this role you will have a significant impact on integrating cutting edge technologies and features into a robust e-Commerce platform.

Qualifications:

Required Skills:
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5+ year's professional software development experience.
  • 3+ year's professional Java development experience.
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining REST based interfaces.
  • Proven track record of creating and operating mission critical enterprise applications.
  • Proficiency developing automated unit and integration tests and continuous integration.
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
  • Ability and willingness to participate in on-call schedule to respond to production issues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Proven ability to work with product managers and stakeholders to help capture and refine software requirements in an agile environment. Accurately estimate engineering efforts.
  • Proven ability to independently drive software development in a specific area.
  • Strong collaboration skills, ability to mentor and be mentored.
  • Ability to work seamlessly as part of a multi-location, multi-cultural development team.
  • Self-motivated, driven to achieve committed milestones.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in operation of complex distributed systems.
  • Experience developing SaaS applications is a plus.
  • Experience working with IaaS/public cloud offerings is a plus.
  • Experience with SCRUM/Kanban and Agile development processes.


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" six 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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