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Principal Software Engineer, Salesforce



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
California, USA · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

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Position Overview

Autodesk is a global leader in software for designers, engineers, builders, and creators. Our Design and Make Platform empowers our customers with the technology to create the world around us.

We are seeking an experienced and visionary Principal Software Engineer. You will be bring a wealth of experience in Salesforce architecture, development and integration, with an experience of delivering scalable solutions. This role requires a blend of advanced technical skills and strategic thinking to drive the evolution of our Salesforce platform and enhance our business processes.

This is a hybrid role and you will report to Engineering Manager for Sales.


Salesforce Leadership:

  • You will lead the design, development, and implementation of Salesforce solutions

  • You will provide technical leadership and mentorship to a team of developers

  • You will collaborate with partners to gather requirements and translate them into technical solutions

  • You will provide technical guidance to provide best practices for a secure Salesforce platform

Integration Expertise:

  • You will design and implement scalable integrations between Salesforce and other systems

  • You will evaluate and select appropriate integration technologies and patterns

  • You will ensure data integrity and performance in integrated solutions

Collaboration and Communication:

  • You will work closely with business leaders, product managers, and other partners to understand business needs and translate them into technical requirements

  • You will participate in project planning, estimation, and strategy discussions

Quality Assurance:

  • You will Implement and enforce coding standards, best practices, and security measures

  • You will conduct code reviews to ensure quality and adherence to coding standards

  • You will implement, maintain and oversee automated testing processes

Minimum Qualifications

  • You have 8+ Year Salesforce development experience

  • You hold a Bachelor's or a Master's degree in Computer Science or related field

  • You have a proven experience as a Salesforce Technical Lead or in a similar leadership role

  • You have a strong proficiency in Salesforce development and administration

  • You have experience with integration technologies and patterns

  • You have familiarity with Gen AI technologies and their application in business solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • You have experience working in software industry

  • You hold Salesforce certifications (e.g., Certified Platform Developer, Certified Administrator)

  • You have hands-on experience with APIs, Mulesoft, Salesforce to Salesforce integration

  • You have previous experience implementing Gen AI solutions or working with AI technologies to enhance business processes

  • You must stay informed about the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and apply them to improve Salesforce solutions

  • You must inspire creativity through the incorporation of AI capabilities into our technical landscape


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About Autodesk

Welcome to Autodesk! Amazing things are created every day with our software – from the greenest buildings and cleanest cars to the smartest factories and biggest hit movies. We help innovators turn their ideas into reality, transforming not only how things are made, but what can be made.

We take great pride in our culture here at Autodesk – our Culture Code is at the core of everything we do. Our values and ways of working help our people thrive and realize their potential, which leads to even better outcomes for our customers.

When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!


From health and financial benefits to time away and everyday wellness, we give Autodeskers the best, so they can do their best work. Learn more about our benefits in the U.S. by visiting

Salary transparency

Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $141,400 and $228,800. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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