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Director - Software Engineering

Salesforce

Salesforce

Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Software Engineering

Job Details

About Salesforce

We’re Salesforce, the Customer Company, inspiring the future of business with AI+ Data +CRM. Leading with our core values, we help companies across every industry blaze new trails and connect with customers in a whole new way. And, we empower you to be a Trailblazer, too — driving your performance and career growth, charting new paths, and improving the state of the world. If you believe in business as the greatest platform for change and in companies doing well and doing good – you’ve come to the right place.

Director, Software Engineering (Marketing Cloud : Email Team)

We’re Salesforce, the Customer Company, inspiring the future of business with AI+ Data +CRM. Leading with our core values, we help companies across every industry blaze new trails and connect with customers in a whole new way. And, we empower you to be a Trailblazer, too — driving your performance and career growth, charting new paths, and improving the state of the world. If you believe in business as the greatest platform for change and in companies doing well and doing good – you’ve come to the right place.

We are the largest suite of digital marketing tools on the planet. Most of your favorite brands you wear or use every day rely on us for their customer engagement needs. Our success is powered by large scale distributed services operating around the world handling tens of billions of transactions every day. Behind those services we have a diverse team of people with variety of perspectives and backgrounds. We cherish a friendly and inclusive environment where every individual is valued. We work with transparency and integrity and foster innovation and creativity.

The organization is looking for a highly technical Director of Software Engineering with extensive background in distributed systems to hire and lead a team of engineers. The ideal candidate will have a track record of building teams and products from scratch, defining and influencing vision, product and execution strategy, nurturing and growing engineering talent.

This role will seed the expansion of a predominantly US-based organization into India. The Director will have a dedicated charter and will execute independently from the US teams. As such, an individual in the role will need to provide technical guidance to the team, additionally to people manager responsibilities.

Your Impact

What challenges would this employee take on? What value would this employee bring?

  • You will build and lead a team with presence in Bangalore and Hyderabad. You will recruit and retain top talent and manage the performance and career development of engineers and people leaders.
  • You will integrate, build, extend, and expose Salesforce platform capabilities that enable marketers.
  • You will work closely with the Product Management and senior leadership in defining and laying the future road map.
  • You will Build rich experiences that scale from the smallest companies to the largest enterprises.
  • You will work with peers across teams to support and leverage a shared technical stack.
  • You will champion an atmosphere of continuous improvement by serving as a coach, mentor, and technical advisor.
  • You will help your team design capabilities, services, and experiences that delight marketers.

Required Skills

  • Experience leading teams building Software as a Service (Saas) applications.
  • 15+ years of experience in software development.
  • 6+ years of experience in a people management role.
  • Experience building applications with complex service/microservice architectures and a mix of client-side and back-end technologies.
  • Experience building teams and hiring ICs and managers.
  • Experience with Agile software development and Test Driven Development methodologies.
  • Experience in performance optimization, scalability, and algorithms
  • Deep knowledge of object-oriented programming and other scripting languages. One or more of the following: Java, C#, Ruby, Go, Scala
  • Ability to deliver in ambiguity and clarify product requirements and roadmap.
  • Ability to quickly respond to changing business needs and roll out functionality in small increments rather than a big-bang approach
  • Experience building and cultivating strong engineering practices and processes.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Desired skills

  • Experience working in large enterprises with globally distributed engineering teams
  • Experience developing on and with Salesforce Technologies
  • Experience in Marketing / Advertising software.

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