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Software Engineering Architect



Software Engineering, IT
Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Job Category

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.

Software Engineering Architect
Location: SF / Seattle / U.S Remote

Role Description

The Software Engineering Architect role is within Salesforce’s Digital & Strategy group under CMO, which is responsible for globally innovating Salesforce digital experiences offered to customers, visitors , prospects on website and all digital channels, demonstrating best-in-class technology and systems including Salesforce’s own platforms.

This horizontal role encompasses defining technical vision and software architecture that spans multiple domains including but not limited to: Web Application Development, Content Management Systems, Knowledge Graph, Transactional Services, Identity (OAUTH2) , Federated Graphs, Streaming and ML integrations. You will work with a group of world-class engineers across these domains to build the breakthrough features that aligns to technical vision while keeping our trusted platform stable and scalable. You will collaborate with product management, engineering and executive leadership to help to define roadmaps, drive design and implement services.

Are you ready to bring your engineering expertise from complex enterprise environments to Salesforce? Do you place a high value on being part of a company that emphasizes equality, diversity, innovation, and doing the right thing for ourselves, our community, and our consumers?

Join our team to define the future of Digital!


  • Serve as a technical leader in determining the best approach across domains
  • Translate business vision into well-architected solutions that best leverage our platforms and products
  • Collaborate with a team of Salesforce Architects, Developers, and Engineers to determine the most appropriate technical strategy and designs to meet business needs
  • Evaluate and advocate for modern technologies to accelerate delivery and improve engineering efficiency
  • Design platform services that are consumable by 30+ teams across the company to deliver experiences on
  • Work with Directors & Senior Directors in Product Management & Engineering functions to align 3 quarter product roadmaps with technical deliveries.
  • Coach and mentor lead engineers to scale the engineering organization
  • Thrive in a culture of ownership, delivery, and innovation

Basic Requirements:

  • 12+ years of professional software development experience, including 5+ years as a chief architect/technical leader driving solutions that span 8+ engineering teams.
  • Proficient in modern software architectural principles and distributed system design patterns
  • Experience in building highly available globally distributed systems on public cloud infrastructure
  • Experience in one or more of large scale Salesforce technology implementations - Sales Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Data Cloud or Flow Builder
  • Experience in building scalable applications based on micro-service architecture in public cloud infrastructure : AWS components like API Gateway, Lambdas, SNS, SQS, ElastiCache, AppSync etc
  • Experience in building integrations and pipelines to AWS SageMaker ML platform
  • Experience with Data streams at high scale (Apache Kafka, Kinesis)
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases (DynamoDB) and Graph databases (Neo4j, Neptune)
  • Experience in working in teams with Agile software delivery and DevOps practices
  • Well-versed with CI/CD principles, and experience in solving issues in a distributed services ecosystem
  • Experience mentoring lead engineers
  • Ability to evaluate a problem space and make a technology decision based on what’s best for the customer
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with both business and technical customers
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Technology, or equivalent experience

Nice to have Requirements:

  • Experience with working on modern front-end technologies like React, Angular or Lightning Web Components.
  • Exposure to current technologies in identity and access management domain such as OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, etc


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Salesforce welcomes all.

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For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $213,900 to $326,300.

For California-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $233,300 to $355,900.Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Certain roles may be eligible for incentive compensation, equity, benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: