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Backend Software Engineer - Senior/Lead



Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

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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.

Note: By applying to the Software Backend Development posting, recruiters and hiring managers across the organization hiring Software Engineers will review your resume. Our goal is for you to apply once and have your resume reviewed by multiple hiring teams.

Salesforce has immediate opportunities for software developers who want their lines of code to have significant and measurable positive impact for users, the company's bottom line, and the industry. You will be working with a group of world-class engineers to build the breakthrough features our customers will love, adopt, and use while keeping our trusted CRM platform stable and scalable. The software engineer role at Salesforce encompasses architecture, design, implementation, and testing to ensure we build products right and release them with high quality.

We pride ourselves on writing high-quality, maintainable code that strengthens the stability of the product and makes our lives easier. We embrace the hybrid model and celebrate the individual strengths of each team member while encouraging everyone on the team to grow into the best version of themselves. We believe that autonomous teams with the freedom to make decisions will empower the individuals, the product, the company, and the customers they serve to thrive.

Your Impact

As a Backend Software Engineering, your job responsibilities will include:

  • Build new and exciting components in an ever-growing and evolving market technology to provide scale and efficiency.

  • Develop high-quality, production-ready code that can be used by millions of users of our cloud platform.

  • Make design decisions on the basis of performance, scalability, and future expansion.

  • Work in a Hybrid Engineering model and contribute to all phases of SDLC including design, implementation, code reviews, automation, and testing of the features.

  • Build efficient components/algorithms on a microservice multi-tenant SaaS cloud environment

  • Code review, mentoring junior engineers, and providing technical guidance to the team (depending on the seniority level)

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of development experience as a software engineer.

  • Deep knowledge of object-oriented programming and other scripting languages: Java, Python, Scala C#, Go, Node.JS and C++.

  • Strong SQL skills and experience and experience with relational and non-relational databases e.g. (Postgress/Trino/redshift/Mongo).

  • Experience with developing SAAS products over public cloud infrastructure - AWS/Azure/GCP.

  • Proven experience designing and developing distributed systems at scale.

  • Proficiency in queues, locks, scheduling, event-driven architecture, and workload distribution, along with a deep understanding of relational database and non-relational databases.

  • A deeper understanding of software development best practices and demonstrate leadership skills.

  • Degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Experience will be evaluated based on the core competencies for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Big-Data/ML and S3

  • Hands-on experience with Streaming technologies like Kafka

  • Experience with Elastic Search

  • Experience with Terraform, Kubernetes, Docker

  • Experience working in a high-paced and rapidly growing multinational organization

Benefits & Perks:
Check out our benefits site which explains our various benefits, including wellbeing reimbursement, generous parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility benefits, and more.
Open to Flex (1-3 days/week in the office), or Office-Based (4-5 days/week in the office).

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