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Lead Front-End Software Engineer, Event Technology



Administration, Software Engineering, IT
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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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.

The Event Technology team delivers a cutting-edge technology stack that enhances in-person, digital, and on-demand experiences across Salesforce’s global brand activations, from Dreamforce to content marketing. Our industry-leading platforms and solutions help connect target audiences to the content they need, when and where they need it, so that it is as easy as possible for them to learn about how to use Salesforce products and drive business growth.

Role Description

Salesforce delivers world-class events, both in-person and virtually. As a Lead Software Engineer in Event Technology, you will be building in-person event attendee platforms aligned to our Future State Architecture. Our commitment is to provide excellence in scalability and performance while also delivering a high-end user experience. Artificial Intelligence features at the core of our roadmap underscore our commitment to remaining a leader in marketing technology innovation. The ideal candidate for this role will possess a proven track record in software development, coupled with a strong passion for devising state-of-the-art solutions that meet the evolving needs of our users.

This job requires that you be a quick learner, and self-starter with the ability to work under pressure, meet aggressive deadlines, and handle multiple projects/tasks simultaneously. You should have the ability to work in a fun, creative, and fast-paced environment. You are aware of trends and technical developments in the industry, and how those can be applied in your work, and have a point of view on the delivery approach for very complex or foundational features.

“You build it, you own it.” Our engineering teams are responsible for the ongoing maintenance of our apps. Therefore this role also requires active engagement on deployments, monitoring, incident management and response, vendor oversight, and general ongoing operations activities.

In this role, we require someone who can:

  • Enhance the scalability and personalization of web applications through the use of component-based architecture and server-side rendering, ensuring outstanding performance.
  • Utilize cutting-edge technologies such as React/Next.js for frontend development, GraphQL for efficient data querying, and leverage the robust infrastructure of AWS Services.
  • Strategically plan, design, and execute the implementation of highly scalable solutions that meet current and future business needs.
  • Innovate and invent the future of Agile and DevOps, drive continuous improvement with a focus on process, controls, scalability, and maturity.
  • Design, develop, and execute detailed, well-structured test cases and scripts based on product requirements.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive high-coverage, high-quality unit tests.
  • Develop thorough functional, regression, and integration tests as appropriate.
  • Serve as the technical leader for the team, and collaborate with Architects and Lead Engineers in the application design process, contributing innovative ideas and technical expertise.
  • Mentor and inspire team members through code reviews and dedicated sessions, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth. You'll provide guidance and support to junior engineers, sharing your knowledge and expertise to help them thrive in their roles.
  • Drive technical excellence and innovation establishing and upholding high standards for code quality, performance, and reliability.
  • Thrive in a culture of ownership, delivery, and innovation.

Experience and Skills


  • 10 + years of professional software development experience in designing, building, scaling, and maintaining production systems
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies such as React, Next.js, Typescript
  • Responsive Web development, HTML, CSS
  • Familiarity with a CSS framework such as Tailwind or Sass
  • GraphQL APIs
  • At least 1 of the following: WebDriverIO, Cucumber, TestNG, and Selenium
  • Knowledge of Heroku platform and Add-ons (Redis, Postgres)
  • Experience with Git version control, CI/CD pipelines (such as Jenkins or GitHub Actions), and release management practices
  • VS Code, or similar IDE
  • Implement monitoring and logging using tools such as Splunk, New Relic
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and other engineering teams, to deliver exceptional user experiences
  • Agile methodologies: Scrum and Kanban
  • Quick learner and independent worker
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Technology or equivalent experience


  • AWS services (such as AppSync, Lambda, DocumentDB, SNS, SQS, etc)
  • SQL skills and experience with relational and non-relational databases (Postgres, MongoDB, etc)
  • Proven experience designing and developing distributed systems at scale
  • AI-assisted development workflow
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Java
  • Mobile and cross-platform/browser test automation
  • Snowflake
  • Google Analytics
  • Configuring Akamai or other similar CDN


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For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $176,800 to $243,100.

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