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Head of Salesforce Engineering

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £120000.00 - £170000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 14 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466341

Hydrogen Group are currently looking for a Permeant Head of Salesforce Engineering to work for a rapidly growing software company that have a global presence. The companies focuses on 4 sectors Life Science, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing and Financial Services. This is a fully remote role working with delivery teams from across the world. The salary is very competitive and an excellent benefits package

As a Head of Salesforce Engineering the successful candidate will help build the technological vision, drive the technology strategy and influence the business partners and technology leaders on the strategic direction in general. The Head of Salesforce Engineering will work with engineering leaders and other software architects on the definition and delivery of highly scalable and secure SaaS solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

· Provides leadership, motivation and coaching to the engineers in the team and aids in their technical development.

· Acts proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration

· Is accountable for defining and driving software architecture and enterprise capabilities (principles, frameworks, scalability, fault tolerance, extensibility, maintainability, etc.).

·Designs complex software systems for high-end solutions independently as well as developing and implementing applications that support business requirements and drive key business decisions together with the team.

· Communicate with product managers, implementation specialists, clients and other developers to design cohesive product strategies and ensure effective collaboration throughout all phases of development, testing and deployment

· Drives research, case studies, and prototypes on leading-edge technologies and how they can be leveraged

· Analyses and provides feedback on product strategy

· Works with other architects to shape the architectural vision and roadmap for the organisation.

· Drives long-term design strategies that span multiple complex projects, deliver technical reports and performance presentations.

· Proactively engage in continuous improvement efforts for application design, support, and practice development efforts.

Technical Requirements

· Salesforce Application and System Architect

· Hands-on, proficient Salesforce Developer (Apex, Lightning, LWC)

· Advanced knowledge of Salesforce platform incl. Heroku

· JavaScript, Java, SOAP APIs, REST (JSON, XML) and ECMAScript 6,7

· Data modelling and strong understanding of relational databases

· Hands-on experience on SFDX and Deployment process

Preferred Requirements

· PHP, HTML5, Ruby, MySQL, vue.js, CPQ, Vlocity Platform or similar verticalized application experience, SOAP-based web services

· Building solutions in one of our focus industries - life science, consumer goods, manufacturing, financial services

· Integrating Salesforce with other applications via real-time, batch, sync/async

· Experience with any CI/CD tool

· Using Salesforce data tools

· AppExchange review process

· Ability to problem solve high-level software and application issues.

Professional Attributes

· Vision to help us take our product to the next level.

· Leadership skills, team handling skills, analytical skills, presentation skills, ability to work under pressure

· 7+ years previous development experience with Salesforce, ideally using Agile development techniques.

· Solid understanding of and detailed experience with architecture and API

· Strong business analysis and functional experience, including requirements gathering, creating/deploying solutions to end users

· Technical project management experience