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Lead Salesforce Engineer

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

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  • Contact:

    Kristina Marzohl

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  • Job ref:

    JN -122021-90220_1639074982

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Lead Salesforce Engineer

Our client is looking for a Lead Salesforce Engineer to join their technology team immediately. You will be responsible for the end-to-end development of the Salesforce platform. The project is 100% remote and we are looking forward to applicants from the EU (as freelancer). Start date is immediately or in January, 6 months initial assignment with option to extend(s). The daily rates are high and depend on the experience of the candidates.


  • Lead the engineering of our new Salesforce implementation, collaborating with other teams and technical leaders in choosing and implementing the best-in-class solutions.
  • Champion agile best practices, software engineering methodologies, and CI/CD practices.
  • Coordinate with the architects' group to validate, review and promote design choices.
  • Integrate your system with other systems engineered by teams located both in-house and remotely, coordinating engineering strategies and common activities that impact other teams.
  • Manage and advise on technical delivery of Salesforce.com projects/integrations from a technical point of view & judge the tradeoffs with technology and feasibility and make choices that fit the constraints of the projects.
  • Direct involvement and/or oversight of developing business requirements, specifications, process flows, application design, application configuration, testing and release management.
  • Manage Salesforce.com technical environments to ensure safe, secure and organized deployment of projects/code/configuration & administer system releases using standardized release management techniques via Salesforce DX and Git.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related Engineering discipline.
  • At least 8 years of software engineering and integration experience with .NET or JAVA.
  • At least 5 years of Salesforce.com engineering experience.
  • Great OO skills, including strong design patterns knowledge and enterprise integration paradigms.
  • Knowledge of software best practices like Refactoring, Clean Code, Domain Driven Design, SOLID principles, etc.
  • Demonstrative success with at least one large Salesforce.com implementation/integration project.
  • Excellent knowledge of Salesforce.com architecture and data model.
  • Hands-on experience in Web services and REST API development.
  • You have excellent communication skills - not just spoken but also written.
  • You are a team player - who is part of a successful cross-functional team having a composition of developers, QAs, BAs and Admins.
  • Most importantly, you are sensitive to cultural differences in globally spread teams.
  • Have strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills

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