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Director, Global Salesforce Platform- US Remote Option

  • Department Business Technology
  • Location United States - Remote
  • Location Type Hybrid
The Director, Salesforce Engineering will lead and guide Platform delivery, release management, QA and Platform Operations. This role will be a key leader reporting directly to the VP, Business Technology Applications. This global role will be responsible for all Salesforce Platform development, operations, and innovation across multiple Salesforce products. You will define the vision, priorities and platform roadmap to support our internal Business Partners and External customers while maintaining excellent engineering standards for platform delivery. You are highly collaborative, customer focused with excellent communication to ensure success.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and manage a high performing global team of managers, architects, engineers, support and operations.
  • Champion enterprise level solutions and provide guidance for E2E platform architecture.
  • Contribute to Product Visions and Roadmaps established by Product Managers across Salesforce Sales Cloud, CPQ, Financial Force PSA, Service Cloud, Community Cloud, B2B Commerce.
  • Lead Salesforce Application delivery to reliable outcomes and timelines.
  • Create and drive the Salesforce Platform Roadmap to generate business value and ensure platform capability maturity.
  • Identify and implement latest industry trends and incorporate salesforce releases, and ensure platform innovation.
  • Guide developing Platform Security guidelines and participate/lead projects that enable different capabilities to enhance security posture.
  • Provide guidance in data governance initiatives to drive consistent and proper handling of data inside the platform and across the business.
  • Own and drive the Salesforce Engineering portfolio of projects, and own delivery of key strategic initiatives.
  • Oversee and review effort estimation, impact assessment and risk mitigation strategies for the platform team.
  • Optimize processes for efficient and quality engineering, including Product Management engagement, scrum, code review, release management, and QA.
  • Mentor and coach to support growth opportunities for team leads and engineers.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication and team management skills to engage with business users, present ideas and solutions to meet requirements.
  • Strategic problem solver with strong business knowledge and an ability to lead discussions involving technology options.
  • Hands on approach to leadership, willing to deep dive and roll up sleeves to accomplish what is needed.
  • Ability to work independently or with no/minimal supervision in complex environments with C-Level, SVP and VP counterparts.
  • Past implementations of standard functions/ modules of Salesforce: Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, CPQ, Community Cloud, and AppExchange/App cloud application integration.
  • 10+ years of experience working in Salesforce Platform (Architecture and Development), with hands on experience on the Salesforce Platform.
  • 3+ years of large-scale team management, managing managers, with teams greater than 10 people.
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator, Platform Developer/App Builder required; Application Architect, Integration Architect, Technical Architect preferred;
  • Past expert experience and implementation of continuous integration and delivery of Salesforce Platform solutions.
  • Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience. 


Salary Information

Salary Range: $175000 - $263000 per year

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.  We also pride ourselves on being a pay for performance company.
 
Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits.

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently. We combine digital, core, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 450 insurers, from new ventures to the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.
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