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Locations – Burlington, MA; Indianapolis, IN; San Francisco, CA; Bellevue, WA; Herndon, VA; Vancouver, BC, Canada

About Salesforce Infrastructure Engineering

Salesforce hosts web services and applications written by thousands of internal developers and tens of thousands of customers to provide the largest business automation cloud on the planet. We are building out our teams to reinvigorate the way we deliver, deploy, operate, secure, monitor, and repair our data centers and the code that runs across them – at consumer web scale. We are looking to add experienced distributed systems engineers who can step up and own big chunks of that vision.

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Infrastructure Software Engineer Description:

As a Software Engineer, you will have a hand in innovating the technology that runs Salesforce. You will join a team of world-class, highly motivated software engineers to deliver a high-quality software architecture with the scalability and performance needed to match the staggering growth of our service. You will need deep experience with concurrency, distributed systems, proficiency with solving real-world data management challenges in large data systems, a strong understanding of how to architect solutions that are highly available, scalable and a proven ability to design, develop, and optimize the core back-end systems.

Your Impact:

Eat, sleep, and breathe services. You have experience balancing live-site management, feature delivery, and retirement of technical debt
Experience designing, developing, debugging, and operating resilient distributed systems
Experience with managing large, complex systems in cloud-based infrastructure
Resolve complex technical issues and drive innovations that improve system availability, resilience, and performance
Familiarity with crash-only and recovery-oriented software design
Excited by building reliable, self-healing services on unreliable hardware
Capable of driving and delivering thin slices of functionality on a regular cadence with data-driven feedback loops in an agile environment
Be passionate about automation
Create, maintain and share technical documentation used by engineers and other team members
Basic Requirements:

Experience in a Linux/UNIX data center environment
Any of the following languages: Java, C++, C, C#, Ruby, Go, Scala, Python, Bash, Chef
Experience owning and operating multiple instances of a mission-critical services
Experience with Agile development methodology and Test-Driven Development
Experience using telemetry and metrics to drive operational excellence
In-depth understanding of OOP, design patterns, data structures, algorithms, and concurrency
BS or higher degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

MS in Computer Engineer/Science or related field, or
BS in Computer Engineer/Science plus relevant job-related experience
Preferred Requirements:

Experience with software-based infrastructure such as AWS, Azure, GCE, OpenStack, CoreOS
Experience with container orchestration systems Kubernetes, Docker, Helios, Fleet
Network technologies like DNS, Load Balancing, SSL, TCP/IP, SQL, HTTP
Experience with open source projects like HBase, Phoenix, Kafka, HDFS, Hadoop, Cassandra, Zookeeper, OpenTSDB, Logstash, ElasticSearch, Splunk, Puppet
Experience using SQL and/or NoSQL datastores e.g. Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, etc
CI/CD experience with Jenkins

Are you an upcoming or recent graduate (within the past 2.5 years)? Please check out our FutureForce program at www.salesforce.com/futureforce. We appreciate your interest but we are seeking industry experienced engineers.

Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world’s #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” five years in a row and one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for “family”) made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.


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