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Senior, Lead, or Principal Distributed Systems Engineer

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**Job Category**

Products and Technology

**Job Details**

Title: Senior/ Lead/ Principal Distributed Systems Engineer

Are you passionate about designing and building infrastructure services used by thousands of developers? Have you ever pondered about the challenges of deploying and managing cloud native services rapidly and safely across multiple public cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure and more) along with first party data centers? Does the idea of working with web scale automation systems interest you? Do you want to build the next generation deployment systems powering thousands of services? Would you like to contribute to open source projects in the process?If you answered yes to any of these questions, this is an opportunity to get your hands dirty and work on real world problems in these domains. We make heavy use of open source software and we’re committed to being good citizens and contributing back to projects.

**About the Position:**

The Salesforce Hyperforce Continuous Deployment team is looking for engineers to work on the core software deployment service for Salesforce. Challenges include figuring out the next generation of deployment and lifecycle management workflow capabilities for services on Kubernetes, simplifying deployments for services leveraging a modern service mesh (Istio), enabling automated deployment and management of the next generation of Kubernetes architectures at Salesforce, ensuring these deployments work at scale, providing sophisticated and automated error analysis for service health and more.

**We’re looking for someone who has:**

+ A demonstrated history of executing successfully on multiple cross-functional infrastructure features and services.

+ Experience working on and partnering with infrastructure customer facing teams, with the ability to understand customer needs and drive consensus.

+ A demonstrated history of mentoring and coaching senior engineers in the team, being able to lead design and coding work, and act as the tech lead on the team.

+ In depth knowledge and experience working with Kubernetes(preferably in a public cloud environment). Ideally you have significant experience developing Kubernetes operators.

**Your responsibilities include:**

+ Design and implement major features and enhancements to the Salesforce CD platform and it's user experience.

+ Mentor engineers to make sound technical decisions and help build effective engineering practices.

+ Build POCs and pilots where appropriate and turn them into high quality production ready code, delivering value with speed and in increments.

+ Write high quality, maintainable code.

+ Participate and contribute to architecture, code, security and operational reviews.

+ Efficiently troubleshoot production and/ or customer issues.

+ Service ownership and customer support.

**You should have the following qualifications:**

+ A related technical degree required

+ Significant expertise in Python and Golang and a working familiarity with Java.

+ Familiarity with cloud deployment technologies like Spinnaker, Terraform and Kubernetes.

+ Familiarity with building secure, highly available services in the public cloud.

+ Previous experience with building continuous deployment platforms is desirable, but not required

+ 10+ years of relevant experience.

**Preferably, you also have the following qualifications:**

+ Significant experience and expertise in Kubernetes.

+ Experience with public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP)

+ Deep understanding and demonstrated experience with Kubernetes operator development.

+ 15+ years of relevant experience.

+ A track record of open source contributions.

+ Proven ability in deciding solution architectures, identifying potential risks, taking proactive measures to ensure code quality and ability to lead and present design/architecture reviews.

**Remote Friendly Culture:** Our teams has always been remote friendly with the vast majority of the team working from home pre pandemic. We wholeheartedly support work-from-anywhere.

**Benefits & perks:**

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**_For Colorado-based roles: Minimum annual salary of $110,000. You may also be offered a bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link:_** **_https://www.getsalesforcebenefits.com/_**

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_*LI-Y_

This candidate must be a U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship and agrees to complete a U.S. federal government Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position.

**Accommodations**

If you require assistance due to a disability applying for open positions please submit a request via this Accommodations Request Form (https://careers.mail.salesforce.com/accommodations-request-form) .

**Posting Statement**

At Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Learn more about Equality at Salesforce and explore our benefits.

Salesforce, Inc (http://salesforce.com/) . and Salesforce.org are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Salesforce, Inc (http://salesforce.com/) . and Salesforce.org do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce, Inc (http://salesforce.com/) . and Salesforce.org will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce, Inc (http://salesforce.com/) . or Salesforce.org .

Salesforce welcomes all.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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