Salesforce Systems Engineer (Remote)
- Richmond, VA
8901 - Corp Office West Crk - 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway, Richmond, Virginia, 23238
CarMax, the way your career should be!
ABOUT THIS JOB:
The Software Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and support of software solutions. Associates in this position must be experienced in advanced programming, design patterns, and databases. This job requires a key hands-on contributor in the software development life-cycle, performing analysis and design as well as influencing development teams to achieve project goals. Associate is a proven team player and highly qualified to identify development tasks across the application stack. Software Engineers have a passion for their craft and a passion for continued education.
The team that the selected candidate will be a part of is responsible for the core engineering, systems architecture, and technical operations of the company's Salesforce platforms. The team is responsible for the design, build and development of large scale, resilient solutions and systems that encompass all our products and services.
They collaborate closely with the company's development, product and technical teams to provide these robust, distributed and performance solutions to achieve the company's business goals.
The team is also responsible for systems architecture, platform configuration management, capacity management, site reliability, application support, monitoring, and incident response.
The Software Engineer works as part of a team responsible for planning and executing the integration of Internet based products and services for the company into a complex data center and cloud environment in an efficient, secure, scalable, reliable and cost-effective manner.
Build and maintain the Salesforce platform and associated services
Partner with Salesforce on platform innovation and DevOps maturity
Plan and implement solutions to optimize the delivery pipeline
Onboard new product teams to the platform
Provide technical consulting and engineering solutions to product teams
Review and implement new tools and capabilities
Create technical runbooks, documentation and training
Implement site reliability engineering best practices
Assist product and platform teams to achieve their goals
Foster forward strategic planning and vision
Provide architectural guidelines and principles
Implement platform security and stability solutions
Vet new technology and advise on pros/cons
Plan and conduct pilots of new functionality
Experience in the following required:
5+ Years of experience working in complex distributed and/or cloud environments
Experience with multiple programming/scripting languages (Python, bash, etc.)
Experience with CI/CD tools (TeamCity preferred)
Experience with SCM tools and branching/merge workflows (Git preferred)
8+ years of experience with Apex coding and SOQL/SOSL queries
Experience with Salesforce DX (CLI) and Gearset
Understanding Salesforce administration and setup
Working knowledge of common protocols and technology standards (DNS, SSL, SSO, etc.)
Proven ability to prioritize work and anticipate problems
Proven ability to lead and/or coordinate support efforts
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Proven experience working effectively with multiple areas of the business community in order to gather requirements and translate those requirements into solutions
Interact with and direct the tasks of outside consultants in a professional manner while helping them drive to successful project completion
Demonstrated ability to compare and contrast alternative approaches to meet objectives while assessing risk both quantitatively and qualitatively
Possess strong organizational and time management skills
Education preference 4 year degree in Technology related course of study
Influence and communicate effectively with business and technology associates
Document findings and solutions that meet the business needs
Present alternative solutions to technology management and business users
Possess effective presentation development and delivery skills including the ability to adjust presentations to match appropriate audience
Exhibit good written and verbal communication skills
Convey a professional and positive image in all situations
Requires strong analytical and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability in statistical analysis, advanced calculations, and reporting
Demonstrated ability to gather, evaluate, and present performance metrics and benchmarks to resolve or prevent system problems
Evaluate and interpret complex system error logs, performance metrics, and other application or server output in order to identify problems in server performance or application execution
Evaluate the ROI (Return On Investment) of systems development & enhancements and effectively weigh the financial alternatives involved with various technical solutions and proposals
Proven experience solving technical problems and presenting solutions
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills
Performs well in high pressure or stressful situations
Proven ability to take a business requirement and design a technical solution that successfully meets the business needs
Demonstrated ability to effectively estimate effort, duration and impact required to accomplish requested tasks/projects
Evaluate long term impacts when making recommendations and decisions
Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation as scheduled, and perform after hours support as needed
Candidates must be legally authorized to work for any U.S. employer on a full-time basis. Sponsorship will be considered for this specific role
CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation's largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.
Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®.
CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.
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