, Inc Director of Engineering/Senior Engineering Manager - Cloud Storage in San Francisco, California

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Director of Engineering/Senior Engineering Manager - Cloud StorageThe Storage Cloud team designs, develops, tests, and releases storage services that cater to different customer workloads ranging from low-latency databases to high-throughput backups in Salesforce's web scale data centers. You will be part of a team that is responsible to drive innovation in persistent storage and create the next-gen scale-out distributed storage technology running in all Salesforce data centers.

We are looking for a strong engineering manager/director who will lead a small team of engineers to drive and execute this vision.

Do the points below get you excited about the role? Come and join us at Salesforce!

  • Be the voice of the team that eats, sleeps, and breathes services at cloud-scale.

  • You have experience balancing live-site management, feature delivery, and retirement of technical debt.

  • Have strong, heartfelt opinions on topics such as on-disk data placement formats, data consistency, availability, I/O performance, disaster recovery, etc.

  • Excited by building reliable, self-healing services on unreliable hardware and providing a robust monitoring and management framework for these services.

  • Experience designing, developing, debugging, and operating resilient distributed systems that run across thousands of compute nodes in multiple data centers.

  • Enjoy playing the role of a product owner and scrum master for the storage service by defining the roadmap, chalking milestones and defining and tracking progress through sprints

  • Enjoy guiding and mentoring team members to reach the pinnacles of success, but you are always ready to get hands-on, if the situation demands


  • Strong technical credentials with 10+ years in software development; experience building storage services or storage products preferred

  • Hands-on manager with 4+ years of experience managing small teams

  • Experience in building strong, successful technical teams and coaching and mentoring individuals along their career paths

  • Ability to prioritize in a rapidly changing environment; communicate clearly to steer the strongly talented team to deliver a high quality service

  • Experience with C++ and/or Java in a Linux/UNIX data center environment

  • Ability to represent operational issues to senior leadership and dive deep into the technical details when required

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