Salesforce.com, Inc Software Architect/Principal Architect – Database Infrastructure in San Francisco, California

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Software Architect/Principal Architect – Database Infrastructure

Are you a technical manager who worked as an architect or an architect that has managed technology transformations? Are you passionate about scale and building uniform infrastructure as software and interested in working on one of the largest saas infrastructures on the planet? Are you passionate about driving product quality, software layers and uniformity, and reliability through development? Do you grock PAAS, IAAS and take it to the next level of scale and uniformity? We want to hear from you!We are expanding our team to take our world class transactional CRM infrastructure as service to the next level with enhanced software control, more flexible elastic capacity deployments and controls, and the tools to take us further but also to a smarter, more nuanced infrastructure. You will work on defining the architecture and implementation software layers and own its implementation, design and work with engineers to drive it forward. Your work will impact multiple teams and the ease of use over time so we can build an intelligent infrastructure.We are looking for an exceptional technical software architect and leader that can think through complex problems from many angles and constantly challenge the development team through identifying the right way to design, implement and build for the future.As a very senior member of the team, you will have a hand in defining the technology that runs salesforce.com. You will join a team of world-class, highly motivated software engineers, DevOps and database experts to deliver a high-quality software architecture that will help solve the challenges at scale that our customers trust us to get right, the first time.Responsibilities:

  • Design, architect distributed systems & infrastructure frameworks powering Salesforce.com at the transactional layer supporting key processes such as build out and replication capability.

  • Define and implement the software strategy and unification toolset and software related to transactional infrastructure services always looking for optimization , re-use of code and uniformity of development in clean layers of abstraction

  • Work with operations and ensure the software stack you’ve designed runs and can self-corrects where possible

  • As an architect, you will participate in a range of projects covering infrastructure, security, replication and help drive the right software strategies into the next level of growth for Salesforce.com

  • Keep up with current technologies around IAAS,Security, Paas and distributed systems

  • Work closely with Software Engineering and Technical Operations to test and deploy infrastructure enhancements you make with the team

  • Be a quick learner, able to resolve complex technical issues, drive innovation at internet scale and be the “go to” architect for the team

Required Qualifications:

  • 12-15+ years of strong software skills and experience in leveraging and building uniform layered and re-usable code, preferably in IAAS/PAAS , distributed systems building systems at scale

  • Hands on architect, strong programming skills (Java, Javascript, Go, SQL, Python or similar)

  • Innovator with good ideas, strong problem-solving abilities, and a results-oriented attitude

  • Strong Knowledge of Unix, Database, NoSQL and high scale systems fundamentals

  • Strong written and verbal communication and works well cross functionally

  • Driven software transformations to next level of growth

  • BS or higher degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (OR equivalent experience)

About Salesforce

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” seven years in a row and #1 on the FORTUNE ‘100 Best Companies to Work For®’ List. 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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