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Manager/Senior Manager/Director/Senior Director, Software Engineering

Palo Alto, CA, USA | MuleSoft

  • Industry:
    Computer Software / Computer Games
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Job Description


Manager/ Senior Manager/ Director / Senior Director, Software Engineering (All levels)


Salesforce is looking for a Manager/Director to lead our software engineering teams. We need someone who is technically strong, energetic, highly collaborative and passionate about the product and our customers. You will manage and lead a team of exceptional developers and QE working on applications written in languages such as Java, Javascript, Ruby on Rails, Node.js, jQuery and React deployed on Heroku. We work in a collaborative environment and we value transparent communication and feedback, code reviews, and making learning fun. 


In this role, we need someone who can:


Drive the execution and delivery of features by collaborating with many cross functional teams, architects, product owners and engineer

Make critical decisions that attribute to the success of the product

Proactive in foreseeing issues and resolve it before it happens

Daily management of standups as the ScrumMaster for no more than two engineering teams

Partner with PO to align with objectives, priorities , tradeoffs and risk

Ensuring teams have clear priorities and adequate resources

Empowering the delivery team to self organize

Be a multiplier and have a passion for team and team members’ success

Providing technical guidance, career development, and mentoring to team members

Maintaining high morale and motivating the delivery team to go above and beyond

Vocally advocating for technical excellence and helping the teams make good decisions

Participating in architecture discussions and planning

Participating in cross-functional coordination, planning, and reviews with leads from other engineering teams

Maintaining and fostering our culture by interviewing and hiring only the most qualified individuals with an eye towards diversity

Occasionally contributing to development tasks such as coding and feature verifications to assist teams with release commitments, to gain understanding of the deeply technical product as well as to keep your technical acumen sharp


 Experience and skills:


Masters / Bachelors degree required in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Equivalent Experience

3+ years experience leading software development projects with a distinguished track record on technically demanding projects

Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational and time management skills

Ability to be nimble, proactive, comfortable working with minimal specifications

Experience with short release cycles, the full software lifecycle, and experience working on a product that’s been released for public consumption

Experience in hiring smart, talented engineers

Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices including coding standards, code reviews, SCM, CI, build processes, testing, and operations

Experience with Agile development methodologies. ScrumMaster experience required

Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and project management to understand requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs


Nice to have skills


Experience with search platforms such Lucene, Solr or ElasticSearch a plus

Experience with Performance Engineering 

Building Machine Learning platforms

Android, and/or iOS domain knowledge, including debugging, app store policies, and consumer trends

Deep learning, voice technologies (ASR, TTS), machine learning, natural language processing, or computer vision

Experience in developing cloud platform

Security platform or Security software


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