Salesforce.com, Inc Senior/Lead/Principal Distributed Systems Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Senior/Lead/Principal Distributed Systems Software Engineer
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Our Technology, Marketing & Products Engineering team is responsible for innovating and maintaining a massive distributed systems engineering platform that ships hundreds of features to production for tens of millions of users across all industries every day. Our users count on our platform to be highly reliable, lightning fast, supremely secure, and to preserve all of their customizations and integrations every time we ship.
Salesforce has immediate opportunities for extremely talented Distributed Systems Software Developers who want their lines of code to have significant, measurable and positive impact for users, the company's bottom line and the industry. You will need deep experience with concurrency, large scale systems, proficiency with solving real-world data management challenges, a strong understanding of how to architect solutions that are highly available, and a proven ability to design, develop, and optimize the core back-end systems. This role will encompass architecture, design, implementation, and testing to ensure we build products right and release them with high quality.
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Experience designing, developing, debugging, and operating resilient distributed systems
Eat, sleep, and breathe services. You’ll have experience balancing live-site management, feature delivery, and retirement of technical debt
Experience with managing large, complex systems in the cloud.
Resolve complex technical issues and drive innovations that improve system availability, resilience, and performance
Excited by building reliable, self-healing services on unreliable hardware
Capable of driving and delivering thin slices of functionality on a regular cadence with data-driven feedback loops in an agile environment
Be passionate about automation
Create, maintain and share technical documentation used by engineers and other team members
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent field, or 3+ years of relevant experience
Deep knowledge of object oriented programming and other scripting languages: Java, C++, C#, Ruby, Go, Scala, Python, Node.JS
Experience with Agile development methodology and Testing
Experience using telemetry and metrics to drive operational excellence
In depth experience of design patterns, data structures, algorithms, and concurrency
Public cloud engineering on GCP, AWS, Alibaba and/or Azure platforms
Experience using SQL and/or NoSQL datastores e.g. Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, etc
Experience with open source projects like HBase, MapReduce, Elastic Search, Kafka, Spark, Presto, Cassandra, Zookeeper Pig, or Hive
SOAP/REST APIs and general API design
Experience with container orchestration systems Kubernetes, Docker, Helios, Fleet or Mesos
CI/CD experience with Jenkins
Experience owning and operating multiple instances of mission-critical infrastructure services including, monitoring, alerting, logging, and reporting applications
Benefits & Perks
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