Salesforce Developer Team Lead

Cisco Meraki

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time


At Cisco Meraki, we know that technology can connect us, empower us, and drive us. By simplifying powerful technology, we can free hardworking people to focus on their mission. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology architecture are changing the face of enterprise networking and making cloud-managed IT a reality!

Cisco Meraki’s Support group is a growing, global, and diverse team of highly knowledgeable and empathetic customer advisors. We strive to guide our customers to successful outcomes with a mix of critical thinking and the grit to implement the next best action.

About the role:

Cisco Meraki is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to develop the next generation of features, services and integrations to improve the lives of our outstanding Support team

You will be joining our growing team of Support-focused developers and you’ll directly feel the positive impact that your projects have on our grateful (and technical) users

You will provide technical expertise, guidance, and standard practices for our team of Salesforce developers

You love using technology to solve business problems. You’re a passionate learner and has a strong track record of building scalable applications using Salesforce technologies and frameworks.

A typical work week might consist of:

Investigating new technologies and deciding which will be a good fit for Meraki, and how best to implement them

Building an impactful team by mentoring Support Software engineers and supporting recruiting efforts to help shape the future of the team

Primary responsibilities

40% Salesforce Development

  • Be the tip of the technological spear for Meraki Support
  • Investigate new technologies, decide which to adopt and how to roll them out
  • Safeguard the organization from unnecessary technical debt
  • Know and decide when to use custom code vs admin-friendly tools to accomplish business goals

40% Team Development

  • As the team lead, your input will be essential in hiring and building a distributed team
  • Insist on a strong test-first team culture and conduct periodic code quality reviews
  • Ensure team is adhering to standard methodologies and build technical feasibility documents
  • Promote empathetic, user-centric design over insular, overly-engineered work

20% Professional Development

  • Stay well-versed in the latest theory and standard methodologies in the Salesforce ecosystem.
  • Find the intersection between your personal development interests and our business needs to identify side projects
  • Attend industry meetups, webinars, and conferences
  • Explore new tools and in the field of Support-related software development

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5+ years of enterprise development experience in Salesforce stack
  • Salesforce Apex and/or Java or any object oriented programming experience, SQL and/or Salesforce SOQL
  • Javascript or related frameworks (Ruby, Rails, React..etc)
  • Salesforce Lightning Web Components
  • Salesforce Communities
  • Excellent knowledge of third party applications and platform integrations.
  • Experience with various Salesforce deployment pipelines like ANT, Copado, Salesforce DX
  • Work collaboratively with Product, UX, Support, Engineering, etc to deliver new or improve product features
  • Prior experience with Support or Service organizations is also a plus
  • Prior experience with products like MuleSoft, Tableau is a plus
  • Experience with current software development lifecycles and practices
  • Agile-aligned methodologies (Scaled Agile, Kanban, etc.), continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment (CD), Git-based Version Control Systems (VCS)
  • Relevant Salesforce Certifications and/or Trailhead badges
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related technical field

Why Cisco Meraki:

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking ambitious risks to craft the technologies that give us connected cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unusual personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are encouraging leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars! We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco Meraki.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, encourage innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Compensation Range:
$115,200$222,200 USD

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

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