Senior Salesforce Manager
About the teamWe are the B2B Frontline Authority Systems Technology Team. We are part of the Frontline Enterprise Technology Team, which is part of the Core Technology organization at Zillow. We build and maintain systems used by sales and service operators across 10 of Zillow’s B2B lines of business including Premier Agent, Rentals, and ShowingTime+. We focus on solving frontline operator problems with technology and strive to supercharge our internal customers with automation and simplification, driving productivity and efficiency metrics! Because we believe it enhances our return on investment, we leverage established platforms like Salesforce where possible and are ruthless advocates for standard capabilities versus bespoke solutions.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced software development manager to manage a team of Salesforce developers and administrators and to drive engineering standard processes within our larger organization!
As a Senior Salesforce Manager, you will:
Build, mentor, and develop a hard-working team
Empower your team and drive innovation by aligning work to company-level strategy
Lead capacity and staffing to ensure your team is delivering the most business value possible
Drive the delivery of quality software, optimally balancing between speed-to-market pressures and the need to build for future scale
Establish strong working relationships with partners across multiple product and engineering teams
Identify and mitigate technology- and team-related risks on a year+ time horizon
Ensure your team is meeting operational expectations including responding quickly and optimally to incidents, conducting strong root cause analyses, and completing action items in accordance with established SLAs
Establish inspection mechanisms so you can efficiently manage your team and your technology
Develop an engineering vision for the technology you own
Prioritize engineering backlog items to maintain a healthy and stable technology stack
Lead through change
Who you are
Undergraduate degree (BS) in Computer Science or equivalent highly technical field
3+ years as an engineering or software development manager with a team of at least 5 people
5+ years experience working on the Salesforce platform and a strong understanding of the platform’s capabilities and limitations
Solid understanding of web service environments, languages, and formats such as RESTful APIs, SOAP, FTP/SFTP, HTML, XML, and JSON
Familiarity with capabilities of and skills required to build in AWS
Understanding of Salesforce’s declarative capabilities and a point of view on when and how to use them
Demonstrated experience building relationships and driving alignment across multiple organizations and/or functions
Understanding of and demonstrated experience using agile methodologies, scrum processes, and the software development life cycle
Advanced degree (Masters) in Computer Science or Business Administration
Hands-on experience leveraging Salesforce Event Monitoring
Hands-on experience with CICD tooling: GitLab Pipelines, Gearset, etc.
Experience working with other SaaS-based applications, specifically: Zendesk, Salesloft, Genesys, and Zuora.
Experience integrating CRM systems with billing platforms
Experience working in an enterprise environment with a user base of 2K+
Familiarity with other programming languages: C, C++, Java, Python, etc
Get to know us
Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.
As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.
Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.
Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at RecruitingAccessibility@zillowgroup.com.
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