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Lead Software Engineer (Salesforce)


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 03/16/2023
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  • Company Address: 20 W Kinzie St. Floor 16, Chicago, Illinois, 60654

About Copado

Copado is an end to end native DevOps solution that unites Admins, Architects and Developers on one platform. DevOps is a team sport, and uniting all 3 allows you to focus on what you need to focus on - getting innovation into the hands of the customer.

Job Description

About Copado:

Copado is the #1 DevOps Platform for Salesforce and the Cloud. We harness the power of native CI/CD and Robotic Testing to drive digital transformation for 1,000+ of the most innovative brands on the planet — from Coca-Cola to eBay to Volkswagen. Our low-code platform unites non-technical admins and pro-code developers on the same system and empowers enterprises to scale end-to-end software delivery across multi-cloud environments. 

The impact on your business? 20X faster releases, 94% fewer production bugs and 46% more Salesforce ROI. The impact on your team? No more late nights, weekend war rooms or stressful release days.

Brief summary of role:

Ready to bring your Technical leadership development experience from complex enterprise environments to Copado? The Copado Product Development team is looking for a Lead Software Engineer. This role will provide leadership to the team of software engineers.

The Salesforce Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for all technical aspects in developing a Salesforce based product. It primarily involves code development (Visualforce and Apex), and any other related technical aspects of integrations with external applications and data. A technical lead is expected to have extensive experience in software development, including, but not limited to, Salesforce technologies such as Visualforce, Lightning component and Apex. 

The role is expected to have a split of their time with approximately 60% dedicated to development work and 40% spent collaborating with Product Owners, Architects and Release Managers and Developers. The Lead will be responsible for documenting the technical requirements and design and manage developers throughout the development, testing and support all phases of development. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead and contribute to all technical aspects of features development in the product. 
  • Manage the development and deployment of new demands, enhancements to existing features in the product module. 
  • Collect system requirements, perform analysis, coordinate the design of solutions and meet metric for success. 
  • Experience with Governor limits, Lightning UI, Apex, and performance optimisation
  • Ensure that development standards meet business needs and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues. 
  • Provide detailed design and documentation of each component of the solution such as data migration, integration and custom development. 
  • Coordinate with geographically distributed teams in support of development activities
  • Maintain high customer focus through the delivery of high-quality, timely, and thorough solutions
  • Perform scope analysis and corresponding effort estimates for all development
  • Work closely with Product Owners / Product Line Managers to realize the full capabilities of Salesforce based product
  • Mentor junior team members in Marketing Cloud technology, Integration Technologies, and Salesforce best practices
  • Work within an Agile environment to deliver value to the customer at the end of each sprint
  • Create and maintain professional development for self and immediate team mates

We are looking for someone with:

  • 2+ years of technical team leadership experience
  • 5+ years direct experience in software development and/or programming design and systems management
  • Salesforce/ custom development using Visualforce and Apex
  • Experience with Partner or Communities Portals Preferred
  • Broader programming technologies such as HTML, XML, JSON, jQuery, SOAP, AJAX, JavaScript, git, Cloud Technology overview
  • Strong experience in Reporting 
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to learn quickly
  • Strong communication skills
  • Salesforce Certification (Advanced Developer or Platform Developer 1 preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or closely related field or equivalent experience



Copado is Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Copado does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Copado will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Copado.