Software Engineer - SalesForce

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Reference: 11088-12/01/2019

What We’re Looking For:

The SalesForce Engineer will implement engineering solutions and act as an Engineering Lead to deliver on product roadmaps. Responsible for implementation and the health and operation of business domain products within the remit.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

Technical

  • Responsible for the integrity of the business domain products in your charge.
  • Ensure that best practices are followed.
  • Research, design, implement and maintain enterprise architecture.
  • Work with business to clarify and define requirements.
  • Responsible for the quality of code produced by team members.
  • Ensure code is thoroughly tested.
  • Responsible for uptime and monitoring.
  • Proactively look for improvements and handle implementation.

People

  • Provide feedback on technical performance.
  • Assist with technical interviews.
  • Coach developers through complex issues.

Management

  • Communicate progress effectively with team members and business stakeholders.
  • Make sure best practices are followed by team members.
  • Work with juniors to break up tasks into smaller pieces.
  • Drive solutions when maintenance issues arise.

Business

  • Understand the domain for which you are responsible.
  • Work with business to understand their goals and strategy.
  • Understand who our users are and what is important to them.
  • Help guide business when making technical decisions.
  • Manage ambiguity around tasks.

Other Attributes That Will Help You In This Role:

  • Lead the companies values.
  • Promote continuous self-improvement.

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • ± 5 - 10 years web development experience.
  • A degree in software development related field.
  • Experience with statically typed languages like Java or C#.
  • Solid experience with object oriented programming principles.
  • Solid understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and RESTful API.
  • Experience with Linux command-line and Git.
  • Familiar with continuous integration.
  • Experience in Salesforce development (Apex, SOQL & VisualForce) is required.

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)

At 2U, we power world-class online education and in-person boot camps. Going beyond traditional learning management systems, we use tech, people, and data to help top universities transform in the digital era—and eliminate the back row in higher ed. We support lifelong learning which means thinking beyond a single degree. It means finding ways for students to gain the skills they need to change careers, evolve their expertise, and meet the challenges of the changing world head-on. We help universities fill those needs—developing new digital education technologies and offerings capable of supporting students at different points in their lives. Whether they need a simple refresher, to learn something new, or to change their career trajectories completely, our university partners are there to help them succeed.Together with our partners, 2U has positively transformed the lives of more than 150,000 students and lifelong learners. 2U, Inc. has acquired and integrated two companies broadening our portfolio of education offerings into short courses with GetSmarter and boot camps with Trilogy. This role supports our GetSmarter line of business.

About GetSmarter

GetSmarter, a brand of 2U, Inc., partners with the world's leading universities to select, design and deliver premium online short courses which enables lifelong learners across the globe to obtain industry-relevant skills that are certified by the world’s most reputable academic institutions.

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement

2U is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.  

Benefits & Culture

Working at 2U means working with individuals that are passionate and mission driven. We collaborate on tough problems to deliver the best outcomes for our partners, students, and each other. You will find team members working together in our open office spaces, gathered in the kitchen grabbing a snack, or taking a break in our game rooms.

2U Cape Town offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • 2 complimentary Getsmarter short courses per year
  • Subsidised medical aid with Discovery
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Generous leave policy including time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations

To learn more, visit 2U.com. #NoBackRow

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.