Engineering Excellence Leader for Platform Standards, Director

Reston, VA
Oct 14, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Full Time
To get the best candidate experience, please consider applying for a maximum of 3 roles within 12 months to ensure you are not duplicating efforts.Job CategoryProducts and TechnologyJob DetailsEngineering Excellence Leader for Platform Standards (Director)Our business unit enables standards across hundreds of development teams. Our code changes have small margins of error. Simple code changes can have a wide spread and devastating impact on our customers. Quality is a must. Our Engineering excellence groups support critical lower level framework changes across Salesforce products.To achieve high quality production changes, we need a leader who is accountable for our software quality outcomes. The leader uses an analytical approach to drive the quality processes for our entire business unit. The leader is defining and promoting industry best practices and leverages trends and early warning signs to correct quickly.We aren't building a typical Q3 testing team. We are building a skinny team to support 23 scrum teams to do better. We want You to lead it.Key goals:Designs the Engineering Excellence roadmap for our development teamsSupports and enhances our hybrid engineering practicesIs accountable for our Cloud's quality practices and outcomesAnalyzes various quality metrics across 20+ scrum teamsCelebrate wins (=Quality improvements) and identify quality improvements.Uses different levels of coaching to support our scrum teamsExposes our technology teams to the latest innovative thinking and ideas of the Quality communityShow own impact by using metricsBuild, launch, and facilitate collaborative Quality Working groupsHires and continuously develop team membersRarely tests a feature.Won't manage a team of test engineersAre you interested in crafting a highly effective engineering organization? Are you passionate about the opportunity to influence others? Are you using data to drive quality forward? If your answer is these questions, this is your opportunity to join our innovative and multifaceted Technology team at Salesforce.As an Engineering Excellence leader, you will analyze a wide range of quality metrics across a number of teams. You design and implement a strategy for teams to continuously improve our use of quality principles and practices. You help teams inspect, adapt, deliver and mature. You will leverage your quality mindset and coaching expertise to facilitate the process and partner with internal stakeholders within the Technology organization.Minimum RequirementsBA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree.5+ years experience in technology organizations.5+ years of large-scale Quality experience2+ years of leading teamsHands-on experience applying Quality methodologies within many development teams.Excellent presentation and training skills.AccommodationsIf you require assistance due to a disability applying for open positions please submit a request via this Accommodations Request Form .Posting StatementAt Salesforce we believe that the business of business is to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more. Learn more about Equality at Salesforce and explore our benefits. and are 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. and do not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. and will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with or .Salesforce welcomes all.