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Salesforce Software Engineer

  • Location
    • Austin, Texas
    • Palo Alto, California
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Work Arrangement:

This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Austin ,TX or Palo Alto, CA three times per week, at minimum.

Salesforce Software (SW) Engineer  

As a Software Engineer (Salesforce / Java / Apex) at General Motors, you will be an integral part of an agile team that works to enhance, build, and deliver trusted market-leading technology products in a secure, stable, scalable way. As a core technology contributor, you will be responsible for designing and developing critical technology solutions across multiple technical areas to support the organization’s business objectives.  

What You will Do:  

  • Work in a fast-paced environment with business, technology, and designers to build new capabilities, platforms, features and improving existing capabilities. 
  • Responsible for customizing, developing, and supporting solutions on the platform 
  • Drive Salesforce enhancements and improvements. 
  • Build integrations between salesforce and other internal systems to automate business processes. 
  • Develop Apex (classes and triggers) and Java Script, Lightning Components, Lightning Web Components and Visualforce to extend Salesforce. 
  • Utilize best practices to perform operational support, enhancements, bug fixes as needed to the platform. 
  • Possess knowledge of public Cloud architectures and systems like AWS, Azure including security aspects 
  • Help drive designs towards scalable platforms, asynchronous, functional, and reactive systems. 
  • Solve complex business and engineering problems 
  • Mentor and guide other engineers within the team  
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills including the ability to negotiate, advise, influence others, and work collaboratively. 
  • Verify solutions by writing and executing automated test classes. 
  • Document and analyze processes, procedures, and ensure code is properly documented. 
  • Create and maintain a code repository to ensure a seamless deployment process for all team members. 
  • Stay current on the latest trends and Salesforce releases. 
  • Self-directed, can solve business problems from inception to implementation, can solve business problems without explicit direction 

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • 5 years of experience programming with (APEX, Lightning Web Components), JavaScript (ES6), ReactJS or similar platforms 
  • 10 plus years of IT experience 
  • Extensive experience in designing and developing large scale technology solutions with substantial insights into Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and Communities 
  • Extensive understanding of Object Oriented (OO) design patterns 
  • Excellent understanding of Salesforce's SOQL and SOSL, Security model, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Chatter and product offerings. 
  • Design experience in Salesforce Lightning UI 
  • Understanding of various user-based security models 
  • Experience with database concepts and data modeling design 
  • Extensive knowledge in modeling and application design and architecture 
  • Able to identify platform risks, issues and dependencies and communicate strategic risk to business executives and drive the mitigation across the business. 
  • Salesforce Platform Developer I, Platform Developer II, Platform App Builder certifications are a plus. 
  • Experience in automated testing (unit testing and functional testing) 
  • Strong Knowledge of Web Services (SOAP and REST) 
  • Exposure to AWS and SQL is a plus. 
  • Experience with system migrations 
  • Adept with agile software development lifecycle and DevOps principles 
  • Creative, flexible, and willing to continuously change, evolve, and improve software development processes. 
  • Strong time management skills and communication/leadership skills 
  • Experience developing with MuleSoft is a plus. 


The compensation information is a good faith estimate only. It is based on what a successful applicant might be paid in accordance with applicable state laws. The compensation may not be representative for positions 

located outside of the California Bay Area.

  • The expected base compensation for this role is: $ 186,200 to 285,300 . Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.


About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of unlawful discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.  We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications for each role and apply for any positions that match their skills and capabilities. Applicants in the recruitment process may be required, where applicable, to successfully complete a role-related assessment(s) and/or a pre-employment screening prior to beginning employment. To learn more, visit How we Hire

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General Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

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