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Salesforce Technical Lead (m/f/d)

Tech & Engineering
Remote Germany + 4 more locations
Full Time
Permanent
Experienced Professionals
Focused student studying

Salesforce Technical Lead (m/f/d)

When applying for this position, you will have the opportunity to indicate your preferred work location from the following: Remote Germany, Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg, Munich


Grow with us – Start your career at IU International University!

Seize this opportunity and support our Team at one of our locations (e.g. Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, etc.) or remotely within Germany as a Salesforce Technical Lead (m/f/d).

At IU, innovation and customer-centric solutions are at the heart of what we do. We are seeking a Salesforce Technical Lead (m/f/d) to steer our Salesforce domain team towards excellence. Reporting to the Salesforce Engineering Manager (EM), this dual role combines leading the technical direction of Salesforce projects with hands-on development and problem-solving. You will work closely with the Product Owner, Head of Engineering SalesTech and Director Product, translating product vision into scalable Salesforce solutions that deliver exceptional value to our customers.

Your leadership will foster a culture of technical mentorship and high-quality coding practices, ensuring alignment with our broader technological strategies and customer-centric approaches. You will play a decisive role in navigating complex challenges, optimizing our Salesforce environment for both performance and scalability, and facilitating continuous innovation and learning within the team.

Your tasks

  • Lead the technical decision-making process within the Salesforce domain, ensuring the development of scalable, robust systems.

  • Tackle critical technical issues, providing solutions that align with both business objectives and our overarching technology strategy.

  • Promote a culture of quality and innovation and collaborate with the Head of Engineering to ensure the Salesforce team’s activities align with our global technology strategy.

  • Mentor team members and guide them towards best practices in Salesforce development, including Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components, and integrations.

  • Work with Product Owners to convert product requirements into efficient, scalable Salesforce architectures, making use of low/no-code solutions where appropriate.

  • Foster high-performance engineering practices within the team, embracing CI/CD, and lean development.

  • Drive a culture of continuous learning, encouraging innovation and knowledge sharing within and beyond the Salesforce team.

Your Profile

  • Proven experience in Salesforce development, including extensive knowledge of Salesforce technologies like Apex, Lightning, and integrations.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead technical projects and make strategic decisions that align with business objectives.

  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies, best practices, and agile methodologies.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, capable of working effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • Committed to ongoing professional development and fostering a culture of technical excellence.

  • Fluent in English with strong communication skills, capable of presenting technical information in a clear and concise manner.

We offer

  • Be you at IU: We support and empower you to achieve your personal and professional goals, because in the end everyone benefits from happy employees

  • Work wherever you want…: Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.

  • … and flexible in terms of time: It’s your job; We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.

  • Take your knowledge to a new level: Where if not with us? Benefit from free further training, language courses and discounted study programs. With us there is always something new to learn.

  • Rest well: We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?

  • Use your own technology: You can choose your equipment freely. Because everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware and IDE.

Join IU and become a pivotal part of our journey, leveraging your Salesforce expertise to make a profound impact on our projects and initiatives. If you’re driven by innovation, technical challenges, and the desire to work in a dynamic, collaborative environment, we’d love to have you on our team.

Sounds like the perfect job for you? Then apply now!

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Bernhard at bernhard.schneider@iu.org.

Words are followed by actions: We take our “Culture Of Everyone” very seriously and would like to take this opportunity to expressly point out that you are welcome to join us, regardless of your origin, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation. Even if you have a disability, our doors are wide open to you. We look forward to a diverse community here at IU!

Your personal contact
Your personal contact - Bernhard Schneider

Bernhard Schneider

Senior Technical Recruiter

IU asked me in my interview what I wished to do—today I’m doing it. I have the freedom to work as I please, develop what I feel is needed, and I am fully supported with my career development plan.
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What we’ll do for you
Shape your career
Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.
Reach your destination sustainably
Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing)might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.
Use your own technology
You can choose your equipment freely. Because everyone has their own preferences when it comes to hardware and IDE.
Work wherever you want...
Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.
...and flexible in terms of time
It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
Take your knowledge to a new level
Where if not with us? Enjoy free access to all our e-learning platforms. In addition, we will finance you a complete technology course of your choice<strong>.</strong>
Rest well
We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
The location
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Remote Germany
With our positions, you don't have to decide where to work. Whether you want to work from home, at one of our offices across Germany or up to six months abroad. Enjoy maximum flexibility!
About the team
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Tech & Engineering
We push the outside of the envelope, challenge what exists, and do what hasn’t been done before—building an unbreakable connection between people and education. That’s how we roll in Tech & Engineering at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU).

Unrestricted access to learning is a life-changing concept. We build solutions for digital education that are accessible wherever we go. They’re mobile, always on, and everywhere. Advancing through AI, NLP, Big Data Analytics, IoT, Cloud platforms, and Software Development, we are leading the digital transformation of education in the era of Industry 4.0.
Our core values
#1

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
#2

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
#3

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
#4

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
#5

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.
#6

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.
#7

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

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    Tech & Engineering FAQs

    How is the IU-Tech Team structured?
    Starting with three Techies, we have grown to 60+ developers in three years. We are spread across 17 teams, in three technical clusters: IU EDU TECH, IU MAR TECH and IU ORG TECH.
    What are my responsibilities in the IU EDU Tech-Team?
    You will be responsible for building IT solutions for our 100,000+ students—ranging from Moodle based learning management systems, to portals based on vueJS and nestJS, to native iOS apps.
    What are my responsibilities in the IU MAR-Team?
    You will be responsible for developing high-performance websites and landing pages using Laravel, Tailwind, and vueJS. In addition, you will get to develop AI driven customer-centric solutions.
    What are my responsibilities in the IU ORG-Team?
    In Dev/Ops you will be responsible for developing complex ERP Solutions based fully on TypeScript, nestJS, and vueJS, and implementation in a Kafka event-sourcing driven micro-service architecture.
    Can I work remotely for the Tech-Team?
    Of course! We are happy to have you on board.
    What Tech-Stack is used at IU?
    We love PHP and JavaScript. You will find little jQuery here, mostly typed JavaScript in the form of vueJs and nestJS in the backend. From PHP in Moodle to micro-services in OOP PHP using the Laravel framework. All projects are GIT based and use CI/CD processes. No one is pushing code through the ether via FTP on Saturday night. Laravel / vueJs / Kafka / Tailwind / MariaDB / MongoDB / AWS / Docker / Atlassian (Jira, Confluence, BitBucket) / ...