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Senior Salesforce Engineer (m/f/d)

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

Senior Salesforce Engineer (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 Senior Salesforce Engineer (m/f/d).

At IU, we are looking for a Senior Salesforce Engineer (m/f/d) who combines deep technical expertise with a passion for crafting scalable, high-quality solutions within the Salesforce ecosystem. You will play a vital role in designing, developing, and maintaining advanced Salesforce solutions that drive our business forward. This position offers the opportunity to work on a diverse array of projects, from complex custom developments using Apex and Lightning to integrating Salesforce with external systems via APIs. Reporting to the Salesforce Engineering Manager, you will leverage your extensive knowledge of Salesforce platforms, object-oriented programming, and database management to deliver outstanding results.

This role is perfect for a proactive, detail-oriented individual who thrives in a collaborative environment, enjoys tackling challenging development tasks, and is dedicated to continuous learning and improvement.

Your tasks

  • Design and implement pragmatic Salesforce solutions, utilizing Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Web Components, and other Salesforce technologies.

  • Develop and maintain scalable and efficient code, adhering to best practices and design patterns within the Salesforce ecosystem.

  • Collaborate with team members and stakeholders to translate complex business requirements into reliable Salesforce solutions.

  • Integrate Salesforce with external systems and third-party applications using REST and SOAP APIs, ensuring seamless data flow and functionality across platforms.

  • Customize Salesforce environments to fit unique business needs, leveraging custom objects, fields, formulas, workflows, and approval processes.

  • Contribute to quality assurance processes, including writing and maintaining automated tests to ensure the reliability of solutions.

  • Actively participate in team meetings, code reviews, and collaborative design sessions, sharing knowledge and best practices with team members.

  • Stay informed about the latest Salesforce features, releases, and best practices, incorporating new technologies and methodologies to drive continuous improvement.

Your Profile

  • Several years of hands-on experience with Salesforce development, including proficiency in Apex, Visualforce, and Lightning components.

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming principles and experience with languages such as Java, C#, or similar.

  • Experience with database management and proficiency in SOQL and SQL query languages.

  • Familiarity with integrating Salesforce with external systems using REST and SOAP APIs.

  • Knowledge of web development technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and their application within the Salesforce ecosystem.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with a detail-oriented mindset and a focus on delivering high-quality solutions.

  • 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) / ...