Director of Engineering, Salesforce at Sundae (Remote)

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About Sundae 

Sundae’s mission is to help homeowners get the best outcome when it’s time to sell a house that needs some love. For too long, the process of selling outdated and damaged houses has been terrible for sellers. Local property investors capitalize on homeowner distress to purchase houses cheaply and resell them for huge profits.

Sundae is putting more of those profits back in the hands of the homeowner. We’ve developed a model to predict when sellers will need our help, and a best-in-class sales and marketing team to reach them and a trusted brand that allows us to grow even faster through word of mouth and referrals. With scale and efficiency, we’re able to redistribute economic value to sellers in the form of the most competitive price so that Sundae can become the largest buyer of homes that need love in the United States.

We are a Tier 1 Venture Capital backed  company with product-market fit, scaling revenue, and a massive addressable market opportunity. Our team is composed of seasoned leaders from real estate and marketplace businesses and with significant high-growth company experience (Airbnb, Dropbox, Chime, LendingHome).

Joining Sundae means being part of the team that’s bringing compassion and transparency to the business of helping homeowners sell in their time of need. If you’re driven by making a positive impact on people’s lives and want to support our mission, we’d love to hear from you.

About the Role

The successful candidate will be a passionate Salesforce evangelist and technical expert, an excellent communicator/ facilitator, a curious problem solver, and a collaborative teammate who thrives in a highly-agile, multi-directional team environment. The candidate must be comfortable speaking to both product and developer audiences and have a solid track record of leading engineering teams to ship substantively defect free products.

This represents a unique opportunity to help guide Sundae’s digital roadmap. Based from home and reporting directly to the company’s SVP of Engineering, this critical position will allow Sundae’s product team to deliver meaningful experiences to both our internal and external users. 

Responsibilities

  • Building and coaching a high performing team of 15-20 while leading change
  • Provide technical and architectural direction to the Engineering team, and serve as a technical resource, helping support your team in efficient delivery of new products and features
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the product team helping guide / fine tune solutions, identifying pitfalls, and improving the accuracy of project timelines
  • Implement new processes to support continuous improvement
  • Inspiring a diverse group of engineers and providing guidance for their career development.
  • Perform analysis and create tracking mechanisms to assess impact of solution engineering.
  • Leadership and management of the Salesforce Engineering team, including resource management, hiring, mentorship, and performance management.
  • Become an expert in the current product features while engaging in continuous learning to ensure Sundae maintains well positioned to leverage new Salesforce advancements

About You

  • You’re a self-starter who enjoys researching something new.  
  • Superb organization skills and attention to detail.  If it’s not written down it didn’t happen.  You love Kanban boards.  You had a color coordinated day planner in middle school (or still do).
  • You’re naturally curious.  You want to understand why users do what they do, not convince them why they are wrong.  You want to know the story our data is telling and don’t wait to be asked by someone else to start your investigation.
  • Written and verbal communication is off the charts.  Anyone can read your project documentation and quickly understand the requirements.  
  • You’ve worked in engineering leadership before within the Salesforce ecosystem in the past.

Skills

  • 5+ years’ experience in architecture within the Salesforce ecosystem
  • 4+ years’ experience in an Enterprise Salesforce Organization
  • 3 + years of proven ability leading software engineering teams with a distinguished track record on technically fast paced projects. This includes, hiring and developing engineering talent.
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and product management to understand requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
  • Strong skills in solution design, architecture, and strategic problem solving
  • Strong familiarity with Agile project management process.
  • Powerful communicator with the ability to engage senior leadership.
  • Reasonable understanding of UI/UX principles. You don’t have to be a designer, but you should be able to differentiate between a good and bad design.
  • Experience with Heroku while not required is a plus
  • Self-directed and resourceful
  • Effectively gives and receives feedback

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline (Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering) or demonstrated high technical competence
  • Valid Salesforce Application Architect, Salesforce System Architect, and/or Salesforce Technical Architect Certification(s) preferred

Compensation & Benefits 

  • Opportunity to revolutionize the real estate industry with a mission to help those in need
  • Scale with a rapidly growing organization, with tons of opportunity for growth 
  • Work with a team of fun and motivated individuals in a highly collaborative culture
  • Competitive cash salary and compelling equity package based on experience
  • Extremely competitive health benefits; retirement benefits; commuter savings and more

We here at Sundae strive to build a workforce composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds, abilities, minds, and identities that will help us to grow, not only as a company, but also as individuals. Sundae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Where permitted by applicable law, employees must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. Reasonable accommodations will be considered. Are you able to comply with Sundae's COVID vaccination policy?

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More Information on Sundae
Sundae operates in the Real Estate industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA and San Diego, CA. Sundae was founded in 2018. It has 140 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 11 open jobs at Sundae, click here.
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