Salesforce Engineer

Berlin, Germany Finance

About the opportunity

Contentful is growing faster than ever, and we are looking for an experienced Salesforce Engineer who will join our team and play a key role in a business systems team in charge of our salesforce instance. 

Salesforce is a backbone of our business operations and as a Salesforce Engineer you will work closely with GTM and other engineering teams in order to develop and further optimize our salesforce instance and processes that will help Contentful reach new heights.

What to expect?

  • You will be working on the design, configuration and administration of salesforce organization including but not limited to Apex, Triggers, VisualForce Pages, Lightning Components, Workflows, Approval Processes
  • You will manage custom and packaged integrations with other internal and third-party systems
  • You will provide guidance and best practices to ensure a scalable instance
  • You will work cross-functionally with other engineering and GTM teams
  • You will author technical design documentation that fully defines all application code and the underlying methodology for the design decisions made.
  • You will contribute to conducting code reviews to ensure that code quality is at the highest level possible.
  • You will troubleshoot issues, identify problems and provide timely fixes and solutions

What you need to be successful?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or relevant subject
  • 3+ years of work experience in Salesforce development projects
  • Sound knowledge of Salesforce governor limits and how they influence design
  • Good knowledge of Apex, VisualForce, Javascript, OOP concepts
  • Good understanding of data structures, data modelling, database schema
  • Good knowledge of salesforce security model
  • Proven ability to solve practical business problems in a high growth environment
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas, timelines, and requirements with your team
  • Experience working with salesforce community cloud is a plus
  • English-speaking (full professional proficiency)

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products. 
  • We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
  • Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite. 
  • Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

Who are we?

Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Spotify, Urban Outfitters, ARD Broadcaster, The British Museum, Xoom and Lenovo use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.

We’re growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 350 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed locations around the world.


“Everyone is welcome here” — it's a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We look forward to your application!

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