Lead Engineer, Salesforce


Austin, TX, US / Glendale, CA, US / San Mateo, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
  • Website: legalzoom.com
  • Company Address: 101 N. Brand Boulevard 11th Floor, Glendale, CA, 91203

About LegalZoom

LegalZoom is a trusted technology platform that gives the world access to professional legal advice. From starting a new business to assisting in protecting families, contracts to copyrights, trademarks to trusts, – it is the leading provider of online legal solutions for families and small businesses.

Job Description

The Salesforce Lead Engineer is a technical lead role to work on our current Salesforce platform team. This person should be capable of managing requirements from our business teams (Sales, Service, Tax, Fulfillment etc.) and building solutions with a hands-on approach, aligning with our Salesforce release-management process. This position will also be responsible for working on Salesforce projects to build custom functionalities on the Salesforce Lightning platform including Apex, Lighting (Aura/LWC components), JavaScript, and Data Model updates. The LegalZoom Salesforce platform is a highly custom and complex environment, so we're looking for someone with sufficient experience in solving business problems and designing performance oriented solutions to work as a part of the Salesforce development team. This is an opportunity to work on challenging and exciting projects as well as create and enhance our Salesforce platform roadmap.


  • Be responsible for solution designs on Salesforce platform
  • Build quick solutions and develop deliverables including deployment-ready code packages on the Salesforce Lightning platform
  • Reverse engineer existing code, derive business logic, and validate the impacts of upgrades and enhancements that are requested by business teams
  • Review business processes and envision solutions for the requirements being asked for
  • Proactively collaborate with peers, team members, and business stakeholders across locations
  • Have thorough knowledge of the Salesforce build process using tools such as GitHub, Jenkins, and ANT
  • Define real-time and offline integration mechanisms with Salesforce and other application platforms in LegalZoom using Platform Events, Event Management, RESTful JSON based services, ETL tools, Batch Processes etc.
  • Proactively review/identify new trends in Salesforce and other related technologies and discuss the applicability of those features to LegalZoom’s business needs
  • Review our application performance and suggest improvements, as applicable
  • Have advanced problem-solving and analytical skills and an ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner
  • Handle and adapt to a quickly changing, results-driven environment
  • Work both independently and as a team member


  • 6+ years’ of strong Salesforce development experience on customized solutions on the Salesforce platform, with at least 2 years on Lightning Platform
  • Solid understanding of Salesforce application architecture and platform knowledge using Lightning
  • Implementation knowledge of platform events, event management with external systems
  • Knack for creating innovative solutions, thinking outside the box, and creating designs for business process automation
  • Hands-on experience with Message Driven Integrations, SOAP, and REST API integrations
  • Knowledge of tools like Checkmarx is a plus
  • Knowledge on Distributed Computing, Sales to Care cloud platforms is a plus
  • Expertise in usage of source control and continuous integration (Github, SFDX & Jenkins)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a busy environment
  • Active Salesforce Certifications are a plus

LegalZoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to diversity.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.