Senior Developer– Salesforce CPQ at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: United States - San Mateo, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Business Technology

As a member of the BizTech Salesforce Engineering team, the Senior/Lead Engineer – Salesforce CPQ will handle customizing, developing, and supporting solutions on Salesforce Sales Cloud and CPQ products. Our ideal candidate has a proven record of delivering programs across Lead to Order processes, a strong Salesforce background, is focused on technical excellence, and is self- motivated. You will take the lead on architecting solutions and will also be a hands-on team member providing production support to the Lead to Order (L2O) product area. This includes trouble shooting issues, proposing solutions, doing hands on keyboard development, testing fixes, and migrating the solution. You will handle partnering with the Salesforce L2O Product Manager, and Product Owner as well as business team members across Sales, Solution Selling, Sales Ops and Revenue.


  • Provide engineering leadership in the L2O space ensuring that engineering team is aligned on goals and technical solutions.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, business users and product managers to drive solutions that meet requirements and the platform strategy.
  • Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce CPQ platform.
  • Articulate the benefits and risks to a solution’s feasibility and functionality in a business-friendly manner.
  • Perform hands-on technical design, prototyping, proof-of-concepts, and development tasks based on backlog and unit test work to ensure platform standards are met.
  • Ensure solutions are scalable and meet business requirements. Identify and document technical gaps.
  • Work with downstream applications teams e.g., Oracle to ensure changes within the L2O area are planned for.
  • Work in a scrum team and provide story point estimates, progress updates, code reviews etc.
  • Document and keep up to date technical designs documentation for the L2O area.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to other engineers within the L2O product area.
  • Coordinate with a global team.
  • Handle critical issues requiring advanced engineering skills.


  • 5+ years of professional IT/Engineering experience required with demonstrated development and design experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in, Visualforce and the Apex programming language, Salesforce configuration and customization including and not limited to Salesforce Flows, data validations and triggers with emphasis on Salesforce CPQ & Sales Cloud. Preferred experience in AJAX, JavaScript.
  • Experience of at least 2-3 End-to-End implementations of Salesforce CPQ.
  • Must have Salesforce Platform Developer I certification.
  • Preferred certifications include: Salesforce CPQ certification, Salesforce Platform Developer II.
  • Knowledgeable in standard functions/ modules of Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Community Cloud, and AppExchange/App cloud application integration.
  • Expert knowledge of relational databases and data modeling including SOQL, SOSL query language.
  • Experience using the data loader, ETL tools and handling data migration assignments. Proficiency in Salesforce REST and SOAP APIs.
  • Expert knowledge of MVC concepts, object-oriented methodologies and approaches.
  • Familiarity with development tools such as Eclipse & GIT.
  • Experience with salesforce1 Lightning & Lightning Components.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience


About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Developer– Salesforce CPQ
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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