Senior Salesforce Developer

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This is a remote position and we're accepting applications from anywhere in the U.S. We also have an optional office in Austin you can use if you live here or come visit.

About Homeward

Buying a home should be an exciting milestone. But all too often, it’s stressful, especially in a competitive market or when you’re buying and selling at the same time. So we’re redesigning the homebuying experience. We’re a fast-paced real estate startup that empowers agents to help homebuyers buy with cash. We buy homes on behalf of our partners’ clients with our cash, then the client buys the home back from us.

Founder and CEO Tim Heyl, a 10-year industry veteran and owner of one of the fastest-growing agent teams in the country, started Homeward in 2018. In fact, he bought our first customer’s home with his own life savings. Today we offer two services — Buy with cash and Buy before you sell — in Texas, Colorado, and Georgia.

We’ve raised more than $160MM in equity capital from top-tier venture investors, including Norwest, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, Adams Street, Javelin, and LiveOak. Our leadership team includes experts from the real estate, mortgage, and technology industries.

About the opportunity

Homeward is looking for a Senior Salesforce Developer to join the team responsible for the design, implementation, and success of our Salesforce ecosphere. This person will be responsible for assisting the entire organization in process planning, Salesforce org optimization, and integration fluidity. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who takes pride in ownership of their projects, is able to organize cross-departmental communication, and develop multi-option strategies for problem resolutions.

This role is not eligible to be performed from Colorado. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Responsibilities include

  • Work directly with our Product and Engineering Team, members of our Sales and Operations team, as well as the organization as whole, to help our customers when buying and selling a new home
  • You’ll join a growing Salesforce Architecture team and have an immediate impact on the company and the implementation of our Salesforce
  • Collaborate on projects ranging from 3rd party integrations to development of new business processes that promote efficiency, scalability, and risk mitigation
  • Focus on building the tools to help our Homeward employees succeed at their roles
  • Integrate, develop, and maintain 3rd party integrations from a technical perspective
  • Work side-by-side our existing Salesforce experts to own Salesforce implementation and architecture planning 
  • Work closely with our product team to build integrations & develop processes that scale our operations & sales efforts
  • Focus on improving Salesforce business process
  • Assist with data architecture modeling

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results with large-scale, cross-functional teams
  • Understanding of Salesforce’s limitations and know Salesforce best practices
  • Ability to be flexible, wear many hats, pivot, and enjoy a dynamic environment
  • Ownership is paramount to the success of our team, we work on tight timelines with high visibility
  • Self-starter mentality with experience devising and testing hypotheses and implementing research plans; someone who can help the business identify the right questions to ask 
  • Ability to analyze and report on multiple offering and/or solutions for a given problem
  • 5+ years Salesforce administration experience, ideally in a growth business
  • Credentials - Platform Developer I and Admin 201. Platform Developer II is a plus
  • Experience with LeanData, Validity (or comparable data management tool), Hubspot,  Zapier/Workato, Telephony, and more business operations tools
  • An open and collaborative mentality, Homeward is rapidly growing and working with Salesforce will require elegant and creative solutions
  • Proven track record of working cross-functionally with stakeholders to deliver outcomes

Our Values

THE GOLDEN RULE

Whether we’re dealing with colleagues or customers, we follow The Golden Rule, treating others the way we want to be treated. It’s a simple rule, but it’s also significant: we don’t prioritize money or growth over people, and we practice empathy at every opportunity.

CALM FOCUS

We work in tech and build solutions for real estate. Both are fast-paced and stressful industries. So it’s important that  we focus on the larger objective rather than rushing from one task to the next. If something is out of scope, we say “No.” If something feels rushed, we pump the brakes. This calm focus helps us create solutions our customers love.

ONE TEAM, ONE DREAM

Big problems require big solutions. We look at our customers’ experience holistically, and recognize that solving them requires collaboration across teams. This approach extends to cooperation among our three affiliate companies — Homeward, Homeward Mortgage, and Homeward Title — and results in a better homebuying experience.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • ModeAnalytics
    • Google DriveManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • DocuSignCRM
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • HubspotEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

916 S Capital of TX Hwy, Austin, TX 78746

An Insider's view of Homeward

What's something quirky about your company?

Our culture blends tech with mortgage and title, two traditional industries. So you might hear a product team member say, “Tell me more about title insurance.” And someone from title will say, “Remind me what an MVP is.” It’s humbling to marry expertise from both of those worlds and it reminds us that we all have a lot to learn from each other.

Caroline

Lifecycle Marketing

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Our goal as a leadership team is to help our teams understand shared goals, then support them in defining sub-goals, how to measure success, & the best practices to drive projects forward. By aligning on outcomes & successful project execution, teams can quickly experiment & learn, allowing them to explore novel solutions to deliver better results.

Colin

VP, Product

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We have common goals & success metrics that we point to at the company level, but there’s no single common denominator for success at the individual level. We believe there are many paths to get to the “right” solution, and so we encourage employees to leverage their unique strengths and take reasoned, and calculated risks.

Shaun

Senior Director, Product Management

What are Homeward Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Homeward's Care Team focuses on supporting team members, volunteering, and donating to non-profits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
The Care Team
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Homeward's recruiter is certified as an Inclusive Talent Acquisition Provider and will be promoting Homeward at various female and minority-focused groups around Austin.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Up to 2% 401K matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
You’ll get 14 weeks of paid leave as a primary parent and seven weeks as a secondary parent.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site parking.
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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