Manager of Salesforce Development


Convene creates dynamic work experiences through a network of 25+ premium meeting, event, and office locations and digital meeting technology.
New York, NY



December 3, 2021

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Who We Are
The Role
Why Us

Convene Technology is building a technology platform to help humanize the built world, and we need an outstanding Salesforce Manager to lead the development of the Convene OS, on the Salesforce platform, by overseeing our development team of engineers & administrators. The Convene OS team strives to deliver solutions that match the high standard of our physical spaces. This role focuses on the management of the development team, as well as the liaison between product & development. Reporting to the Director of Applications, the Manager of Salesforce Development will work closely with functional area leads and internal product owners on the development and support of business solutions. A successful candidate possesses strong problem-solving and analytical skills, is comfortable recommending solutions and technological improvements, is genuine, works with the highest of integrity, and relentlessly pursues success.


  • Manage a cross-functional Scrum team to maintain and improve Salesforce applications in iterative release cycles.
  • Manage a team against established KPIs, to ensure successful delivery of the product roadmap.
  • Oversee and participate in the build of solutions on the platform, including development in, Visualforce, Lightning, Apex, Web Services, and APIs.
  • Research and find opportunities to utilize SFDC standard methodologies and guidelines to improve system productivity, scaling, and monitoring.
  • Support cross-system and related integrations across the native Salesforce ecosystem.


  • Demonstrated growth company DNA - success in engineering leadership in a high-growth VC-backed company delivering to large, complex enterprise customers.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalently-ambitious life experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years Salesforce administration or developer experience, with a minimum of 1-year Lightning experience.
  • Salesforce Certifications of at least Certified Platform Developer I or Certified Salesforce Administrator preferred.
  • Agile/SCRUM Master Certification preferred.
  • Experience with database models and query languages (e.g., SQL, SOQL).
  • Experience with integration and ETL technologies (e.g., Mulesoft, Informatica, Salesforce Dataloader) desired.
  • Working knowledge of marketing automation technologies (e.g., ExactTarget, Marketo, Hubspot, Eloqua) desired.
  • Salesforce Lightning Components understanding and usage experience.
  • Experience working with technical and business partners from cross-functional teams.

Personal Characteristics

  • You are engineering-obsessed and devoted to getting it right and getting it done. You wake up every morning driven to find another creative solution to push Convene’s mission to humanize the built world.
  • You are in love with change and enjoy being in a high-growth environment that is rapidly scaling.
  • You are technically curious and bring that curiosity to everything you do.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and can carve out a path to a solution, using your art and intuition to make quick and confident decisions in this high-growth context.
  • You are dedicated to finding and scaling efficiencies and you get personal satisfaction when cracking a tough problem.
  • You are committed to testing your work and delivering the highest quality work product.
  • You are a person who always finds ways to help others on the team to learn, develop, and continually improve and a collaborator who considers and builds upon the perspectives contributed by others.
  • You’re an analytical thinker; someone who thrives in the use of data to drive decisions AND you know data is not the end-all and be-all.
  • An excellent, clear, and effective communicator in both conversation and written word, deeply empathetic toward your customer, and able to explain complex technical solutions to your non-technical partners and team members. You have experience guiding difficult conversations that result in clarity and achieving consensus.
  • You will be honest and trustworthy; a respected member of the organization who leads by example, and whom people enjoy working with. You inspire.

Who We Are

Convene is a premium work experience company that includes a network of 25+ meeting, event, and office locations, and Virtual and Hybrid Meetings products. We’re creating premium, hospitality-driven, and tech-enabled meeting and event experience through our proprietary technology platform and network of premium workplaces. Join us at the forefront of improving how people meet and work. At Convene, You’ll Receive We’re Here For You: - Excellent health coverage for you and your family - Medical and insurance navigation support through Eden Health - Generous paid time off, including an extra day off for your birthday - 401K plan with company matching - Professional development support - Access to healthy meals and snacks at work (when in the office) - A chance to be part of a dynamic, growing team - The opportunity to have a significant impact on your team and the business in the work that you do

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