Senior Salesforce Developer

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What Opentable is looking for in applicants

At OpenTable, we deliver creative products through rapid, continuous development. Millions of diners and thousands of restaurants around the globe use our products. If a constantly challenging engineering environment excites you, we'd like to meet you. Bonus points if you love restaurants.

We move fast, release frequently, and believe strongly in automated testing to help maintain our quality and velocity. We break things sometimes - and that’s fine, we learn from it and become stronger as a result

Job brief

OpenTable is looking for a process and detail-oriented Senior Salesforce Developer for our Salesforce Engineering Team. In this role, you'll be a technical liaison in a multi-functional team that addresses strategic business issues involving CRM and internal engineering systems. You will craft and build solutions using the platform and/or other technologies and programming languages to satisfy unique business requirements.

This role provides exciting, varied work that will deliver a significant impact on many internal teams throughout OpenTable such as Global Sales, Customer Support, Marketing, IT, and Operations. Successful execution will require effective communication and crafting solutions in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.


  • Translate business requirements into detailed technical specifications that result in effective, scalable, and reliable code
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently while maintaining the accuracy of technical specifications
  • Lead projects through design, coding, and deployment
  • Foster a team dynamic with business users, project managers, and other engineers
  • Communicate how solutions map optimally to original business requirements and provide product demonstration of developed solutions

Required Technical Experience:

  • 6+ years overall experience developing custom solutions on the Salesforce platform using Apex Classes, Apex Triggers, Visualforce Pages, and Lightning Components
  • 2+ years of experience developing APIs, Integrations, and microservices using a high-level language such as Java or C#
  • 1+ years experience developing Lightning Components / Lightning Web Components
  • Experience working with and writing intermediate to advanced queries in relational databases (SOQL, SQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc)
  • Experience working with Salesforce APIs and Web Services (REST, SOAP)
  • Knowledgeable of all levels of the SDLC and all testing phases

Optional, but a major plus:

  • Experience with Salesforce page layouts, profiles, permissions, workflows, and approval processes
  • Familiar with EDA (Event-Driven Architecture) design paradigm, Salesforce Streaming API, Salesforce Platform Events, Change Data Capture, and Kafka messaging
  • Experience with data migration, system integration techniques, and ETL tools
  • Salesforce Platform Developer certification(s)
  • Leadership and mentorship track record with outstanding remote teamwork skills

OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), powers reservations for the hospitality industry. OpenTable’s software seats more than 1 billion people per year and helps more than 60,000 restaurants, bars, wineries and other venues attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximize revenue.

Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 2 billion diners in over 80 countries. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the UK and many more locations.

As an employee of OpenTable, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of meta-search brands including momondo, Cheapflights, Swoodoo, checkfelix and Mundi. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each other’s strengths and insights. Together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



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