Bank of the West Senior Salesforce Technical Lead in Tempe, Arizona

Senior Salesforce Technical Lead


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader at supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job DescriptionSummary

Supporting the Commercial Banking

Group within the bank, responsible for the design, development, modification,

testing, adaption, implementation, and support of short- and long- term

software solutions to business and technology needs. Reviews system

requirements and business processes; codes, tests, debugs, and implements

software solutions. Works autonomously in a fast paced Agile environment on

highly complex issues.

Essential JobFunctions

  • ,Design propose, evaluate, estimate, and drive

solutions with a combination of vendor products and custom software for the Loan

Origination platform in a environment

  • Lead software evaluations, the development of

solution architecture, and technical and security -designs to support growing

business needs while thoroughly considering the greater system impact and

target architecture

  • Develop, integrate, configure, and support complex

web, middleware, and back-end systems

  • Working closely across the greater organization

and with key vendors, lead and/or participate in projects from

conceptualization through on-going support while growing strong, healthy

relationships as a Sr. Software Engineer

  • Ensure appropriate data quality through typing,

scale & precision, validation, error messaging, and protection [encryption]

  • Consult with business to provide technical

insight and consideration when solving business challenges

  • Closely partner with business stakeholders to clarify

and solidify the business requirements

  • Perform with success in a self-organizing Agile

Scrum team requiring little oversight

  • Lead and drive initiatives to success from

kickoff to touch-down

  • Manages a nimble team of engineers. Assist and mentor other developers as appropriate.

  • Participate in code reviews, learn, propose and

suggest software development industry standards.

  • This rolehas a career path towards a DevOps Master where intermediate to advancedexpertise in all of the below functions is a core competency :


Application Architecture


Planning, Design, and Work Breakdown


Full-stack Development / Coding










Configuration (environmental, application, etc.)


Monitor and Support




Leadership / Team Optimization


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, informationsystems, engineering, or equivalent degree

  • 6 years of relevant industry professionalexperience may be substituted in place of a degree

  • Active Salesforce Platform Developer I & AppBuilder certifications are highly preferred

  • 7 years’experience as a SalesForce developer Mastery of (SFDC) configuration, development, encryption, andimplementation using Apex classes, Triggers, Visual Force, Lightning,,S-Controls, SOQL, and SOSL o Superior troubleshootingand RCA skills involving complex technical issues under pressure and tighttimelines 5 years’ expert experience integrating internaland external systems using web services (SOAP and REST) 3 years’ experience with current messagesecurity protocols and best practices 2 years’ experience with a CASB for DLP 5years’ mastery experience leading design / JAD sessions, developingvarious-stage functional and non-functional requirements, and E2E / integrationtechnical design documents in lockstep with business stakeholders oStrategic in consideration of roadmaps,scalability, supportability, performance, and maintenance needsoConsiderable experience working in Agile (Scrum,TDD) methodologies proactively and continuously identifying opportunities toimprove process, knowledge, and toolsoBusiness analyst solutions design andrequirements definition / story writing

  • 5 years’ experience with SOA, OOD, applicationframeworks, performance tuning, database optimization, and being solely responsiblefor the success of small to medium sized software development projects

  • 3 years’ experience in or supportingcommercial banking

  • 3 years’ experience with securing highlysensitive and private data in highly regulated environments; financial servicespreferred

  • Intermediate experience in Java / J2EE technologies

  • Advancedexperience with crafting, configuring, and supporting automation toolchains

  • Selenium and/or SDET; white box

  • Solutions architecture: TOGAF, Zachman PersonalQualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communicator. Clear, concise, and well-articulated.

  • Highly collaborative and relationship-oriented,an intrinsic optimist

  • Customer focused and driven by accomplishment

  • Detail oriented with a keen eye for quality

  • Experience with nCino, nCino certification(s) Preferred


  • Bachelor's Degree

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Technology

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 041326