Technical Lead, Salesforce Engineer Developer @ Guardant Health - Palo Alto, CA

Job Overview

7 days ago

Technical Lead, Salesforce Engineer Developer

Guardant Health - Palo Alto, CA

Company Description

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health oncology platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has commercially launched Guardant360®, Guardant360 CDx, Guardant360 TissueNext™, Guardant360 Response™, and GuardantOMNI® tests for advanced stage cancer patients, and Guardant Reveal™ for early-stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its screening program, which aims to address the needs of asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening.

Job Description

We are building a unique software stack to manage an ecosystem of Salesforce, microservices, RESTful APIs, and data integrations with internal and external systems to deliver useful and elegant user experiences in the extraordinarily complex oncology diagnostic and therapeutic landscape. We connect patients with clinical trials, help clinicians order our test and receive our clinical reports, and deliver valuable genomic datasets to researchers to help uncover important insights into treatment paradigms and drug discovery., as the engine running the commercial and customer service operation, is a critical component of this software stack. As a member of the Enterprise Software team, you will be driving discussion with key business stakeholders to define and implement the vision and technical solutions for this operation. You will be modeling business processes and interesting datasets, working with the rest of the software team to design the end to end user experiences and critical system integrations.


  • Responsible for the development of new and enhancements of existing SFDC Platform and cloud-based applications, including systems analysis, design, development, implementation, and maintenance.

  • Responsible for developing Visualforce, Apex, Java ( Scala ), AJAX, and other technologies to build customized solutions that support business requirements and drive key business decisions.

  • integration experience, including between different business systems as well as working with integration tools and developing custom integration solutions.

  • Manages continuing configuration of business systems, user / contact maintenance, and data cleanup.

  • Creates and maintains reporting and dashboards.

  • Develops and communicates training for users regarding system usage, releases, and enhancements.

  • Maintains end-user guides, release notes and all support documentation, including tracking bugs, enhancements, and features.

  • Partners with leadership to recommend solutions to business needs based upon on-going research into new system features and functionality.

  • Configuration of highly customized security profiles & roles, Sharing Settings, Roles, Public Groups, User Administration

  • Full development life cycle - admin, configure, develop including object/field customization, deploy/test in sandbox, deploy/verify in production

  • Data loading and data extraction using non-Salesforce ETL tools like Mulesoft, Boomi

  • Develop and abide by standards and processes to ensure the successful operational support required to ensure daily reporting is timely and accurate, so that day-day-business decisions can be made by the stakeholders..


  • 5+ years of experience in a corporate/consulting technology environment developing SFDC technology programs is a must

  • 2+ years experience in lightning OR 3+ years Experience in Sales Cloud OR 3+ years experience in service cloud

  • 3+ Salesforce certification including Platform Developer I

  • Experience with Lightning components, Visual Force, custom development, Integrations, Salesforce release management and configurations

  • Strong knowledge of (SFDC) APEX code design techniques and methodologies including development tools, quality assurance/control

  • 3-5 years of experience functioning as Developer/Technical Lead for Enterprise edition or higher Solid understanding of system architecture and system design (SFDC /CRM and is required

  • Experience in creating an account hierarchy and participate in data integrity discussions through the Commercial Analytics Center of Excellence and in support of the MDM and Data Warehouse

  • Experience in Salesforce sizing and territory alignment

  • Assist in the development and execution of commercial operations initiatives, including sales force meetings, key customer engagement

  • Experience in integrating Enterprise business applications using standard APIs and integration solutions such as Dell Boomi, Mulesoft, Oracle Fusion

  • Experience in VisualForce and Sites page development

  • Experience with technologies integral to including: HTML/XHTML, jQuery, JavaScript, AJAX, SQL, SOAP, REST, JSON, Apex, SOQL and Triggers.

  • Ability to work with varied technical and non-technical stakeholders for full software development lifecycle including requirement gathering, design, development and testing

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.

  • Life Science and HealthCare experience is a big plus

  • Veeva suite of product experience is nice to have

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Covid Vaccination Policy: Starting January 7, 2022, Guardant Health will require all employees to be fully vaccinated to either (a) establish that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19; or (b) request and obtain an approved exemption from Guardant’s COVID-19 U.S. Vaccination Policy as a reasonable accommodation. An employee is considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or one dose of a single-dose vaccination. Acceptable vaccines are approved or under emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or the World Health Organization (WHO). In addition, fully-vaccinated employees will be required to maintain their fully-vaccinated status under this Policy by obtaining, if applicable, any FDA-approved boosters.

Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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