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Senior Manager, Systems Engineering, Sales



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role

Fivetran is building data pipelines to power the modern data stack for thousands of companies. We’re looking for an experienced Sales Systems Engineering Manager to join and lead our internal Salesforce systems engineering team. This role will require the individual to manage a small team of Developers, Administrators, and Architects and collaborate with our business stakeholders in Revenue Operations, Marketing, Engineering, and Business Process Analysts.

The responsibilities include revising and implementing new Go-To-Market Processes (including CPQ), deep integrations with our Fivetran product, as well as operating and supporting our Salesforce and adjacent business applications

This role requires a highly architectural technical manager who is open to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty if necessary. Prior management experience is strongly preferred.

This full-time position is based in our Denver office.

What You'll Do

Manage a team of Developers, Administrators, and Architects to …

  • Run the entire application life cycle, from requirements gathering, technical design, development, and testing to deployment.
  • Develop and maintain integrations between Salesforce and other external systems.
  • Configure, develop and maintain third-party integration apps (e.g., Marketo, Netsuite, Catalyst,, etc.)
  • Significantly reduce technical and architectural debt
  • Implement and maintain ITGCs and other SOX-compliant technical controls
  • Stay informed on new Salesforce features and functionalities and provide recommendations for process improvements, Salesforce enforcements, etc.

Collaborate with Business Process Analysts, Revenue Operations, Marketing Operations, Finance, and Engineering stakeholders to …

  • Implement, maintain, and operate end-to-end processes and workflows in Salesforce, CPQ, and adjacent systems to automate our Go-To-Market processes
  • Develop and maintain integrations between Salesforce and other external systems
  • Ensure end-to-end data quality
  • Implement appropriate process controls

Collaborate with our Release, QA, and Support teams to …

  • Release high-quality, resilient, secure, and reliable features, improvements, and bug fixes to production
  • Develop and maintain a set of automated test cases to avoid regressions in production
  • Provide ongoing support and system administration to fix production issues quickly.

Build a high-performing team

  • Jointly develop Career Development Plans with your team members
  • Hire and onboard new team members who can hit the ground running
  • Coach team members in weekly 1:1s, monthly project reviews, and quarterly check-ins
  • Role model Fivetran’s values

Skills We're Looking For

Applications, Technologies & Architecture

  • Deep hands-on experience and architecture and technical knowledge with Salesforce and Salesforce CPQ
  • Proficiency with Apex, SOQL, and Salesforce configuration management
  • Working knowledge of other sales, marketing, customer success, and finance systems such as Outreach, Marketo, Catalyst, and Netsuite.
  • Familiarity with integration technologies such as Celigo
  • Working knowledge of analytics technologies such as Bigquery, Looker, or Sigma

Business Process Knowledge

  • Sales Processes
  • Lead-to-Cash
  • Sales Playbooks
  • Customer Success
  • SOX/ITGC components of each of the above

Leadership & Team Management

  • Ability to develop and communicate across teams to get an effective vision and get buy-in from stakeholders
  • Experience in hiring highly technical developers and architects
  • Proficiency in career development and performance management
  • Strong leadership skills and a proven ability to motivate teams to produce high-quality business application configurations, code, and integrations
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Demonstrated competency in development processes, project and program leadership

Bonus Skills

  • Software Engineering background
  • SaaS company background
  • Public company and/or SOX implementation experience

The pay range displayed on this job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the target position and level. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Our job titles may span more than one career level. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, business need, market demands. The pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.

This range represents base salary only and does not include incentive for sales roles, equity, or benefits, if applicable.

Pay Range
$172,000$215,000 USD

Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Recharge, reenergize, and pursue personal and professional goals with a 30 day paid leave after 5 years

*may vary by country - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

To learn more about Fivetran's benefits by region - click here.

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

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