Senior Salesforce Backend Developer

Date:  May 9, 2022

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.


Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 


Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.



Weber is seeking a Lead Salesforce Commerce Cloud (aka Demandware) Developer with hands on development skills and knowledge of platform internals to support our eCommerce growing roadmap. This person will be working closely with various cross functional groups primarily Project managers, Business users and Developers to provide technical solutioning, design and development support that help accelerate our eCommerce roadmap. The ideal candidate will bring in creative thinking, have strong technical problem solving and communication skills which are key to success for this role.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage with Project management and business partners as it relates to providing solutioning options, and planning support
  • Work with Development team to ensure technical requirements, design is understood, best practices are followed for functionality, performance and security.
  • Performs hands-on development of key components for our site releases.
  • Responsible for site releases
  • Troubleshoot issues and core problems
  • Research platform capabilities, identifies opportunities as it relates to eCommerce roadmap.
  • Proficient with a hybrid agile methodology
  • Plan for a continuous integration development model
  • Improving efficiency and effectiveness of Weber’s technology platforms including influencing and establishing best processes through solid design, decisions, and tools
  • Participate in setting goals, strategies and initiatives across multiple platforms
  • Provide technical platform leadership
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to execute on deliverables


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience (5+ years) in Sales Force Commerce Cloud (aka Demandware) development and implementations (SFRA is a plus).
  • Strong background, understanding of Commerce Cloud (aka Demandware) platform capabilities, architecture, design and development.
  • Strong background in core JavaScript
  • Ability to do hands-on design, development of feature capabilities including setup, configurations (e.g. in SFCC Business Manager)
  • Knowledge of secure development practices.
  • Understanding of front-end frameworks, web services, caching methodologies, CDNs, request, response flow
  • Ability to troubleshoot site issues, use various tools commercial or open-source to trace analyze and resolve issues internal or with external 3rd party integrations
  • Good database (SQL Server, MySQL) SQLs skills to look up related data elements in related subsystems.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong business acumen and attention to detail with a consistent record of delivering results
  • Exceptional problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to work well under pressure and in challenging situations






Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago