Software Engineer- Salesforce

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne | UK-Manchester
Job ID
Product Delivery
Position Type


Reporting to the Director, Development, the Developer is responsible for building, enhancing and maintaining systems to facilitate the integration of Sage Products with Sage’s back office Salesforce orgs.


The Developer will design, develop and deliver high quality products and/or systems and services that exceed customers’ or business partners’ expectations and will proactively share their own knowledge for specific technical solutions and business processes in their area of responsibility.


Key accountabilities and decision ownership:

  • Develop, deliver, maintain and implement high quality technical solutions
  • Participate in all phases of the project lifecycle.
  • Define and document technical requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, interfaces with other systems and/or services, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.
  • Maintain relevant documentation to describe logic, coding/configuration, testing and changes where applicable.
  • Continuously strive to make improvements to the existing products and/or systems and services.
  • Seek out and act upon feedback.
  • Assist in educating others within Technology Group where required.
  • Ensure all development is completed to the required quality standards.
  • Keep up to date with relevant technology areas.

Skills, know-how and experience:

Must have:

  • Proficiency in English language, verbal and written
  • Ability to interpret and/or gather user requirements and translate these into technical specifications and/or code
  • High numerical reasoning and logic ability with good problem solving skills
  • Highly proficient with APEX programming, development tools and debugging techniques specific to the platform
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and productively, with little direct supervision.


  • Substantial experience with REST API programming.
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce Platform Administration.
  • Experience working in distributed teams.

You'll enjoy working as part of a well-integrated, highly motivated and agile development team. We are looking for candidates who have a positive attitude, are open to change and have an eagerness to gain and share knowledge. You will have excellent communication skills and be a team player who takes pride in their work.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of exciting and key strategic projects as well as becoming an integral part of a key team within the organization, with excellent opportunities for career progression. 

Company Information

Our Story

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.


Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.


An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.


Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.


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