Senior Salesforce Developer

at Live Oak Bank • Raleigh, NC or Wilmington, NC

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About Us

Live Oak is more than a bank. Live Oak helps people realize their full potential so they can create meaningful impact at work, home or in their communities. As an innovation hub, we fully embrace a bold approach to solving problems and surpassing goals. Daily life at Live Oak centers around a culture of taking care of each other, which has made us one of the most desirable places to work. We’ve topped the list of American Banker’s “Best Banks to Work For” because of our unparalleled dedication to our people. Our commitment to our customers and our culture is intertwined, so we seek those who embody and embrace what it takes to empower the American dream. Learn more at 

How This Role impacts Live Oak and its People 

The Senior Salesforce Engineering role will engage closely with multiple departments and stakeholders across Live Oak Bank to develop and support new functionality within our Salesforce organization. 

What You’ll Do at Live Oak 

You'll work on a cross-functional scrum team within a scaled agile environment, performing many of the activities below.   

  • Analyze and design new features and functions to streamline the end-users experience.  
  • Help establish and document designs and engineering standards, as well as participate in peer reviews. 
  • Work on an internal Salesforce development team that continually enhances and delivers new apps and features on a 2-week delivery cycle. 
  • Work alongside different departments within the bank and learn their domain. 
  • Design and implement libraries and frameworks that allow us to effectively scale development on our different applications. 
  • Learn quickly and adapt fast. We are looking for folks to lead the charge, not just keep up with it.  

How You’ll Do It             

  • You'll build software that matters.  We make software that helps small businesses and entrepreneurs get the capital and financial services they need to succeed and support their local communities.  
  • Your team decides the best technical approach and commitments, not your manager.  
  • You'll collaborate with super-smart people to build a next generation platform with plenty of challenging engineering problems, as we enable capabilities to transform the outdated financial banking system. 
  • You’ll be a technical leader that facilitates effective coordination and communication within your team. 

Required and Preferred Experience 

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience building highly scalable and secure web applications. 
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of API architecture styles like REST. 
  • Experience developing Salesforce applications using technologies like APEX, Visualforce, Lightning Framework, SOQL, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript 
  • Experience implementing Salesforce security and data models 
  • Strong understanding of the Agile methodology and their role within the scrum process. 
  • Ability to take ownership of complex issues and drive solutions that benefit the broader organization.
  • Proficient at unit testing, debugging, monitoring, and logging tools for effective troubleshooting of complex issues.
  • Experience with mentoring other team members. 

  Required to Thrive at Live Oak 

  • Dedication– You possess a deep commitment to Live Oak Bank’s mission and core values exemplified through a strong work ethic, adaptability and pride in your work. 
  • Ownership You take initiative to deliver positive results by proactively and creatively solving problems, while maintaining a high degree of quality. 
  • Innovation You embrace fresh ideas and fearlessly contribute new solutions to emerging or existing problems.  
  • Teamwork You foster collaboration, accountability and trust with others and understand that together, we do more. 
  • Respect You treat everyone with courtesy, politeness and kindness. 


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