Principal Proactive Monitoring Engineer

With Salesforce in Hillsboro OR US

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Posted on January 06, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: DevOps, System Administrator
Industry: Cloud Services, Information Technology
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public


cloud, devops, sysadmin

Job description

Job Description

The Proactive Monitoring Engineer is a customer-focused expert and is responsible for communicating Salesforce’s handling and execution of high severity cases to customers, as well as implementing and finding ways to prevent customer issues through proactive support, monitoring, and quarterly customer reviews.

This position, as part of the Global Support organization, has primary technical support responsibilities for an assigned account portfolio, maintaining a single-minded focus to ensure clients are incredibly satisfied with Salesforce’s suite of products by becoming a Salesforce cloud application and platform expert.

The ideal Proactive Monitoring Engineer is a team player, enjoys working hard, exhibits professionalism, is dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations, has excellent problem solving and analytical skills, is able to learn new technologies quickly, and uses their time efficiently.

As a Proactive Monitoring Engineer, you’ll be part of a team of problem solvers who are passionate about working in a fast-paced, highly dynamic, client-centric environment.


Meet with Customers to understand and capture their business context and requirements for monitoring

Meet with Customers on a quarterly basis to review service value, trends and facilitate any updates to the agreed monitoring plan

Provide second level expertise and coaching to other Engineers on the team

Provide expert-level technical support to high touch clients

Track and maintain all client communications and case documentation in Salesforce

Define, follow-through, and action plans to case resolution

Manage client support cases on a regular bases for their Portfolio of customers

Manage escalations and expectations for both the client and Internal personnel

Assist clients in optimizing their use of the application platform via workflow guidance or by identifying automation, proactive monitoring, and integration opportunities

May require work outside of normal business hours, holidays, and some weekends


4-7 years of prior relevant experience

Passion for delivering outstanding customer experience

Excellent written and verbal communication skills to engage with our top customers

Action oriented with strong organizational, analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Highly adaptable, fast learner, and resourceful

Ability to collaborate cross-functionally on a global scale

Strong technical aptitude in support of learning Salesforce application and solutions

Dependable, motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Knowledge of Internet development technologies (HTML, XML, API, SQL etc.) is required

Proven experience or expertise in the following:

Database and relational data structures

Large scale, multi-tenant production environments

API Programming or Software Development

Software Design Lifecycle


Visualforce and Apex code experience

Certified Administrator

Certified Advanced Administrator

Certified App Builder

Certified Platform Developer

CRM domain knowledge

Previous experience with Salesforce CRM,, Marketing Cloud, and its technologies is desired


Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” five years in a row and one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.

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