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Salesforce Commerce Cloud Backend Engineer (Remote)

Location: Overland Park, KS.
Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. 

The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. 

With 5,500 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 25 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network, now known as dentsu International.

Job Description:


Merkle is looking for a Backend Salesforce Commerce Cloud Engineer for a full-time position. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a world-class team building ecommerce solutions in a highly collaborative environment with a team of designers, strategists, architects and engineers. 

We are a growing company with an employee-centric culture and high regard for technology. Our highly entrepreneurial, collaborative, and dynamic environment is the perfect place for smart, motivated people to make an impact. With competitive benefits and a dedication to work-life balance, we are a great place to work. We're also the first digital agency to be financially backed by Salesforce Ventures, a credit to our growth and expertise within the Salesforce community. 


The Salesforce Commerce Cloud Backend Engineer uses best practices to develop Salesforce Commerce Cloud code to meet specifications defined in new requirements and/or enhancements for eCommerce projects. Additionally:

·       Set up, maintain, and troubleshoot website integration feeds.

·       Participates in the planning and prioritization of projects and build cycles at a client-level to ensure project deliveries in a timely manner.

·       Stays actively involved in initiating, planning, executing, tracking, monitoring, and closing projects

·       Coordinates effectively within multiple teams across different countries, cities, and time zones to define solutions and development efforts

  • 4 Year Degree, Computer Science, or commensurate experience
  • Proven track record delivering mission critical, enterprise Salesforce Commerce Cloud implementations
  • Knowledge of developing and debugging JavaScript applications leveraging industry standard development tools
  • Proven track record with the following technologies: XML, HTML, CSS, JS, and AJAX
  • Experience with third party JavaScript libraries
  • Experience developing to REST interfaces a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Desire to work in a fast paced, growing, deadline driven, startup-up environment
  • Complete understanding of the full product development lifecycle (design, development, and testing)
  • Self-motivated, driven to achieve committed milestones
  • Experience developing with the VS Code is a plus.
  • 2-5 years of Salesforce Commerce Cloud development experience
Additional Information:

The anticipated salary range for this position is $68,400- $105,600. Salary is based on a wide range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography.  A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit https://dentsubenefitsplus.com/  


  • Multiple health plan options, including supplemental insurance and pre-tax FSAs
  • Life insurance, AD&D, and short- and long-term disability plans with company-paid premium
  • Ample paid time off, holidays, and flex time
  • Fully paid leave for new parents, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave with financial assistance
  • Additional paid-leave options, like military leave for active duty service members deployed to full-time service and disaster leave for those who experience a natural disaster affecting themselves or their immediate family
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with auto-enrollment and a company-sponsored matching program

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.
Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact [email protected] if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.



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