Senior Application Engineer at Fusion Risk Management

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The Role

The Fusion Product Engineering team builds Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery software on the Platform as a Service (PaaS) portion of Salesforce's App Cloud. Fusion is building an ecosystem of managed packages that utilize all portions of the stack. This includes but is not limited to Visualforce, Apex, Lightning Components, JavaScript, ReactJS, REST & SOAP API's, HTTP Callouts to 3rd Party Services, Platform Cache, and the Streaming API. All packages built on the Fusion Framework must go through the Salesforce Security Review Process ensuring that industry standard security principals (OWASP, SFDC Sharing Enforcement, etc.) are applied to all our managed packages.


A Fusion Senior Application Engineer collaborates with Product Management to build out secure, scalable, high quality code that enables our customers to be successful. Specifically, they:

  • Translate User Stories into secure, scalable, and high quality code on the platform
  • Debug and solve complex issues across the application and 3rd party integrations as needed
  • Collaborate and engage with Fusion's Product Management team to clarify requirements formally during sprint grooming sessions, as well as informally during sprint build activities
  • Recommend potential technical solutions and feature trade-offs for user stories to Product Management
  • Collaborate with Technical Architects on solution design decisions, prototypes, and technical roadmap considerations.
  • Provide engineering task lists and estimates for user stories during sprint planning sessions and update estimates as new information is discovered during sprint build activities
  • Facilitate code reviews for authored code and participate in reviewing fellow engineers' code, providing constructive feedback regarding code structure, security, and stability
  • Engage fellow engineers in knowledge transfer sessions sharing best practices, lessons learned, or other technical findings of interest to the engineering team
  • Mentor fellow Engineers on the Fusion Framework's managed packages, as well as Salesforce platform best practices
  • Escalate risks to Product Management early and often as they present themselves during sprint build activities
  • Lead frequent formal and informal development build demonstrations for Product Management throughout Sprints to communicate status, user story functionality built to-date, and allow for Product Management changes as needed
  • Occasionally, as needed, collaborate with the Delivery and Support teams

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • B.S. Degree in any of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Management Systems, Mathematics, or related STEM degree
  • Strong written, communication, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to solve ambiguous and/or complex technical challenges that span across multiple application tiers and cloud providers (, 3rd Party Integration Products, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of how technical debt can accrue across a product portfolio, and has expertise mitigating technical debt in a product portfolio.
  • Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification, or ability to obtain the certification within 6 months of employment
  • Proficiency in the following Technologies: Apex, Visualforce, JavaScript, SOQL, SOSL, REST API, SOAP API, Streaming API, Platform Cache, JavaScript Remoting, Lightning Components, and Metadata API in both Apex and SOAP contexts
  • Knowledge of application security best practices including OWASP vulnerabilities and the corresponding features that protect against them
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for innovation in a late-stage startup environment
    • Engineering experience with a range of technology stacks (Java, .NET, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, etc)
    • Expertise in the Business Continuity Management space with a thorough understanding of BC/DR Planning, Business Impact Analysis, Incident & Crisis Management, Emergency Notification Systems, and ITIL principals.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Agile Development Methodology Expertise (SCRUM Developer certification preferred)
  • Any of the following certifications: Salesforce Platform Developer II, Salesforce Integration Architecture Designer, or Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer
  • 4+ years' experience on the Platform as a Developer or Engineer
  • 6+ years of total enterprise software engineering experience


Fusion Risk Management, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Nothing in this job posting should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ApexLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PardotAnalytics
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceManagement
    • SalesforceCRM


You can't beat the location! Our building is connected to Oglivie Station and is across the street from the Madison St. exit of Union Station.

An Insider's view of Fusion Risk Management

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Fusion puts its employees and their wellness at the forefront by providing several ways to help maintain a great work-life balance. My personal favorites have to be the flexible work schedule and Summer Fridays. With initiatives like Fusion Cares, I also have the option to spend up to 12 hours of work time giving back to the the community.


Sr. Solution Architect

What does your typical day look like?

My days involve collaborating with multiple teams on a variety of activities. One minute I will be designing features with our engineers, the next I might be developing our product roadmap with product management or advising our customers and implementation teams on using our platform. Every day brings new challenges and rewarding opportunities.


Technical Architect

How does the company support your career growth?

Fusion provided me with multiple opportunities to learn and cultivate new skills and continues to support my growth at a professional and personal level. Fusion offers a fun, dynamic environment, that has allowed me to explore challenging assignments to expand my skill set and play a pivotal role for the rapid growth of the company.


Director of Technology Evangelism

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Collaboration and team brainstorming sessions are key when it comes to empowering creativity. Open and transparent lines of communication with your teams provides them with the flexibility to share ideas and gather feedback on their projects. Lastly, always celebrate the wins, even if they are small.


Vice President, Marketing

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Family-oriented. We take care of each other as family and truly show it on a daily. Your interests are our interests. There's always something to connect us.


Project Manager

What are Fusion Risk Management Perks + Benefits

Fusion Risk Management Benefits Overview

In addition to the basics such as medical, dental, and vision insurance; FSA and HSA options; commuter benefits; and 401K matching with no vesting period, we also offer monthly partial cell phone reimbursements, a wellness program, and fitness subsidies, paid volunteer time, parental leave, and more! We also offer flexible scheduling and the ability to work remotely.

Our cultural and professional development groups are employee-led, voluntary workplace networks that help foster a culture of community, including three Employee resources groups (Black/African-American; LGBTQ+; and Women), a volunteer committee, and our social activities squad. Even while working remotely, we have maintained fostering connections through virtual events such as lunch n’ learns, happy hours, and live concerts.

We have given special options and offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 including extra paid time off, educational resources for all employees, and parental subsidies.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Fusion's social committee, which plans employee events, and Fusion Cares, which organizes community-focused give-back events, are just two ways employees can contribute to building Fusion's culture.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Our Employee Resource Groups are voluntary workplace networks that are employee-led. They foster a diverse, inclusive workplace aligned with the organization's mission and values.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
We offer home office stipends for necessary office supplies in order to promote a more efficient at home workspace.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
We allow our employees to participate in tours of duty within other parts of the organization to build their skills
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We seek to foster a supportive and nurturing environment and are proud of our collaborative, open culture! As a fast-growing company, we are dedicated to growing with our employees and adapting to the evolving workplace.

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