Senior Salesforce Application Engineer at Fusion Risk Management

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About Fusion


Fusion Risk Management is recognized as the most innovative and fastest growing provider of cloud-based enterprise software for business continuity, risk management, IT disaster recovery, and crisis management.


The Fusion Framework® Continuity Risk Management System™ is built by industry experts and delivered on the Salesforce Lightning Platform (, the world's leading cloud-based application platform provided by 


Fusion is transforming the industry and has been named a leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Continuity Management software.  


Our customers are multinational and include mid-size and large enterprise organizations up through the Fortune 50. Numerous industry verticals are represented within our customer base including financial services, telecommunications/broadcasting, manufacturing, energy and utilities, retail, pharmaceuticals, government and higher education.


Fusion is adding talented individuals to our team who are inspired by the challenge of solving business problems through the thoughtful and creative use of technology. Fusion offers a challenging work environment with limitless opportunity for personal and professional growth for individuals with a passion for solving business problems using the latest cloud-based technologies. Sound interesting? Then read on!


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



  • 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)


  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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, 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

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I am fortunate to have an amazing team that I can completely depend on. This allows me to collaborate with other teams much more than I would be able to otherwise. I am amazed at how much change I can affect here at Fusion.


Senior Vice President, Strategic Engagement

What are Fusion Risk Management Perks + Benefits

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
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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
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