Senior Manager, Business Applications

Western Digital
Full time | Full day

Senior Manager, Business Applications

Posted 19 November by Western Digital

  • San Jose

Company Description

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

Manage a Team of Technical Salesforce resources and be responsible for driving the Salesforce Platform development, implementation. Will collaborate with multi-functional teams (management, Architects/Administrators, UX designers, Sales Team members, SME’s and various IT Functional Teams) to lead deployment of Salesforce modules and other platform.

We are looking for a proactive individual that can help us continually improve and enhance our Salesforce platform, gathering requirements and feedback and designing best practice solutions with a strong understanding of the Salesforce platform.

This is a varied business facing technical role.


  • Identify and gather requirements from users and stakeholders 
  • Design solutions, work with Architects and review design
  • Be able to drive stake-holder meetings, plan and prioritize across multiple priorities
  • Be able to accurately scope and plan work-item(s) and deliverables
  • Walkthrough stakeholders through designs and get buy-in
  • Develop the solution based on design working with cross-functional IT Team(s)
  • Must be able to document end-to-end process working with stakeholders
  • User training and creating training materials 
  • Work with users in completing UAT
  • Monitor adoption
  • Manage on-site and offshore resources. Team building skills a must.



  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with certifications and experience, Master’s degree or relevant experience and certification is desirable
  • Good communication and presentation skill
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience with Salesforce and the eco-system
  • Preferred Credentials:
    • Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification
    • Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification
    • Salesforce Lightning Component Framework Specialist (Trailhead Super Badge)
    • Salesforce Lightning Experience Specialist (Trailhead Super Badge)
  • Understanding of Salesforce sharing and security (roles, profiles, permissions, OWD, sharing rules) 
  • Experience implementing Salesforce configuration changes including (but not limited to): Workflow, Process Builder, fields, page layouts, record types, custom settings, dashboards and reports 
  • Solid experience Integrating Salesforce with SaaS, down-stream systems
  • Must have strong grasp of Master Data (CDM, PDH etc)
  • A proactive attitude to platform enhancements 
  • A desire to implement best practice solutions 
  • Excellent relationship-building skills and ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels 
  • Gathering requirements and proposing technical solutions 
  • Training users and creating training materials 

Additional Information

Western Digital is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees and will not discriminate based on their race, color, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming standards), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender (including a person’s gender identity, gender expression, and gender-related appearance and behavior, whether or not stereotypically associated with the person’s assigned sex at birth), age, national origin, sexual orientation, medical condition, marital status (including domestic partnership status), physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected medical and family care leave, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We also prohibit harassment of any individual on any of the characteristics listed above. Our non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster.

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at [email protected] to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.


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