About KinderCare Education®

KinderCare Education operates more than 1,380 early learning centers, and more than 560 Champions sites, supported by a corporate team of nearly 600 headquarters employees in Portland, Oregon. In 2019, KinderCare Education earned their third Gallup Great Workplace Award – one of only 39 companies worldwide to win this award.

In neighborhoods with ourKinderCare®Learning Centersthat offer early childhood education and child care for children six weeks to 12 years old

  • At work through KinderCare Education at Work™, family benefits for employers including on-site and near-site early learning centers and back-up care for last-minute child care
  • In local schools with ourChampions®before and after-school programs.

KinderCare is the national leader in Early Childhood Education with almost 2000 locations across our KinderCare Community centers, Champions (before and after school programs), and KinderCare At Work (corporate partnerships). We have a passion for educating the future leaders and are Building Confidence For Life in our classrooms every day.

In the Technology team, we are undertaking a comprehensive digital transformation by recruiting talented individuals and building and supporting best-in-class systems that uplift the family experience and enable our center staff to focus on the children.

If you are looking for a role where your work can positively impact the lives of children–KinderCare is the company for you!

The Job:

  • Providing leadership within a talented team of software engineers in an Agile environment to design, development, and maintain a multi-org Salesforce CRM implementation.
  • Responsible for the organization and tracking of work for multiple developers on large, complex projects.
  • A key contributor in an agile development team, participating in SCRUM ceremonies and planning phases, and defining, breaking down, and organizing the development work within the team.
  • Recommend, design, and create technical improvements in existing capabilities to maximize productivity and optimize security and efficiency.
  • Assist the Product Owner with prioritization, specifically promoting understanding of technical risks and opportunities with a business-friendly approach.
  • Championing and assisting with the creation of best-practices within the development team.
  • Optimizing solutions for support, usability, and flexibility.
  • Collaborating with on architectural design across Enterprise technologies and teams
  • Leading support and triage activities, including rotational on-call duties.


Who you are:

  • You are an experienced Salesforce CRM engineer, with demonstrable skills in APEX and .net programming languages.
  • You are a leader who strives to empower others with a proven ability to influence those around you.
  • You are an innovator, skilled at using cutting-edge technologies to solve complex business problems.
  • You can present complex technical ideas clearly and to non-technical audiences, tying their value back to business benefits including at an executive level.
  • You have a strong Lean/Agile mindset and substantial experience working and leading work within Agile teams.
  • You can effectively set and manage expectations at all levels of the organization.
  • You can translate conceptual ideas into concrete tasks as well as translate business needs into technical requirements.
  • You have a passion for learning, designing, and implementing new technology and a keen eye for optimization of business process.
  • You are a highly engaged and collaborative team member with exceptional communication skills

Example Hands-On Technical Experience:

  • Salesforce/APEX – minimum 3 years (including CRM implementation expereince)
  • ASP.NET MVC – minimum 3 years
  • SQL Server – minimum 3 years
  • RESTful Web Services – minimum 1-3 years
  • AWS experience preferred