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Salesforce Marketing Cloud Engineer

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:

At Merkle, we embrace new ways of connecting with consumers—harnessing creativity, strategy, and technology to craft data-driven, creatively led, and customer-centric experiences that resonate at the point of greatest impact.

As a 17-year Salesforce Marketing Cloud Partner and the only three-time Marketing Cloud Partner of the Year, Merkle’s full-service team is versed in all Marketing Cloud technologies, including Audience Studio (DMP), Journey Builder, Social Studio, Ad Studio, Integration Studio, and Datorama. Our digital marketing expertise has empowered clients such as AMC Theatres, Hallmark, and Gap Inc. to achieve their goals and objectives through smarter digital strategies.

We are currently seeking a Salesforce Marketing Cloud Engineer. Engineers are primarily responsible for delivering client value by implementing applications and solutions in various platforms, frameworks, and languages. The successful candidate will build innovative solutions on-time and on-budget with low technical debt. This is a great opportunity to work on complex solutions in a variety of industries and emerging technologies. Contribute to a leading digital agency’s mission and vision by delivering functional applications and services with a high degree of excellence.

Merkle is 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, Merkle has been named one of the best places to work in the country.


Responsibilities

  • Technical knowledge on Platform
  • Collaboration with mid-level and senior engineers
  • Implementation of defined business logic
  • SQL based query development, data management and optimization
  • Custom reporting and data exports
  • Dynamic and complex scripting solutions
  • Perform testing and quality assurance practices

Salesforce Marketing Cloud Engineers are billable resources with a majority of their time spent on client facing engagements and projects.

Types of projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Dynamic messaging scripts
  • Custom reporting or data management
  • Custom data segmentation
  • Updates or edits to existing complex scripts
  • Creation of content blocks or scripting assets for a larger process
Qualifications:

Qualifications

  • Experience in Salesforce Marketing Cloud projects
  • Experience in AMPScript and dynamic content
  • SQL query (in relation to SFMC) knowledge
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practices in development
  • Basic project management skills 
  • Able to work in collaboration with mid-level and senior engineers
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Knowledge of enterprise software applications (CRM, POS, SFA)
  • Some client facing travel may be required

Preferred:

  • Experience developing technical documentation
  • Previous client facing experience
  • Front-End web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc) skills
  • Exposure to all relevant SFMC Studios (Mobile, Web, Email, etc.)
  • Previous experience with a software professional services or consulting firm (SaaS preferred)
  • Knowledge of SFMC SSJS or API
  • Relevant four year college degree or equivalent experience
Additional Information:

The anticipated salary range for this position is $68,000 - $106,000. 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/  

About dentsu international

Part of Dentsu Group, Dentsu International is a network designed for what’s next, helping clients predict and plan for disruptive future opportunities and create new paths to growth in the sustainable economy. Dentsu delivers people-focused solutions and services to drive better business and societal outcomes. This is delivered through five global leadership brands - Carat, Dentsu Creative, dentsu X, iProspect and Merkle, each with deep specialisms.

Dentsu International’s radically collaborative team of diverse creators unifies people, clients and capabilities through horizontal creativity to help clients create culture, change society, and invent the future.

Powered by 100% renewable energy, Dentsu International operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 46,000 dedicated specialists, and partners with 95 of the top 100 global advertisers.
www.dentsu.com

We are champions for meaningful progress and we strive to be a force for good—for our people, for our clients, for the industry and for our society. We keep our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. We embed diversity, in our mindset, in our solutions and in our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators with each other and with our clients, driving better outcomes for all.

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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