The Position

Are you currently looking to join a company passionate about technology? We are currently looking for a Salesforce Systems Administrator to join our Finance team in our Zurich office! The chosen candidate will be responsible for looking after our Global Salesforce instances, across not only EMEA, but also APAC and Australia.

This position will report into the Enterprise Systems Director. 


  • Take over full system administration responsibility of KAYAK’s Global Salesforce instances with a confirmed focus on Australia/APAC territory. Work with Commercial teams to design new processes and workflows, help with building new Salesforce features, perform testing and validation.

  • Lead KAYAK’s global user permission scheme to be aligned with SOX regulations.

  • Lead data migration, application link and 3rd party tools projects to fully embed KAYAK’s Salesforce instances into the Enterprise Systems landscape through business application integration tools (i.e. Workato).

  • Co-ordinate the global deployment process with internal and external development teams.

  • Monitor all systems to ensure cleanliness of data, accuracy of supplier assignments and to ultimately ensure that reporting needs of Account Management/ Business Development and Finance teams are met.

  • Optimize Salesforce structure and adapt to interpersonal changes i.e. account/contract structure, establish hierarchies, teams, regions.


  • BA/BS degree in a computer science discipline, or equivalent applicable experience.

  • 4+ years SFDC sales cloud administrator related experience.

  • Administrator Certification required (ADM 201) - must have!.

  • Extensive experience with data migration in to SFDC for objects including but not limited to accounts, contacts, cases, leads and opportunities and custom objects.

  • Experience with large, complex implementations, including maintenance of Visualforce pages, Apex classes, AppExchange solutions and integrations to third party applications.

  • Experience on SFDC business workflow design.

  • Experience with Salesforce Lightning transition or component development.

  • Finance /ERP knowledge/experience is helpful.



At KAYAK we help millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages and is the world's leading travel search engine.

As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

KAYAK is an independently run subsidiary of Booking Holdings. 

Benefits and perks

  • 5 weeks paid vacation

  • Day off on your birthday

  • Lunch Checks

  • Health Insurance subsidy

  • Free German classes

  • Free massages

  • No stupid meetings

  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.

  • Regular team events/excursions

  • Flexible hours

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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