Salesforce Developer

Washington, DC
May 09, 2023
Sep 12, 2023
Full Time
Job Description

Job Summary
The Washington Post is seeking a Salesforce Developer to join our team that is dedicated to developing, supporting, and building out the Client Solutions Salesforce group. The developer will work directly with team members ranging from business analysts, Client Partners, sales management, and sales operation.

  • You have an interest in helping teams to build out thoughtful products
  • You are a quick learner who is curious and motivated
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments and can handle multiple projects
  • You are an innovative thinker who shares ideas often and is not afraid to speak up
  • You are not afraid of a challenge
  • You are analytical and love finding solutions to problems

  • Translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Design and build high-performance, reusable, and reliable Apex code with best practices
  • Ensure the best possible quality of the application
  • Use Apex, Lightning Web Components, and Lightning aura components to Implement features and bugfixes within the org, following org architecture, software engineering principles, and coding best-practices defined by salesforce team leadership
  • Take ownership of project work and developing client relationships (should be a confident self-starter)
  • Identify bugs and align with requirements during debugging
  • Independently learn about different existing systems within the org, documenting any gaps along the way, and plan out feature changes and bug fixes to properly account for that existing work
  • Write test classes for the class that you develop and ensure more than 80% code coverage
  • Give constructive, actionable feedback on other team members' solutions

  • Familiarity with Digital Advertising and have built out a system for a digital advertising company before (a plus, but not required)
  • Experience with Operative One (a plus, but not required)
  • Experience with TCRM and/or Media Cloud
  • Proficiency in Salesforce development (including APEX, LWC, Aura Framework, Visual Force, Salesforce APIs, Lightning, Java and JavaScript)
  • Proficiency in SFDC Customizations such as Custom Objects, Custom Tabs, Custom Fields, Validation rules, Workflow rules, Page Layouts, Record Types, Flow & Process Builders etc
  • Fluent with Lightning
  • Reliable and self-motivated
  • 6+ years' experience as a developer
  • Analytical Skills
  • Knowledge of web coding including HTML and CSS
  • Ability to solve problem sets
  • Familiarity with Big Data
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to liaison with non-programmers

Wherever you are in your life or career, The Washington Post offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits for every step of your journey:
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Company-paid pension and 401(k) match
  • Three weeks of vacation and up to three weeks of paid sick leave
  • Nine paid holidays and two personal days
  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for any new parent
  • Robust mental health resources
  • Backup care and caregiver concierge services
  • Gender affirming services
  • Pet insurance
  • Free Post digital subscription
  • Leadership and career development programs

Benefits may vary based on the job, full-time or part-time schedule, location, and collectively bargained status.

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?