Salesforce Developer

7 days left

Location
Adelphi, MD
Posted
Jun 29, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Function
Administrative
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time

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Salesforce Developer / Systems Engineer II

Office of Strategic Enrollment Management

Exempt, Regular, 100% Full-Time, Pay Grade 3.4

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks to hire a Salesforce Developer / Systems Engineer for its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution. This fantastic opportunity is for an extremely motivated individual who wants to work for an online higher educational institution and support student, faculty and staff business needs. Reporting to the Director of Product Management, this individual will work closely with the IT development and product teams and be responsible for maintaining and supporting a high volume, high performance client facing Salesforce application.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Participate in all phases of software development life cycle including functional analysis development of technical requirements, prototyping, coding, testing, deployment and support
  • Develop high quality and scalable applications with Visualforce and Apex
  • Work in the Salesforce.com development environment which includes custom objects, workflows, triggers, the Force.com IDE, migration tools, SOSQL and web services
  • Integrate Salesforce.com with other systems using SOAP/REST API's and web services
  • Apply best practices and design patterns of best of breed applications developed on the Force.com platform
  • Work with Product Development Team to design and implement Force.com best practices including re-engineering and making test coverage improvements as needed
  • Determine root cause analysis of issues and help determine and implement solutions
  • Document and maintain design notes and release artifacts
  • Support end users questions and issues via communication channels including email, phone, and portals
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards and the ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Works closely with Product Management/Development team to analyze, design and implement CRM solutions from the Product Backlog

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems or related technical field
  • Salesforce.com Developer certification
  • Three (3) years of development operations experience
  • At least one plus (1+) years of experience developing Force.com commercial business applications as part of a collaborative team
  • At least one plus (1+) years of experience in Visualforce/Apex development
  • Experience with Salesforce.com Web Services APIs - Force.com SOAP and REST-based Web Service APIs, the Bulk API, and the Metadata API
  • Experience working with Force.com application packaging and deployment is a plus
  • Experience developing interactive web-based applications
  • Proficiency in developing in Force.com Visual Force pages, Managed Packages, and integration to other third party solutions
  • Experience integrating Salesforce with 3rd party system using web services and app exchange apps
  • Knowledge of Force.com development best practices and design patterns
  • Understanding of Agile/Scrum and iterative development methodologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks simultaneously while producing quality deliverables within agreed deadlines.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • At least three to five (1-3) years of hands on experience in Visualforce/Apex development
  • Experience building complex business applications using Java, C# or C++
  • Familiarity with web/database application development technologies like SQL, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, HTML5 and CSS is preferred
  • Experience with any version control tools like Git

POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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