Salesforce Developer

5 months ago(7/25/2017 9:01 AM)
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Position Purpose

The Salesforce Developer is responsible for partnering with customers, vendors and technical resources to understand organizational needs and deliver solutions via the Salesforce CRM platform. The Salesforce Developer will take a lead role in the design, implementation, deployment and documentation of projects that leverage the Salesforce.com toolset. This position requires a Salesforce-certified developer who possesses the ability to work in and across multiple platforms and technologies. The Salesforce Developer will perform hands-on technical implementation/s, with a focus on delivering functional solutions on the Salesforce.com platform.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for solution architecture that will include configuration, development, integration and customization of Salesforce environments
  • Design and develop solutions primarily on the Salesforce platform using Apex programming language and Visual Force
  • Research and perform defect fixes
  • Perform unit testing and source code control & promotion
  • Develop software solutions using Salesforce.com API framework and 3rd party APIs
  • Estimate level of effort and duration for Salesforce development requests, change requests, and defect fixes.
  • Liaise with internal clients and users to understand their business needs
  • Work with consultants and development team members, to design and implement solutions
  • Work with customers and vendors and development team members, to explain the benefits and risks of the different technical options and guide decision-making.
  • Ad hoc analysis and projects as needed



  • 4+ years of experience working with Salesforce
  • Minimum of 2 years in a Salesforce developer role.
  • Advanced knowledge of Apex, Visual Force, and Salesforce development best practices.
  • Experience in integrating Salesforce with external portals and back-office systems.
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Detailed experience across software development lifecycle, including working with business resources to understand business need and work collaboratively on a solution


  • Strong understanding of Salesforce Programming and Administration (Apex code, custom objects, Visual Force pages, SOQL, workflows, flows, process builder, and assignment rules)
  • Solid understanding of web technologies, such as HTTP, JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, DHTML, CSS, JSON
  • Proficient in performance tuning Salesforce Apex triggers, flows, workflows, and service callouts & call-ins
  • Experience with at least one object-oriented programming language such as Java, C#, C++
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • One or more Salesforce certifications demonstrating knowledge as a developer

Physical Requirements

Ability to travel for conference and educational purposes (<10%).


YPO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. YPO takes pride in supporting a diverse workforce and demonstrates this through its policies and practices. YPO does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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