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Salesforce – Senior Developer
San Francisco

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, our teams have autonomy to move fast and do what’s right. They’re backed by seven regional innovation hubs, a global culture of collaboration, and partnerships with the world’s top technology providers. 

With Slalom, you’ll have the opportunity to impact multiple companies in your own backyard! Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2018 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. As the 3rd largest global Salesforce partner, we are committed to growing and developing our Salesforce talent, offering continued growth opportunities and exposing our people to interesting and diverse projects. Learn more at 

What you’ll do: 

  • The Senior Developer is responsible for addressing the more advanced technical obstacles of project work 
  • Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform and products 
  • Provide estimates to implement an end-to-end solution based on business requirements 
  • Lead technical design sessions, designing and documenting technical solutions that are aligned with the client’s business objectives 
  • Provide guidance during evaluation of a business requirement and how it can be met with either point-and-click configuration or code and customization 
  • Lead the technical delivery of Salesforce implementations including: 
    • Development of custom solutions and integrations 
    • Managing technical scope and meeting business requirements 
    • Providing hands-on expert level assistance to developers for technical issues 
    • Managing the execution of deployment plans 
  • Demonstrate technical thought leadership during projects and during project recap to other consultants 
  • Be comfortable with modern software development lifecycle best practices including iterative and incremental development, delivering working software frequently with attention to technical excellence 
  • May be called upon to be a credible subject matter expert in sales cycles and marketing events (e.g. sales meetings as necessary) 
  • Contribute to knowledge growth of the Salesforce practice through documenting and sharing best practices 
  • Conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure high code quality and design patterns are followed 
  • Follow and understand new Salesforce product and technical capabilities resulting from product releases and acquisitions 
  • Coach and mentor junior technical team members 
  • Interview job candidates 
  • Maintain the target billable utilization aligned to the role 

What we’re looking for: 

  • Minimum 5 years of Salesforce platform experience 
  • Extensive development experience using Lightning Components, Apex, Triggers, Visualforce and other programmatic solutions on the Salesforce platform 
  • Expertise in advanced Apex programming concepts including core design patterns, limits and bulk patterns, efficient and reliable trigger handling, asynchronous operations and effective unit testing 
  • Deep understanding of the Salesforce product suite including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Communities and AppExchange solutions 
  • Web Services development or experience with the Salesforce API (REST/SOAP/MetaData, etc.) 
  • Front-end development experience with Lightning Component Framework & Lightning Design System 
  • Familiarity with Salesforce data migration using ETL tools 
  • Strong knowledge of agile software delivery methodologies and tools such as Scrum, Jira, Rally or Agile Accelerator 
  • Experience with source control systems and deploying customizations from source control using Migration Tool, and/or Salesforce DX 
  • Excellent client-facing written, presentation and verbal communications skills  
  • Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire (Platform Developer II preferred) 

Bonus points if you have: 

  • Mobile Development experience  
  • Experience developing with Platform Events  
  • Experience developing integrated apps on Heroku  
  • Extensive experience in writing JavaScript code including experience with frameworks like JQuery, ReactJS or AngularJS 

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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