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Salesforce - Senior Engineer
JO-1808-3563
Chicago
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Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has grown organically to more than 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018, and we are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 27 cities and 7 technology Build Centers across the U.S., U.K., and Canada. 

As a Platinum Salesforce partner, we help our clients transform the way they connect with their customers. Our team is made up of Salesforce-certified experts with experience across the Salesforce Customer Success Platform and multiple industries. 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.

Job Title: Salesforce – Senior Engineer

Who You Are: The Salesforce Senior Engineer works in conjunction with the project Architect to build the technical solution for a client need and is responsible for addressing advanced technical challenges of project work. Depending on the nature of the project, this role will be required to configure the solution within the Salesforce platform and/or perform custom development and may be called on to assist with activities like scoping and documentation.

Responsibilities: 

  • Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform and products
  • Provide estimates of the level of effort to implement a 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 client expectations
    • Providing hands-on expert level assistance to developers for technical issues
    • Designing and managing the execution of test plans and ensuring a quality solution is delivered
  • Demonstrate technical thought leadership
  • Familiarity with advanced Apex programming concepts including core design patterns, limits and bulk patterns, efficient and reliable trigger handling, asynchronous operations and effective unit testing
  • 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
  • Travel Requirement: Willingness to travel up to 50%

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of Salesforce platform experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment either on a team or as an individual contributor
  • Proven ability to design and optimize business processes and to integrate business processes across disparate systems
  • Extensive VisualForce, Apex Classes/Controllers, Apex Triggers development experience
  • Deep understanding of the Salesforce product suite including Salesforce1, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, Communities and AppExchange solutions
  • Web Services development or experience with the Salesforce API (REST/SOAP/MetaData, etc.)
  • Front-end development experience with Lightning Design System
  • Knowledge of integrations, 3rd party integration tools, ETL with Salesforce
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, database design and software development lifecycle
  • Excellent client-facing written, presentation and verbal communications skills 
  • Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire

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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