Developer II (Salesforce) (Remote from anywhere in CO)

at State of Colorado
Published December 7, 2023
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Salary: $80,000.00 - $93,000.00 Annually

Location : Statewide, CO

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: EGB02396 - Dev II Salesforce

Department: Governor's Office of Information Technology

Opening Date: 11/27/2023

Closing Date: 12/11/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

FLSA: Determined by Position

Primary Physical Work Address: (Remote from anywhere in CO)

FLSA Status: Exempt; position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Department Information
Serving People. Serving Colorado.

The work of employees at the Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) is challenging and diverse because the needs of agencies, customers and Coloradans constantly evolve. But our focus never changes: improve the lives of all Coloradans through innovation and collaboration. We're building one of the nation's leading government IT organizations by reimagining how we support agencies, building first-of-their-kind applications, and creating an inclusive, collaborative culture, together. Join us in the important work of providing equitable access to services.

We believe equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. We know it's important to support each other, and that means having a healthy balance of work and personal time, and that allow us all to have fulfilling lives.

Watch this two-minute video to learn about how OIT's mission, vision, and values inspire us to provide solutions that power the services Coloradans rely on every day.
Description of Job
Are you eager to use your skills to enhance our beautiful state? At the Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT), we're dedicated to providing secure digital services with a focus on Coloradans. As a Salesforce Developer II, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting our mission. Your responsibilities will span across the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), focusing primarily on development activities. You'll collaborate with our business analysts and customers to understand requirements, work with team members to apply secure programming techniques, and effectively comment your code for peers and testers. You'll also perform unit testing, manage configuration, control source code, oversee deployment and release management, and provide support services when needed. These services can range from minor bug fixes to major enhancements. As applications approach the sunset stage, you'll also help plan for replacement and modernization. Your primary role will be to support software for enterprise data tools, including those supporting business intelligence (BI) and data governance services, while you'll also contribute to the support of API development and integration, including monitoring performance, ensuring effective functioning, documenting best practices, and troubleshooting.

As a Salesforce Developer II at OIT, you'll do more than just code - you'll be a crucial part of making Colorado a better place for all its residents, putting your creativity and innovation into the state that you love.

Some of your important daily responsibilities will include:

  • Software development using Agile or Waterfall methodologies. Collaboration to create estimates and timelines.
  • Coding and managing configurations for COTS applications
  • Helping to minimize defects with a disciplined testing approach.
  • Implementation of break/fix solutions, and updating documentation accordingly
  • Resolve issues in the development process employing unique problem solving and strategically anticipating future enhancement needs.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
A wide salary range is posted for this position and any job offer is based upon a salary analysis to comply with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. The salary analysis considers relevant experience, education, certifications, and state seniority as compared to others doing substantially similar work. While most salary offers are made within the posted range, occasionally an offer is made below or above the posted range based upon this salary analysis.

This is a Skills-based Job Announcement. The required minimum qualifications and/or
education (if substituting for the proven experience, knowledge, and skills), are as follows:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 years of hands-on programming experience in Salesforce or 2 years of experience in Salesforce Administration.


Additional appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis, but cannot completely substitute for these qualifications.

Training or Certification related to the work assigned to the position will be assigned credit towards substitution for experience and/or education, but cannot completely substitute for these qualifications.

If the minimum qualifications include a degree requirement, additional appropriate paid or unpaid experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience working with platform
  • 3+ years of professional experience designing and developing within the platform
  • Advanced Administrator and Platform Developer I certifications are preferred
  • Strong experience with SFDC configuration and customization
  • Proven background in architectural design and systems integration

Conditions of Employment:
OIT employees must comply with any screening procedures in place at state entity locations where they might be required to perform work.

A pre-employment background check will be conducted as part of the selection process.

Positions supporting some agencies such as the Department of Corrections and the Department of Public Safety will also require a pre-employment drug test.

This position may require travel within the specified geographic area, and to locations across the state as needed.

This position may require on-call duties as needed by the position.

Supplemental Information

If this posting indicates "remote from anywhere in CO" in the title, periodic reporting to the primary state work location designated for the position is required. All remote work must be performed in Colorado.

While candidates from out of state will be considered for this role, the candidate selected for the position must relocate and reside in Colorado on the first day of their new position. A reasonable timeframe for relocation will be established on an individual basis, while considering business needs, and determining a start date.

Our application process and what to expect after you apply are described in the videos found here.

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

The Governor's Office of Information Technology is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADA Coordinator at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call (303) 764-7900.

This posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies based upon business need.

The Governor's Office of Information Technology does NOT offer sponsored Visas for employment purposes.

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What is it about this job that led you to apply?


The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) complies with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. While a wide salary range is posted, specific criteria (experience, education, state seniority, etc.) will be used to determine any salary offer. While most salary offers are made within the posted range, occasionally an offer is made below or above the posted range based upon this salary analysis. It is this salary analysis, rather than any negotiation process, that determines any salary offer. Please acknowledge your understanding of this process and the posted salary range for this position.

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