Junior Salesforce Developer

at Octo Consulting Group
Published January 1, 2024
Location Herndon, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

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Junior Salesforce Developer

Location: All Locations

Req#: 613739

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Company Information

Octo, an IBM company, is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of technical solutions for the federal government. At Octo, we specialize in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government's most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government. Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Job Description

Junior Salesforce Developer

Octo, an IBM company, is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of technology solutions for the federal government. At Octo, we specialize in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address the government's most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo, you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career. Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission-critical work for our government. Voted one of the region's best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

You...

As a Junior Salesforce Developer at Octo, you will be responsible for supporting multiple delivery projects for GSA. The ideal candidate for this position enjoys problem-solving, has come up through the technical ranks, and has worked as a Salesforce platform developer. Responsibilities include solving technical problems daily while handling escalated requests for Salesforce declarative and programmatic development issues.

Us...

We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking and agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client's missions.

Program Mission...

This program will support the GSA Information Technology mission, providing development and operational support for new and existing legacy mission-enabling applications. The team will work to modernize current and new application development leveraging a continuous integration/delivery pipeline to enable an agile DevOps Strategy.

Skills & Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Providing Salesforce development best practice insight for secure application development.

  • Implementation of enterprise apex development patterns at scale.

  • Analyzing organizational capabilities to suggest process and performance improvement.

  • Troubleshooting performance issues using tools like debug logs and dev console.

  • Troubleshooting system configuration and data management issues.

  • Partner cross-functionally on platform innovation and DevOps maturity.

  • Providing apex and/or Jest LWC Unit testing best practice recommendations.

  • Collaborating with internal and client staff in identifying, planning, executing, tracking, and reporting all activities for security and compliance-related activities.

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex data loads (e.g., governor limits, performance, process builders, apex timeouts).

Requirements...

  • One or more years of experience in application development, with a minimum of 6 months of Salesforce development experience.

  • BA/BS degree OR 4 years of equivalent experience.

  • Deep knowledge of invokable method development, custom settings, and custom metadata types.

  • Experience with Git-based version control.

  • Experience with Salesforce development toolset, optimization & troubleshooting of relevant processes.

  • Experience with troubleshooting.

  • Capable of participating in code reviews and architectural reviews.

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on cross-functional teams.

  • Skill in interpersonal and verbal/written communications, presentations, math, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be able to use a computer.

  • Must be able to communicate both verbally and in written form.

  • Must be able to obtain a government security clearance.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

  • Must have reliable internet service that allows for effective telecommuting.

Desired / Preferred Experience:

  • Experience supporting Federal clients.

  • Experience supporting GSA.

Desired Certifications:

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Business Analyst
  • Salesforce Certified App Builder
  • Salesforce Certified Consultant

Years of Experience: 1+ years of relevant experience. 6+ months of experience with Salesforce, with a minimum of 2 years of Salesforce development experience.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical discipline required, OR a minimum of 4 years equivalent work experience or military experience.

Location: Remote within the United States.

Clearance: Ability to obtain a government clearance.

Octo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

Octo is an IBM subsidiary which has been acquired by IBM and will be integrated into the IBM organization. Octo will be the hiring entity. By proceeding with this application, you understand that Octo will share your personal information with other IBM affiliates involved in your recruitment process, wherever these are located. More Information on how IBM protects your personal information, including the safeguards in case of cross-border data transfer, are available here: ".