Salesforce Developer

at TalentBurst, Inc.
Published December 10, 2023
Location Everett, MA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Position: Salesforce Developer
Location: Everett, MA (Hybrid)
Duration: 6+ Months with possible long term extension

Weekly Hours - 37.5

Client is seeking a Salesforce Developer to join our new Salesforce Center of Excellence, a team that will be dedicated to maintaining and supporting Salesforce applications for EOE. The candidate will serve as a source of expertise for Salesforce within EOE and with external vendors.

This person will be responsible for developing new code and supporting existing code hosted across the *** Salesforce applications. This position will work with stakeholders and peers to design, develop and support Salesforce and related applications using industry standard practices and tools.
EOE IT follows a lean/agile development methodology. The ideal candidate should be able to work in all tiers of the architecture and have experience with the Salesforce platform and integration with external systems, as well as experience with transformation from Salesforce Classic to Lightning. They will also have experience in all phases of software development - design, development, unit testing, QA test support and defect remediation specific to Salesforce platform, as well as experience performing Salesforce admin duties.


The Salesforce developer is responsible for collaborating with the DESE/EEC Organization, Project Managers, other developers, Architect, Business Analysts, and Quality Assurance, in the process of creating software deliverables and artifacts.
As a member of the team, you must adhere to the organization's methodologies and standards, and propose improvements based on software development best practices.
Perform bug fixes, feature enhancements, run software updates and health checks as required by Salesforce, maintain integration with other applications, manage licenses and access, and ensure accessibility and security in line with enterprise standards.
Participation in efforts including requirements gathering, analysis, design, testing, roll out and documentation creation.
Participate in regularly scheduled meetings to discuss current tasks and weekly status reports.
Assist agencies in drafting procurements, as needed. When outside vendors are brought in to do development work, the team will hold them accountable for meeting these standards and ensure all work they do is appropriately documented.
Perform Salesforce admin duties as needed.

Education and Experience Level

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a major in computer science or a related field.
Proven record of accomplishment working on large-scale projects with diverse stakeholders and with cross-functional teams.
4+ years of experience as a Salesforce Admin and Developer
Serve as primary system administrator for the Salesforce environment with 100+ users.
Handle all basic administrative functions including user account maintenance, reports and dashboards, workflows, and other routine tasks.
Experience with programming languages such as SOQL, JavaScript, HTML, Apex, Lightning Web Components, and CSS. Experience with batch data and real-time stream processing on the Salesforce platform.
Experience with Application Development & Configuration including Lightning App Builder, Flows, Validations rules, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML.
Experienced in developing UI pages using the LWC framework.
Experience with Salesforce API integration for applications residing on various platforms. Develop and maintain integrations between Salesforce and external systems using REST/SOAP APIs, Middleware, and other integration tools.
ADM 201 and DEV 401 certifications
Experience with accessibility laws and WCAG 2.1 compliance.
Experience with Agile development methodologies
Strong problem-solving skills and a willingness to learn plus Excellent written/verbal communication & documentation skills.
Experience with cloud solutions/technologies, specifically AWS, is also a plus.
Ability to adjust to changing situations to address emergencies, program changes, or production requirements.