Salesforce Lead Developer

at IBM
Published January 25, 2024
Location Herndon, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


IntroductionAs a Package Consultant at IBM, get ready to tackle numerous mission-critical company directives. Our team takes on the challenge of designing, developing and re-engineering highly complex application components and integrating software packages using various tools. You will use a mix of consultative skills, business knowledge, and technical expertise to effectively integrate packaged technology into our clients’ business environment and achieve business results.Your Role and ResponsibilitiesOcto, 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!You… As a Salesforce Lead Developer at Octo, you will be responsible for supporting multiple delivery projects for the Department of Veterans Affairs. 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 on a daily basis while handling escalated requests and mentoring Salesforce declarative and programmatic developers on solving technical 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, 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…The Digital Transformation Center (DTC) supports Veterans Affairs (VA) with onboarding and maintaining enterprise SaaS and PaaS solutions used to support the mission of serving our Veterans and their associated stakeholders. We are digitizing information and processes for improved implementation, leveraging modern tools and low code/no code for reusability and faster delivery. Responsibilities:Providing Salesforce architecture best practice insight for secure application development.Analyzing organizational capabilities in order to suggest process and performance improvement.Supporting & guiding a team of mid-level and senior developers.Support quality assurance testing effortsAnalyzing organizational capabilities in order to suggest process and performance improvement.Implementation of enterprise apex patterns frameworks at scale.Troubleshooting of 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.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). Years of Experience: 10+ years of relevant experience. 5+ years of experience with Salesforce, with a minimum of 3 years of Salesforce development experience. Prior team leadership experience required. Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering or other technical discipline required.Location: Remote within the United States.Clearance: Ability to obtain government clearance.Required Technical and Professional ExpertisePrior technical team leadership experienceMust have at least 8-10+ years of experience in software development. Prefer at least 5+ years as Salesforce developer (APEX, Visualforce, Aura, LWC) is required.Experience with other Object-Oriented Languages (JAVA, .NET, Ruby, etc.)3+ Years working in an Agile environment.Deep knowledge of invokable method development, custom settings, and custom metadata types.Capable of conducting code reviews and architectural reviews.Experience with Git-based version control.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.Certifications:Salesforce Certified AdministratorSalesforce Platform Developer ISalesforce Platform Developer IISalesforce Certified App Builderother Salesforce certifications (e.g., Architecture Certifications preferred; Cloud Consultant certifications a plus).Experience with Salesforce DX CI/CD toolset, optimization & troubleshooting of relevant processes.Experience with multiple salesforce org environment and troubleshooting.Experience and general understanding of networking technologies, firewalls to troubleshoot networking issues and determine root causes (i.e., Salesforce versus network cause).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. Clearance: Ability to obtain government clearance.Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise.About Business UnitIBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.Your Life @ IBMIn a world where technology never stands still, we understand that, dedication to our clients success, innovation that matters, and trust and personal responsibility in all our relationships, lives in what we do as IBMers as we strive to be the catalyst that makes the world work better.Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.Are you ready to be an IBMer?About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.Location StatementIBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to: – Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being – Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs – Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law – Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals – Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year. This position was posted on the date cited in the key job details section and is anticipated to remain posted for 21 days from this date or less if not needed to fill the role. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, caste, genetics, pregnancy, disability, neurodivergence, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.Role:Salesforce Lead DeveloperLocation: Multiple Locations See AllWashington HerndonCategory:ConsultingEmployment Type:Full-TimeTravel Required:Some travel may be required based on business demandContract Type:RegularCompany:(0147) International Business Machines CorporationReq ID:683371BRProjected Minimum Salary:$127,600 per yearProjected Maximum Salary:$127,600-$191,400/year per yearDate Posted:January 18, 2024