Salesforce Developer

Salesforce Developer

Job Title: Salesforce Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Midrand, Gauteng
Reference: JSSFZA
Contact Name: Zico Africa
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2018 10:15

Job Description

Salesforce Developer

Responsibilities: -

  • Develop new apex code as well as maintain existing code in our Salesforce org.
  • The position involves Salesforce development (apex as well as visual forcepage development).
  • To support implementation of the business requirements for the delivery of Work Packages and Change Requests in relation to the Salesforce solutions.
  • Assist in the day-to-day administration and monitoring of the Salesforce solutions, and act as the subject matter expert for Salesforce.
  • To implement application development requirements, with a constant focus on providing technical guidance and coordinating business efficiencies through the activities of applications development.
  • To liaise with IT infrastructure services and other third parties, in support of applications maintenance and development activities.
  • To promote opportunities for shared salesforce applications and common business efficiencies.
  • To define, plan and manage releases of Salesforce application updates.
  • To support improvement initiatives involving business applications.
  • To support the strategy for strategic, tactical and maintenance activities.
  • To take responsibility for time management; reporting and monitoring; risk management; issue management; quality assurance and change management in the Salesforce environment.
  • To act as technical expert for Salesforce, and share knowledge as appropriate.
  • To support other application team members and assigned resources as appropriate to the implementation of application related activities .

Must have requirements include:

  • Extensive Salesforce experience as a Salesforce Developer including projects successfully carried out of global scale.
  • Candidates need to have 5+ years’ experience in software development.
  • Object-oriented programming (C# and Java are the closest to Salesforce’s Apex language).
  • Relational database (MS SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, etc.).
  • Experience with Enterprise level deployments.
  • Fundamental Knowledge of: Traditional APIs, Web APIs (SOAP, REST), XML, JSON and other standard file formats and Unit testing.
  • Degree from an accredited four-year institution with major coursework highlighting computer science, management information systems, or a related field is preferred.
  • Advantageous: Qualifications
  • Salesforce Administrator Certification
  • Salesforce Platform Developer I Certificate
  • Salesforce Platform Developer II Certificate


Working Knowledge

  • and CRM systems and strategies
  • Salesforce automation and workflows
  • Salesforce Security
  • Advanced MS Office
  • SQL (Data Management) working experience and knowledge
  • Proven understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Cloud concept understanding
  • APEX Visual Force coding experience is essential
  • A strong, up to date working knowledge of Salesforce Lightning is highly desirable
  • Salesforce integration using SOAP and REST web services
  • C#/.NET on the backend
  • ReactJS + Redux, Boostrap, Sass and Webpack on the UI
  • PostgreSQL for data
  • Appveyor and AWS (EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, RDS, SQS, Lambda) for ops
  • Slack, JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence
  • VisualForce, HTML and CSS
  • C# or Java, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Marketing Cloud.

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