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Salesforce Consultant

Columbus, Ohio, United States
December 19, 2018


Title : Salesforce Consultant

Location : Columbus, OH

Duration : 4+ Months Contract

Mandatory Requirements:

• 5 plus years if experience with (S-Controls, AJAX Toolkit, Apex API) development experience including Apex.

• 3 years of experience working with Salesforce setting up Salesforce communities.

• 8 plus years of experience in object-oriented programming (Java) to include skills in HTML, XML, scripting languages (JavaScript, PL SQL)

• 3 plus years of Enterprise Architecture Experience

• 3 plus years mentoring or training developers

• 3 plus years of experience developing custom solutions

• Salesforce integration with external applications (APIs)

Desired Skills:

• Salesforce administration

• Salesforce APEX, SOQL

• Salesforce security model

• Salesforce code promotion, environment integration

• Salesforce best practices

• Salesforce external data backup

• Knowledge of BasicGov AppExchange product

Requirement Description:

Candidate must have experience setting up Salesforce Communities and setting up an organization to run Salesforce for the first time. Core development is also a must with Apex and visual force.

Commerce plans to modernize its IT environment by moving many of its applications to Salesforce. Commerce is a legacy .NET shop so internal staff will be required to learn Salesforce in order to provide ongoing support, maintenance and enhancements

For this role Commerce is looking for a resource that has strong Salesforce solution development experience to include configuring Salesforce, working with Salesforce API’s and developing customizations (i.e. using Apex). The candidate will need to have experience working with the various Salesforce environments (e.g. promoting code from the sandbox to production). This person will also need to have strong communication skills to work effectively with customers and to serve as a trainer/mentor of Commerce’s in-house application developers who are learning Salesforce. We expect the person will have a good understanding of the various Salesforce licenses, communities and best practices for Salesforce development. Experience with Lightning is a must.

Ideal candidate will have broad based past experience in designing, prototyping, and building custom data centric web based applications in Salesforce based environments. The candidate has a Microsoft .Net background and can translate this architecture to Salesforce.

The developer would be asked to work with business users on helping to develop requirements and functionality that is desired by the business, so excellent communication skills are a must. The candidate must be able to work independently and require minimal direction. Candidate must be self-motivated.

Break down of work

• New Development/Maintenance – 40-50% - independent development work

• Training/Mentoring – 30-40% - educating Commerce IT team on Salesforce and assisting with development activity assigned to Commerce staff

• Standards/Contract Review – 10-20% - help establish standards for Salesforce development at Commerce and assist with review of design/development work of Commerce contracted Salesforce integrators