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Job Req ID:  57600

Salesforce Developer

General Position Summary:
The Salesforce Developer position will work closely with functional leaders, organizational business units, and subject matter experts in developing solutions based on the Salesforce platform. This position will be responsible for all technical aspects of Salesforce.com, including data migrations, data quality, systems integrations, DevOps processes, 3rd party applications, AppExchange products, and custom code



Job Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of all technical aspects of Salesforce.com, including data migrations, data quality, systems integrations, 3rd party applications, AppExchange products, and custom code
  • Responsible for developing in Visualforce, Apex, JavaScript, CSS and other technologies to build customized solutions that support business requirements and drive key business decisions
  • Technical leadership, setting best practices including integration and application development, deployment, testing (unit and systems), and iterative refinement
  • Seek out ways to utilize SFDC to improve processes and productivity, and make recommendations to support an organization scaling at a rapid pace
  • Define, communicate, and manage a change management (DevOps) process to develop and implement new applications/code and updates to existing applications/code



Develop new solutions for the university using the Salesforce platform and help build competency in this environment among other members of the technical staff. Solutions include, but are not limited to Digital Experience Platform (DXP) for students


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Electronic Engineering, or a related field.
  • Additional experience may be substituted for education.


Required Experience:

  • Five years of related work experience  with computer systems and applications.
  • Additional education may substitute for experience.
    • Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


Preferred Job Qualifications:


Development experience with Salesforce Marketing cloud


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities (KSA’s):

  1. 3+ years previous development experience with Salesforce.com
  2. Solid understanding of and detailed experience with Salesforce.com architecture and APIs
  3. Detailed experience writing Visualforce, Lightning and Apex classes and triggers
  4. Experience using Salesforce tooling including SDFX
  5. Experience using SFDC in a version-controlled environment and CI/CD practices
  6. Proficiency in JavaScript, SQL, modern web technologies and APIs
  7. Experience integrating Salesforce.com with other applications
  8. Strong business analysis and functional experience, including requirements gathering, creating/deploying solutions to end users
  9. Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  10. Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills
  11. Ability to work in complex and large-scale implementation and troubleshoot and resolve customer issues
  12. Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams



Essential Job Functions (add position-specific functions if necessary)


Analysis and requirements gathering


Design and development


Testing and documentation


Implementation and maintenance


Additional information:


Due to the very technical nature of the work, the software engineer needs to be able to adapt to changes in technology and environment quickly and easy, as well as serve as a change agent in promoting change among colleagues within the organization and its user communities. Projects are often demanding and may impose aggressive timelines



Classified Title: Software Engineer 
Working Title: Salesforce Developer 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE 
Starting Salary Range: commensurate with experience.
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-5:30pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus 
Department name: 10000020-IT@JH University Information Systems 
Personnel area: University Administration


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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