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Sr. Salesforce Software Engineer

Date: Apr 6, 2019

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 600455202

Company: Grainger

As a Salesforce Software Engineer this role is involved in the full systems life cycle and responsible for designing, coding, configuring, testing, implementing and supporting application software and systems that are delivered on time and within budget. They work closely with Architects to define the physical design, and with Analysts and Product Managers to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and physical design of technical solutions. Software Engineers may be assigned to either development or support functions.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops, builds, and supports highly complex systems and/or applications that may have system-wide impact, integrates across the organization, and involves multiple technical environments and disciplines including Salesforce Administrator, Building Lightning Components, Apex, Visual Force, HTML/CSS/JavaScript and SQL.
  • Participates in and/or drives the system configuration which meets security, architecture, and support requirements, all while satisfying business needs
  • Participates and/or coordinates required testing/validation of system enhancements and fixes, creating and/or executing the test cases including problem determination and resolution.
  • Leads cross team code merge and deployment activities through collaboration and working closely with all Salesforce Sprint Teams
  • Support existing solutions including upgrades, maintenance and issue resolution including emergency or crisis situations to define/implement workaround processes, corrective action, communication, and system clean-up activities
  • Develop estimates and participate in the grooming and prioritization of sprint stories
  • Coordinates and works on multiple cross-functional initiatives/systems/ applications and projects as a team leader or internal advisor through all design, development and QA processes.
  • Support documentation, Test Driven Development and reusable code methodologies
  • Facilitate collaboration across teams to provide the best overall technical solution to meet requirements.
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvement and knowledge sharing opportunities driving improvement across the team.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or similar subject or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 4+ years of implementation experience, including development, across the full software development lifecycle
  • Has experience with object-oriented languages such as Java, JavaScript, C#, Ruby, and .NET.
  • Knowledge of Agile/Lean framework and methodology
  • Ability to produce detailed, comprehensive software documentation, such as requirements specs, design docs, and change logs. (incorporate technical requirements for user stories)
  • Proven experience with influencing the design and deliverables of projects.
  • Enjoys working in a highly collaborative team environment consisting of both technical and business members where functionality is designed and released on a biweekly basis
  • Must have a proactive, results oriented attitude, can lead by example to coach and mentor others, with a superb work ethic and the flexibility to work within an environment of constant change.
  • Able to effectively facilitate meetings
  • Pursues learning beyond scope of current assignments.
  • Communications are grammatically correct, error-free, appropriately targeted, technically accurate and effective; actively listens, with ability to communicate to all levels of the organization.
  • Able to present complex technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to adapt to changing business processes, technologies, and environments.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Salesforce Development and Administration
  • Business Systems Analysist experience
  • Experience working with the Agile development methodology.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related area a plus.
  • Graduate degree is a plus
  • Understands the principles and best practices of Salesforce data modeling, interface design, code development, and testing, and can apply these principles in real-world development environments.
  • Is competent developing Apex code that will scale to large data sets; has a good understanding of platform behaviors, limits, and performance considerations.
  • Understands and uses Apex SOAP and REST web services and how to call out from Apex using SOAP and REST.
  • Implements best practices for trigger development and design patterns, other business logic development, and reuse.
  • Experience with common integration patterns; experience with integration on the Lightning Platform
  • Can use the fundamental programmatic capabilities of the Lightning Platform to develop custom interfaces to extend Salesforce capabilities and develop custom business logic.
  • Can extend the Lightning Platform using Apex and Visualforce, and understands Lightning Components.
  • Is familiar with, and able to leverage relevant declarative capabilities of the platform, where appropriate.
  • Knows when to use declarative vs. programmatic methods

 

 

 

“Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.”

 


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