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Salesforce APEX Developer

Company: IBM
Location: Cashmere
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. The success of IBM is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. Your work will power IBM and its clients globally, collaborating and integrating code into enterprise systems. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

Your Role and Responsibilities

The Salesforce APEX Developer is responsible for designing and implementing critical customer facing solutions, mainly on the Force.com platform. He/She is responsible for developing in Visualforce, Apex, D/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOJO, AJAX, and other technologies. This individual has a strong understanding of relational databases and has developed a competency around MS SQL Server, MYSQL, or Oracle. They interact with the Force.com, Heroku, and cloud platforms such as AWS to build both back-end and front-end solutions. They identify value for business and enable solutions for success. APEX Developers participate in daily scrums, utilize TDD, pair program, have code reviews, and meet weekly to develop professional skills. Developers deliver complex technical solutions during a client engagement using his/her software development experience and communication skills. This person acts as a trusted advisor for the client and is able to lead technical conversations. The position requires a strong programming background and an ability to adhere to and build upon existing coding standards. This individual maps business requirements to system / technical & integration requirements. They participate in functional specification design sessions and technical architecture sessions for enterprise clients and demonstrate thoughtful leadership related to emerging web technologies, web design integration, prototyping, database driven content, and web based user interfaces. In this capacity, this person is expected to provide various options to meet the clients stated requirements that blends both Salesforce capabilities as well as 3rd party software recommendations and integrations.Provide perspective on business requirements and create subject-specific business requirements/design materials if necessary

Work with Product Owner & Technical Lead to understand requirements and prioritize development/enhancement requests

Participate in design sessions

Collaborate with other workstream to develop integrated solutions and resolve dependencies

Configure out-of-the-box functionalities based on business requirements gathered

Customize solutions and develop code to meet critical business requirements that are not supported by out-of-the-box functionalities

Develop custom fields, objects, layouts, list views, triggers, user permissions, profiles and workflows

Manage overall system configuration in Salesforce platform for ongoing projects

Conduct unit testing to validate functionalities

Work closely with Product Owner, Project Manager and Technical Lead to provide progress updates and ensure the management of any delivery risks or issues

Structure and lead prototype demos and collect feedback from Product Owner

Perform daily administration of salesforce (e.g., create new object fields)

Set up and maintain end user permission and security profiles

Performs troubleshooting, testing and data environment refreshes as needed

Manage the promotion of salesforce change sets to production

Conduct deployment reviews and resolve issues identified

Support and execute release planning activities

Manage salesforce environments and ensure code and data continuity across environments

Monitor application upgrade activities

Identify, resolve and/or escalate infrastructure issues

Provide perspectives on source systems data architectures Certifications Any Salesforce certification is a plus. Other CRM Platform certifications can be considered (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics CRM or Microsoft Dynamics 365)

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

1-3 years of Salesforce implementation experience

Working & technical knowledge of Salesforce as a Customer Relationship Management platform with customer-facing system implementation experience

Salesforce Administrator and Platform Developer Certifications

Experience developing custom apex code for triggers, methods, batches, etc to best practices

Ability to write unit testing code

Experience working with Lightning technologies and web components

Visualforce experience and web development code languages a plus

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills

Experience working with external clients

Understanding of current technologies and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Must understand client business and mission needs

Highly detail oriented, well organized, and able to coordinate multiple workstreams simultaneously

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM'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.

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 Statement

IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

--12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

--World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

--Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

--Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

--Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

--Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

--Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

--Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

US Citizenship Required.

Being You @ IBM

IBM 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, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Keywords: IBM, Yakima , Salesforce APEX Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Cashmere, Washington

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