Salesforce Developer

IT – Software Development
Pretoria/Centurion – Gauteng

A Health Tech Solution Company is looking for an experienced Salesforce Developer who will perform hands-on technical implementation, with a focus on delivering functional solutions on the platform. The Salesforce Developer will take a role in the design, implementation, deployment, and documentation of projects that leverage the toolset.
Analysis and Planning (15%)
  • Multitask on a range of products and tasks simultaneously, defining priorities and ensuring efficiency.
  • Define and communicate problem, goal, and acceptance criteria.
  • Communicate and collaborate with development, business analyst and design teams to solve problems, make recommendations and discuss best programming practices.
  • Work with stakeholders to achieve appropriate solutions.
  • Conduct research on possible solutions and techniques.
  • Analyse systems for root cause, impact, workarounds, and permanent fixes.
  • Determine and account for dependencies among deliverables, products, and systems.
  • Accurately estimate duration of deliverables.
  • Identify and mitigate risks.
  • Document analysis and planning process.
  • Communicate effectively with line manager on progress, priorities, and workload.
Programming (50%)
  • Develop complex CRM solutions to ensure that best practices are followed, and the best data solutions are provided.
  • Follow project plan or applicable work instructions (i.e., Jira) to develop software.
  • Meet deadlines and timelines as determined in the planning phase.
  • Adhere to agree upon standards for code, as set and determined by the Tech Lead.
  • Generate and maintain effective and efficient high-quality code.
  • Use effective and efficient components & techniques to implement solutions.
  • Ensure all work is versioned and backed up according to company standards.
Testing and Implementation (20%)
  • Ensure that all work is tested, benchmarked, and fulfils functional requirements before submission.
  • Prepare a test environment, examples, and instructions.
  • Ensure the test environment caters for end-to-end testing of all applicable systems in the integration landscape.
  • Participate enthusiastically in peer code reviews.
  • Deploy changes to the production environment.
  • Maintain system and product change logs and release notes according to company standards.
Reporting and Communication (15%)
  • Take ownership for work, tasks, and communication.
  • Keep project documentation up to date and according to company standards.
  • Provide timeous, efficient, and effective feedback on project status.
  • Proactively keep stakeholders updated on progress, risks, and problems.
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans.
  • Prepare reports, manuals, SOPs and other documentation on the status, operation, and maintenance of software.
  • Provide insight and feedback on queries regarding relevant projects.
Minimum education (essential):
  • Matric Certificate
Minimum education (desirable):
  • Salesforce certification
Minimum applicable experience (years):
  • 3+ years of related Salesforce experience
Required nature of experience:
  • Software Development  
  • Experience with the Salesforce development toolkit
  • Small to medium sized project experience in Salesforce
  • Experience developing Apex classes, triggers, VisualForce pages, Lightning components, and web services leveraging the Salesforce REST and SOAP API’s
Skills and Knowledge:
  • On platform declarative customizations
  • Lightning Components
  • Apex
  • Data Loader
  • Workbench
  • Sales Cloud
  • Service Cloud
  • Sales Engagement (High Velocity Sales)
  • Marketing Cloud
  • Marketing Cloud Intelligence (Datorama)
  • Salesforce OMS
  • Service Cloud Voice
  • Salesforce Connect 
  • ECI (Einstein Conversational Insights)