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Salesforce APEX Developer

Washington, DC 20004
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As an Application Developer, you will lead IBM into the future by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in anagile 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 worlds 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. You'll be responsible for developing in Visualforce, Apex, D/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOJO, AJAX, and other technologies. You'll nee a strong understanding of relational databases and has developed a competency around MS SQL Server, MYSQL, or Oracle. You'll interact with the Force.com, Heroku, and cloud platforms such as AWS to build both back-end and front-end solutions. You'll also 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. You'll act 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. You'll maps business requirements to system / technical & integration requirements as well as 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, you are 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.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
  • 1-5+ years of application development experience.
  • Previous professional services or consulting experience.
  • SFDC Experience working in Lightning/Communities, APEX class / coding, Custom coding, Process Builder, Triggers, Visualforce, Workflows, CSS, HTML, Java, Templates and Web Services.
  • Experience with custom application development in Force.com, utilizing Visual Force and Lightning Components/Framework.
  • Experience with designing and implementing custom applications on Force.com using APEX programming.
  • Experience with object modeling in Salesforce and understanding of fundamental database concepts (including SQL).
  • Background in application development using technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with integrating with the Salesforce platform (inbound/outbound) using the REST/SOAP APIs or Data Loader.
  • Experience designing enterprise level solutions for clients.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Active DoD Secret clearance.
  • Experience using integration tools such as Mule Software, Informatica, Informatica Cloud, Pervasive, IBM Integration BUS/Web Sphere/IBM App Connect.
  • Customer relationship management (CRM) application experience (e.g. Salesforce, Siebel, Microsoft Dynamics).
  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect.
  • Salesforce Certified Integration Architecture Designer.
  • Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer.
  • Salesforce Certified System Architect.
  • Salesforce Certified Mobile Solutions Architecture Designer.
  • Salesforce Platform App Builder certification.
  • Salesforce Certifications Service Cloud Consultant.
  • Experience with both agile and waterfall implementation methodologies.
  • Working within the Federal Government (0-3+ years exp).

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.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-28 Expires: 2019-11-27

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