Strategic Financial Solutions

Salesforce Technical Lead/Sr. Developer

US-NY-New York
Category
Information Technology
Job ID
2017-1073

Overview

Are you someone that loves the action of a startup but the job security that you get when working with a 10-year-old company? Would you enjoy helping our team to work smarter and not harder by infusing technology into our processes?  Do you like working in an environment where people genuinely like each other and look forward celebrating key wins and successes? Do you long for a high growth, decisive, fast-decision-making culture?

If the answers to these questions were yes then you may have just found a company and culture that is a fit for you.

Reporting to the SVP of Application Development, the Salesforce Technical Lead / Sr. Developer provides technical or business analytical leadership for specific technical objectives to the Technical Team.  You must demonstrate thoughtful leadership related to Salesforce.com and Heroku cloud platforms.  Provides advanced technical and/or business consultative services to internal departments. Mentor technical staff on Salesforce.com concepts.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure technical best practices in all solutions being developed.
  • Experience in designing and developing solutions in Visual force, Apex, D/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX and other technologies.
  • Interface with offshore team members.
  • Has built integration jobs based on technical requirements.
  • Lead development initiatives and provides mentorship and direction to less experienced developers.
  • Facilitate and participate in code reviews with senior and junior staff. Coach staff to ensure code meets high standards.
  • Proven ability to gather data migration requirements, define a data migration plan and perform complex data migrations requiring transformation using a database, and potentially containing very large data sets.
  • Architect and implement solutions involving both Salesforce and other high volume transactional systems.
  • Facilitate and attend Solution Design Review Sessions for inflight projects and follow up with both inhouse team and outside partners.
  • Lead project technical scoping, technical specification review, training of new staff and of emerging Salesforce technologies to existing staff.
  • Participate in Contract Reviews to weigh in on the technical portion.
  • Lead management of all Salesforce Platform including but not limited to SSO integration, security strategies and workflow automation.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 6-10 years of application development experience.  Computer Science degree preferred
  • Salesforce Advanced Developer certification. 
  • Experience building and integrating Heroku and Salesforce apps. 
  • Experience building (or implementing from specifications) customer- or public-facing web-based user interfaces, with a deep understanding of HTML, Javascript, and CSS. 
  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented concepts and design patterns, as well as prior work with OO languages (Java, Ruby, C#, C++, etc)
  • Experience with and knowledge of relational databases, including work with MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, or other common RDBMS.
  • Familiarity with the basic concepts of good UI design and ability to advise projects as to good UI design practices
  • Familiarity with and some experience using Node.js, jQuery and/or Prototype.
  • Professional experience in a test-driven and formal QA development environment, including development/staging/production (or similar) deployment cycles
  • Knowledge of Agile development practices, particularly sprint planning and assessment
  • Experience in training and writing training documentation

 

Cultural Requirements:

  • Proactive self-starter who can work effectively individually and with project team members toward program objectives.
  • Able to interact effectively with consultants, sales teams and key stakeholders.
  • Adaptable to changing requirements, changing schedules.
  • Ability to understand and communicate downstream needs and effects of any given solution design
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

A Little About Strategic:

 

Strategic Financial Solutions is a leading financial services company that provides comprehensive debt relief solutions for people in difficult financial situations. Through our personalized, tailored approach that includes debt consolidation loans and credit card modification programs, Strategic Financial Solutions has successfully resolved more than $1 Billion in high interest consumer debt for over 100,000 clients.

 

Strategic has been recognized numerous times for our culture and our high growth.  In 2015 and 2016 Strategic Financial Solutions was named to Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 Companies list that recognizes the fastest growing companies in New York City. In 2016 we were named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list as one of the top 500 fastest growing private companies in the United States.  In 2017 we were ranked 21st in the Best Companies to Work For in New York State program. Strategic has 3 state-of-the-art facilities, 2 in Manhattan and 1 in Buffalo, to house our rapidly growing family of over 600 associates. We proudly celebrated our 10th anniversary in June, 2017.

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