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Senior Salesforce Developer

🇨🇦 Remote - CA

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Software Engineering

🗓️ December 27th, 2022

Apex Visualforce SOQL
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Job Overview:
Coursera is searching for a sharp, motivated Salesforce developer to join our team as a Senior Salesforce Developer to develop and support our Salesforce instances. You will partner with our business & product  stakeholders on transformational processes in our areas of Sales, Service, Support, Application and Marketing solutions spanning operational strategy, business process and implementation. You will produce high quality code following best practices in an agile environment.

  • Work with the Salesforce administrator to analyze business requests and design scalable technical solutions
  • Work within Lightning Framework using Lightning Components, Lightning Events, and Salesforce Lightning Design System
  • Familiarity with advanced Apex programming concepts including core design patterns, limits and bulk patterns, efficient and reliable trigger handling, asynchronous operations and effective unit testing
  • Assist in identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving defects encountered during different stages of project delivery, including during the deployment and implementation of the solution in production environment
  • Lead technical design sessions, designing and documenting technical solutions that are aligned with the business objectives
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking and working as part of a global team, as well as working independently and taking ownership of tasks

Basic Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience within the Salesforce Ecosystem focused on the development experience using Apex, Visualforce, SOQL and SOSL, Lightning Components Frameworks, Triggers, Batch Apex, and Salesforce APIs
  • Experience of DevOps, setting up and running infrastructure, and CI/CD pipeline deployment within a Salesforce environment using standard Salesforce tools
  • Knowledgeable with click to configure functionality such as Flows, Lightning Email Templates, Sharing Rules.
  • Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire 
  • Exposure to Agile/Scrum and Waterfall methodologies 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certifications listed below are in order of relevance: These are preferred but not required - hands-on experience is valued heavily
  1. Platform Developer II
  2. Salesforce Javascript Developer I
  3. Salesforce Certified Sharing & Visibility Designer
  4. Salesforce Experience Cloud
  • Prior experience in the education space (either as a parent, a student, teacher etc.)
  • Expert communication skills (verbal and written) 
  • College degree, or equivalent experience
  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity, and openness to new ideas and perspectives
  • Experience with CI/CD process like AutoRabbit

If this opportunity interests you, you might like these courses on Coursera:
  • Salesforce Integration
  • Customer Service Fundamentals
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