Salesforce Architect/Developer in Lansing, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Lansing, MI
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Job Description

Job ID: 55422

Salesforce Architect/Developer - 55422

Job Description:

  • The Salesforce Architect/Senior Developer position will lead a team of Salesforce developers and provide them the direction/guidance on application architecture, design approaches, security and best practices. 
  • This position will be supporting all aspects of the Salesforce instance in a mission-critical and highly integrated environment. 
  • The Architect will be responsible to provide guidance to the developers and the customer on the upcoming Salesforce classic to lightning migration, Platform encryption changes and other critical updates. 
  • This position will also help the development and configuration management team follow Salesforce and industry standard best practices for the software development lifecycle, Configuration Management, and backup & recovery. 
  • The ideal candidate will be working closely with a team of developers to implement changes as they are identified and prioritized.  

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work across Application Development, Service Delivery and Infrastructure to identify, research, discuss, design, and implement key architecture standards.
  • Propose new standards based on business need, IT need and technology advances and assist development teams to implement the standards into business applications.
  • Influence development teams to design high-quality, reusable, and maintainable code as well as managing estimates, timelines and producing technical documentation.
  • Translate business requirements to technical solutions on the platform using Visualforce, Apex and other available tools
  • Ensure unit test and code coverage for deployments are done using change sets and/or ALM tools.
  • Help support custom packages like Conga & Basic Gov, other extensions, and integrations for business application.
  • Provides operational support for ongoing user issues and requests.
  • Participates in functional testing of releases, user testing, roll-out, and production support of system.
  • Provide day-to-day end-user second level support and training for Salesforce Users.
  • Manage user profiles, roles, permission sets, assignment rules, and license types.

Skills Required:

  • 5 + years of:
  • Proficiency with:
    • HTML
    • XML
    • Flex
    • JavaScript
    • ASP
    • SQL
    • Java or C++
    • SOAP-based web services
  • Strong understanding of relational databases
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication & data presentation skills including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

Experience Required:

  • Advanced experience in the IT industry and as a Senior Salesforce Developer/Architect
  • 5+ years of experience with:
    • Demonstrative success with multiple integration projects
    • Strong business analysis and functional experience, including requirements gathering, creating/deploying solutions to end users
  • 3+ years of experience with:
    • Writing Lightning Components, Visualforce and Apex classes and triggers
    • Classic (old UI) to Lightning Migration
    • Using Salesforce tools (Data Loader, VS Code or Other IDEs)
    • Integrating with other applications via real-time, batch, sync/async
    • Scripted data loader, web services, cloud or on-premise middleware and other enterprise integrating technologies
    • Experience and fluency with and in leading teams for success

Education Required:

  • Collegiate Degree or equivalent work/technical experience is required

Additional Information:

  • Must be Salesforce Admin, Salesforce Architect, and Developer Certified

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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