Salesforce Developer

US Pharmacopeia Rockville , MD 20850

Posted 2 months ago

Salesforce Developer

Information Technology

Rockville, MD

  • ID:26436006
  • Full-Time/Regular


This is an individual contributor position responsible for the development and maintenance of USP's Salesforce platform. The incumbent partners with solution architects, business analysts, business stakeholders and members of the development team to deliver solutions to internal client requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develops custom solutions within the Salesforce platform to support critical business functions and meet project objectives and client requirements

  • Exhibits effective communication with project managers, business teams and other developers on projects to ensure effective collaboration throughout all phases of development, testing and deployment

  • Implement enterprise-level projects using both waterfall and agile software development methodologies throughout the whole left cycle with repeated and demonstrable success

  • Works with salesforce product suite including sales, service, and marketing clouds, as well as the platform to develop solutions to internal client requirements

  • Provides system administration support of internal and customer-facing Salesforce environment, especially related to customized applications, user permissions, security settings, custom objects, and automations

  • Customizes salesforce applications utilizing Apex, Lightning, Visualforce, SOQL, SOSL, Web Services, Sales Cloud, Services Cloud, Pardot

  • Automates business application process using Salesforce automation tools, such as Process Builder, Workflows, Formulas, Flows, Validation rules and etc.

  • Transforms and integrates data using SOAP and REST API

  • Develops strategic accelerators on the platform

  • Conducts unit-testing and defect resolution

  • Proactively identifies areas of improvement and functional gaps in Salesforce applications

  • Creates and maintains technical documentation including process documentation, naming and commenting conventions and Salesforce policies/procedures

  • Evaluates, installs and administers AppExchange applications

  • Collaborates with technical design and documentation

  • Provides post-production support

  • Executes full lifecycle deployments from development to sandbox production

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 4 years development experience with Salesforce

  • 6 years overall developer experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Salesforce Developer I & II, Salesforce App Builder, and/or Salesforce Administrator Certification

  • Good oral communication, presenting, meeting facilitation, negotiation, decision making, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to reasonably estimate the time for tasks and then meet deadlines set by those estimates; ability to quickly and effectively prioritize multiple requests

  • Strong time management skills and attention to details required

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks with minimum supervision

  • Functional and technical understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and other cloud computing services

USP offers an impressive benefits package , including:

  • Generous paid time off - 14 paid holidays, 10 sick days and 15 vacation days per year to start

  • An annual 401(k) contribution, beginning after 1 year of service, of 10% of pay (base and bonus) every pay period that vests immediately

  • Comprehensive individual and family healthcare plans with affordable premiums and low annual deductibles ($250/individual or $500/family)

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP's drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Job Category Information Technology

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