Salesforce Developer

95 days ago
  • Location

    Denver, Colorado, United States

  • Role

    Developer

  • Contract

    Contract

  • Salary

    $125,000 - $135,000

We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

The department
The Global Technology department plays a crucial role in supporting the success of the business. We are responsible for developing and implementing state-of-the-art software and hardware maintenance to support our fund management, trading,
distribution and operational areas with secure, stable and resilient technology platforms.

Overview of the role
The Salesforce Developer will be responsible for the hands-on technical aspects involved in delivering Salesforce.com and systems integration projects. Your primary focus is on lightning development and Apex development. In this role, you will use your Salesforce lightning development experience as well as your experience in applications development, software engineering / development, focusing on Salesforce technologies. This role will be involved in both CRM BAU and improvement work acting as the expert lightning resource to assist and mentor the rest of the Salesforce Development team located in London and Denver.

Duties and responsibilities
You will:
  • Develop programming languages including: Apex, Visualforce, Web Services, and SOQL
  • Use your knowledge of data structures and understanding of data migration
  • Complete various Salesforce administration tasks such as:
    • Configuring standard UI options for groups of users
    • Creation or deletion of custom-defined fields in the application
    • Updating of custom-defined page layouts and record types
    • Developing or modifying custom workflows
    • Maintaining the Role Hierarchy and Territory Management Rules as the organization changes structure over time
    • Maintaining security profiles and access rights for users within the application
    • Configuring shared, custom reports
    • Escalating issues to Salesforce.com Technical Support as required
  • Support both project and ongoing support/maintenance activities related to Salesforce.com integrated systems
  • Assist in the development of testing, training development/support, and launch plans to aid in delivery of a quality product, crafted for user acceptance and adoption
  • Use Jira or Salesforce Case management to track and report progress on bug fixes and improvements
  • Develop in-depth knowledge and proficiency of supported business areas and engage business partners in evaluating opportunities for process integration and refinement
  • Take a lead role in cross-functional and cross-departmental change management and facilitate productive discussions around proposed application feature/functionality improvements and to ensure these changes are consistent with executive vision
  • Assist management in determining high-level project goals that serve as benchmarks of overall project/product success
  • Perform Salesforce Lightning administrative tasks and able to self-educate Salesforce Lightning interface
  • Recognize opportunities and provide solutions for improving systems
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

Technical skills and qualifications
  • Knowledge and working experience with source control and continuous integration
  • 5+ years building, developing and implementing custom applications/components
  • 3+ years developing custom data integrations between multiple systems or databases
  • Minimum 3 years’ hands-on experience with the configuration and ongoing administration of Salesforce.com is required
  • 5 years’ experience in business and systems analysis
  • 5 years’ experience working in an agile development environment
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Asset Management or Investment Banking is preferred
  • Proficiency in JSON, JQuery, Apex, Visualforce, Web Services, SOQL, Javascript and HTML
  • Experience with Salesforce.com API, SOAP and REST API, integrations with other enterprise applications is preferred
  • Salesforce Lightning experience is preferred
  • Experience in analysis of business process, workflow and modeling
  • Experience in analysis of computer applications that cross numerous operational and servicing disciplines
  • Working knowledge of ExactTarget, Pardot or other email blast or Marketing Automation applications a plus
  • Experience working with various types of service vendors in the Information Technology and Mutual Funds industries
  • Experience working in a task-oriented environment by where project management practices and disciplines are the key method towards job execution
  • Certified Salesforce Developer preferred

Competencies required
In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate information technology concepts to non-technology personnel.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with all levels of management, staff, vendors, contractors, and consultants
  • Able to take direction and be a great teammate
  • Able to work under stress of and meet deadlines
  • Ability to concentrate and perform accurately while meeting applicable productivity measures
  • Able to switch tasks when needed
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with managers of customer/user groups to support user adoption, ensure proper use of Salesforce.com, and productive growth and change around the application and corresponding business processes
  • Strong leadership skills, a self-starter, able to work independently with minimal supervision to achieve assigned objectives by conducting research and self-learning activities
  • Understanding of the full application lifecycle from inception through maintenance
  • Proven ability to learn technical concepts and translate them to the appropriate audience

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:
  • Annual performance appraisal
  • Completion of all assigned compliance training

Compliance requirements
At a minimum the role will require you to:
  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles
  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required
  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required
  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary

Compensation Information
The base salary range for this position is $125,000 - $135,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

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Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool. The profit pool is funded based on Company profits. Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance.

Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits. To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page here.

Janus Henderson (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson at its sole discretion).

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