Senior Salesforce Developer

121 days ago
  • Location

    Austin, TX, USA

  • Role

    Developer

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Salary

    n/a


The Senior Salesforce Developer position performs development for the Texas Health Trace application on Health and Human Service Commission’s (HHSC) Salesforce platform. This role is responsible for participating in the completion of deliverables according to the definition of done for this Agile team. The role assists the Lead Developer with development team activities and priorities. This position requires hands-on experience programming applications and web-services based on the industry’s leading open source platforms and cloud-based technologies. The development team follows Agile (Scrum), and this role should have experience with Agile methodologies. The daily operations of this position include documentation of the solutions, analysis, problem resolution, design, development, communication with other team members and participation in solution delivery, and other responsibilities required for the unit operations.

The Senior Salesforce Developer position reports to the Salesforce Solution Delivery Manager within HHSC’s Information Technology (IT) Administrative Applications department.

This position is for U.S. Citizens or residents only.



Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.

Oversees the proper direction for the architectural design, planning, production support, and customer services for custom software systems, existing production & development applications, and statewide and interagency interfaces. Identifies and defines ongoing enhancements required in the supporting existing applications. (35%)

Oversees the coding, testing, and debugging of programs and the preparation of test data. (20%)

Provides technical advice and assistance to management and technical staff in matters related to analysis and programming activities. Provides advanced business process expertise in analysis and design support to business process interfaces with various external agencies and service providers. (20%)

Assists in the planning, scheduling, assigning and coordinating of analysis and programming activities. This assistance includes analysis and design consultations with business analysts and the application architect to ensure the conceptual and design phases of new applications are to be aligned with the methods of working in code design at the agency. Assists in developing standards and procedures for programming staff. (10%)

Formulates business policies, procedures, and standards consistent with the agency standardization efforts within HHSC and provides on-going communications and coordination with agency project managers and subject matter experts to resolve issues or potential issue while promoting adherence to sound development standards and solution. (10%)

Other duties as assigned. (5%)



Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis; of computer operations procedures and systems; and of computer programming languages.
Skill in problem solving, critical thinking, in computer programming, in the use of computer hardware and software, and in modifying or developing programs for computer applications.
Extensive experience as a software architect or working on a software architecture team, providing technical leadership/guidance/mentorship (direction setting and articulating, consensus building, conflict mediation, diplomacy, etc.).
Extensive experience leading the work of development staff in the delivery/implementation of applications/IT systems.
Knowledge of multi-tier system development.
Knowledge of building and supporting mission critical applications, running in a highly distributed manner.
Knowledge of multiple software development lifecycle phases, including scope and proposal, analysis, design, and software construction.
Knowledge of the limitations and capabilities of computer systems, of the techniques used in the design of non-automated systems, of information technology equipment, of applicable programming languages, of computer hardware and software, of computer operating systems, of writing program code, and of automated mapping.
Familiarity with configuration management concepts and tools.
Familiarity with software usability concepts.
Knowledge of the common design practices/standards associated with compliance to application accessibility (i.e. 508, JAWS etc).
Skill communicating with varied levels of staff and end users to develop positive effective working relationships and to establish credibility, trust, and confidence.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, to serve as a technical consultant to technical colleagues, to clearly and accurately document relevant issues, and to prepare accurate, concise, reliable reports.
Experience facilitating meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromises when necessary.
Ability to develop and manage project schedules for analysis, development and final deliverables as well as providing support oversight.
Ability to code, test, and debug computer programs.

Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Salesforce Certified Administrator and Salesforce Certified Developer are preferred.



Initial Selection Criteria:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in business or a related field. Appropriate experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Minimum of 7 (seven) years of experience in Enterprise Software development.
Minimum of 3 (three) years of experience in Salesforce development.
Minimum of 3 (three) years of experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process, coding standards, change control, and version management.
Experience in enterprise-level Salesforce projects using Agile software development methodologies.
Preferred experience in Database/Analytics Systems development and deployment experience, as well as front-end visualization.



Additional Information:
This position is for U.S. Citizens or residents only.

MOS Code:
There are no direct military occupation(s) that relate to the responsibilities, and registration or licensure requirements for this position. All active duty, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if they meet the qualifications for this position.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.

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