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Salesforce Developer Needed For A Full Time Role in MD, near DC and Northern, VA

Exciting Full Time position available withUniversity of MD University College
Open on salary negotiations - Contact 301-985-7948 - Chris Wilkins
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Systems Engineer II / Salesforce Developer
Office of Strategic Enrollment Management
Exempt, Regular, 100% Full-Time, Pay Grade 3.4
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks to hire a Salesforce Developer / Systems Engineer for its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution. Reporting to the Director of Product Management, this individual will work closely with the IT development and product teams and be responsible for maintaining and supporting a high volume, high performance client facing Salesforce application.  This fantastic opportunity is for an extremely motivated individual who wants to work for an online higher educational institution and support student, faculty and staff business needs.
Participate in all phases of software development life cycle including functional analysis development of technical requirements, prototyping, coding, testing, deployment and support
Develop high quality and scalable applications with Visualforce and Apex
Work in the Salesforce.com development environment which includes custom objects, workflows, triggers, the Force.com IDE, migration tools, SOSQL and web services
Integrate Salesforce.com with other systems using SOAP/REST API’s and web services
Apply best practices and design patterns of best of breed applications developed on the Force.com platform
Design and implement Force.com best practices in the product development team including re-engineering and making test coverage improvements as needed
Determine root cause analysis of issues and help determine and implement solutions
Serve as backup Salesforce administrator
Document and maintain design notes and release artifacts
Support end users questions and issues via communication channels including email, phone, and portals
Commitment to excellence and high standards and the ability to thrive in a team environment
Works closely with Product Management team and with the business functions such as Student Recruiting, Student Retention, Military Partnerships, Marketing to create ongoing enhancements and capabilities.
Work with Product Owner to increase and drive user adoption across the organization to ensure a successful rollout.
Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems or related technical field
Salesforce.com Developer certification
Five (5) years of development operations experience
At least two plus (2+) years of experience developing Force.com commercial business applications as part of a collaborative team
At least two plus (2+) years of experience in Visualforce/Apex development
Experience with Salesforce.com Web Services APIs - Force.com SOAP and REST-based Web Service APIs, the Bulk API, and the Metadata API
Experience working with Force.com application packaging and deployment is a plus
Experience developing interactive web-based applications
Proficiency in developing in Force.com Visual Force pages, Managed Packages, and integration to other third party solutions
Experience integrating Salesforce with 3rd party system using web services and app exchange apps
Knowledge of Force.com development best practices and design patterns
Understanding of Agile/Scrum and iterative development methodologies
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently on multiple tasks simultaneously while producing quality deliverables within agreed deadlines.
At least three to five (3-5) years of hands on experience in Visualforce/Apex development
Experience building complex business applications using Java, C# or C++
Familiarity with web/database application development technologies like SQL, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, HTML5 and CSS is preferred
Experience with any version control tools like Git
All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers an excellent benefits package to include up to 8 credits of tuition remission per semester, a minimum of 25 days of leave, and a range of insurance options.  For detailed benefits information, please visit http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/benefits.cfm
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.