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Philadelphia, PA  19103

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Piper Companies


SalesForce Architect; Philadelphia, PA 19103

My client in Philadelphia is looking to bring on a SalesForce Architect for a contract to hire opportunity.  W2 ONLY.


What you will do:

• Design, develop and maintain solutions on the Salesforce platform using Apex, VisualForce, and web-service APIs

• Lead technical team sessions to conduct research and architect solutions on assigned topics

• Create Technical architecture and detailed design documents for Salesforce-based solutions to meet business requirements

• Actively participate in discussions with business and IT teams and communicate technical solutions in business-friendly language

• Implement updates to custom fields, workflows, process-builder flows, custom settings - using Salesforce clicks-not-code technologies

• Support evening/weekend software releases as required to deliver new and maintenance work to production

• Troubleshoot and support production as needed, engaging in research of issues and fixing defects

• Maintain an up-to-date knowledge on Salesforce technology for both current and upcoming Salesforce releases, and maintain Salesforce developer and architect certifications


What we are looking for:


• Expert knowledge of development best practices and design patterns

• Experience in developing enterprise implementations of complex Salesforce applications

• Experience in developing Apex triggers and controllers, and VisualForce pages using Eclipse IDE and Salesforce console dev environments

• Experience with Salesforce SOAP and REST Web Service APIs for integrations to/from other systems

• Knowledge of SOQL and experience creating, debugging, and improving performance of data queries

• Experience creating and maintaining custom objects, fields, formula, validation rules, workflows, process-builder, and similar Salesforce clicks-not-code technologies

• Experience with Salesforce communities, chatter, and theAppExchange

• Development experience with web technologies: JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, HTML5 and CSS, and use of frameworks such as jQuery and Bootstrap

• Experience with Agile development methodology and working as a member of an Agile development team

Skills and Abilities:

• Excellent written and spoken English - great communication skills are a must

• Excellent coding skills in Apex: able to write, explain, and mentor developers to write bulkified triggers, VisualForce page controllers and extensions, Test Classes, SOAP/REST web-services and service call-outs • Ability to design solutions using Lightning and work with web technologies: JavaScript, Ajax, JSON, HTML5, CSS, jQuery

• Thorough knowledge of and ability to assist others in writing and debugging efficient SOQL queries of standard and custom objects for complex data models

• Complete understanding of how to create and update custom objects, custom fields, formulas, validation rules, workflows, process-builder flows, custom settings, and similar Salesforce platform functionality

• Able to research and understand existing codebases; enthusiastically perform maintenance coding to add functionality or correct defects in current applications

• Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills, with a solid customer-service orientation Other

Position Parameters:

• Current Salesforce Developer Certification

• Current Salesforce Certified Application Architect Certification

• Prior experience with Agile Development Methodology preferred

• Financial Services Industry experience preferred, but not required


Prior Work Experience:


• 3 to 5 years of related work experience


Education and Credentials:

• Required: Bachelor’s Degree, Concentration in Computer Science or Related

• Other Certifications:  Salesforce Developer Certification; Salesforce Certified Application Architect Certification



$65/Hour to $72/Hour W2 (depending on level of experience)

Full Healthcare Benefits: Medial, Dental, Vision


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Job Category:

Software Applications & ERP

Job Location:

Philadelphia, PA  19103

Security Clearance:

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Business Unit:

Piper Companies