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Salesforce Application Architect (Temporary) in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 5/12/2019

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Job Description


As an experienced software engineer with certified knowledge of Sales Cloud and Service Cloud architectural concepts and their impact on design and implementation, you will articulate design considerations, trade-offs and benefits, and recommend solutions to support business and technical needs. Your additional responsibilities will include contributing as a hands-on participant in Salesforce development and configuration, being an escalation point for technical design considerations, engaging in requirement discussions to produce design documents, and effectively communicating solutions with business teams.

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, etc - 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 methodolgy 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

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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