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Salesforce Developer in Philadelphia, PA at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

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Job Description

A software engineer with working knowledge of Salesforce, including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and platform. Role will be responsible for customizing, developing, configuring and supporting solutions using Apex, VisualForce, and other Salesforce technologies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and maintain solutions on the Salesforce platform using Apex, VisualForce, and web-service APIs
  • Implement updates to custom fields, workflows, process-builder flows, custom settings, etc - using Salesforce clicks-not-code technologies
  • Coordinate software development with QA and UAT testing teams, updating Agile user-story based status
  • Use Data Loader and other tools to research and maintain data integrity when required
  • Support evening/weekend software releases as required to deliver new and maintenance work to production
  • Document development work, conduct research on assigned topics, and participate in technical team sessions in creating solutions
  • 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 certification(s)

Job Specifications


  • 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
  • Some experience with web technologies such as JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, HTML5 or CSS
  • Knowledge of development best practices and design patterns
  • Experience with Agile development methodology

Skills and Abilities:

  • Can develop software in Apex language; Able to write bulkified triggers, VisualForce page controllers and extensions, SOAP and REST web-services, and call-outs to external SOAP and REST services
  • Proficient in writing Apex Test Classes
  • Ability to develop VisualForce pages and work with web technologies: Javascript, Ajax, JSON, HTML5, CSS, jQuery
  • Capable of writing and debugging efficient SOQL queries of standard and custom objects
  • Working knowledge 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:

  •  Prior experience with Agile Development Methodology preferred
  •  Current Salesforce Developer Certification preferred but not required
  •  Financial Services Industry experience preferred, but not required

Prior Work Experience

  • Technical:   1 - 3 years

Education and Credentials

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


  • 1500 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

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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