Lead Application Developer

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Remote
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Years of Experience: 3

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Job Details

As an Application Developer Lead, your Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Technical Design and Implementation

  • Supports project initiation efforts by assisting in the definition of project scope, identification of the targeted solution. Assists project management in planning, estimating, scheduling, prioritization, and resource allocation exercises.

  • Participates in the solution design process: requirements gathering and backlog refinement, contributes to functional design, and leads technical design and development. Mitigates risk with prototypes and proof of concepts for complex problems as appropriate. Build incrementally, with an eye toward vision of the final product. Provides transparency in approach and progress, throughout the process.

  • Develops software solutions to business problems. Leverages established design patterns and coding standards. Builds solutions that are secure, durable, scalable, flexible, and accessible and proactively mitigate against production support issues.

  • Utilizes agile delivery methodologies and participates in scrum teams in the execution of solution delivery projects.

  • Creates and maintains documentation supporting training, system administration, deployment, and operational processes and procedures.

  • Demonstrates system proficiency and leverages subject matter expertise to perform root cause analysis and assess issue trends.

  • Coordinates issue resolution with vendors and/or cross-functional teams. Provides timely and thorough communication regarding issue status/resolution with end-users and other key stakeholders.

  • Considers overall user technology experience in thoughtfully designing engaging solutions

Platform Stewardship

  • Proactively participates in helping shape candidate solutions on the platform. This consultative part of the role explores the business capability portfolio to guide and direct solution options to ensure health of the platform.

  • Plays a creative role in the Platform Stewardship portfolio. Contributes to the vision, roadmap, and platform investments needed to take our business solutions to the next level. Identifies, influences, sells, and prioritizes innovative platform opportunities, as well as technical debt, with regular reviews, creating programs and solutions to raise the level of the platform offering or remediate systemic operational problems.

  • Partners with cross functional teams, such as Infrastructure, Security, Architecture, QA, and key Development teams, to strengthen and elevate the platform from a technology perspective. Successfully drives designs and solutions through enterprise processes and governance to ensure compliant, secure, and supportable solutions.

  • Deepens vendor relationships to understand and influence vendor product offerings and roadmaps, improves support engagement and gains insight into technology trends.

  • Contributes to the platform development community by providing input, content and feedback on design patterns, coding standards, and shared libraries.

Leadership

  • Provides project leadership; initiates, organizes and champions small to medium development efforts for a team of developers over a shared code base.

  • Supervises delivery of other developers on the team by setting priority and guiding deliverables.

  • Represents the Development Team when engaged with cross functional teams, including functional analysts, Project Management, Development, Architecture, Infrastructure, and the business customer.

  • Negotiates, facilitates, and influences others to gain alignment and mutually agreeable outcomes in complex and ambiguous situations. Socializes technical approach and design to project team and corresponding dependent teams.

  • Coaches and mentors’ other application developers learning new skills and technologies.

  • Exhibits leadership courage with respectful, articulate positions to influence critical technology solutions.

  • Manages the initiative and delivers in a fast-paced support environment, driving all issues to resolution with a strong focus on customer satisfaction, stakeholder management, on-time delivery, and efficient task execution.

We’d Love To Hear From People With

  • 8+ years of relevant IT experience

  • 3+ years of experience with Salesforce B2B Commerce and Experience Cloud

  • 4+ years of experience and understanding of the Salesforce Platform & architecture, data models, commerce out of the box features and capabilities

  • 3+ years of experience in an Agile and DevOps environment

  • Experience implementing large scale eCommerce solutions with focus on Salesforce Commerce solutions

  • Experience in designing or building Salesforce Experience Cloud applications

  • Development experience in Salesforce Lightning Web Components (LWC)

  • Experience integrating salesforce with different business systems as well as working with integration tools (ETL, NiFI, Mulesoft etc.)

  • Experience in Apex, Flow, HTML and Javascript, CSS, calling REST/SOAP web services; SOQL, relational databases and SOQL

  • Knowledge of declarative tools (process builder, flow) and best practices on when to use programmatic implementations over declarative solutions.

  • Best practices understanding of salesforce security model and security implementation at the org and user levels Hands-on experience with platform tools (data loader, visual source code, workbench)

  • Solid understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices and deployment methodologies

  • Teamwork essential; sense of humor preferred

  • Salesforce certifications are a plus

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Technical Proficiency

  • Understanding of implications from design and implementation choices toward building secure, scalable, durable, flexible, accessible solutions.

  • Aptitude to pick up new technologies and trends, as they become relevant for the business and our platforms.

  • Ability to write and value high quality, reusable software with minimal defects.

  • Ability to learn and incorporate new technologies, concepts, and development languages.

  • Thorough understanding of data transport mechanisms and integrations including synchronous, asynchronous, bulk data, tightly and loosely coupled methods.

  • Working understanding of application architecture, infrastructure and security concepts and technical implementation.

  • Ability to analyze, diagnose and propose solutions to user problems.

  • Ability to understand and escalate technical challenges with options and recommendations.

  • Knowledge of business context and trends, as well as the business customers’ opportunities. Awareness of the functional aspects of the solution.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to create and articulate ideas and solutions for both technical and business functions

  • Ability to use facts and data to influence peers and leads on solutions and designs

  • Ability to work with process owners and identify information technology solutions that enable business process improvements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to negotiate priorities, approach, designs and ideas with team members and customers

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to use business knowledge, sound judgment, and resourcefulness to proactively

  • Ability to make timely and effective decisions using a mixture of intuition, analysis, experience, and judgment

About Anablock

Competitive compensation. Education reimbursement.

Anablock Marketplace Benefits

Anablock is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Anablock does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Anablock will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Anablock.