Senior Applications Developer (Salesforce)

Posting Details

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Position Information

Position Title Senior Applications Developer (Salesforce)
Requisition Number STFR003985
Division/College Information Technology Services
Interdisciplinary Division/College Not Applicable
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 13
Posting Date 12/05/2017

The division of Information Technology Services is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Senior Applications Developer. The Senior Applications Developer’s primary responsibility will be to focus on ensuring the development of quality software using best practice architecture, coding practice and development processes on a day- to -day basis. This position coordinates with analysts and functional users to determine functional requirements and provides customization, maintenance and updates as needed. The Senior Applications Developer will also partner with cross-functional teams to establish and support the application development and test environments. The role will also be responsible for Tier 2 and 3 advanced technical support to functional areas.

To ensure that essential services are provided to the university community, the employee will be required to work outside their regular working hours as needed.


The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering along with a demonstrated initiative in continuing studies and coursework. It is also required to have a minimum of three years’ experience with developing applications. This includes developing using the APEX programing language, creating workflows, triggers, formulas, and is familiar with administration. Salesforce Developer 501 Certification is highly desirable.

In addition to this, two or more years’ experience in any of the following technologies is preferred: RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server) (sql, pl/sql, t-sql), , Java/JEE, Banner (Student, Finance, AR or Advancement), Scripting Languages (Perl, korn shell, c-shell), CastIron, Informatica or other integration platform experience, Cloud Based Development.

The candidate must have the demonstrated ability to work directly with customers, teams, and in a matrix managed environment. This role requires the individual to be forward thinking with application development technologies, along with researching and presenting recommendations. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must possess the ability to manage multiple projects and activities.

Additional Information

A criminal background check is required for this opening.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Pending

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