Software Engineer - Salesforce

GB Technology
£40k - 46k per year
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Engineer (Salesforce) – Cheltenham

Salary £46,000

We are delighted to be supporting one of Gloucestershire’s leading employers in the search to find an experienced Software Engineer who has a background within Salesforce.

The role plays a key part in the development of the company’s software solutions within a specialist Salesforce Team which manages and configures Salesforce environments, developing and delivering quality software solutions.

Our client is currently in a phase of digital acceleration - their approach is responsive, agile, and customer-focused. If you have a thirst to be at the cutting edge of technology and thrive off a fast-paced technical environment, we'd love to hear from you.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Experience of developing solutions using the following:
  • Technologies: Salesforce, Apex, Lightning, Visualforce, REST, JSON. Experience of Marketing Cloud, Heroku, and/or Messaging (SNS, SQS) is also desirable
  • Databases: SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, RedShift
  • Tools and frameworks: Salesforce Dataloader, Workbench & Developer Console. Experience of the following tools is desirable: PeopleImport and Demand Tools, Mavensmate, Git, Confluence, JIRA, Bamboo, MySQL Workbench
  • Methodologies: agile, scrum, Test Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Provide technical input and innovation, while collaborating with the rest of the scrum team to develop solutions
  • Develop and prototype investigations or spikes to assist in the delivery of features
  • Ensure the delivery of high quality products through techniques such as test-driven development, pair programming and code review
  • Act as a gatekeeper for code repositories ensuring that only high-quality code, developed in line with our standards, is accepted into the production estate
  • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of the scrum team through the agile retrospective ceremonies that take place

Person specification:

  • Good knowledge of back end development using C#, Web API, and SQL
  • Experience of front end development using Angular is preferable
  • Good knowledge of software development patterns and practices, including test-driven development and service oriented architecture
  • Experience of working with AWS cloud technologies, such as Cloud Formation, EC2, ElasticBeanstalk, Elastic Search, IAM and RDS would be beneficial
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, given the working practices used, such as code review and pair programming,
  • Good collaboration skills to facilitate the development of high-quality products in line with the product owner's requirements


  • 25 days annual leave
  • Voluntary flexible benefits
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Contributory stakeholder pension
  • Subsidised restaurant, affordable gym membership and free parking

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