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Senior Salesforce Developer

Closing date
23 May 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
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Vitality, Senior Salesforce Developer, Bournemouth, £Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

We're the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices. With 1.25m+ UK members and more than 25m globally, we're out to make the world a healthier, happier place.

That applies as much to our people as it does to our members. So, as well as a highly competitive pay package, you'll enjoy: Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks, and access to our full range of partners and rewards.

It's what we call offering shared value, because a healthy, happy team is good for us, good for our members, and good for you.

As our Senior Salesforce Developer, you'll get the benefits our members enjoy, including:

Our award-winning private Vitality Health insurance + wellness incentive programme

Access to The Vitality Programme - Apple Watch, Waitrose and Partners, Garmin, Amazon Prime, Champneys Spa days, Rakuten TV, and half-price gym memberships to name a few!

Personal health fund + Life Assurance

Stakeholder Pension Plan with employer contribution

25 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to buy and sell 5 more

Flexible benefits package

Internal incentives, competitions, and awards - a chance to win football and sports tickets or even be in with a chance to have a holiday of a lifetime

A genuine opportunity to grow and establish a long-term career

Working within an Agile software engineering team, the Senior Salesforce Developer will take responsibility for designing, developing, and implementing solutions using the Salesforce technology set, as well as other modern tools and techniques.

Your responsibilities as our Senior Salesforce Developer will include:

Working with multiple aspects of the Salesforce Lightning Platform, including but not limited to Apex Classes, Aura/Lightning Web Components, Visualforce, Controllers & Triggers, Data Loader, org customisation, and SOQL & SOSL, Connect

Producing technical documentation and specifications for custom implementations, supporting Developers and Junior team members both on and offshore

Working with the Salesforce Solution Architect, delivering high-quality design documentation to guide the Developers for the User Stories defined by the Salesforce Functional Consultant

Following our Scrum practices, completing custom development and configuration, integration and data migration elements within the Salesforce environment and ensuring that code developed is technically sound, working with QA and business test teams for assurance and defect management

Contributing to the Product Backlog for Salesforce in terms of Functional Debt, Technical Deb and the Salesforce Platform roadmap to ensure our implementation is always following best practice. We currently have zero technical debt in our Salesforce Estate and we need you to help us keep it that way

Undertaking peer reviews, at times working with other developers to ensure their development of a story is appropriate

Researching solutions and solving technical issues independently or with guidance from the Salesforce Solution Architect

Contributing to the definition of best practice as exploring your leadership style

What we're looking for in our Senior Salesforce Developer:

Degree level or equivalent, possibly professional qualifications and 5 years + work experience

Minimum 5 years' experience working as a Salesforce Developer on both new initiatives and fixes for existing code, with a sound understanding of declarative and imperative coding and Salesforce best practices

Minimum Salesforce Administrator, Platform Dev I and II certification

Technical proficiency with Salesforce technology including seasonal updates

In-depth knowledge of Cloud-based technologies and passion for the CRM field

Good knowledge of software engineering practices including BDD, TDD, continuous delivery and integration, full automation

Understanding of Agile development principles

Competent user of Jira & Confluence

Integration experience, specifically Salesforce Connect Adaptor and Microservices Platforms, with appreciation for API/REST Services and Event-Driven design patterns

Experience in Marketing Cloud would be highly advantageous

Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.

Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm, and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.

Closing Date: Thursday 12th May 2022

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Senior Salesforce Developer, then please click 'apply' today
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