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