Senior Technical Consultant

  • Job Reference: 00000024-1
  • Date Posted: 10 October 2019
  • Recruiter: makepositive careers
  • Location: Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sonia Middha
  • Email:

Job Description


The role of a Senior Technical Consultant is to work alongside your peers as a technical resource to ensure the technical delivery of any project or assignment you may work on.  The Technical Consultant is responsible for technical development using a best practice agile methodology.
In addition, the Technical Consultant supports the Managing Technical Consultant and liaises closely with other managers, both internal and external.


  • Understanding business requirements and translating these into technical solutions on the platform
  • Designing and creating the underlying data structure and data flows to support the application build including: custom objects, fields, workflow rules, approval processes, security settings – roles, profiles, sharing and user management, reports and dashboards 
  • Building web and mobile interfaces on the platform using Visualforce, Apex and other available tools
  • Provide on-going support of existing Developments
  • Liaising directly with internal and external business users and providing 2nd/3rd line support on the
  • applications through the life-cycle of the project
  • Having a level of technical experience and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively with commercial staff, technical strategy and architecture staff, and third party developers as well as Makepositive peers
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest plans, developments and changes in the platform. This includes, but is not limited to ensuring you remain certified
  • Always complying with makepositive’s standard Ways of Working for a technical resource
  • At all times working in a manner that champions the organisational values and identifying opportunities to add value to solution delivery whenever possible
  • Actively participating in the annual review process by: 
    • Collaborating with your line manager in setting personal objectives that strive to achieve organisational goals, progress career aspirations and address development points
    • Collecting evidence throughout the year to support achievement of both your organisational role and personal objectives
    • Objectively appraising your own performance at the end of the review year through a process of self-evaluation
  • Leading by example by adhering to company financial policies regarding time and expense submission and (but not limited to), punctuality, dress code, time and expense submissions, and notification of whereabouts, annual leave and absence
  • Last-not-least, having fun


Required Capabilities

  • Degree educated in a relevant technical discipline
  • Experience in Agile Delivery Methodology IN ADDITION to standard software development lifecycle
  • Excellent Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming concepts
  • Hands on expertise to develop applications on Platform
  • Very strong Visualforce and Apex code knowledge
  • Solid programming abilities in one or more of the following languages: Java, C#, Ruby, .NET and JavaScript
  • Previous experience of using one or more modern, object-oriented programming language such as Java or C#
  • Experience of Web Service-enabled applications (SOAP and RESTful)
  • Experience using Eclipse and SFDC data migration tools
  • Excellent knowledge of Salesforce APIs and hands-on experience integration with ERP applications, Google apps, building Reporting dashboards;
  • Expertise in data modelling and user interface development principles
  • Excellent Knowledge of one or more git-based Source Control tools like
  • Experience reviewing and documenting code
  • Willing to travel and spend long periods of time on client site
  • Strong problem-solving skills, should be able to research and understand undocumented setups and applications
  • Demonstrated experience of unit, integration and end-to-end system testing and performance tuning of application & documenting the same
  • Willing to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

Desired Capabilities

  • Expertise in automated testing for design features utilizing Java, Apex, and salesforce API
  • Experience of migration from other data sources such as Siebel, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications
  • Good understanding of Internet technologies: firewalls, web servers, web proxy servers, etc
  • Web application development experience and knowledge of browser compatibility issues

Certification Requirements

Not all are required, however all Technical Consultants are expected to have at least 4 of the following certs:

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified App Builder
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Dev 1
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Dev 2
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
  • Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant
  • Any of the Salesforce Designer Certifications