Technical Consultant - Salesforce

  • Job Reference: MP028
  • Date Posted: 2 March 2018
  • Recruiter: makepositive
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Services, Developers, Consultants
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Graham Thompson
  • Email:

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Salesforce Technical Consultant to join our growing Services delivery team. The role of a Salesforce Technical Consultant is to work alongside your peers as a technical resource to ensure the technical delivery of any project you may work on. The Salesforce Technical Consultant is responsible for technical plans, designs, development and test classes using a best practice agile methodology.

makepositive is a multi-award-winning Platinum Salesforce consulting partner with more than 1000 successful project deliveries to date. With more than 150 Salesforce experts in our team, we have a wealth of experience across the entire Salesforce platform.

The Services Community at makepositive is responsible for all aspects of solution delivery including business strategy, change management, project / iteration planning, documentation of business and technical requirements, development, testing, deployment, training and support.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Understand business requirements and translate these into technical solutions based on the chosen platform. For example, Salesforce or Heroku
  • Designing and creating the underlying data structure and data flows to support the application build including: custom objects/fields; workflow; approval processes; apex triggers; Visualforce pages; Lightning Components; other features
  • Designing and building web & mobile interfaces on the platform using Visualforce, Apex, Lightning and other available tools

Essential Role Specific Skills:

  • Strong Visualforce and Apex code knowledge
  • Experience in building Web Service enabled applications (SOAP and REST)
  • Experience developing with JAVA and web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Proven experience building custom Lightning Components
  • Knowledge of Source Control, Continuous Integration and Delivery Tools and processes

Desired Role Specific Skills:

  • Experience of migration from other data sources such as Siebel, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications
  • Expertise in automated testing for design features utilizing Java, Apex, and salesforce API
  • Web application development experience and knowledge of browser compatibility issues
  • Experience reviewing and documenting code
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to develop processes and methodologies
  • Team player with strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

 To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision within the context of a global team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • A good graduate degree (First or Upper Second) or equivalent
  • Continuous improvement attitude; ability to seek out and implement internal or external best practices
  • 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
  • Willing to travel and spend periods of time on client site
  • Be able to rides the waves of a dynamic, changing environment
  • Work in a manner that champions the organisational values of Trust, Generosity, Transparency, Professionalism, and Happiness.