SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

Salesforce Developer

Job Location US-VA-McLean
ID
2021-2023
Job Type
Immediate Hire
Category
Information Technology

Overview

SkyePoint Decisions is seeking experienced Salesforce Developers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA and will require an active Secret clearance. The qualified applicant will become part of SkyePoint Decisions's Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative will modernize over 90 legacy systems over the period of 10 years and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers. The journey to the cloud is a key consideration for modernization of the Consular Affair’s applications. We will initially develop selected business and technical capabilities on Salesforce CRM platform and evaluate its feasibility. This will include evaluating effectiveness of the public facing online applications built on Salesforce platform, support unique digital workflows for internal consular staff, and data integrations using API-led connectivity to legacy systems. 

 

Are you an experienced Salesforce developer who is looking to applying your skills and develop applications on the platform to solve unique requirements in support of Consular Affair services (e.g. Passport, Visa and American Citizen Services)? If so, we want you to join our team and contribute your expertise. You will be working in a supportive and fast-paced environment to apply your skills and take a lead role in building the presence of Salesforce ecosystem throughout the journey of modernization. Bring your passion in the field of Salesforce development and enjoy numerous opportunities to increase your professional knowledge, acquire prestigious certifications and unique advancement opportunities.

Responsibilities

  • Use your technical proficiency with the Salesforce platform to design and develop business functionalities using inbuilt CRM/CX technologies and functionalities
  • Map Salesforce capabilities, features and best practices against business and technical requirements by performing fit-gap analysis against Salesforce cloud, service, community, available tools available within AppExchange and force.com platform
  • Perform app development, prototyping, testing and demonstrating capabilities to users.
  • Work with systems architect and support team members to address security and compliance (e.g. section 508, FISMA) requirements related to the setup of Salesforce platform sandbox and development environments
  • Work on design and development of interfaces APIs and integrations from Salesforce to external systems
  • Mentor other developers in Salesforce administration, development and best practices

Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years’ experience
  • At least 5 years direct experience in software development lifecycle
  • At least 3 years of experience in development of enterprise-level Salesforce projects throughout implementation lifecycles with demonstrable success
  • Proficiency in writing Visualforce, Apex classes,/controllers, triggers, SOQL and SOSL
  • Proficiency in related tools (Data Loader, Workbench, Force.com IDE, and integrations of third party tools with Salesforce
  • Experience with system integrations using API from within the Salesforce platform and implementing web services: JSON, XML
  • Experience building applications using Salesforce Lightning
  • Certified Salesforce Platform Developer I or equivalent experience
  • Must have a current, active Secret (or higher) clearance. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: 

  • Certified Force.com Advanced Developer (DEV 501)
  • Strong background in web application developing using technologies such as Python/Djago, Ruby/Rails, JavaScript/NodeJS
  • Experience developing/deploying applications written in open languages on Heroku and integration with Salesforce platform

 

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customers’ technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.

 

SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce. We leverage our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, application development, messaging, system & network optimization and more) to provide our customers’ operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to securely complete any mission. 

 

SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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