Principal Salesforce Developer

Blackbaud - Charleston, SC3.6

CommissionEstimated: $86,000 - $120,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
About Blackbaud:
Leading uniquely at the intersection point of technology and social good, Blackbaud provides software, services, expertise, and data intelligence that empowers and connects people to advance the social good movement. We serve the entire social good community, which includes nonprofits, foundation, corporations, education institutions, and the individual change agents who support them. We work with over 40,000 organizations, helping them realize their goals, fund their missions, manage their operations, and develop long-lasting supporter relationships. Our customers are passionate about making the world a better place, and we’re inspired by the opportunity to help them.

In 2013, Blackbaud implemented Salesforce.com (SFDC) as the primary CRM system and began to transition away from legacy systems. As a SFDC Principal level Developer, you will be critical to Blackbaud's operational success, both in completing major projects and providing ongoing support for our SFDC platform. You will use best practices and design patterns that lead to detailed designs, development activities, peer reviews, and then Production deployments. You will manage your own time and make prioritization decisions about how to best accomplish your tasks and supporting the dev team/s. Ultimately, your success in these areas will allow Blackbaud to do what we are so good at doing; helping the non-profits focus more on their mission!

Major responsibilities and critical tasks for this position include:
Champion the Blackbaud Salesforce.com technical environment from cradle to grave.
Proactively be aware of SFDC releases and make design decisions based on latest features and roadmap items from salesforce.
Serve as a Salesforce.com domain expert. Accountable and responsible for overall solution design including SFDC components, integration, and reporting.
Lead, shape, and approve technical work of others.
Experience managing vendors and/or able to set expectations in order to ensure quality technical implementation from cradle to grave.
Lead and mentor other employee’s that are ‘up-and-coming’ within Salesforce.
Document and perform ‘Lessons Learned’ and ‘Best Practices’ on a regular basis.
Document design and implementation aspects of the Blackbaud current implementation.
Document and present current and future architecture recommendations.
Work with stakeholders to document design specifications against business or technical requirements. Ensure that success criteria for specifications is documented.
Follow standard design patterns, coding practices, keeping custom code organized, readable, maintainable, and documented.
Apply change management processes for documenting, communicating, and testing code releases from Sandboxes to Production environments.
Adhere to our software development lifecycle (continuous integration and deployments) and quality standards.
Strategize and plan the Sandbox refresh schedule to make the best use of it in our SDLC.
Evaluate AppExchange products for business needs and help make decisions to choose the most suitable products.
Education and Experience
BS Degree at an accredited college or university
6+ yr Experience with Salesforce.com platform.
5+ yr Experience implementing Triggers and Workflows.
5+ yr Experience implementing APEX, VisualForce, and SOQL.
3+ yr Experience HTML/Javascript
3+ yr Experience SOAP or REST Web Services.
Experience with SalesCloud, ServiceCloud, Marketo, CPQ, FinancialForce, and Lightning.
Related Certifications
Certified Application Architect
Certified System Architect

Why you’ll want to come work here:
Competitive salary (commission/bonus based on type of role), 4 weeks paid time off, great benefits (medical, dental, vision, FSA), 401K match
Gift matching, volunteer for vacation program, and endless community involvement opportunities
Named to Forbes’ Fast Tech 25 and Fortune’s Change the World List; we are growing and offer incredible opportunity for advancement
Tremendous company culture and office perks as well as a new cutting-edge new headquarters completed in 2018
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Blackbaud is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

To all recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.