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Salesforce Developer Contractor (Remote Option)

New York City, NY, United States (flexible)
Employment: Full Time

WHO ARE WE?

Recently voted Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in Education and #28 Most Innovative Company in the world, General Assembly is a venture-backed, post Series D, NYC-based startup in our fifth year. General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design. We offer classes, workshops, long-form courses, and events in worldwide markets including New York where we are headquartered, Atlanta, Austin, Denver, London, Hong Kong, Sydney, San Francisco, Singapore, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Melbourne and Washington DC..  We also partner with Fortune 500 companies to spur innovation through increased digital fluency and more effective approaches to collaboration.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage functional day-to-day operations of Salesforce, including user management and onboarding, data QA, process documentation, etc. Perform all the functions of a database administrator
  • As part of the headquarters management team, generate technical and process solutions for issues identified via the helpdesk system, business needs as prioritized by the executive team, and based on your own knowledge of best practices and system improvements through observation of system usage.
  • Collaborate with General Assembly’s engineering team on the integration between Salesforce and GA’s data systems; monitor these connections and respond to issues quickly and effectively.
  • Manage integrations between Salesforce and third-party vendors such as Docusign and Pardot. Work closely with these vendors to address integration issues and build custom integrations.
  • Manage a high-volume servicedesk and provide excellent service to users of Salesforce and related systems. Effectively triage support work from minor fixes to issues requiring major configuration upgrades.
  • Maintain a very strong understanding of Salesforce configuration, business logic, data structure, and current usage trends. Effectively represent this information to a variety of internal stakeholders. Generate reports as support for your narratives.

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 3+ years experience in a role as a Salesforce Developer
  • Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification required within 6 months of start.
  • Strong data management and analytical abilities, strong expertise in Salesforce.com.
  • Other coding skills such as Python or HTML/CSS/javascript a major plus.
  • Proven experience developing solutions on the SFDC platform, from initial requirements gathering to deployment and implementation at scale.
  • Technical skills include exposure to  Apex, Visualforce,, and integration functionality via REST or other methods.
  • Strong business analysis, testing, documentation and problem solving skills; experience with gathering, and interpreting requirements.

Who Can Apply:

You must be physically located and authorized to work in the United States, Canada, Germany and/or England.

 

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