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Manager, Salesforce Development
Ref No.: 17-04680
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Immediate need for a talented Salesforce Development Manager with experience in the Insurance Industry. Our client is looking for someone with a passion for Salesforce and pushing the envelope within a heavily customized platform. Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.
The Salesforce Development Manager will manage and lead a very senior Salesforce development team, responsible for critical enhancements to the platform. Planning, day-to-day management, direction and administration are some of the duties associated with the role. Additionally, the appropriate person will develop process and tools to ensure that the development standards, best practices and common design patterns are implemented and followed across global teams.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for implementation and management of development for various initiatives.
• Directs team of developers in the areas of salesforce architecture, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices.
• Oversee development environments, document and maintain development coding standards, policies, and best practices and focuses on SDLC activities using Agile methodologies
• Ensure application developers are successful in meeting and/or exceeding deadlines while maintaining quality, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
• Leads application design/architecture, manages and prioritizes ongoing feature requests
• Organizes, prioritizes, coordinates, and administers the day-to-day activities and workload of the application development team.
• Manage and develop the skills of department team, identify career path opportunities and guide them in their ongoing development.
• Manages periodic releases and all change management. Needs to document changes and stay compliant with audit standards.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Ability to work with multiple teams and in matrixed environments, including offshore and vendor resources, delegating work load and ensuring team efficiency.
  • Strong knowledge of development and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies.
  • Ability to code in salesforce application development as needed.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with IT and business management at various levels.
  • Must be a critical thinker and one who strives for continuous learning and consideration of changing information technologies and their applicability to business requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders and subject matter experts throughout the entire lifecycle of any project.
  • BS in computer science or technical field: Computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or related.
  • 10+ years of experience in the field of software development, integration & deployment, with at least 4 years managing implementations.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to act as the architect for applications including extensive application design skills, internal consulting skills and technical aptitude.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with development in following technologies: Salesforce Service Cloud,, J2EE/.Net, SOA, Web Services, Object Oriented Programming, MEAN stack, HTML/HTML5.
  • Experience working on Platform and related technologies: Apex Coding, Visual Force Pages, Triggers, lightning UI, Workflow, Communities, Security Model, Reports and Dashboards, Validation Rules.
  • Integration experience on using SOAP and REST API's.
  • Experience with SQL Server, Azure Cloud, SQL Services, etc., and SOQL & SOSL queries.
  • Prior experience in people management including recruiting, orienting, training, coaching, monitoring and appraising job contributions required.
  • Master's in computer science or technical field: Computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or related preferred
Our client is a leading Insurance organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply NOW for immediate consideration. 
If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.