Skillsoft is currently seeking a Senior Java Developer to join our Nashua based Business Application Team.
The successful candidate will work closely with other development team members, QA engineers, as well as members of other SkillSoft departments to develop, maintain, and deploy applications using the Salesforce.com platform.
The work will involve new features, enhancements, and remediation of business applications in support of various internal business departments including Sales, Marketing, and Support.
The candidate must have strong communication and organizational skills to work with business users and managers to determine requirements and apply business process and knowledge to user requests.
Design, develop, test, document, and deploy high quality business solutions on the Salesforce platform in coordination and collaboration with the Salesforce System Administrators, as required
Work with the Business Applications team and business resources to define the scope and business requirements of development efforts
Responsible for development of customizations of standard and custom objects using the Force.com and Lightning platform, including interfacing with third party solutions
Responsible for Salesforce scripting using Apex, including development of SOAP and REST interfaces
Participate in cross-functional teams that address strategic business issues involving CRM and other related systems
Assist Business Analysts by identifying required tasks, timelines, dependencies, critical path items, resource requirements, etc. to complete a project
Effectively communicate task and project status and escalate to management as necessary
Proactively manage assigned issues and risks and develop remediation plans
Provide timely status reports and keep accurate project time data
Desired Skills and Experience
Customer Focused – personally demonstrated that both external and internal customers are a high priority by identifying, and responding to their needs in a timely and efficient manner
Initiative – Recognizes opportunities and initiates actions to capitalize on them by looking for a new and productive ways to make an impact
Innovative Thinking – Embraces and champions new ideas and encourages others to do likewise
Building Organizational Commitment – Demonstrates commitment, loyalty and appreciation for the organization. Conveys a high-level of concern for all employees, while helping to ensure that both their needs and those of the organization are met
5+ years’ experience in IT including 4 years developing large-scale, Enterprise Tier-1 ERP or CRM applications
Demonstrated cloud development experience in a multi-tenant environment using an IDE such as eclipse.
Direct experience with Force.com/Lightning development experience, with a focus on Apex and Visualforce development is a strong plus
Strong relational database skills such as MySQL/SQL Server/Oracle or PostgreSQL
In-depth experience with jQuery and/or ExtJS a plus
Experience with enterprise integration and extract, transformation, and load (ETL) tools
Integration experience using web services (SOAP, Restful, etc.) desired
Experience with other CRM software (Siebel, MS Dynamics, Oracle, etc.) a plus
A thorough understanding of Project Life Cycle management methodologies and controls
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Excellent organizational skills, problem-solving skills, and detail oriented
Strong customer service skills with high concern for customer satisfaction
Thrive in a fast-paced environment
Ability to mentor junior resources
Experience leading projects from a technical standpoint
Education and Certifications
Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field or equivalent work experience