Skillsoft
Business Applications Developer
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 450121
Updated: 12/15/2017
Job Type: Regular
Location: Nashua NH
Category: Support
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Job Description

Skillsoft is currently seeking a Business Applications 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.

Position Responsibilities

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

2+ years’ Java or C# development experience, and 2+ years’ web application development experience, including solid experience with Java or C#, as well as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

2+ years’ experience in IT 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

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

Education and Certifications

Bachelor’s degree in IT-related field or equivalent work experience

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