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Salesforce Developer/Programmer/Consultant

Austin, Texas · Information Technology
Title: Developer_Programmer / Salesforce
Solicitation: 5302021010
Agency: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Location: DFPS IT Headquarters are located at 2323 Ridgepoint Drive, Austin, Texas 78754
Hours:  8-5, Monday to Friday
Duration: On going
Visa status: US Citizen, Green Card, EAD

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services requires the services of 1 Developer/Programmer Analyst 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Developer/Programmer Analyst 2, Applications/Software Development and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.

All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services  and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law. Texas Department of Family and Protective Services will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).

The DFPS Information Resource Management (IT Division) seeks a worker to join the growing Development team with the primary responsibility to participate in all phases of the technology delivery life-cycle of Salesforce based solutions that consistently deliver business value to our external and internal customers. The agency uses Salesforce, REST APIs, Informatica, Angular, Bootstrap, Spring, Java, and .NET for the projects.

The worker will serve a support role within our Development team and will possess a solid understanding of the Salesforce platform, its best practices, architecture and system integration with other platforms.

This hands-on role is expected to perform advanced job responsibilities such as working in a self-organize team, providing project work estimation, participating in planning, analyzing user requirements, lead design and development of scalable and reusable software, provide automation of build, deployment and testing of systems as well as maintenance of existing systems. This position will be responsible for working closely with the CTO team, DevOps team, project management team, and the program team to develop and deliver world class applications.
The worker will also work in concert with various technical leads (e.g., PMO, CTO, and Systems Development Resources) to prioritize assigned work and develop recommendations, options, and/or alternatives as required. This role is responsible for the following:
  • Create Salesforce development work in plan, design, development, deployment and maintenance of one or more applications with a focus on configuration (low-code) development and solutions over customization
  • Collaborate on the technical and architectural direction for the Salesforce software
  • Collaborate with the CTO team, DevOps team, project management team, and program team in the development and execution of enterprise level strategies and technical direction using Salesforce
  • Work with product management team in interpretation of business requirements into technical requirements and technical specifications
  • Collaborate on Salesforce software engineering best practices for the development teams to follow
  • Assist with process development for code reviews, unit testing, integration testing, continuous integration and continuous deployment practices
  • Advise on technical leadership to teammates through coaching and mentorship
  • Develop scalable and high available code by following the design principles and software engineering best practices
  • Maintain and support custom objects, fields, and applications
  • Create and execute queries and reports, maintain user roles, security and profiles.
  • Troubleshoot issues, identify system enhancement opportunities and work with the development team to resolve issues
  • Train new and existing Salesforce users on custom applications
  • Possess effective verbal and written communications with other computer professionals, clients, and stakeholders
  • Ability to establish and always maintain effective and professional working relationships with others in the course and scope of conducting business
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, information systems, computer engineering or a related field. Work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
  • Familiar with and/or working knowledge of accessibility standards including WCAG 2.0 and TAC Section 508 is a plus
Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
Years Required/Preferred Experience
6 Required Professional experience in software engineering
4 Required Expert in designing and developing customized Salesforce applications
4 Required Expert in Performing Salesforce administrative tasks such as creating profiles, roles, users, page layouts, email services, approvals, workflows, reports, dashboards
2 Required Expert in designing custom formula fields, field dependencies, validation rules, workflows, and approval processes for automated alerts, field updates, and email generation according to application requirements
2 Required Development Experience in using Visualforce pages, Lightning components, Apex classes, and Apex Triggers, Process and Flow Builder, SOQL, SOSL
2 Required Development experience using HTML, JavaScript or JS Frameworks (Angular, Node), CSS frameworks (Bootstrap), jQuery
2 Required Experience with salesforce.com Web Services APIs including force.com SOAP and REST-based Web Service APIs, the Bulk API, and the Metadata API
2 Required Experience in writing unit test
2 Required Experience in using relational database technologies
2 Required Working knowledge of software development life cycle methodologies
2 Preferred Experience as a participant in agile software development teams
1 Preferred Certified Salesforce Platform Developer I
1 Preferred Working knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 / Sec 508
Services shall be provided during normal business hours unless otherwise coordinated through the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed.

The primary work location(s) will be at DFPS IT Headquarters are located at 2323 Ridgepoint Drive, Austin, Texas 78754. In response to COVID-19 this position will primarily work remotely..
Debbie Pedigo
CEO / Senior Staffing Consultant
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