Java Developer (Salesforce)

Northern Ireland - Belfast

Location(s)

Northern Ireland - Belfast, Northern Ireland - Remote

Team(s)

Information Technology


This role can be based in Belfast or Remote - Northern Ireland.

Are you Java Developer with an interest expanding your skillset to Salesforce?

Did you know it is forecasted that the Salesforce ecosystem growth is expected a massive 9.3 million new jobs created by 2026! Now is the time to jump onboard!!

At Rapid7 we're seeking a Java Developer who would be open to upskilling to Salesforce to join our growing IT Engineering team.

In this role you will design and build scalable salesforce solutions to help grow Rapid7 business and improve productivity of end users. Analyze and debug production issues and recommend ways to maintain and improve the overall health and wellbeing of the system and its integrations. 

This can include from initial conceptualization, design all the way through the release of new functionality and enhancements in Enterprise IT systems.

You would also need to partner with other Salesforce team members, other application owners, different members within IT organization and business stakeholders. This highly visible role at Rapid7 involves setting our internal stakeholders up for success and ensuring our Salesforce ecosystem is set up to perform at an optimum level as we create a more secure future for all of our Customers. 

The ideal candidate has had hands-on experience with Salesforce Sales and Salesforce Service platforms, experience in Agile Scrum, proficient in Salesforce CPQ, API based integrations and has working knowledge of GITHUB integration.

Why Work in Salesforce?

  • Salesforce is the world's leading CRM platform, it has grown by an average of 25% during the past four years and there will be an estimated 3.3 million new jobs created globally within Salesforce by the end of 2022.

  • The Salesforce Developer job market is a candidate's paradise, roles outnumber qualified candidates by 4:1!

  • Salesforce is an innovative platform and rolls out new features three times every year so you will always have your finger on the pulse of new technology.

  • Certified and experienced Salesforce developers have huge earning potential as organisations are in constant competition to attract the best talent.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and Develop Salesforce solutions on Sales and Service cloud 

  • Work with the Architecture role to determine the best design to meet project requirements; responsible for implementing approved architecture design.

  • Lead the team in translating requirements into Salesforce configurations and integrations

  • Continually deliver features and functionality to business stakeholders on a 2-week release cycle.

  • Design and implement frameworks that allow us to effectively scale development on our different applications

  • Build and maintain integrations with other SaaS applications

  • Debug, Analyze and Remediate Production Issues

  • Work on projects to enhance Salesforce platform capabilities, optimize application performance and Salesforce mandated features (enablement/disablement)

  • Collaborate effectively with other Dev members, contractors, POs and BSAs, Project Managers, Scrum Masters and various business stakeholders

  • Work on DevOps functions as needed 

  • Work with the Architecture role to determine the best design to meet project requirements; responsible for implementing approved architecture design.

The ideal candidate will bring the following to the table:

  • 2+ years Software Development Lifecycle experience. Developing with tools such as Visual Force, Java, Javascript, Apex controllers, Apex Classes/Triggers Configurations, Flows.

  • Experience working with an Agile/Scrum team

  • Familiarity with other SaaS based tools like Netsuite, Workday, Marketo, LeanData, Workato, JIRA and Guru.

  • Strong communication and relationship skills  Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting, oral and written communication skills

  • Willingness to broaden technical, functional, and industry skill base and to keep current with industry information and technical knowledge 

  • Proven Experience with GITHUB integration

  • Desire to bring fresh ideas on how technology can be used to solve big problems

  • Smart, quick thinking ability, and adaptability in a dynamic, fast-moving environment

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