Avail - Salesforce Developer

    • Chicago, IL

Avail is a new car sharing platform focused on improving mobility and reducing the cost of car ownership. We give car owners a way to earn extra income from their idle cars and connect drivers with a convenient, affordable way to drive a car when they want.

Job Description

As Avail looks to expand nationally, our customers remain our main priority as we grow. To maintain the quality of their experience as well as our own employees', this individual will be responsible for successfully establishing and maintaining our integration with Salesforce. This is a brand new tool for our team. This individual will work closely with our CRM Manager, Admin, and other developers.

The Salesforce Developer creates detailed technical specifications, develops application and system code, participates in code reviews and module testing, supports ongoing maintenance, oversees and advises on code/design analysis and strategy, supports project management, develops code and design for the most complex projects, oversees code review, design, and testing. This resource serves as a subject matter expert in one or more application areas, utilizing broad technical expertise to identify new application solutions and improve process efficiency, and coaches, as well as, mentors all application developers.

Key Responsibilities

Building Process

  • Gathers business, functional, and high-level technical requirements from a variety of stakeholders (including recovery, security, and audit)
  • Provides input for programming approach, tools, and techniques that best meet the business requirements and oversees development standards
  • Creates accurate test plans, conditions, and conduct
  • Defines and manages process by which support and technical assistance is performed
  • Performs coding of highly complex modules as a subject matter expert

Improving process
  • Identifies opportunities, from a technical perspective, for promoting process efficiency, simplification, and improving application performance
  • Analyzes downstream and client process impact and make recommendations
  • Manages the resolution of highly complex problems

Advising
  • Participates in and provides input for complex technical design components and acts as a referral expert in appropriate languages, data structures, vended packages, techniques and design methods
  • Validates and makes recommendations for quality standards for completed code reviews
  • Participates in and provides input for application configuration created by other application developers


Job Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS and/or equivalent work experience
  • Experience translating user requirements into technical components
  • Has the ability to solve or participate in conversations related to Design and Architect solutions
  • Experience in a Scrum or Agile environment
  • 3+ years of Salesforce configuration, administration, and development experience
  • Experience building components within Salesforce using Apex, VisualForce & Lightning Component Framework (or similar languages like AngularJS or React)
  • Experience working with Salesforce API's and general connectivity/integration best practices
  • Basic knowledge of Javascript & NodeJS development framework
  • Salesforce certifications, including Administrator, Platform Dev I & II
  • Proactive problem solver with the ability to drive towards outcomes
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, cross-regional, diverse and dynamic work environment.

Desired Competencies
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Relevant technical designations and/or advanced degree preferred.
  • Highly Detail Oriented


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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