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Senior Salesforce Developer / Architect



Are you interested in making an immediate impact by improving and shaping the consumer fraud-protection industry? Would you like to play a critical role in protecting consumers from deceptive and unfair practices in the marketplace? Leidos, a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions organization is seeking a Senior Salesforce Developer / Architect to join the team.

Leidos is seeking a motivated and self-starting Senior Salesforce Developer / Architect as part of a web application development team. This position will be divided between enhancing the current Salesforce platform that includes CRM, KM, and Public Portal leveraging out-of-the-box features and custom development. The successful candidate will need to have hands-on expert implementation/configuration/development experience in Salesforce.

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The Senior Salesforce Developer / Architect will be involved in the full development life-cycle from technical design to development, testing, and deployment and engage and facilitate discussions with other Salesforce experts.

The Senior Salesforce Developer / Architect will be expected to work with internal and external project teams to gather requirements, and configure and extend the Salesforce application based on business needs with robust systems and testing documentation, within an agile environment. Successful candidates will be technical professionals, experienced in web application development. Candidates should have development experience with the Salesforce platform and be able to leverage the Salesforce-provided Application Programming Interface.

Location: Remote / Home office

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage development activities across an agile team, driving customer stakeholder engagements, mentoring staff, and consultants to meet job expectations, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality projects.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand organizational goals and translate these into specific Salesforce initiatives.
  • Drive the ongoing development and refinement of our Salesforce environment, adapting to meet our evolving needs.
  • Perform hands-on technical Salesforce development and implementations, with a focus on delivering functional solutions on the platform
  • Work with members of the team to analyze business requirements, translating those requirements into customized solutions using the Salesforce platform
  • Configure and maintain Salesforce objects, fields, and relationships, customizing page layouts, flows, integration, automation, and validation rules
  • Implement Salesforce solutions that adhere to platform best practices, and perform peer code reviews. Typical Salesforce implementations include custom platform development (Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components), integrations with back office systems (often through the use of middle-ware tools including REST APIs and web services), and complex data migrations
  • Provide development support, from design through testing and deployment, often working with other members of the team
  • Assist with quality testing, including creating test scripts, training artifacts, and as needed for troubleshooting
  • Implement, deploy, and document projects that leverage the toolset
  • Post-delivery: work with client teams in supporting the live application and perform hand-off and knowledge transfer activities, positioning our clients for long-term success
  • Stay up to date with the latest Salesforce releases, features and industry trends and continually assess and recommend improvements to the organization's instance, identifying opportunities for optimization and automation.

Certifications Required:

  • Salesforce Platform Developer I

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in I.T. or other related field with 8+ years of related experience; Master's degree with 6+ years of experience. (May consider additional years of experience in lieu of a degree)
  • Ability to successfully obtain a Public Trust Security clearance, which includes a credit check and background investigation
  • Strong understanding of the Salesforce data model and best practices
  • Experience with Salesforce platform programming languages: Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Component framework, and Managed Packages
  • Web application development including JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5
  • Lightning Component development experience
  • Lightning Design System framework
  • Declarative development tools such as Process Builder, Visual Workflow, Lightning App Builder, etc
  • Follow established Salesforce development standards and best practices
  • Be comfortable communicating with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work east coast hours (9:00 am ET - 5:00 pm ET)

Preferred Experience:

  • Certifications: Salesforce Platform Developer II, App Builder, Administration

Come join our rapidly growing team and enjoy these benefits:

  • Access to benefits on day one including medical and dental insurance, 401K, Life, AD&D, and Voluntary Disability plans.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) accrued based on Leidos policy, up to 3 weeks your first year.
  • Ten paid holidays per year.
  • Ongoing training to promote your success.
  • Tuition reimbursement is based on Leidos' policy.
  • Discounted Leidos stock purchase and other Employee Discounts.

Leidos is a global leader providing solutions to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. Our company believes in engaging, developing, and empowering our diverse and valued people to foster a culture of creativity and growth.


Original Posting Date:

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


Job ID: Leidos-R-00133072
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program