Randstad Salesforce Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Salesforce Developer

job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • date posted:Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:670833

job description

Salesforce Developer

job summary:

This role is responsible for delivering high quality technical work, including setup, code, configuration, and validation, to enable a large-scale, complex implementation of the Salesforce Marketing Cloud. The person in this role MUST have extensive Marketing Cloud development and implementation experience, and be able to confidently design & enable complexities beyond a simple CRM connection - for example, multi-org connections, conflicting visibility requirements when connecting to a Salesforce CRM system, roles, sharing & visibility in CRM and their effects on marketing, migration from other marketing systems, etc.

The role is comprised of two main elements: requirements review & technical design, in collaboration with the lead technical architect and functional/business team members, and completion of configuration and development efforts in a timely and effective manner, while working with other US-based and offshore development team members.

This implementation of the Marketing Cloud will be completed in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with multiple stakeholders, an international virtual team, and a tight series of deadlines; this role must be collaborative, a self-starter and team player, who can help drive the team to succeed and who is willing to pitch in wherever necessary to help the team get to Done.

location: Boston, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


  • Attend daily Agile standups and provide concise updates regarding completed effort and any blockers or concerns

  • Quickly come up to speed on a large and complex multinational Salesforce CRM implementation, to best advise on Marketing Cloud design & setup needs

  • Complete setup of environment, connection to CRM, configuration of business units & other critical Marketing Cloud functionality, development in both the CRM and the Marketing systems to enable required business outcome

  • Join selected meetings with business users to understand requirements

  • Interface with US-based and offshore team members, with clean handoffs of code & other responsibilities, to ensure effective development


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree - preferred in Computer Science or related field, but not required (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years' experience in software development life cycle

  • 5+ year experience in Salesforce development and implementing Marketing systems

  • 3+ years' experience with Exact Target/Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • Required: Salesforce Administrator certification, Salesforce Developer Certification, and Marketing Cloud Consultant certification

  • Experience in enterprise-level Salesforce projects using agile software development methodologies throughout the whole life cycle with repeated and demonstrable success

  • Expert level understanding of the Salesforce Sales and Marketing Cloud solutions, as well as the Force.com Platform. Lightning experience a plus but not required.

  • Experience with Salesforce Development and general salesforce components such as objects, fields, workflow rules, field updates, process builder, apex classes, triggers, test classes, etc.


  • Must be strong in various Marketing Cloud areas - Email Studio, Automation Studio, Mobile Studio, Journey Builder, MC Connect, Audience Builder, Data Extensions, etc.

  • Experience with object-oriented program languages -especially strong in APEX, Visualforce, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery, SOQL and SQL queries.

  • Must have AmpScript experience.

  • Knowledge or exposure to Marketing Cloud Connect Integration

  • Experience with managing Campaigns using the Campaign and Campaign Members objects, direct mail integration/data management, and social media/customer service integration

  • Experience working with Multiple Business Units in Marketing Cloud and knowledgeable about Audience Segmentation

  • Familiarity with multi-org connector is a huge plus.

  • Familiarity with Marketing Cloud API is a huge plus.

  • Eloqua Experience a huge plus.

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