One of the roles that we specialize in recruiting for is Salesforce developers. Salesforce, a cloud-based CRM platform, is extensively used by businesses of varying sizes for managing their customer relationships. Custom solution development and maintenance on the Salesforce platform are key responsibilities of a Salesforce developer.
Soft skills are important for Salesforce developers to complement their technical skills. They need to communicate effectively with their team, stakeholders, and clients to understand project requirements, convey technical information, and collaborate efficiently. Salesforce developers need to have strong problem-solving skills to identify and resolve complex issues, customize solutions, and optimize system performance.
SalesForce Developer skills
Salesforce development languages (e.g. Apex, Visualforce, SOQL)
Understanding of Salesforce platform architecture and design patterns
Ability to develop and implement custom Salesforce solutions
Experience with Salesforce integration using APIs and web services
Knowledge of Salesforce security models and authentication protocols
Expertise in Salesforce data modeling and management
Proficiency in developing Salesforce Lightning components
Understanding of Salesforce release management and deployment processes
Experience with Salesforce configuration and customization
Knowledge of Salesforce app development using Heroku or other platforms
Expertise in Salesforce community cloud and customer portal development
Familiarity with Salesforce mobile app development
Proficiency in Salesforce data migration and synchronization processes
Knowledge of Salesforce reporting and analytics
Experience with Salesforce CRM and sales processes
Understanding of Salesforce marketing automation and customer journey mapping
Knowledge of Salesforce service cloud and case management processes
Familiarity with Salesforce ecosystem and third-party tools and apps
Proficiency in Salesforce testing and debugging techniques
Understanding of Agile development methodologies and best practices.
They focus on the configuration, maintenance, and administration of Salesforce applications and are responsible for managing user access, security settings, data quality, and system customization.
They specialize in developing custom solutions for the Salesforce platform using programming languages such as Apex and Visualforce. They may also work with other Salesforce technologies such as Lightning Web Components (LWC) and Salesforce APIs.
They are responsible for designing and implementing enterprise-level solutions on the Salesforce platform, including data architecture, integration strategy, and system scalability. They may also lead teams of Salesforce developers and consultants.
SalesForce Developer responsibilities
Develop and customize Salesforce applications using Apex, Visualforce, Lightning components, and other programming languages.
Collaborate with stakeholders, project managers, and other developers to design and implement Salesforce solutions that meet business requirements.
Build and configure Salesforce integrations with external systems using web services, APIs, and middleware.
Troubleshoot and debug Salesforce applications and resolve technical issues.
Manage the development lifecycle including requirements gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, and support.
Perform data analysis and data migration tasks to ensure data integrity and consistency across systems.
Design and implement Salesforce security models, profiles, roles, and permissions to control data access and protect sensitive information.
Participate in code reviews and ensure adherence to coding standards and best practices.
Keep up-to-date with Salesforce releases and new features, and evaluate their potential impact on the organization.
Train and support end-users on Salesforce functionality, applications, and features.
Document and maintain technical specifications, user guides, and other documentation related to Salesforce development and customization.
Collaborate with other developers and stakeholders to continuously improve the Salesforce platform and applications to meet evolving business needs.