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Staff Salesforce Developer

Date:  Feb 10, 2021
Req ID:  40610
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Vision Care
Division:  Information Technology

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting

General Summary

Own design, planning, development, testing, implementation, and technology delivery on the Salesforce platform for business needs throughout VSP Global.  Staff Salesforce Developer is responsible for all technical aspects for large complex projects.  Staff Salesforce Developer may lead or coordinate activities of other personnel as necessary.

Essential Functions

Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the platform

Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with client business objectives

Manage the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a implementation

Develop custom solutions and interfaces leveraging the platform

Manage technical scopes and client expectations

Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to Salesforce developers

Demonstrate technical thought leadership

Conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure that code quality is at the highest level possible and appropriate design patterns are being used

Be a credible subject matter expert to clients and partners on sales cycles and marketing events


Work in the development environment which includes custom objects, workflows, validation rules, triggers, the IDE, SOSL, SOQL and web services


Apply best practices and design patterns on the platform


Administer, customize and configure Salesforce features including, but not limited to Security, Profiles, Role Hierarchy, Users, Page Layouts, Record Types, Workflows, Reports and Dashboards, Approvals, Object Relationships, Fields, Validation rules, Custom apps, etc.


Use Dataloader, DemandTools or equivalent data management tools to audit, identify and resolve data integrity issues


Provide detailed estimates

Coach and mentor junior technical resources; own responsibility for ongoing technical development of technical resources on Salesforce projects

Interview potential candidates as needed and as time permits


Drive profound change and provide leadership

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in related field; or related experience

Minimum 12 years of IT development experience; 6 years of Salesforce development experience

Proven ability to design and optimize business processes and integrate business processes across disparate systems

Expert understanding of the product suite including Salesforce 1, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Platform and the App Exchange


Experience in developing Apex classes, Triggers, Visualforce pages, and API integration


Proficient with declarative development tools such as workflow rules and field updates, approval processes, escalation and assignment rules, process builder and visual flow


Experience with SOAP and REST APIs, Bulk API and Metadata API


Strong awareness of programmatic solutions on the Salesforce platform including Apex and VisualForce

Understanding of the data loader for data migration activities in

Strong background in design and development of enterprise systems as part of a complete software product lifecycle

Familiarity with agile software delivery methodologies such as Scrum

Deep functional and technical understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and other Cloud Computing Services is a must

Knowledge of integration architecture as well as third-party integration tools and ETL (Such as Informatica, Jitterbit etc. ) with

Excellent client-facing written and oral communications skills


Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Developer, Database, Retail Sales, Cloud, Healthcare, Technology, Retail

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