Salesforce Developer

This is a terrific opportunity for self-motivated Salesforce Developer to join our team in our Boston office. At Forward Financing, our mission is to be the leading provider of financing solutions to under-served small businesses. As the 15th fastest growing company in US & #1 in Massachusetts (Inc 500), we are at the forefront of growth in the FinTech space. We are 100% dedicated to this vertical and to achieving our mission.
 
As Salesforce Developer you will develop the Salesforce functionality in collaboration with our Ruby and Elixir teams to create a unified high-performance work environment. You will report to the Salesforce Team Lead and collaborate frequently with Salesforce Administrators, Product Managers, and internal customers in Sales, Underwriting, Collections, and other teams.
 
Forward Financing invests in our employees and their development. Your role in helping create a productive platform for business will be critical to driving our mission forward.

In this role you will:
  • Assist with Salesforce administration and development
  • Develop Lightning Components 
  • Customize Standard Objects and creating Custom Objects
  • Develop custom Apex Classes and Apex Triggers
  • Be responsible for building and troubleshooting Administrative based tasks in Process Builder, Workflow, etc.
  • Run Salesforce queries (SoQL and SoSL)
  • Develop Visualforce pages, Visualforce components and Customer Controllers
 
About You:
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication, including email.
  • Self-Motivated: A proactive self-starter who is able to take an idea and turn it into a completed product / a proactive self-starter with strong work ethic and a desire to succeed
  • Organization & Planning: Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets in an effective, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  • High Standards: Expects personal performance and team performance to be nothing short of the best.
  • Flexibility/ Adaptability: Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Enthusiasm: Exhibits passions and excitement over work. Has a can-do-attitude.
  • Proactivity: Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
  • Teamwork: Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
 
 
Requirements:
  • Experience in taking a Salesforce organization from Classic to the Lightning Experience
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I or Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status required  

Preferred requirements:
  • Broad knowledge of technologies such as: Salesforce data loader, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, SQL, XML and XSL
  • Knowledge of Java and Oracle technology is a plus
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator -preferred, not required
 
About Us: 
Forward Financing is a Boston-based financial technology company that provides fast, flexible, and reliable working capital to small and medium-size businesses nationwide. By combining proprietary technology with a team of small business financing experts, Forward Financing delivers same day funding with the speed and simplicity business owners need to succeed and grow.  With a simple online application, businesses can trust Forward Financing for approvals within minutes, funding within hours, and personalized support and service when they need it most.
 
Since 2012, Forward Financing has provided over $400m in funding to more than 10,000 small businesses. Consistently recognized as an industry leader, the company is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau and receives top ratings across all major customer review platforms. In 2017 and 2018, Forward Financing was named by Inc. Magazine and the Boston Business Journal as one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts. Learn more at www.forwardfinancing.com
 
Compensation:
At Forward Financing, we believe that if our company succeeds, all of our employees succeed too!  We offer a competitive compensation package for highly qualified candidates that are extremely motivated, have a positive attitude, and are able to ramp up quickly.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and commuter benefits along with gym reimbursement, 401K, paid volunteering days and a matching gift program.  We work in an open environment with a start-up vibe, conveniently located just steps away from South Station and conveniently located to all major "T" lines.  You will have the opportunity to work with people that enjoy a fun, social office culture.


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