Salesforce Developer

at Direct Energy
Location Houston, TX
Date Posted January 29, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Direct Energy is one of North America’s largest retail providers of electricity, natural gas, and home and business energy-related services with over four million customers. Direct Energy gives customers choice, simplicity, and innovation where energy, data, and technology meet. Direct Energy, its subsidiaries and/or affiliates, operate in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and eight provinces in Canada.

Senior Salesforce Developer will lead the solution design and deliver hands-on technical implementation to maintain and enhance our existing Salesforce functionality across the Sales, Service and Community Clouds.


  • Manage the solution, development and deployment of new offerings and enhancements to existing applications, which includes 5-10 custom integrations

  • Ensure development projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues

  • Lead discussions with business to come up with technical Salesforce solutions or scope technical solutions

  • Troubleshoot Production defects

  • Integrating with SOAP and REST APIs including custom web services and popular APIs

  • Oversee more junior Salesforce team members

  • Provide detailed design documentation of each component of the solution such as data migration, integration and custom development

  • Hand-coding original and proprietary APEX, SOQL, SOSL, VisualForce, SOAP, XHTML, HTML5, CSS, AJAX, XML, JSON, REST, SOAP, and Javascript.


  • 5+ years’ experience with Salesforce development including design, configuration, customization and implementation of applications and 3rd party integrations

  • Excellent self-starter, customer-focused, detail-oriented, innovative, and talented hand-coder

  • Excellent debugging, performance optimization, unit testing, and integration testing skills

  • Experience with REST and SOAP based web services

  • Experience with Git Version Control and Salesforce Packaging and Changesets Deployments

  • Ability to use popular command line and IDE developer tools (Eclipse, Developer Console, ANT build tool, etc)

  • Experience with Salesforce Platform, Sites, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Partner Communities and Marketing Cloud (Vlocity is a big plus)

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Highly capable in handling multiple very complex projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to function as a part of a team and collaborate to accomplish larger goals

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