Salesforce Developer

at Leidos
Location Richmond, VA
Date Posted May 10, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Job Description:

Are you interested in improving and shaping the consumer fraud protection industry in a group of intelligent and motivated individuals?

Leidos is seeking a motivated and self-starting mid-level Salesforce Developer as part of a web application development team. This work involves the development and maintenance of various web applications for data collection from multiple channels. 

    The Salesforce Developer will be involved in the full development life-cycle from technical design to development, testing, and deployment. The Salesforce Developer will be expected to work with internal and external project teams to gather requirements, configure and extend the Salesforce application based on business needs with robust systems and testing documentation, within an agile environment. Successful candidates will be technical professionals, experienced in web application development. Candidates should have development experience with the Salesforce platform and be able to leverage the Salesforce provided Application Programming Interface.

    Location: Remote / Home office

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Perform hands-on technical Salesforce development and implementations, with a focus on delivering functional solutions on the platform
    • Work with senior members of the team to analyze business requirements, translating those requirements in to customized solutions using the Salesforce platform
    • Implement Salesforce solutions that adhere to platform best practices, and perform peer code reviews. Typical Salesforce implementations include custom platform development (Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components), integrations with back office systems (often through the use of middle-ware tools) and complex data migrations
    • Provide development support, from design through testing and deployment, often working with other members of the team
    • Implement, deploy and document projects that leverage the toolset
    • Post-delivery: work with client teams in supporting the live application and perform hand-off and knowledge transfer activities, positioning our clients for long term success

    Required Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in I.T. or other related field with 3+ years of related experience
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
    • Certifications Required: Salesforce Certified Administrator, Salesforce Platform Developer I
    • Experience with Salesforce platform programming languages - Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Component framework
    • Web application development including JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5
    • Lightning Component development experience
    • Lightning Design System framework
    • Declarative development tools such as Process Builder, Visual Workflow, Lightning App Builder, etc
    • Follow established Salesforce development standards and best practices
    • Be comfortable communicating with technical and non-technical audiences
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust security clearance

    Desired Experience:

    • Salesforce Certified App Builder
    • Salesforce Platform Developer II

    Leidos is a Fortune 500 company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

    Come join our rapidly growing team and enjoy these benefits:

    • Accrue 3 weeks of PTO during your first year
    • Get ten paid holidays a year
    • Access to benefits on day one including medical and dental insurance
    • The potential to work from home during COVID-19
    • Employee discounts
    • Company HSA contribution
    • Excellent 401K

    External Referral Bonus:


    Potential for Telework:

    Yes, 100%

    Clearance Level Required:



    Yes, 10% of the time

    Scheduled Weekly Hours:




    Requisition Category:


    Job Family:

    Software Engineering

    Pay Range:

    Pay Range $48,750.00 - $75,000.00 - $101,250.00