Director of Salesforce Development

KForce   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago


Kforce has a client in search of a Director of Salesforce Development in Phoenix, Arizona (AZ). Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership in the conversion of existing and new applications/functionality supporting our client management environment which is hosted on the Salesforce platform
  • Oversee system design, development, and system maintenance of our Salesforce application including integration with third parties for document management, client/account maintenance of brokerage and direct accounts and product data
  • Oversee system design, development, and system maintenance of multiple platforms; manage and/or conduct technical design, testing, implementation, control and maintenance of applications
  • Communicate with technical peers, such as database designers, business systems analysts, business/user group contacts as well as senior executive team members in both setting and executing on the rollout of cloud-based applications; act as the key contact with vendors and suppliers
  • Partner with the architectural team to ensure architecture guidelines have been followed in the design and specifications of the assigned projects/systems and that there is appropriate adherence to the systems development lifecycle
  • Manage staff to ensure alignment of departmental activities with organizational goals
  • Coordinate resources and activities to achieve maximum expense control and productivity
  • Identify and resolve issues
  • Establish, implement, and review department policies and procedures
  • Provide recommendations on pay, performance management, employment, and staffing decisions
  • Manage consultants and vendors to ensure adherence to plans and contractual commitments
  • Prepare appropriate documentation to ensure clear project definition and execution
  • Partner with the project management office to ensure timely and accurate time and expense reporting as well as schedule adherence


  • Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or equivalent
  • 7-10+ years or more of application development experience including at least 4 years managing projects and staff
  • At least 3 years of experience in a leadership role involving Salesforce systems
  • Client relationship management experience
  • UI Design and Development experience
  • This is a working Director role - will need to be able to analyze and help/demonstrate code and such to the team of 7-10 people that service 5000 end users; this role will involve lots of cloud and DB (MSSQL Server) integrations utilizing Java and Perl
  • Technical management background, ability to match business plans with cost effective technical solutions
  • Demonstrated experience managing and deploying cloud-based applications in a distributed business environment
  • Architectural understanding of multi-tier web development
  • Knowledge of the system development life cycle and object-oriented methodologies and approaches
  • Knowledge of relational databases and data modeling
  • Project and people management
  • Technical skills including Java, Perl, Visual Force, Apex, as well as HTML, XML, and messaging
  • Communications, both written and verbal as well as presentation
  • Leadership, management, and coaching
  • Ability to utilize project development methodology tools; perform cost benefit analysis and economic feasibility studies; manage across multiple systems
  • Able to manage team interaction between core application development teams located throughout the world

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."

JobID: 1768954-WQG