Senior Salesforce Developer

Centrica   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

Direct Energy generates electricity and produces natural gas, as well as selling commodities and servicing the energy needs of homes and businesses in 46 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 Canadian provinces. We also help our customers save on their energy bills through energy efficiency. Located in over 50 locations, our team of 6,000+ employees serve over 6 million residential and commercial customer relationships.

Direct Energy is a subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE:CNA), one of the world's leading integrated energy companies with over 20 million customers and 34,000 employees worldwide. We are committed to being the most recommended energy and services provider and leading the transition to a low carbon society.

As an expert individual contributor in a hands-on coding role in our growing IT department, the Senior Salesforce CRM Developer will be equally passionate about scalable and extensible process-driven software design, test driven development methods, clean and well documented code, well-aligned and forward looking data architecture, robust configuration management for builds and deployment, and the power of “the cloud” to provide for unified solutions to the full spectrum of enterprise demands.

  • Extending, Evolving, and Improving our Existing Systems with a special focus on Sales, Marketing and operations.
  • Building out new features of the platform to further empower Sales Automation, Marketing Automation, Pipeline Management, Canvassing and Event Marketing, Channel Sales and Marketing Partnerships, and Configure-Price-Quote aspects of the platform.
  • Prototyping and implementing core business logic, web services, and database automation design for our internal and public applications.
  • Contributing to the development of reusable components and frameworks.
  • Hand-coding original and proprietary APEX, SOQL, SOSL, VisualForce, SOAP, XHTML, HTML5, CSS, AJAX, XML, JSON, REST, SOAP, and Javascript.
  • Developing proprietary libraries, services, packages, applications, and APIs that are going to set our business apart from the pack for both our internal corporate users and our customers. 
  • Continuously staying up to date with the latest trends and industry best practices.
  • Designing and building clean, high performing, user-oriented, fast, efficient, extensible, scalable Salesforce and Salesforce-integrated applications following best practices and using the latest technologies.
  • Integrating with SOAP and REST APIs including custom web services and popular APIs (Google, Amazon, Bing, Salesforce, and more).
  • Implementing and Integrating with key Third-Party Applications when appropriate to provide the best end user experience.


  • 7+ years experience in developing enterprise software
  • Excellent self-starter, customer-focused, detail-oriented, innovative, and talented hand-coder
  • Experience developing marketing automation and channel sales tools
  • Experience in an Agile test-driven software development environment (Kanban preferred)
  • 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, Marketo, and Marketing Cloud
  • Ability to take a business requirements document, wireframes, design prototypes, information architecture, data architecture, etc., and create a fully functional, production-ready, stable, scalable, and readily usable Salesforce platform application
  • 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
  • Nice to have Salesforce Platform Developer certification
  • Nice to have: Heroku (Java), Mobile, PHP, LAMP, Java, J2EE, JSP, EJB, POJO, Tomcat, Struts, SQL, EC2, S3, DAM, CMS
  • Education Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S required (Business, Computer Science, IT, or related area).
  • 7+ years of Business Experiencepreferred.
  • Salesforce Certified
  •  A portfolio of previous work and/or testing is required for consideration.