Senior Applications Developer (Salesforce)

Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Senior Applications Developer (Salesforce)

Requisition Number: STFR003985

Division/College: Information Technology Services

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The division of Information Technology Services is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the role of Senior Applications Developer. The Senior Applications Developer's primary responsibility will be to focus on ensuring the development of quality software using best practice architecture, coding practice and development processes on a day- to -day basis. This position coordinates with analysts and functional users to determine functional requirements and provides customization, maintenance and updates as needed. The Senior Applications Developer will also partner with cross-functional teams to establish and support the application development and test environments. The role will also be responsible for Tier 2 and 3 advanced technical support to functional areas.

To ensure that essential services are provided to the university community, the employee will be required to work outside their regular working hours as needed.


The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering along with a demonstrated initiative in continuing studies and coursework. It is also required to have a minimum of three years’ experience with developing applications. This includes developing using the APEX programing language, creating workflows, triggers, formulas, and is familiar with administration. Salesforce Developer 501 Certification is highly desirable.

In addition to this, two or more years’ experience in any of the following technologies is preferred: RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server) (sql, pl/sql, t-sql), , Java/JEE, Banner (Student, Finance, AR or Advancement), Scripting Languages (Perl, korn shell, c-shell), CastIron, Informatica or other integration platform experience, Cloud Based Development.

The candidate must have the demonstrated ability to work directly with customers, teams, and in a matrix managed environment. This role requires the individual to be forward thinking with application development technologies, along with researching and presenting recommendations. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must possess the ability to manage multiple projects and activities.

Additional Information:
A criminal background check is required for this opening.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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