Salesforce Development Architect | Remote

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Position at National Education Partners

What We Are Looking For

 NEP is currently seeking a dynamic individual to become part of our Technology team as the Salesforce Development Architect.

Essential Functions

  • Development  Responsibilities 
  • Assist project team (PM, BA, SQA, etc.) in developing solutions that help achieve business and technical goals
  • Perform Requirement/Solution Analysis
  • Develop Project Plan
  • Responsible for Project Staffing and Resource allocation
  • Responsible for coordination of tasks between Engineering and other groups
  • Responsible for the review and analysis of Engineering Solutions
  • Provides development support during SQA/UAT
  • Help design and architect the Salesforce Platform as used at NEP
  • Ensures that solutions provided fit into the overall architecture
  • Ensures that solutions provided are flexible, extensible, and scalable
  • Develops and adapts quality software engineering processes that allow the team to provide solutions in our challenging environment within project constraints
  • Provide support as needed to production systems ensuring that both internal and external customer needs are met
  • Identify the risks and plan mitigation for the project(s)
  • Communicate/escalate the project issues to leadership as appropriate
  • Support University System and Department Goals
    • Display a commitment to deliver systems in a timely manner according to business need
    • Motivate staff to deliver quality projects within constraints
    • Lead projects for technologies or systems that may lay outside your background
    • Aggressively work to provide solutions to challenges as they arise
    • Mentor and Coach team members as necessary
    • Possess a positive and constructive attitude
    • Evaluate team member performance
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proven experience with Software Design and Architecture, especially within the Salesforce Platform
  • Expert skill level with Apex, VisualForce, Lightning, and JavaScript
  • Expert experience with database design concepts and use of SOQL, SOSL, and SQL
  • Able to automate business processes using Salesforce automation tools, such as Process Builder, Workflows, Formulas, Flow, Assignment Rules and email Alerts
  • Salesforce Developer Certification a plus
  • Applies generally accepted programming standards and techniques to assure efficient program logic, data manipulation, and customer user-friendly interfaces.
  • Ensures effective inter- and intra-team communications.
  • Participates in the deployment of new technology.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with coworkers, internal customers, and other project team members
  • Consults with end-users on system requirements; understands, recommends, and provides technical advice.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills and maintains a positive, professional image
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and other applications in the Microsoft Office suite

Education and Experience

  • Master's degree with focus in Computer Science or software development and two (2) years as a software developer/engineer required or Bachelor's degree with focus in Computer Science or Programming and four (4) years as a software developer.
  • Experience in higher education preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • All skills, abilities and education will be considered for minimum qualifications

Working Conditions

This position operates in a remote environment.


NEP will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

National University will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

The National University System is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. As a network of nonprofit educational institutions, the System employs more than 3,300 faculty and staff and serves over 41,000 students. We are united in our mission to meet the global education demands of the 21st Century and are dedicated to creating a supportive academic and work environment that allows for students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. With programs available both online and at our many campus locations, the National University System is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of our diverse student population, including adult learners and working professionals.

The National University System offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salaries, and an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. The System does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by state of federal laws.