Salesforce Developer

Engineering Hayes, Greater London


Salesforce Developer 



In 2018, Rackspace acquired a Platinum Salesforce Implementation Partner, RelationEdge, focused on implementing technology solutions that are simple to use and provide powerful information that drives our clients’ business. Our methodology is based on business process engineering and optimization, employing a Process First, Technology Second® approach to solving business problems. Rackspace’s passion for helping clients better market, sell, and service their customers is essential and what has distinguished us from competitors. 


Rackspace is seeking a full-time Salesforce Developer to join our team in a client-facing role that combines technical responsibilities and traditional consulting elements. The Salesforce Developer will be involved primarily in the post-sales, implementation stage of Rackspace’s CRM consulting services and solutions. 


The Salesforce Developer will deliver Salesforce solution definition, implementation, customization, integration, and managed services for clients. 



  • Code customized solutions and execute the solution by leveraging SFDC and other toolsets 
  • Map and load data into development environments 
  • Design and develop workflows utilizing process builder, workflow, and flows  
  • Support Data migration and integration efforts utilizing various loader and ETL tools 
  • Create and maintain system-related documentation, such as process flows, data maps, configuration worksheets, etc. 
  • Manage task-level budget/scope to ensure client success and project profitability 
  • Research new technologies and stay abreast of new products and services. Apply these solutions as part of the service delivery continuous improvement mission 
  • Ensure timely delivery of committed services with a consideration of customer satisfaction 
  • Develop complex workflows and assignment rules to automate manual processes 
  • Validate the development and configuration work to ensure it meets the project’s criteria 
  • Develop and implement new functionalities, changes, and customizations of Salesforce applications 
  • Good understanding of the salesforce data model, relational data, and tools supporting the ability to load data into the Salesforce platform 
  • Accurately predict the time required to complete development tasks; adhering closely to development plans; anticipating changes to a product specification or schedule as they become necessary during a development cycle 
  • Experience in creating storyboards, and training documents 
  • Experience in working with Agile, Waterfall, or similar SDLC methodologies is a plus 
  • Object-oriented programming design 




  • configuration, integration, and application design skills. 
  • Delivers product solutions, working prototypes, production ready systems. 
  • Assists in defining our end-to-end product offerings including definition, design, build, deployment and high-level support.   
  • Works on unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles.   
  • Uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions.  
  • Promotes sharing of expertise through consulting, presentation, and documentation.  
  • Continuously validates solutions against additional mandates, as developed, to ensure full compliance.   



  • Works independently and proactive seeks guidance when needed 



  • Salesforce Development experience 
  • Experience in a consulting environment 
  • Salesforce development experience with Apex and VisualForce on the platform 
  • Exposure to the overall Lightning component framework 
  • Knowledge of database management systems: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, or other databases with SQL coding experience 
  • Hands on experience and knowledge of tools such as Bitbucket, Git, Ant, Visual Studio Code for manage configurations and deployments is essential 
  • Development languages, scripts, and frameworks: Java, AJAX, REST, SOAP, PHP, XML, DHTML, JavaScript, CSS, JavaScript libraries are a plus  
  • Public cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Apps is a plus 
  • Heroku development utilizing Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, or other language is a plus 
  • Heroku development utilizing Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, or other languages. 
  • Thorough understanding of frameworks, analytics, programming languages, design, databases and operating systems 
  • Required Certifications: Administrator and Platform Developer 1 
  • Desired Certifications: App Builder, Field Service Lightning, Community Cloud Consultant 



  • General office environment.  
  • May require long periods sitting and viewing a computer monitor.  
  • Moderate levels of stress may occur at times.  
  • No special physical demands required.  
  • Occasional travel, less than 20%. 



  • Must be able to pass a BS 7858 security clearance check at point of hire 
  • Must be able to perform the basic functions of the job 
  • Candidate must have the unrestricted right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship 

About Rackspace
We accelerate the value of the cloud during every phase of digital transformation. By managing apps, data, security and multiple clouds, we are the best choice to help customers get to the cloud, innovate with new technologies and maximize their IT investments. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. Join us on our mission to build the world’s best technology services company.

More on Rackspace
Rackers aren’t all alike. We look different. We think uniquely. We are from many places and our beliefs & backgrounds vary. But, being a Racker — a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission – is what connects us all. Rackers are encouraged to bring their whole self to work every day, as we know that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers & communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.