• Senior Salesforce Developer

    Location(s) US-TX-San Antonio
    Req #
    Software Development
  • About Rackspace

    Rackspace is modernizing IT in today’s multi-cloud world. We have been honored by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor and others as one of the best places to work. We serve over 50% of the Fortune 100 companies & customers in 120 countries around the globe. Our achievements are powered by our people – we call them Rackers.  We grow & thrive through world-class development opportunities, learning & selling bleeding-edge technologies & solutions, and most importantly, connecting with each other (the best & brightest in the industry). Are you a Racker? Join us!


    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.

    Overview & Responsibilities

    Position Overview


    We are looking for a Senior Salesforce Developer to join our Global Sales Enablement team in San Antonio, Texas! We are open to Austin, TX or Remote dependent upon experience.


    Primary Responsibilities


    Designs and develops software for enterprise services.  Responsibilities may include:  translating functional requirements into conceptual and detailed designs; providing estimates for development effort; implementing proof of concept, prototypes, and production-grade software; creating unit and acceptance tests; coordinating sign-off from QA/Test; automating deployment; and assisting Operations and Support staff in trouble-shooting software issues, as well as implementing bug fixes. Working knowledge in one or more programming languages, technologies, and software platforms.  Adheres to established coding and process best practices.  Demonstrates progressive strive toward working autonomously. 


    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY:  Has or works on developing general knowledge of at least one technology relevant to current assignment.  Learns to formulate new and alternate ideas, approaches, and designs.  Learns to be systematic and structured in problem solving approach.


    JOB COMPLEXITY:  Designs robust, scalable, secure, and globalized feature.  Identifies risks and mitigation for own feature.  Effectively manages dependencies for own feature.  Efficiently implements own feature with minimal technical debt.  Ensures feature area is bug free.  Includes unit tests for own feature to achieve established code coverage targets.  Feature areas are test-driven designed, enabling efficient regression testing.  Focuses on a single feature or sections of code while building basic experience and expertise.


    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a technology related field required
    • Experience may substitute for the degree requirement at a ratio of 3 years of experience for each year of education
    • 5+ years of experience in software development, engineering, testing, or a related field
    • Understanding of software engineering fundamentals gained through training, course work, or relevant experience


    Preferred Requirements

    • Experience in working as a senior developer in development and implementation of at least one Salesforce.com project
    • Strong knowledge in Apex programming, Visual force, Data loader, SFDC configuration, SOAP and REST based Web-services.
    • Expertise in developing lightning components, lightning pages compatible with LDS(lightning design system).
    • Solid understanding of salesforce.com governor limits
    • Must have exposure to SFDC best practices & guidelines in implementing the solution.
    • Experience in Javascript, JQuery or other browser technologies is a plus
    • Experience in Salesforce.com Communities, Salesforce DX, Omni-Channel, Live Agent and Snap-Ins chat is a plus