Salesforce Developer

Summit Technologies is looking for qualified Salesforce Developers. We offer competitive pay, a full range of benefits and a work environment that puts our people first.


Job Summary

We are looking for a creative and driven developer to work with our clients to gather requirements, document solution design, configure the Salesforce platform and ensure successful engagements and project go-lives implementations. Position requires being on-site in Columbus, Ohio.

Position Summary

The Salesforce Developer develops specifications and assists in gathering requirements; contributes to solution design; and configures the Salesforce platform in response to client needs and planned usage for the platform. This role develops, modifies and maintains the Salesforce platform that may be customized or standardized. This position participates in design and coding activities, working collaboratively with other team members and the client team. Ultimately, the Salesforce Developer contributes to successful engagements and project implementations.


  • Execute declarative Salesforce platform configuration

  • Use Apex and Visualforce to create unique customer-based solutions

  • Interact directly with our customers and the Summit Technologies team, including consultants, architects and sales to ensure customer success

  • Participate in the full application life cycle from technical design to development, testing, and deployment

  • Build com product extensions using Visualforce technology

  • Develop new native products on the com platform

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Possesses knowledge, skills, and experience building custom declarative and programmatic applications on the platform

  • Design data models, user interfaces, business logic, and security for custom applications

  • Contributes to the overall Salesforce solution that optimizes the client’s investment in the platform, balancing business needs with technical complexity. Specifically, this position will utilize Apex and Visualforce to create unique client-based solutions.

  • This role will span all aspects of the software development lifecycle and include working alongside the client’s business, development and user experience teams in a highly collaborative environment

  • Ability to translate documented business use cases into functional solutions

  • Adheres to platform best practices

  • Understands and embraces test-driven development, Agile and Scum methodologies

  • Responsible for developing new features and functionality as well as integrating new modules that enhance the client’s experience with the Salesforce platform. Builds product extensions using Visualforce and Apex technologies

  • Interacts directly with clients and the Summit Technologies team, including consultants, architects and sales to ensure client success and satisfaction

  • Routinely participates in problem analysis with client business users and assists in determining software solutions and enhancements. Participates in design review meetings and the evaluation of technical requirements and options associated with the client project.

  • May also provide maintenance, including troubleshooting, support for the Salesforce platform and triage support issues to other areas of development if needed

  • Remains abreast of the current and future Salesforce feature set and how those changes are relevant to the client organization

Required Qualifications

  • Developer Certified

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related field) a plus

  • 1+ years of experience with administration

  • 3+ years of experience with programming in APEX, Visualforce and the Web Services API

  • 3+ years of general IT/Programming experience

  • Be able to implement integrations between SFDC and other software

  • Be able to see a task from a business standpoint, not just a technical perspective

  • Be results-oriented, able to take a task and achieve objectives with minimal guidance

  • Know how to quantify and visualize business data

  • Be creative, resourceful and able to think outside the box

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well both individually and within a team

  • Comfort in working in a small company atmosphere at a fast pace

This position description is intended to be dynamic and subject to change. Position requirements and essential functions may be altered from time to time based upon the needs of the organization and department. This position may be required to execute special projects or other related duties on occasion.

Applicants must possess work authorization in the US, which does not require sponsorship now or in the future by the Summit Technologies for a visa. Summit Technologies is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversification. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.