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Sr. Salesforce Application Developer - 57610BR

Primary Location: Amherst, New York
Additional Locations: IL-Downers Grove, MI-Okemos, MN-Plymouth, NY-Amherst, OH-New Albany
Work At Home option
Preference is for Amherst NY but open to any location.
Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position at this time.

Meritain Health is the nation's independent provider of self-funded health plans. Meritain Health services over 1.700 self-funded clients and over a million members nationally. The company provides plan administration, innovative wellness, medical management, disease management, network managements, and cost management services. Meritain Health employs more than 1,200 people, with multiple offices across the country.
Exciting opportunity for candidate with strong application developer background to join a dynamic team in an exciting environment!

Fundamental Components:
  • Under general direction, formulates and defines system scope and objectives.
  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results.
  • Prepares detailed technical specifications from which programs will be written.
  • Designs, develops, tests, debugs, releases, supports and documents those programs.
  • Develop complex applications using both declarative and customization capabilities.
  • Customization framework of using Apex, Triggers, visual Force, custom settings and Metadata Set up Apex Unit Testing with Governor Friendly Coding.
  • Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities.
  • Regularly provides guidance and training to less-experienced programmer/analysts.

  • 6+ years experience in Salesforce application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Expertise in APEX language, development tools, and/or databases and the systems development life cycle, applicable to development organization.
  • Project experience with Salesforce Lightning and developing lightning custom components, experience with custom integration, TEST API, Community Cloud, CPQ and Salesforce1 a plus.
  • Good understanding of Database Technologies such as SQL.
  • 4-6+ years experience in systems analysis and application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Experience with third party Salesforce application packages.
  • Understand the business and functional requirements that apply to the applications supporting a sub-domain or domain as well as their relevant interfaces.

    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

    Functional - Information Technology/Application development/4-6 Years
    Functional - Information Technology/Application maintenance & support/4-6 Years
    Functional - Information Technology/Strategy & planning/1-3 Years
    Functional - Information Management/Business information analysis/1-3 Years

    Technical - Development Languages/SQL/1-3 Years/Power User
    Technical - Other//4-6 Years/

    Technology/Developing Software Solutions/ADVANCED
    Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/ADVANCED
    Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/FOUNDATION

    General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED
    General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED
    Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

  • Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

    Aetna takes our candidates's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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