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Lead Salesforce Developer - 66845BR

Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Additional Locations: AZ-Phoenix, CO-Denver, CT-Hartford, FL-Jacksonville, FL-Miami, MA-Wellesley, MO-Kansas City, NC-Charlotte, OH-New Albany, SC-Columbia, TX-Dallas, TX-Houston, UT-Salt Lake City
The Lead Salesforce Developer is a critical role for Aetnas Clinical technology enablement team. This is a hands-on position and the candidate will collaborate and consult with key stakeholders in business, program management and IT/COE to deliver on key Clinical business initiatives. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, detail oriented, organized, and able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced and changing environment. If you are looking to make a foot print in an industry that is continuously evolving, you will want to consider being part of our team.

Fundamental Components:
Basic Qualifications:
- Performs technical analysis, design, development and implementation support for system integration's and Salesforce customization's following Apex design patterns and object-oriented programming best practices.
- Proven ability to translate business needs into process or system improvements
- Strong influencing and communication skills. Conversant with both technical and business audience
- Work with a cross-functional Scrum team to maintain and enhance Salesforce Service and Sales Cloud applications in iterative release cycles
- Technical leadership, setting best practices including integration and application development, deployment, testing (unit and systems), and iterative refinement
- Seek out opportunities to utilize SFDC to improve processes and productivity, and make recommendations to support an organization scaling at a rapid pace
- Provide technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing technology solutions including integrations with other enterprise software solutions
- Provide support for the deployment tasks and production checkout
- Troubleshoot and fix defects for planned releases and production issues
- Work independently to make decisions regarding resolution of issues
- Create clear and concise functional and technical specifications, diagrams and other documentation
- Writes user stories and acceptance criteria for complex Agile deployments
- Experience working with technical and business stakeholders from global cross-functional teams
- Delivers detailed design proof-of-concepts, wireframes, prototypes, in PPT and sandbox, as needed
- Salesforce Certifications required to be considered for this position: Administrator, Platform Developer I

Background Experience:
- Minimum 5 years of experience in platform experience
- Fluent in Salesforce Lightning. Extensive experience developing Lightning Components - both within the Salesforce Lightning Design System and by writing custom Lightning Components
- Extensive VisualForce, Apex Classes/Controllers, Apex Triggers development experience
- Web services development or experience with Salesforce API (REST, SOAP, Metadata, etc.)
- Knowledge of integration's, third-party integration tools and ETL with Salesforce
- Experience with different Salesforce deployment methodologies and techniques
- Strong understanding of key SFDC architectural concepts and how they influence design
- Good understanding of data structures, data modeling and database schema is required
- Experience using Salesforce tools and utilities (Data Loader, Eclipse IDE, ANT Migration tool, Selenium, DemandTools)
- Web application development experience, including solid experience with Java or C#, as well as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
- Extensive Knowledge of SOQL
- Salesforce Certifications preferred to be considered for this position: Service Cloud Consultant or other SFDC specialization

Additional Job Information:
Knowledge of Industry Systems/Software Engineering processes and techniques.Strong leadership skills.Full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming.Technical knowledge of various high level programming languages and program development software.In-depth knowledge of system and technology alternatives, as well as the system development life cycle.Extensive knowledge of the business area's function and systems.Ability to work effectively with business areas and IT management and staff.Strong judgment.Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Position is available to any Aetna location

Required Skills:
Technology - Creating Technology Partnerships, Technology - Developing Software Solutions, Technology - Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions

Desired Skills:
General Business - Applying Reasoned Judgment, General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Ensuring Project Discipline

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

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Aetna takes our candidate'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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