Gangha Kaliyan, Salesforce Developer in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Gangha Kaliyan

Salesforce Developer in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Member since September 17, 2021
Gangha is a software engineer with 10+ years of experience in the Salesforce ecosystem. He has worked with large enterprise clients in the retail, healthcare, and energy sectors. Gangha's expertise includes Salesforce Sales, Service, and Community Cloud implementations; Apex, Visualforce, Aura, and Lightning Web Components; and Salesforce integration and data migration. Gangha's industry experience is backed by nine Salesforce certifications.
Gangha is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Apex 10 years
  • Force.com 10 years
  • Salesforce 10 years
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud 10 years
  • Salesforce Service Cloud 10 years
  • Aura 5 years
  • Community Clouds 5 years
  • Lightning Components 5 years

Location

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Apex, Lightning Components, Salesforce, Certified Salesforce Administrator

The most amazing...

...experience is to understand clients' requirements and exceed their expectations.

Employment

  • Salesforce Architect/Developer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Motorola Solutions
    • Co-developed and enhanced an eCommerce platform using Salesforce B2B Commerce.
    • Configured and developed a Salesforce Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ) tool.
    • Co-developed approval processes using the Salesforce Advanced Approvals package.
    • Improved the development process using trigger frameworks and SoC patterns.
    • Worked on solutions and technical designs to meet various requirements.
    Technologies: Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components, Lightning Communities, Community Clouds, Single Sign-on (SSO), API Integration, Git, B2B, Salesforce CPQ, Commerce, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce Enterprise Edition, Certified Salesforce Administrator
  • Salesforce Developer for Global Online Education Platform

    2022 - 2022
    Pluralsight - Main
    • Developed REST endpoints for Accounts, contacts and subscriptions.
    • Established trigger and logger framework that were adopted by the development team.
    • Worked on technical design for messaging framework.
    Technologies: Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce, Salesforce API, Salesforce Apex, Apex, GitHub, Gamesight, Copado, CPQ
  • Senior Salesforce Consultant and Architect

    2017 - 2020
    Groundswell Cloud Solutions
    • Designed and implemented solutions for a high-volume community userbase.
    • Spearheaded front-end development using Lightning Web Components.
    • Played a key role in Salesforce Sales, Service, and Community Cloud implementations.
    • Implemented custom territory management for a sales process.
    • Improved deployment processes and established CI/CD for projects.
    • Adopted SoC patterns to enable better management of codebases.
    • Implemented static code analysis to ensure coding standards were maintained.
    • Brainstormed and designed an efficient branching strategy for various implementations.
    • Performed org audit checks and suggested improvements.
    • Analyzed and implemented platform events for integration.
    Technologies: Apex, Lightning Components, Aura, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Service Cloud, Community Clouds, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce Enterprise Edition, Certified Salesforce Administrator
  • Senior Salesforce Developer

    2014 - 2017
    Bits In Glass
    • Integrated Salesforce with Microsoft Great Plains, ServiceNow, and QuickBooks.
    • Worked on an org merge and migration from one Salesforce instance to another.
    • Developed Single Page Applications using Lightning components and Lightning Design System.
    • Created custom UI components using jQuery, JavaScript, and AngularJS.
    • Implemented custom map components using Leaflet maps in Salesforce.
    • Developed and exposed Apex REST Services for external systems to consume.
    • Worked on a command-line data loader for scheduling data loads.
    • Prepared technical design documents, developed an environment strategy, and designed a data model.
    • Installed and configured Salesforce AppExchange apps such as Conga Composer and DocuSign.
    • Played a key role in migrating from Salesforce Classic to Lightning Experience.
    Technologies: Apex, Force.com, Salesforce, Aura, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce Enterprise Edition, Certified Salesforce Administrator
  • Salesforce Analyst

    2013 - 2014
    Nubik Inc
    • Developed classes, triggers, Visualforce Pages, asynchronous processes (batch and future methods) and a REST API based on requirements.
    • Worked on a payment integration between Salesforce and Braintree.
    • Developed unit tests for overall quality and code coverage.
    • Worked on a FinancialForce configuration and development project.
    • Assisted with the configuration of Salesforce1 (a Salesforce mobile app).
    • Optimized code to improve performance and avoid governor limits.
    Technologies: Apex, Visualforce, Unit Testing, Salesforce Sales Cloud, FinancialForce, Salesforce Service Cloud, Salesforce Enterprise Edition, Certified Salesforce Administrator
  • Salesforce Developer

    2010 - 2012
    Wipro
    • Developed classes, triggers, and web service calls based on requirements.
    • Performed data augmentation using Apex Scheduler and the Data Loader utility.
    • Prepared a migration checklist and deployed it using the Ant Migration Tool.
    • Prepared POCs for new solutions to be implemented.
    • Stayed up to date on recent releases in the Salesforce ecosystem to implement the best solutions for clients.
    Technologies: Apex, Visualforce, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Service Cloud, Salesforce Enterprise Edition, Certified Salesforce Administrator

Experience

  • Quoting Integration

    Designed and developed integration of Salesforce CPQ and an external quoting tool. This involved integrating the quote, opportunity, and relevant information between the two systems. The integration allowed sales reps to use the extended quote configuration provided by the external quoting tool and manage the complex discounting logic that Salesforce CPQ offers.

Skills

  • Languages

    Apex, C++
  • Tools

    Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce DX, Git, Salesforce CPQ, FinancialForce, Lightning Communities, GitHub
  • Platforms

    Salesforce, Visual Studio Code, Illuminated Cloud, Salesforce SOQL/SOSL
  • Other

    Force.com, Salesforce Enterprise Edition, Aura, Salesforce Service Cloud, Community Clouds, SFDC Configuration, Salesforce Development Community (SFDC), Salesforce Community, Salesforce Reports, Salesforce Cloud Flow, Salesforce Programming, SFDC Customization, Salesforce Lightning, Certified Salesforce Administrator, Software, API Integration, Single Sign-on (SSO), Commerce, Salesforce Apex, Gamesight, Copado, CPQ
  • Frameworks

    Lightning Components, Visualforce
  • Libraries/APIs

    Salesforce API, Salesforce SOAP API, Salesforce REST API, Salesforce Bulk API, SystemC, REST APIs
  • Paradigms

    Unit Testing, B2B

Education

  • Master's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering
    2012 - 2014
    Concordia University - Montreal, Quebec, CA

Certifications

  • Salesforce Certified Data Architecture and Management Designer
    APRIL 2020 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect
    APRIL 2020 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer
    MARCH 2020 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II
    APRIL 2018 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer
    JULY 2017 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
    NOVEMBER 2016 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
    MAY 2015 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant
    MAY 2015 - PRESENT
    Salesforce
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
    SEPTEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Salesforce

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