James Lentini, Salesforce Developer in New York, NY, United States
James Lentini

Salesforce Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since April 12, 2020
James has a broad technical skillset with a professional background in full-stack development and over a decade of experience on the Salesforce platform. Proficient in Apex/LWC, he’s also coded front ends from design compositions, built interactive data-driven websites, written ops-related tooling and integrations, and developed features in complex domains such as language parsing, 3D graphics, and computer vision. James learns quickly and thrives on projects with multi-tech needs.
James is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

New York, NY, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Windows, Visual Studio Code, Atom, Sublime Text, IntelliJ, WebStorm, PyCharm, Bitbucket, GitHub, Git

The most amazing...

...product I've written was a custom Salesforce email templating system which was more flexible than anything on the market at the time.

Employment

  • Salesforce Developer and Consultant

    2019 - 2020
    Nucleus Technologies (Rapid Logistics)
    • Created a parametric Rules engine to deep-parse SOQL WHERE clauses and apply custom data context, adding custom functions and other syntax extensions.
    • Ported the Ace code editor for use as a Lightning Web Component to support syntax highlighting for the Rules Engine parser,.
    • Supported the development team when using the Rules Engine to dynamically select shipping methods.
    • Created a system to use NPM for dependency management between modular SFDX feature-sets. Ported codebases from MDAPI to SFDX format.
    • Implemented scripts to make SFDX jest unit tests dependency-aware via a package.json file.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Lightning Components, Apex, Node.js
  • Salesforce Developer and Consultant

    2019 - 2020
    Rapid Logistics
    • Wrote an automatic allocation system to match outbound orders with available inventory across multiple warehouses.
    • Created a system to scan barcodes and record scans into a scan session audit trail.
    • Developed a system and API to associate scanned values with any record for easy lookup later.
    • Built a dynamic user interface to pack orders in a warehouse.
    • Created an API that uses organizational data to ensure that asynchronous jobs are run in-order.
    Technologies: CSS, JavaScript, HTML, Lightning Components, Apex, Node.js
  • Salesforce Developer and Consultant

    2011 - 2018
    2U
    • Created an automatic license expiration and re-activation system to manage user accounts across more than 20 organizations.
    • Implement bulk scripted-deployment and data-migration tools before the advent of SFDX.
    • Created Apex-based parametric data sharing across more than 20 organizations using Salesforce-to-Salesforce.
    • Generated RSVP links that update campaigns when clicked.
    Technologies: Python, Visualforce, Apex
  • Full-stack Developer and Engineer

    2010 - 2018
    International Awards Group
    • Collaborated with a graphic designer to convert design compositions into functional web pages.
    • Implemented the You Be the Judge website, where users could register an account and judge competition entries.
    • Implemented a winners’ showcase website which displayed video and image entries from the company database.
    • Created a Gimp plugin for generating bulk graphics from database output.
    • Wrote a dynamic UI for uploading files to a media server.
    Technologies: C, C++, Python, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Linux
  • Salesforce Developer and Consultant

    2015 - 2016
    Chabad.org
    • Created the email templating engine for Chabad.org’s Scribe product, which renders Visualforce components with arbitrarily configurable data context.
    • Implemented JWT-based authentication to an external payment system.
    • Provided implementation ideas, consulted on coding best practices, and helped less experienced developers.
    Technologies: SOQL, Visualforce, Apex
  • Salesforce Administrator and Developer

    2009 - 2010
    TheInfoPro
    • Wrote a WordPress plugin for Salesforce lead capturing.
    • Used Apex to implement a custom opt-out system for outgoing emails.
    • Helped ensure data integrity on a database of 120,000+ leads and 10,000+ contacts.
    Technologies: PHP, SOQL, Visualforce, Apex
  • Technical Writer

    2007 - 2009
    Shoap Technical Services
    • Wrote user manuals for numerous point-of-sale devices.
    • Composed user manuals and help-desk training material for networking hardware, online web interfaces, and software APIs.
    • Edited and maintained content for an online learning management system.
    Technologies: MadCap Flare, FrameMaker, Microsoft Word, CSS, HTML
  • Software Developer and Research Assistant

    2004 - 2006
    Georgia Tech Research Institute
    • Created a prototype system that combined thermal images, visual images, 3D laser offset data, and temperature probe data to assess the core temperature of food on a moving conveyor belt.
    • Developed a real-time imaging system that used color segmentation to detect foreign particles in food process streams.
    • Coded a hardware control system that used actuators, cameras, and lasers to generate 3D profiles of objects.
    Technologies: I/O, Cameras, OpenCV, Python, Visual Studio, C++, C

Experience

  • Front End of a Company Website (Development)
    https://web.archive.org/web/20190825002526/http:/arclabusa.com/

    I developed in collaboration with a graphic designer a company website. It was a fully-optimized static site that was built using Webpack for optimization and Jekyll for content generation. It also included a custom build of the Bootstrap library.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, Python, Apex, HTML, CSS, Java, C, SOQL, C++, PHP, Ruby
  • Frameworks

    Lightning Components, Visualforce, Django, OAuth 2
  • Tools

    Salesforce DX, Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, PyCharm, WebStorm, IntelliJ, Sublime Text, Atom, Visual Studio, Microsoft Word, FrameMaker, Apache
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, jQuery, OpenCV, React Redux
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, Windows, MacOS, Linux
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Other

    Cameras, I/O, MadCap Flare

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
    2002 - 2007
    Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA, USA

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