Seth Boyd, Developer in Asheville, NC, United States
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Seth Boyd

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Software Developer

Asheville, NC, United States
Toptal Member Since
March 8, 2019

Seth is a Salesforce consultant specializing in the process creation and implementation of data-driven businesses. With over eight years of experience and a love for efficient problem solving, he would be a great addition to any project. Seth believes that communication, first and foremost, is the key to success when working with a client, but a consistent work schedule and working in sprints are also helpful to keep everyone on the same page.


Balanced, Inc.
PostgreSQL, Django, Python, Angular, JavaScript, Salesforce, Salesforce API...
Easy Legal Finance, Inc.
JavaScript, Lightning Components, Apex, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce
Sustainable Style, LLC
REST APIs, SOAP, PostgreSQL, Django, Python, Angular, JavaScript...




Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Scratch, CODE

The most amazing...

...thing I've built was a reporting engine—combining hundreds of millions of data points with Salesforce data in a flexible, performant way.

Work Experience

Senior Solutions Consultant

2013 - PRESENT
Balanced, Inc.
  • Worked directly with client leadership and staff to develop new and improve existing processes utilizing Salesforce and web-based development technologies.
  • Led many Salesforce sales cloud implementations using Apex, triggers, declarative tools, Visualforce, Lightning Components, CPQ, Pardot, and Conga Composer.
  • Spearheaded several Salesforce service cloud implementations using Apex, triggers, declarative tools, Visualforce, and Lightning components.
  • Created a reporting engine combining Salesforce data and hundreds of millions of rows of travel booking records using Python, Angular, PostgreSQL, and the Salesforce API.
  • Developed a partner information update web application using Django, Angular, and Salesforce API.
  • Completed many data integrations involving Salesforce and Quickbooks, Box, Google Drive, Google Apps, Asana, Harvest, and other third-party services.
Technologies: PostgreSQL, Django, Python, Angular, JavaScript, Salesforce, Salesforce API, Visualforce, Apex, Business Process Analysis

Salesforce Consultant and Project Manager

2019 - 2019
Easy Legal Finance, Inc.
  • Created a new set of processes by leading discussions with the clients.
  • Designed and implemented a client payment management system using Process Builder, Triggers, Apex, and Lightning Web Components.
  • Created a custom permissions system to allow for easier administration by business owners while maintaining field-level security provided by Salesforce using Custom Metadata and Apex Triggers.
  • Led the transition to source-based development using Git.
  • Interviewed potential vendors on a client's behalf.
Technologies: JavaScript, Lightning Components, Apex, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce

COO | Founder

2017 - 2019
Sustainable Style, LLC
  • Developed a robust inventory management system using Python, Django, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, and Angular.
  • Designed and implemented employee workflows with 5 distinct roles.
  • Developed a mobile application using NativeScript, Angular, and a REST API (which I wrote).
  • Integrated an inventory system with eBay using Python and eBay's SOAP API.
Technologies: REST APIs, SOAP, PostgreSQL, Django, Python, Angular, JavaScript, Business Process Analysis

Software Engineer

2011 - 2013
THOR, Inc.
  • Developed a simplified data import process, automated proofing, and spreadsheet-like human verification process in Django, Python, PostgreSQL, and JavaScript.
  • Designed and developed a custom billing application integrated with legacy Oracle accounting software using Django, Python, and PostgreSQL.
  • Completely overhauled Salesforce Org by increasing worker efficiency dramatically using Apex, Visualforce, and Declarative Development tools.
  • Developed a CMS using C# and .NET framework.
Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, .NET, C#, Angular, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Django, Python

Lead Developer | Co-founder

2010 - 2013
  • Developed a task management SaaS product using Django, Python, PostgreSQL, and JavaScript.
Technologies: Angular, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Django, Python

Partner Information Update Process—80% Less Stale Data with 50% Less Employee Time

My client had a lot of stale partner data which resulted in lost revenue and wasted employee time. I created a process with my client that resulted 80% less stale data with 50% less employee time.

• Worked with management to assess business requirements.
• Designed the entire partner engagement process.
• Implemented automated annual information update requests to active partners in Salesforce.
• Developed web application to allow partner management to input account, contact, and industry accreditation information.
• Created a simple employee validation process before automatically updating data within Salesforce.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Business Process Analysis, Systems Integration, Salesforce, Apex, SOQL, Python, Django, PostgreSQL, JSON, JavaScript, AngularJS, CSS

Big Data Reporting Engine—Powerful Reporting Engine with Multiple Integrated Data Sources

My client needed a way to understand their impact and assess and validate PFP partner performance. I built a reporting engine integrating thousands of travel agency partners’ information stored in Salesforce with tens of thousands of hotel partners’ information stored in PostgreSQL and tens of millions of booking records received in CSV format.

• Worked with management to assess business requirements.
• Created a data model and performed extensive SQL query performance optimization.
• Developed an interface to dissect the data in any imaginable way.
• Wrote code to integrate real-time information from Salesforce with hotel partner and booking data generating Excel sheets in a performant manner.
• Assessed and fulfilled hardware requirements for performant report generation.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Systems Integration, Salesforce API, SOQL, Python, Django, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, AngularJS, CSS

Complete Salesforce Sales Setup—325% YoY Revenue Growth

My client was a growing startup in the green energy sector that ran on Excel and shared documents. I worked with their leadership and sales teams to develop robust, sustainable processes that allowed them to quickly onboard new employees and grow their revenue by 1,233% to more than $4 million.

• Worked with management to assess business requirements and design sales process.
• Implemented a sales process in Salesforce utilizing Visualforce pages, Apex triggers, Process Builder, deep Google and Box integrations, and CPQ with Conga Composer.
• Constructed a time-tracking application built on the Salesforce platform with deep integration with the client’s sales process.
• Wrote complex reports—providing critical insight into the sales process and employee productivity.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Business Process Analysis, Systems Integration, Salesforce, Apex, Apex Triggers, SOQL, Visualforce, JavaScript, AngularJS, CSS

Salesforce Sales Cloud Consultant Certification



Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification



Salesforce Administrator Certification



Node.js, Salesforce API, REST APIs


Salesforce Sales Cloud, NGINX, Lightning Communities, Pardot, Salesforce CPQ, Lightning Design System


Django, Angular, Lightning Components, CODE, Visualforce, .NET, NativeScript


Python, JavaScript, Apex, APEX Code, HTML, SQL, Scratch, C#, TypeScript


Salesforce, Salesforce SOQL/SOSL, Linux, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Redis, Memcached, JSON, Database Modeling


Software Development, Data Modeling, Front-end Development, Database Schema Design, Salesforce Service Cloud, Business Process Analysis, SOAP, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce Pardot Form Handlers, Business Analysis

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