SalesforceSalesforce Developer Job Description Template

A Salesforce developer is responsible for the implementation of AppExchange apps according to clients’ business needs. Top Salesforce developers need to have an intuitive understanding of Salesforce architecture and the relationships between objects so that they can suggest effective solutions to clients in line with their business requirements.


A Salesforce developer is responsible for the implementation of AppExchange apps according to clients’ business needs. Top Salesforce developers need to have an intuitive understanding of Salesforce architecture and the relationships between objects so that they can suggest effective solutions to clients in line with their business requirements. These developers are the ones who work closely with architects and BAs to code requirements, but also push back with better approaches plans require any changes.

Salesforce Developer - Job Description and Ad Template

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Company Introduction

{{ Write a short and catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company’s culture, perks, and benefits. Mention office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else that you think makes your company interesting. }}

Job Description

We are looking for someone to be responsible for the development and maintenance of Salesforce applications. Your primary focus will be custom Salesforce development and integration with third-party services. You will be working with other engineers and developers on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and creating quality products is essential.


  • Translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Design and build high-performance, reusable, and reliable Apex code with best practices
  • Ensure the best possible quality of the application
  • Take ownership of project work and developing client relationships (should be a confident self-starter)
  • Identify bugs and align with requirements during debugging
  • Write test classes for the class that you develop and ensure more than 80% code coverage
  • Test bug fixes to make sure they work as per requirements, then deploy them to production
  • {{ Add any other relevant responsibilities here }}

Skills and Qualifications

  • Apex development
  • Should have worked with an editor such as MavensMate or Eclipse for
  • Visualforce page development
  • Ability to communicate with customers and provide consultation on Salesforce solutions
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to give optimal solutions
  • {{ Lightning component development, Lightning design development }}
  • Hands-on experience in administration setup, e.g., managing users, security controls, and data as well as creating roles, profiles, and reports.
  • Experience in designing custom objects, custom fields, picklists, page layouts, workflow, approval processes, validation rules, custom tabs, reports, Visualforce pages, dashboards, and email generation according to application requirements
  • {{ Make sure to mention any other frameworks, libraries, or other technologies relevant to your project }}
  • Education: BEng (IT, CE, CS, or EC), BSc, MSc (CS), BCA, or MCA
  • Certification: Any Salesforce certification would be a plus point
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