Salesforce Developer

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IT/Technology Management

Job Description

Our job is to be bold at work.

It starts with an insatiable curiosity about clients, colleagues, and the future. At Forrester, we believe curiosity powers progress. Forresterites bring a diversity of opinions and the courage of their convictions to collaborate on the ideas and initiatives that change the course of business. As a trusted advisor to the most influential companies in the world, we live at the nexus of what’s next.


About This Role

Our business applications team is seeking a motivated and experienced Application Developer to support and enhance our Salesforce platform and its connected systems and integration.


The successful candidate will be part of a team supporting Salesforce and the surrounding business systems and processes. We are an agile team with a mix of business owners, architects, admins, testers, and support staff. You will get to be the multifaceted solution builder that you are and not just a back-office guru.


As part of the Salesforce technical team, your mission will be to triage, scope, design, and build solutions to both support existing functionality and innovate on new features. Your Salesforce platform knowledge and ability to stay current with every release will be key to making yourself and the team a relevant and critical part of achieving Forrester’s goals.

  • Triage, scope, design, and build solutions to both support existing functionality and innovate on new features.
  • Share stewardship of configuration and coding throughout the development lifecycle to maintain a tidy and scalable environment.
  • Share your knowledge and solutions with both technical and nontechnical audiences as needed.
  • Seek improvement of our development process, recommending and encouraging the team toward best practice and quality work.

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or equivalent.
  • SFDC platform developer I and II certifications are preferred.
  • Two-plus years of experience as a Salesforce developer in Apex and Visualforce.
  • Two-plus years of experience with and proficiency in middleware, SOAP- and REST-based web services, XML, JavaScript, and SOA design principles.
  • Solid data design experience including ETL, synchronous and asynchronous messaging, and integration strategies between loosely coupled systems.
  • Familiarity with IDEs such as Eclipse and with deployment automation.


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Forrester Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to equal employment opportunity for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.




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