Senior Salesforce Developer | Minnestar

Minnesota IT Services

Working Title: Senior Salesforce Developer
Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 5
Agency: Minnesota IT Services

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 04/25/2024
  • Closing Date: 05/08/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
  • Division/Unit: Department of Human Services / Microsoft Application Development
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $37.45 – $64.04 / hourly; $78,195 – $133,715 / annually
  • Job Class Option: Object Oriented
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Join the 2,600+ professionals of Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) who connect Minnesotans to services that will improve their lives. This position serves our partners at Minnesota’s largest state agency, the Department of Human Services (DHS). The MNIT DHS team supports complex and varied technical needs, including systems that provide health care coverage, deliver child protection and welfare services, and provide support for Minnesotans with special needs including mental illness, chemical dependencies, and physical or developmental disabilities. 

Job Summary

If you’re excited about utilizing your Salesforce expertise to support the state’s mission of delivering exceptional service, apply now to be part of a dedicated team driving innovation and efficiency in the State of Minnesota! Join us in our mission to create a more efficient, responsive, and impactful public service through technology.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Salesforce Developer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you play a pivotal role in developing applications that harness the advanced functionalities of Salesforce by providing complex configuration of native functionality, integrated add-ons, and related tools. You will ensure the production of efficient, stable, maintainable, manageable, and secure declarative applications. The applications require deep and thorough understanding not only of the techniques and processes related to the tool, but also of standard application development practices of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) principles and processes. You will be responsible for developing applications that enable business to take advantage of advanced functionalities available in Salesforce and will be responsible for researching other 3rd party tools, evaluating suitability for integration with Salesforce, and implementing solutions to improve Salesforce native functionality.

Additionally, you will be a key player for understanding business problems, designing, developing, configuring, testing, and deploying software to provide solutions. You will write code to produce applications that provide measurable business value by using Agile techniques and working in collaboration with the larger, cross-functional team. You will be responsible for learning new languages/technologies and staying on top of the technology wave. As a Salesforce Developer, you will work closely with Architects, Salesforce Administrators, APEX Code Developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Subject Matter Experts, and other key stakeholders to deliver Salesforce applications that address documented business requirements that operate within design specifications. You will build applications in accordance with Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) Software Development Life Cycle and follow standard application development best practices. You will be an expert by maintaining and building competency by taking the role in identifying elements of highly complex and large-scale projects and are expected to provide senior-level participation and support of peer code reviews, technical walkthroughs, cross-training, mentorship and other knowledge transfer activities.

If you are a seasoned Salesforce professional with a passion for creating efficient, stable, maintainable, manageable, and secure declarative applications, we invite you to join our team and contribute to the success of our innovative projects.

This position is currently eligible for full-time telework: 

  • Telework for Minnesota IT Services allows an employee to perform work from a telework location and an employee may be required to be in the office based on business needs and other dependencies in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
  • Only candidates located in Minnesota and bordering states (Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin) are telework eligible.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume.

Position requires a minimum of five (5) years of experience as an IT application developer and/or software engineer.

Experience must include:

  • Ability to manage extensive application development portfolio with multiple projects at various stages of design, development, implementation or production.
  • Extensive technical knowledge of Salesforce Development.
  • Knowledge of overall data processing hardware and software concepts.
  • The methods and techniques of systems analysis and design.
  • The Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Ability to deliver effective verbal or written messages that facilitate a mutual understanding amongst all parties.
  • Customer service skills that include active listening, empathy, and problem-solving.

A master’s degree in Information Technology or an IT related field substitutes for three (3) years of experience, OR an IT related bachelor’s degree substitutes for two (2) years, OR an IT related associate’s degree substitutes for one (1) year. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with OmniStudio.
  • Experience with Experience Cloud.
  • Experience with Flow development.
  • Experience developing and maintaining application programming interfaces (API’s).
  • Ability to organize, plan, monitor, and coordinate multiple and complex activities while operating within technical and business requirements.
  • Ability to mentor and lead other junior technical developers to design, build and implement technical solutions for various business needs.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed technical information.

Additional Requirements

It is the policy of Minnesota IT Services that a successful candidate must pass all legally required checks prior to employment which may consist of the following:

  • SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past state employees only)
  • Criminal History Check
  • Reference Check
  • Social Security and Address Verification
  • Education Verification
  • Other legally required checks

Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $37.45 - $64.04 / hourly - $78,195 - $133,715 / annually
Compensation Type: Salaried
Location: St Paul, MN - Telework
Posted by Karla Larson on April 27, 2024