CRM Programmer Analyst III/Information Services and Technology Administrative Systems

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
24 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The CRM/ Programmer Analyst III is a member of Boston University’s Information Systems and Technology team who is responsible for the design, configuration, development, release and support of CRM/Salesforce applications, components and integrations used to enable Boston University’s academic, administrative and ancillary processes.

The CRM Programmer Analyst III is an advanced professional role that may work on multiple projects as a project leader or frequently as the subject matter expert. This individual will participate in projects that require Salesforce or vended packages that run on Salesforce, therefore deep knowledge of the platform is required.

This position will also be responsible for operational support and maintenance of various applications enabling university processes and systems. This individual may also coach and mentor more junior technical staff.

Essential functions of this position are:

  • Participation on project teams to design, configure, develop, test and release applications/components pursuant to business, architectural and/or service requirements. Participation can include providing technical leadership for other CRM developers on the project team. Design, configuration, development, test and release activity should be in alignment with industry and BU best practices, guidelines and standards.
  • Participation in operational support and maintenance of CRM/ based services. This includes consulting on or working incidents, service requests, defects, enhancements, upgrades, patches and service improvement initiatives.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • 5-7 years of IT work experience or the equivalent with demonstrated knowledge in CRM/ Preferably multiple implementations. Higher Ed implementations is desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce APIs (bulk API, Metadata API), Web Services (SOAP, REST), e-mail integrations
  • Salesforce Developer and Administration Certifications – e.g. DEV 401, ADM 201, App Builder – strongly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce development, best practices and design patterns –, Visualforce, Apex, SOQL, custom objects, workflows, triggers, IDE, migration tools, etc.…
  • Experience integrating Salesforce with 3rd party systems using web services and app exchange apps
  • Advanced understanding, adoption and utilization of declarative customizations versus programmatic customizations
  • Knowledge of TargetX is highly desirable
  • Experience with fundamental programming concepts, frameworks, languages and technologies such as SQL, Java, C#, JSP, ASP, JavaScript, .NET, XML, JSON, HTML5, CSS, JSON is strongly desired
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Understanding of project management concepts and frameworks such as waterfall, Prince 2, Scrum
  • Experience working on multiple projects as a technology leader or frequently as the subject matter expert.
  • Experience working on projects/issues of medium to high complexity that require demonstrated knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type