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Senior Salesforce Engineer


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Senior Salesforce Engineer is the recognized expert on Salesforce Platform Engineering; including front and backend development, web/mobile, and applying SFDC best practices.  Applies advanced subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business problems within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives. Works on problems/projects of diverse complexity and scope which may require in depth evaluation of multiple factors. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements, strategy, vision, and standards for the development and integration of a multi-cloud Salesforce implementation. May act as a project leader providing expertise or direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision-making process. Provides mentoring and guidance to the Salesforce Platform Delivery Team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as Salesforce Technical Development Expert for the Platform (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Experience Cloud, Manufacturing Cloud, B2B Commerce, CPQ).
  • Enforce Salesforce Development Best Practices when developing and documenting solutions.
  • Participates as a member of and leads cross-functional development teams, including offshore teams.
  • Demonstrates technical leadership, and exerts influence outside of immediate team.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams and provides mentoring and guidance to other developers.
  • Contributes to strategic direction for team.
  • Develops innovative multi-cloud solutions to complex problems. 
  • Integrates technical expertise and business understanding to create superior solutions for company and customers.
  • Design, prepares, and executes Unit tests.
  • Code quality and code reviews.
  • Manage large time-sensitive work/projects maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Mentors and consults with team members and other organizations, customer and vendors on complex issues.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university or equivalent experience

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years related experience and/or training on the Salesforce Platform
  • Minimum 4 years developing solutions using APEX, Visualforce, SOQL, Triggers, Lightning Web Components, Experience Builder, API Integrations, Web Services, Lightning Flow
  • Minimum 2 years developing Salesforce Lightning mobile and web components utilizing Lightning Design System framework 
  • Minimum of 2 years leading projects and/or technical teams
  • Experience leading large scale and highly integrated Salesforce project/implementation
  • Expert understanding of Salesforce security and data models
  • Experience with Salesforce CI/CD DevOps and Salesforce best practices utilizing SFDX/Ant
  • Advanced understanding of modern software development methodologies and tools
  • Advanced understanding of Software Test methodologies
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; influencing skills and ability to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team. Demonstrated technical leadership skills.

Desired Certifications

  • Platform App Builder, Platform Developer I, Platform Developer II,  JavaScript Developer I, CPQ Developer

Job Requisition ID: 5434

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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