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Scholastic Senior Salesforce Developer – Technical Lead in New York, New York

Job Description:

THE OPPORTUNITY

The Senior Salesforce Developer will be responsible for building world-class applications on the Salesforce platform. The Senior Developer will also own the oversight of the development team ensuring code and solution quality and sustainability within Salesforce and the platforms with which it is integrated.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Core Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients to determine business, functional and technical requirements

  • Participate in efforts to develop Salesforce feature and applications

  • Utilize best practices to perform operational support, enhancements, bug fixes as needed to the Salesforce platform

  • Provide technical assistance and end user troubleshooting for bug fixes, enhancements, and “how-to” assistance.

  • Performs regular code reviews and offer feedback and suggestions

  • Effectively manage the development and testing teams and provide guidance and mentorship where needed

  • Be able to communicate development progress to senior management

  • Be accountable for team deliverables

  • Understand Salesforce Apex Governor Limits and be able to identify bottlenecks in the current implementation

  • Closely work with Director of Engineering on user stories that need special attention due to complexity and/or business impact

WHO WE ARE

Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 100+ years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at www.scholastic.com .

Some benefits that we offer:

• 100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

• Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

• Tuition Reimbursement

• Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

Qualifications

HOW YOU CAN FIT (Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related major

  • 2+ years of experience as a Senior Developer or an Architect in a mid to large-sized organization with demonstrated leadership driving an organizational transformation in a matrixed organization

  • 5+ years of professional object-oriented development experience

  • Experience with key areas of technical architecture, including integration technologies, single sign-on, and master data management

  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I certification

  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript

  • Proficiency with modern IDEs (VSCode, IntelliJ) and SCM tools (Git, SVN)

  • Proficiency with relational databases, data modeling, and SQL

  • Proficiency with Agile, Scrum, or other iterative development methodologies

  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies and development tools

  • A creative mindset to apply innovative approaches to software design

  • Authorized to work for any U.S. employer

Time Type:

Full time

Job Type:

Regular

Job Family Group:

Information Technology

Location Region/State:

New York

EEO Statement:

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

EEO is the Law Poster (https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/scholastic/corp-home/eeo-is-the-law-poster-english.pdf)

EEO Scholastic Policy Statement

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