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Salesforce Developer

| Greater Boston Area

Department: Enterprise Applications

Location: Boston, MA

About Acquia:

Acquia is transforming the digital strategies of companies all over the world with our open cloud platform. We are passionate and relentlessly committed to helping our clients create digital experiences that are more relevant, personalized, and built for a fast-changing, always-connected, mobile-first world. Headquartered in the US, we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.

Position Overview:

Acquia is seeking a Salesforce Developer to join the Enterprise Applications Team. Reporting to the Enterprise Applications Development Manager, you will use your technical expertise and CRM experience to maintain and build key business systems and processes. You will participate in ideation sessions with our business partners to discover current pain points, define the business objectives, collaborate on defining process, and build the required solution capabilities to enable and optimize. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a fast paced environment, thrives on being collaborative, works independently, understands the value of documentation and has good oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience designing and deploying custom developed solutions on the Salesforce platform
  • Competency in documenting business requirements, application integrations and custom development
  • Experience and understanding of APEX, SOQL, Lightning and Visualforce development
  • Create/modify Apex Classes/Triggers, VisualForce Pages, Static Resources, as well as various declarable objects
  • Create/update Workflows, Triggers, Formulas, Reports and Dashboards, Data loader
  • Create customized pages, reports and features for end customers
  • Programming knowledge – HTML, JavaScript, APEX, JSON, Web Services
  • REST concepts and integration with external systems/Web services
  • Experience managing deployment and understanding of deployment best practices, including documenting user acceptance tests/sign offs to ensure the quality of developed solutions prior to production deployment
  • Log, track, and manage issues, bugs, and enhancement/ features requests logged in JIRA
  • Create code coverage/test scripts
  • Background in SDLC/Agile development a plus
  • Source control knowledge GIT a plus

Education and Experience:

  • 2+ years as a Salesforce Administrator or Developer
  • 4+ years prior experience working as part of development team using an issue tracking system
  • ADM-201, DEV 401 certifications a plus
  • Must be dependable, reliable, and able to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced and unpredictable work environment
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, initiative, and ability to thrive under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases


Excellent, busy area close to Faneuil Hall with shopping and fun after-work options. Tons of varied and great lunch options - we have a great list!

An Insider's view of Acquia

What are some social events your company does?

The Boston office partnered with the Department of Children and Families to pair employees with the holiday wish lists of children in DCF care. In December, 2017, we helped fulfill the wishes of 200 children through gifts of toys and clothing.

Amy H.

Senior Talent Operations Partner

What projects are you most excited about?

I believe we will see even more significant technology-driven changes in our lives in the next decade or two . . . I am optimistic that the good in us will prevail and that we will achieve a more just society driven by technology. I am proud to be a part of the software industry which is a major factor in this technological advancement of humanity.


Manager and Principal Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

Our people are motivated by professional growth and development, and every day, there’s an opportunity to learn something new that can help you develop your career. We have a really strong peer-to-peer learning culture, and our internal mobility program encourages Acquians to explore new roles within the company.

Amy P.

Senior Director, Global Talent Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Acquia’s made an invaluable impact to raise the profile of the amazing creative and technical work that’s happening across the city. Innovation in Boston spans AI to cryptocurrencies, security and fintech. We’re driving innovation around the customer experience, and Boston is a great place to do that.


Senior Vice President, Product

What are Acquia Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Work/life balance is important to us. Employees take time off when they need it, and come back to work feeling refreshed. We offer up to 13 weeks of maternity, six weeks of adoption leave paid at 100 percent. Our returning-parent transition program allows new parents to ease back into work. Office amenities include snacks and beverages, comfortable space, common areas, game rooms, and Mac computers.

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