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Sr Salesforce Engineer

    • Remote (United States)
  • Digital, Data & Technology
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The Sr. Salesforce Engineer brings passion, enthusiasm, and a growth mind-set to Thrivent’s Engineering Culture. They are a trusted expert, who applies business, industry, and technical knowledge of assigned assets, domains, platforms, technologies, and vendors. Collaborates with team members to ensure quality solution delivery. Responsible for implementation, execution, and maintenance of technology solutions to mitigate risk and drive business results. Provides development expertise on mid-large sized projects to solve complex problems.

The Sr. Salesforce Engineer will have exposure to both the Sales and Service Cloud functionality within the Salesforce Platform. This person is responsible for designing, documenting, building (configuration and customization), unit testing, implementation, and maintenance of functionality that meets the needs identified by business partners. Successful candidates will have experience with large implementations along with a broad knowledge of the Salesforce and associated capabilities. Candidates will possess strong technical skills with a specific emphasis on JavaScript and Lightning Web Components development.

At Thrivent, we are focused on a digital transformation that will deliver modern, innovative experiences for our clients, financial advisors, and employees. We are investing in data and technology, using DevOps practices, and building an engineering culture of empowered technical experts. Our technologists are involved in work that includes cloud native development, digital architecture and integration, automation, cloud data platforms, artificial intelligence, and machine learning as well as maximizing platforms such as Salesforce, AWS and Microsoft.

Position Roles / Responsibilities / Accountabilities 

Solution Architecture / Systems Design  

  • Review and understand documented user stories. 

  • Partner with Lead Salesforce Engineer to define and develop solutions that ensure alignment with industry best practices, technical strategies, and priorities. 

  • Consistent and dependable in delivering core technology solutions that deliver outcomes and meets/exceeds the teams expectations for stability, scalability, resilience, etc. 

Application Implementation & Maintenance  

  • Implement functionality using approved standards and change management processes. 

  • Ability to perform unit testing on code and coordinate with Quality Assurance Engineers on functional and performance testing both in Salesforce and other applications. 

  • Provide support for service requests, routine maintenance, and general support activities. 

  • Continuously assess technology to build more stable, scalable, and resilient software 

Leadership  

  • Provide guidance to junior engineers helping them learn foundational engineering skills. 

  • Provide domain expertise on software products in their area to junior engineers to help them learn/grow their skills and contribute as part of the team. 

  • Provide technical expertise and help the team to solve technical/software issues. 

  • Actively participate in the technology community through forums, events, and/or open-source or personal project contributions. 

Position Qualifications  

  • 5-7 years experience in the Salesforce engineering environment. 

  • Extensive knowledge of Salesforce Sales and Service Clouds required. Experience with Marketing Cloud or Financial Services Cloud is a plus. 

  • Ability to develop using Apex Classes, Apex triggers, Batch Apex, JavaScript, Lightning Web Components (LWC), Visual Force (VF Pages), Integration (REST, SOAP, Change Data Capture, Platform Events), SOQL and SOSL. 

  • Experience working with Salesforce customizations, workflow approvals, flow, process builder, and Data loader. 

  • 1-3 years recent work experience in several of the following integration technologies: Java, REST/SOAP API, Spring Boot, Mongo DB, Confluent Kafka, Change Data Capture, Platform Events, OpenShift, Docker, TC Server, Messaging Queues (RabbitMQ, IBM MQ). 

  • Experience with CI/CD DevOps including using tools such as: Visual Studio Code, Salesforce CLI, Git, Bitbucket, and Jira. 

  • Ability to troubleshoot the Salesforce platform: sharing and visibility, bulk DML operations, Apex, callouts, etc. 

  • Experience working in an Agile project team environment, working directly with product owners and business partners. 

  • Salesforce Admin and Developer certifications preferred. 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly around technical documentation. 

  • Ability and desire to learn new technologies and development tools. 

  • A creative mindset to apply innovative approaches to software design. 

We exist to help people achieve financial clarity. At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given. 

At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our clients. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.

Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by sending an email to  human.resources@thrivent.com  or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.

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