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Software Engineer - Salesforce (Temporary)

Company: National Public Radio (NPR)
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, information, and music programming in partnership with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. The NPR audience values information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility - and our employees do too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism and digital media to IT and development. Every day, our employees and member stations touch the lives of millions worldwide.--As part of the NPR Digital Media team, you will work on Salesforce platform integrations across the NPR product portfolio. The Salesforce Developer will work closely with Product Managers and the scrum team to provide technical guidance to transform and expand how NPR uses and integrations with Salesforce across the organization. The role spans systems that power digital experiences for our audience and those that empower our Member Stations. You will be expected to take a lead role in designing, implementing and deploying technical requirements on the Salesforce.com platform.RESPONSIBILITIESEach day you will work with a cross-functional team of brilliant professionals combining business, design/user experience and engineering expertise, working relentlessly to push the boundaries of what's possible, paving the road for the future of news and entertainment media.Our team has a passion for Agile development and continuous improvement. We are diverse, lifelong learners and read omnivorously from NPR's giveaway book shelf, regularly walk down the hall to Tiny Desk Concerts, tell coding jokes, optionally bring treats to share, have on-site happy hours and optionally present at conferences. Plus, we have a great work-life balance - seriously.You can find out more about a day in the life of a Software Engineer from the job description at this link.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION: Minimum education experience, required or preferred. (Ex: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in work experience)REQUIRED SKILLS Deep understanding of Salesforce.com architecture and API (REST/SOAP/MetaData, etc)Experience developing in Salesforce technologies such as Apex, Lightning Design and Visualforce pagesUnderstanding all aspects of Salesforce including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Community CloudDesign, develop, test, document, and deploy high quality business solutions on the SFDC platform based on industry best practicesFacilitate continuous improvement within the environmentMaintain current industry knowledge, certifications and attend ongoing training on Salesforce best practices and procedures Creativity, initiative, thirst for innovation and acute attention to detailVigor for crafting well-tested, well-documented and elegantly structured code.Passion for standards-based web development and polyglot programming.Eagerness to be involved in all stages of the product development cycle.Honesty, friendly attitude and good sense of humor. PREFERRED SKILLS Salesforce Platform Developer I & II certificationsExperience working in the Nonprofit Success PackExperience working with a multidisciplinary product development team in an Agile environment.A passion for NPR's content and/or familiarity with our digital products This position is funded through the end of September 2020.Does this sound like you? If so, we want to hear from you. All applications must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.NPR offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, retirement, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.NPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.--NPR is committed to being an inclusive place to work that welcomes diverse and unique perspectives, all working toward the same goal - to create a more informed public.-- Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.Want more NPR? Explore the stories behind the stories on our NPR Extra blog. Get social with NPR Extra on Facebook and following @NPRExtra and #NPRLife on Twitter and Instagram. Find more career opportunities at NPR.org/careers and on Twitter at @NPRJobs.

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