Salesforce Developer
Posted on Indeed on Apr 21, 2021

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Position Overview:

The Salesforce Developer is a technical resource with strong salesforce programmer and development experience to enhance Paylocity’s salesforce platform.

This position combines technical ability with business needs, creativity, communication, and can-do attitude to provide support and ongoing updates to the salesforce platform. The Salesforce Developer will work closely within the organization to partner with existing developers to perform programming and updates as the business utilizes the Salesforce platform. The focus will be increasing productivity across the organization and the Business Operations team.

In addition, the Salesforce Developer will spend a significant portion of their time learning, maintaining, and improving the tools.

Location: remote

Reports To: Director Enabling Tools


  • The below represents some of the primary responsibilities of the position. Other duties may be assigned as needed. Programming, maintaining and enhancing the Business Operations Tools.
  • Work closely with Program Manager, stakeholders and team to build and maintain tools such as Project Management, CRM, and any additional tools that the Business Operations department implements (on premises or off premises systems).
  • Create and customize interfaces using HTML, JavaScript, JQuery including configurations, form changes and security roles etc.
  • Prepare technical objectives - identify and describe key goals and provide the work processes to achieve these goals.
  • Engage with Program Manager and team to develop system design, functional and technical specifications to meet business needs, reporting, customization, and integration requirements.
  • Serve as the software expert and product specialist, aiming to solve business challenges.
  • Engage closely with and provide feedback to Program Manager regarding business’ unmet product needs.
  • Make complex modifications to existing software applications, modules, and platforms in accordance with high-level specifications, application support, and industry standards.
  • Deploy, monitor, and support software releases during iterative development cycles
  • Building and maintaining custom conversion tools
  • Build and maintain tools and processes to identify necessary data from diverse customer payroll platforms, extract it, transform it, and load it into the Paylocity platform.
  • Design and write reusable programs or SQL routines to allow consistent conversions from known payroll systems.
  • Write other utilities to be used by the Business Operations department as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 yrs. experience in SQL, .net and/or programming
  • Must have strong to excellent SQL, JavaScript and .net skills
  • Must have written database programs using SQL and .net either professionally or in school
  • Thorough understanding of Software Development Lifecycle using automation tools and source control systems
  • Experience in MS Access, SQL Server
  • Salesforce platform developer 1

Additional criteria for Salesforce Programmer:

  • 3 plus years of Salesforce development experience (Visualforce, Apex, Aura, Lightning components)
  • Strong understanding of Salesforce Metadata API
  • Extensive service cloud/salesforce experience
  • Salesforce Trailhead Certifications

Preferred Skills:

  • Salesforce Admin
  • Salesforce Advanced Admin certification
  • Salesforce platform developer 2
  • Salesforce platform app builder
  • Certified App Builder
  • Certified Platform Developer II

Soft Skills:

As of 4/6/2021 this job excludes CO applicants

Our journey forward.

Paylocity strives to create an organizational culture where every employee has a voice, feels truly welcome, appreciated, and free to be themselves, and is empowered and enabled to do their best work. A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to creating such a culture.

We’ve made great strides to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. That being said, we realize there’s still room for improvement. Our current focus is on the following initiatives:

  • Education & Awareness
  • Client Community
  • Company Representation
  • Advocacy & Support
  • Fairness & Equality
  • PCTY Gives

Want to learn more, click here to access our DEI flipbook.

This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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