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Software Engineer III (Salesforce Developer)

  • Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Software Engineer III, on the Enterprise Systems Engineering team, is responsible for building and supporting software applications in use by FMI; in particular, our Salesforce platform and associated components. The technical products developed help doctors match patients to more advanced treatment options. This role completes design, development, unit testing, code reviews, and generates technical documentation and, as such, the incumbent has a high-level understanding of the codebase and is self-sufficient in at least one domain of FMI’s architecture. The Software Engineer III makes well-reasoned decisions and trade-offs, is able to work in other parts of the codebase with guidance, and as an experienced practitioner, provides guidance to lower level Software Engineers. 

Key Responsibilities

• Technical:

• Customize and extend the Salesforce platform as designated by business need.

• Schedule cross-functional meetings with project managers, end users and other internal and external stakeholders at pre-set intervals to gather information for requirements.

• Define and document architecture, design requirements, functional requirements, and formal technical specifications based upon information provided.

• Write, test, and refactor code that is:

  • Reusable
  • Testable
  • Efficient
  • Clean
  • Well commented.

• Maintain efforts for product or platform to be:

  • Cloud-native
  • Resilient
  • Secure
  • Scalable.

• Ensure code adheres to patterns and any established standards.

• Integrate and deploy code using provisioning tools, release tools, and continuous Integration CI/Continuous Delivery CD pipeline.

• Debug highly complex problems escalated by other team members.

• Engineer installation qualifications and operational qualifications.

• Project Delivery:

• Provide end-to-end responsibility on projects of increasing complexity.

• Perform testing of code and work prior to implementation.

• Help define and participate in software development processes that leverages best practice and supports continuous product delivery.

• Participate in and conduct regular peer design and code reviews.

• Conform to coding conventions and all aspects of the software development life cycle.

• Deliver contributions in an Agile approach and leveraging Agile methodology.

• Manage delivery expectations.

• Collaboration:

• Design initiatives that ensure applications integrate seamlessly with other programs in-use at FMI, including Customer Relationship Management tools, Medical Reporting systems, Billing systems and the Laboratory Information Management System.

• Participate in, and periodically lead, scrum ceremonies.

• Provide software engineering expertise and support to the business per business needs.

• Other:

• Generally provide fully independent contributions.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree AND 4+ Years of professional software engineering experience OR 9+ years of professional software engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Advanced Degree in Software Engineering, Programming, Management Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field

• Salesforce Technology Certifications (Apex Controllers, Triggers, Batch APEX, Visualforce, SOQL, SOSL, Lightning Web Components, and other Salesforce programmatic solutions)

• 5+ years of software engineering experience

• 3+ year(s) of experience extending Salesforce and Apex

• Expertise in Salesforce Lightning experience

• Experience managing and building integrations with Salesforce and 3rd-party APIs with the Salesforce platform. In-depth knowledge of Salesforce SOAP API, REST API, and BULK API Force.com APIs, Webhooks and Web Services

• Extensive development experience using Visual Force, Apex controllers, Triggers, Batch Apex, and other programmatic solutions on the Salesforce platform

• Experience with REST API development and Writing unit tests

• Solid knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and SCSS

• Understanding of Agile software delivery

• Experience writing code for cross-browser compatibility

• Demonstrated history of successfully managing multiple concurrent initiatives and maintaining one’s own workflow

• Ability to work under regulated environment

• Ability to use source control effectively like GitHub

• Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, collaborative team environment

• Strong interpersonal skills that include excellent skill in collaboration and problem solving with other departments and colleagues

• Excellent organization and attention to detail

• Excellent presentation skills and basic knowledge of presentation software

• Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor

• Ability to prioritize and thoroughly follow up on assigned tasks

• Ability to adapt to changing procedures, policies and work environment

• Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data

• Commitment to FMI values: Patients, Innovation, Collaboration, and Passion

 

Please be aware that Foundation Medicine mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.

 

About the Company

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.

Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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