Salesforce Developer Expert

Clearance Level
Software Development
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ50708 Salesforce Developer Expert (Open)

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.
We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a salesforce developer joining our team to support GDIT activities at Herndon, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a salesforce developer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues and provide exceptional customer service. In this role, a typical day will include:


  • Provide technical and functional expertise to Salesforce project team in the analysis and review of existing or proposed system features and integration, security, scalability and performance requirements with users, business analysts, architects, and team members
  • Software engineering skills with Java SE & EE (Java, JSF, SQL)
  • Experience with web services (REST & SOAP, JSON & XML, etc.)
  • Prior experience with data migration and ETL/integration tools a plus
  • Provide expert advice on complex system design issues and contribute to ongoing planning and development of systems enhancements
  • Guide development teams on functionality requiring custom logic to meet requirements and demonstrate solution functionality to business stakeholders as needed
  • Proven exposure and experience with Salesforce platform tools and languages such as Apex, Lightning Components, Process Builder, Flow, and Workflow
  • 3 years of professional experience with the Salesforce eco-system performing project implementations that exploit the full capabilities (administration, discover, design, implement and optimize) of the Salesforce platform while delivering in an Agile framework
  • Documented experience with Salesforce app customization
  • Understanding of Visualforce
  • Expert understanding of Salesforce object query language
  • Must be proficient with Apex object-orientated programming and Lightning Framework
  • Collaborate effectively across teams


  • Documented Experience with DevOps/Platforms: Amazon Web Services (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS, Lambda, SQS, SNS, CloudFormation, etc.), Docker, Ansible.
  • CI/CD: Jenkins, Artifactory, Docker, Kubernetes



  • Salesforce Developer certification 
  • The Platform App Builder certification
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II



  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.




15+ years of related experience