Lead Salesforce Developer (LWC) 100% Remote

Clearance Level
Remote, Based in the USA
Key Skills For Success

Salesforce Deployment

Salesforce Lightning Platform

Salesforce Lightning Web Components

REQ#: RQ148204
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Lead Salesforce Developer supporting CMS, the team member will be trusted to work on the Salesforce platform and provide IT development in support of Marketplace initiatives. This position is 100% remote with work schedules based on Eastern Standard Time (EST).


In this role, a typical day will include: 

  • 75% of this role involves programming, using Apex, Salesforce lightning component (LWC), JavaScript, and other development languages and tools.
  • Develop Lightning components both within the Salesforce Lightning Design System and by writing custom Lightning Components in JavaScript. Maintain fluency with Apex, Salesforce query, and Salesforce Search language (SOQL and SOSL)
  • Use source control (GitHub) to track changes and collaborate with other developers
  • Ensure all changes comply with unit test standards and pass security code scans
  • Supporting the Product Owner in gathering requirements by providing solution options and highlighting dependencies with the existing implementation.
  • Overseeing the end-to-end architecture of the Salesforce Platform {Salesforce Service Cloud, Experience Cloud (Portals), and Tableau CRM} and integrations.
  • Developing and configuring solutions using Salesforce functionality/Lightning Components ( LWC), APEX, Visualforce Pages, SOQL, and SOSL etc.
  • Leading the complete development process from requirement analysis to deployment
  • Reviewing and providing feedback on technical implementations and documents and ensures that Salesforce best-practices and standards are followed
  • Collaborating with junior developers to perform code reviews and provide feedback.
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation including process documentation, naming and commenting conventions and Salesforce policies/procedures.
  • Mentoring and providing guidance to the development team members
  • Participating in the full application life cycle - design, development, testing, and deployment
  • Assisting in identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving defects encountered during various stages of project delivery, including during the deployment and implementation of the solution in production environments
  • Collaborating with Solutions Architects, Development Manager, Development Team, Business Analysts, CMS, and other Agile team members to solve complex policy and system integration involving activities across several Salesforce Orgs. 


Education Requirement:

  • Possess Valid Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification (*Please include Trailblazer link on resume )


Required Qualifications:  

  • 8+ years of hands-on programming/custom coding experience with Salesforce platform, requiring LWC AND Apex.
  • Experience should also include: SLDS, Visualforce, Triggers, Batch classes, SOQL, SOSL and declarative platform tools (Flows, Process builder, Lightning App Builder, etc.) .
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience leading implementation of custom solutions on the Salesforce platform in Lightning and have expert level working knowledge on major Salesforce.com technologies, data modeling, integration, and data migration.
  • 4+ Years experience using a repository for source control and collaboration (BitBucket, GitHub, GitLab)
  • 2+ Years experience running static code analysis and remediating the findings (Checkmarx, CodeScan, PMD) 
  • Extensive understanding of Salesforce.com best practices, Architecture, Design, Development, Administration, and security model.
  • Working knowledge and experience with complex business systems integration as well as object-oriented design patterns and development. 
  • Extensive understanding of Salesforce Service Cloud and Experience Cloud (Communities) development and customization.


Citizenship Requirement:

  • Candidate must have lived in the United States at least the three(3) out of the last five (5) years.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain Public Trust clearance.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • Salesforce Platform Developer II certification 
  • Hands-on experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD)/Copado
  • Extensive understanding of HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, jQuery and Bootstrap.
  • Experience in development of Web Services (SOAP and REST)
  • Experience with SFDC specific IDE and version control configurations (Github, BitBucket) for Salesforce development (VS Code, IntelliJ, SFDX) 
  • Provide technical assistance and end user troubleshooting for bug fixes, enhancements, and “how-to” assistance 
  • Healthcare Service Industry or Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) experience  
  • Experience working with JIRA, Confluence, and SharePoint 
  • Experience with infrastructure in a cloud environment (AWS preferred) 
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and frameworks such as, but not limited to: SAFe, Scrum, Kanban 
  • Certified SAFe Agilist, SAFe Practitioner or other Agile certification(s)


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $112,000 - $168,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.