Salesforce Solutions Engineer & Application Developer - Home Working Available

Expiring today

London (Central), London (Greater)
17 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

You’ll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority.

Here, you’ll find growth and career opportunities across all our businesses. We’re intentionally built to help you succeed. Our reach is expansive with a global team of 2,000 people working together. Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies and we have the capability to create bespoke solutions matched to clients’ specific requirements.

Columbia Threadneedle is a people business and we recognise that our success is due to our talented people, who bring diversity of thought, complementary skills and capabilities. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace that supports the diversity of our employees and reflects our broader communities and client-base. We welcome applications from returners to the industry.

We appreciate that work-life balance is an important factor for many when considering their next move so please discuss any flexible working requirements directly with your recruiter.   Where you’ll fit in & what our team goals are….
CTI has more than 500 Salesforce users spread across EMEA, Asia and the US. The London based Salesforce team are responsible for project delivery, the ongoing enhancement programme and day to day support. In this role you will be responsible for leading the technical delivery of the Salesforce workstream, including team management, requirements analysis, solution design, development, system testing, code deployment, data load/migration and technical documentation. You will deliver solutions as part of our global Salesforce development team, servicing multiple sales and marketing channels, and work closely with users to provide support and fix issues as required.

How you'll spend your time....

  • End to end delivery of technical assignments:
  • Work iteratively with business representatives and business analysts to refine requirements
  • Design and develop Salesforce solutions using configuration and/or code.
  • System/release testing o Support business representatives to plan and execute UAT
  • Code deployment o Provide comprehensive technical documentation for all projects and changes
  • Agile Scrum management
  • Ability to lead stand-ups o Sprint planning/backlog grooming
  • Bug investigation & fixes
  • Identify new technologies and/or opportunities for enhancing the salesforce system
  • Business administration, including vendor risk assessment and change management


To be successful in this role you will have....


  • Demonstrable & strong experience in Salesforce/ development and solution design experience using Lightning Components, Flow/Automation, triggers, SOQL, Apex, Visualforce, integration with third party applications/tools;
  • Ability to engage and influence business partners; Salesforce Lightning experience; Agile Scrum experience
  • Managing staff across time zones
  • A self-starter - motivated and able to act on own initiative; enthusiastic
  • Agile team management experience
  • Inquisitive, with good logical, analytical, and diagnostic skills
  • Able to deliver to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining quality


If you also had this, it would be great….


  • Familiarity with Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Marketing and Distribution experience; Salesforce Certified Developer; Business Analysis skills and experience

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