Salesforce API Engineer

Salesforce API Engineer

02 Mar 2021
Virginia, Fallschurchva, 22040 Fallschurchva USA

Salesforce API Engineer

Salesforce API Engineer

Location: Falls Church, VA

Duration: 6 Month Contract-to-hire

Softworld is currently seeking a Salesforce API Engineer to support our clients DHA program. This work is a modification on the existing contract they've had for 6 years. The current PoP is through the calendar year but they will be looking to win the re-compete and extend for another 5-10 years.

The Salesforce API Engineer will have a focus on delivering enterprise-level and reusable functional solutions on the platform APIs and other standardized messaging services to facilitate interactions amongst a wide-variety of applications.


  • 5+ years of experience working on large-scale, complex applications.

  • 5+ years' experience developing APIs and services.

  • Solid understanding of Salesforce business integration use cases and integration points.

  • Solid understanding of Salesforce's SOAP API, REST API, Bulk API, or Streaming API APIs and use cases.

  • Demonstrated experience as a Salesforce Integration Architect.

  • 3+ years of Salesforce architecture and development experience with Apex, Visualforce, triggers, batch Apex, Salesforce APIs, configuring Salesforce using workflows, validation rules, roles & profiles, reports and dashboards.


  • Design, build and maintain API integrations and services that are consumed by Salesforce.

  • Develop instrumentation and integrations necessary to interface with various external systems and other 3rd party tools.

  • Develop, test, document, and maintain solutions, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce implementation using Salesforce declarative or programmatic development resources such as triggers, workflows, validations, approvals, Apex classes, Visualforce pages, and Lightning components.

  • Execute test plans to ensure quality delivery using test code and unit tests.

  • Follow coding standards and participate in code reviews during projects to ensure appropriate design patterns are followed.

  • Supporting the Program Management Office (PMO) and/or users to address their requests, questions, and concerns.

Soft Skills:

  • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean Startup, XP) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Business Analysts)

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with a track record of taking solution ownership.

  • Communication skills key! Demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate with leadership and key stakeholders.

  • Ability to articulate design and configuration choices and bring about consensus.

THIRD PARTY AGENCIES, SUBCONTRACTORS, AND RECRUITERS NEED NOT APPLY. Applicants received from firms will not be considered. Subcontracting is not available for this position.

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