About LookThink

LookThink is a user experience consultancy based in Washington DC—just south of Dupont Circle. We’re a tightly-knit team of energetic problem-solvers (20 strong) that prides itself on bringing a fresh perspective to our clients’ business challenges each and every day. Our clients range from small startups to large Fortune 100 corporations across the commercial, nonprofit, and public sectors. Our niche is the rethinking and enhancement of mission-critical business platforms and software that our clients depend on everyday from the perspective of the end-user. 

Job Description

We are looking for a capable, motivated individual with either Salesforce development experience or equivalent full-stack development experience with a commitment to quickly learning Salesforce development.  While the predominant focus will be Salesforce development, there may be opportunity for development on other platforms such as Java, Node.js, or Angular depending on client needs. You would be strengthening the collective skill-set of our core interdisciplinary team and working directly with designers, information architects, other developers, and clients to tackle a stream of project challenges. This is an opportunity to expand your capabilities while enjoying the benefits of a small, but growing, organization. This is a full-time, salaried, Washington, DC-based position with benefits.

The ideal candidate will have strong back-end experience, spent time successfully working in teams, is able to handle multiple projects at once, and is comfortable interacting directly with the client. You should be able to gather requirements, problem-solve, and make purposeful decisions to achieve client goals within a set budget and timeline using best-practice technology solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Creating applications on the Salesforce platform using its standard functionality as well as its full-stack development technologies (Apex, Visualforce, Lightning, and SOQL)

  • Quickly learning and using additional new technologies, depending on client needs

  • Proposing and defending decisions that improve or balance the project roadmap

  • Interacting with and educating clients throughout the development process

  • Testing, analyzing, and debugging solutions

  • Collaborating with developers, designers, and project managers to ensure delivery of high-quality products to clients

  • Staying current with the latest changes and trends in Salesforce

Requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and teamwork skills

  • Must be able to qualify for security clearance

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of development experience, particularly with Java or a similar language

  • Good Javascript ability

  • Strong knowledge of SOQL, SQL, or similar

  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to architect and implement quality programming solutions

  • Must be a self-motivated, self-regulating learner and quickly able to grasp new concepts/ technologies

  • Occasional, short-term travel may be required

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with Salesforce

  • Salesforce certification(s)

  • Strong working knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Working knowledge of front-end technologies, such as Angular

  • Experience with Git or other version control

  • Experience with agile methodology

 

If interested please send resume and links to repo and/or relevant work examples to aaron.c@lookthink.com.