Salesforce Developer - Philadelphia

J Harlan Group, LLC - Philadelphia, PA

Salesforce Developer (Philadelphia)

Global Asset Manager

J Harlan Group is currently conducting a search for a Salesforce Developer to join a global technology team that supports the investment platform of a Global Asset Manager.

A great opportunity for a strong Salesforce Developer with a desire to work within the investment environment for a global asset manager and enjoy seeing, firsthand, how their efforts contribute to the business. This hands-on strategic position provides the opportunity to deliver Salesforce solutions and will enable the developer to contribute significantly to the success of the business globally.

Principal Responsibilities:

In this role, you will join a global team where you will leverage your analysis, design, coding, and collaboration skills to create both in-house and customer-facing applications, leveraging the Salesforce platform. You will develop solutions in well-organized, constantly improving Agile team in which each members’ contributions and suggestions for optimizing productivity and effectiveness are highly valued. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop customized solutions on the Salesforce platform to support critical business functions and meet project objectives, client requirements and company goals.
  • Communicate with project managers, clients, and other developers to design cohesive project strategies and ensure effective collaboration throughout all phases of development, testing and deployment.
  • Working within an Agile project management framework.
  • Maintain code and enable collaboration through version control and configuration management tools.
  • Build quality into your code and designs through test-driven development (TDD)
  • Work with end-users to analyze requirements, and de-compose narratives into precise user stories. Derive tasks from user stories, and write, deploy, and test code to implement stories.
  • Engage the global Salesforce developer community to solve problems and identify best practices.

You will have the opportunity to directly partner with these business stakeholders, understand their objectives/needs and deliver strategic solutions that enable them to focus on investment performance and deliver superior results.

The ideal candidate would have a background including:

An in-depth understanding of development practices, familiarity with modern software development and design concepts across multiple object-oriented languages, as well as a passion for technology innovation that will allow you to harness emerging technology trends to deliver solutions to their business in an efficient and agile manner.

  • 1+ years of experience as a hands-on developer on the Salesforce platform
  • 1-5+ years application development experience with a strong proficiency with any object-oriented programming language such as C# or Java or Python, etc.
  • A high degree of curiosity, and a strong commitment to keeping at the forefront of Salesforce technologies and modern development practices.
  • Ability to manage user expectations and complete work requests within the stated or expected deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

They seek candidates who are high-energy self-starters who want to join a global asset management firm on the leading edge of the global markets. The firm needs individuals of the highest professional caliber who are strong developers, problem solvers, analytical, detail-oriented, and entrepreneurial. Everyone at the firm works in a highly collaborative and charged environment.

Successful candidates are:

  • Analytic and relentless in pursuit of the right answer
  • Strong communicators who excel at rapid synthesis
  • Able to demonstrate sound business judgment
  • Able to digest complexity while maintaining an understanding of the“big picture”of business needs
  • Team players who are energized by a collaborative enterprise

About the Client:

Our Client is the global investment management arm of a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services operating in more than 70 locations in more than 27 countries. They manage more than $263 billion across 24 independent global investment teams. Their global network of specialist asset management teams strives to deliver superior, sustainable risk-adjusted returns by employing their extensive experience, strong investment convictions, and commitment to in- depth research.

They offer investment management capabilities across a number of asset classes including fixed income, currencies, equities, infrastructure securities, hedge funds, and multi-asset allocation solutions. With their strong asset management expertise and strong investment convictions they are dedicated to providing their clients with investment excellence. 

The firm’s employees maintain the highest professional and ethical standards. The firm has earned a reputation for honesty, fair dealing, and transparency in a competitive industry. They believe that these standards are the foundation for superior investment performance and are critical to delivering performance to clients

Posted On: Monday, October 11, 2021

Position Contact
Jerry Goldberg
Manager Director
(212) 792-0099

After years as a Senior Financial Services Executive, I have decided to make a career change and leverage my vast knowledge of the financial services and technology industry as an executive recruiter and have opened an executive search and recruiting firm "J Harlan Group, LLC' specializing in technology and financial services talent search.

Financial Services Executive with expansive Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Securities Brokerage, Commercial Banking and Insurance experience. With combined expertise as a Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Principal/Consultant, my responsibilities have expanded a broad cross-section of business disciplines – technology, strategic planning, operations management, HR, administration, outsourcing, business development, strategic partnering, product development, financial operations and reporting, client relationship management.

Specialties: • Leadership authority for building and managing the technological, operational, and administrative platforms for financial services organizations.

• Contributed significantly to starting, developing and building a privately-held organization into a $1 billion market cap publicly traded company on the NYSE within five years of inception.

• Recognized achievements in building top-performing, best-in-class organizations capable of supporting corporate objectives.

Contact: – 212-792-0099 – 

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