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Lead Salesforce Developer at Valiant Finance

Surry Hills, NSW

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Valiant is an award-winning fintech building best-in-market technology and UX to fulfil our mission of making business finance simple and accessible. We’re dedicated to helping Aussie businesses get the finance they deserve, and, with access to over 500 loan products from more than 80 lenders, things get complex quickly!

We leverage our tech and UX in combination with our incredible team to streamline and simplify search, quote, and application experiences. By doing so, we can achieve fast turnarounds, tailored solutions and great rates for our customers. Ultimately, we empower business owners to grow and kick goals with the right finance, and in many cases, they weren’t able to attain it anywhere else.

We run an entirely cloud-based architecture which supports thousands of Aussie business owners, advisers and partners every week. Our platform also powers commercial lending for a number of partners including Qantas and Australia Post with more household names in the pipeline. Salesforce powers a huge portion of our workflows and is a critical piece of our architecture.

We're currently experiencing rapid growth, and looking for an experienced Senior Salesforce Developer to join our engineering team on a full time basis. We're big believers in collaboration, support and helping you thrive, so we work together at our HQ in Surry Hills—but we're pretty flexible when it comes to a few days a week remote work, 2020 right?

Requirements

We’re looking for a candidate who’s passionate about engineering and technology, generative process design and can articulate, assess and solve technical problems. You will work directly with the Chief Product Officer (one of our co-founders!) so being comfortable in taking ownership of our Salesforce stack and spearheading development while constantly applying critical thinking will be imperative to success in the role.

  • Owning the Salesforce stack at Valiant
  • Architecting and implementing solutions to core business problems using Apex and Lightning Web Components
  • Providing mentorship to other Salesforce developers to help them prioritise, build and ship features
  • Integrating with external services such as Xero or our custom built platform (https://valiant.finance)
  • Working with engineering, product, UX and other teams to define, architect and refine deliverables
  • Writing well-structured, easily maintainable, tested and documented code

About your skills

  • Minimum 4+ years Salesforce development experience
  • Extensive experience with Apex, Lightning Web Components, integrating external services with Salesforce
  • Experience developing both org and package based Salesforce development models
  • Experience developing and deploying metadata via SFDX workflows
  • Experience with Linear, Jira or similar development & project management tools
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Bonus points if you have experience with or have

  • Admin / Architecture / Developer Salesforce certifications
  • Configuring continuous integration and deployment with tools like CircleCI
  • Integrating marketing automation platforms such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud or Autopilot
  • Financial services experience (in particular, lending or corporate finance)
  • UX experience and experience with the Lightning Design System
  • A computer science degree
  • Experience with Trailhead

Benefits

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • A remote friendly work environment – if you’d like an office to call home every day, we have an open, dog-friendly, and empowering workplace where innovation is recognised and rewarded and collaboration critical
  • A yearly stipend for use on technical improvement resources & training
  • Epic team-wide celebrations – on Fridays we celebrate our customers and our team at HQ with snacks, drinks, games and great times

Our awards

  • Fintech Startup of the Year – Fintech Business Awards
  • Best Workplace Diversity – Finnies (Fintech Australia awards)

Interested in joining The Pride? Awesome!

We’d love to hear about some projects you’ve worked on in the past and what excites you about technology and Valiant.

Please get in touch with Josh at [email protected] by including a cover letter, your CV and a short summary of some projects you have worked on that meet some of our requirements.

Valiant is an equal opportunity employer, and we're actively working on growing a diverse team. We do require permanent residency or Australian citizenship, and the successful applicant must undergo a criminal and financial services background check.

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants who fulfil the minimum requirements.

About Valiant Finance

Office address

  • 80 Albion Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010

Company size

51-200 people

Founded in

2015

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