Acumen Solutions Senior Salesforce Developer / Technical Lead in Up to 50% Travel, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Acumen Solutions is hiring a Senior Salesforce Developer / Technical Lead in the Chicago, IL, location. In addition to being extremely proficient with development, you don't mind spending half of your time doing other things like architecture and solution design, troubleshooting other people's issues, project management, mentoring and managing junior resources, and occasionally firefighting. You like the idea of working with cloud solutions or at least you aren't opposed to it. You want to be hands-on with code but only for half of your time. You like getting in early on designs; you don't need everything presented to you in bite-sized pieces, but you can use, and produce, specific interface descriptions as a basis for discussion. It matters what your code looks like (It matters to us, and we want it to matter to you). You like it when people look over your shoulder, and you're prepared to give other people feedback on what they're doing as well. You need to be a good writer, speaker, and listener you'll have to explain and justify your designs, and be able to run with other people's ideas and give feedback to them. You should know by experience that whatever you don't understand you can learn quickly. *Responsibilities* -Build relationships with team members and direct reports, while cultivating a culture of collaboration, innovation, and fun. -Maintain effective communication channels within our office and with consultants throughout the broader organization. -Provide technical oversight and architectural support to junior development team members. -Firefight from the trenches when things go poorly while maintaining a positive attitude and capturing the lessons to be learned/opportunities for improvement. -Handle complexity, ambiguity, and shifting priorities with ease. Display a willingness to play the role needed for project success. -Advocate for and maintain an interest in the technologies we work with while understanding they may not be the most challenging or complex. *Requirements* -Bachelor's Degree or higher -Must be willing to travel up to 50% -Authorized to work for any U.S. employer -5+ years experience with a modern language such as Java, C#, etc. -Broad knowledge of web application development -General knowledge of cloud computing -Project management skills -Experience that helps you tell simple trade-offs from hard problems -Ability to think strategically and tactically to solve problems in a fast-paced and often changing environment -Proactive attitude with a focus on leading by example in a matrixed environment -Excellent communication skills -Desire to be a part of a new, young, and growing office in which you will have the opportunity to both impact the direction and share in the growing pains -Experience leading Development Teams -Experience with certifications