Senior Salesforce Developer

Technology - CRM

Senior Salesforce Developer

Remote (must be based in the United Kingdom)

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000

Be part of UniHomes' inspiring growth story and shape the future of our Salesforce ecosystem. We are on the brink of remarkable growth, having just unveiled substantial new investments. 

As a Senior Salesforce Developer, you'll be at the heart of this journey, collaborating with our close-knit team comprising one other Salesforce Developer, a Salesforce Administrator, a Salesforce Business Analyst and our Head of Salesforce.

The team is passionate about leveraging Salesforce to drive innovation and success: this is your chance to contribute significantly to the evolution of our business, from small-scale enhancements to transformative changes. 

You will bring a proven record of project delivery demonstrating an ability to lead projects, manage stakeholders and have a broad range of Salesforce products under your belt.
Your expertise will be instrumental in advancing our CRM development initiatives. Reporting directly to our Head of CRM, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping and sustaining our Salesforce ecosystem. 

From conceptualization to execution, your responsibilities will encompass crafting, testing, and deploying tailored Salesforce applications and features. 

Your toolkit will span declarative configurations and programmatic methods, such as Apex, Visualforce, and Lightning components. Furthermore, you'll ensure seamless integration with external systems, prioritize data precision, and perform essential data tasks like modelling, migration, and cleansing. 

This is a fully remote role allowing you to work from home, which must be in the UK. You have the option to occasionally visit and work from our state-of-the-art office in Sheffield if desired. 
Key responsibilities:

  • Engage with stakeholders to comprehend business needs, translating them into pragmatic solutions within the Salesforce framework. 
  • Elevate Salesforce capabilities by enhancing features through automation tools, such as flows, process builders, and validation rules. 
  • Champion a "config first" philosophy, delivering scalable solutions primarily through declarative approaches while leveraging programmatic elements to elevate outcomes. 
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation, capturing Salesforce customizations and development methodologies. 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to troubleshoot, innovate, and provide technical support, ensuring efficient issue resolution and the delivery of enhancements. 
  • Embrace continuous learning, staying abreast of Salesforce updates, industry trends, and best practices, to offer informed recommendations for optimization. 

Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrated 4+ years of hands-on experience as a Salesforce Developer, showcasing adeptness in manoeuvring the Salesforce platform. 
  • Profound knowledge of Salesforce's declarative configuration spectrum, including its capacities and constraints. 
  • Experience with multiple of the following products: Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Experience Cloud, Knowledge base, Shield, Analytics CRM. 
  • Experience with version controlling and deployment strategies.  
  • Expertise in Salesforce programming languages and technologies, spanning Apex, Visualforce, Lightning components, SOQL, and SOSL. 
  • A track record of utilizing Salesforce customization tools like workflows, validation rules, process builders, and formula fields, flow builder. 
  • Ensuring best practises are adhered to, providing mentorship and code review feedback as required.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce's data framework, encompassing data modelling, management, and migration methodologies. 
  • Experience implementing diverse Salesforce integration patterns, effectively linking Salesforce with external systems. 
  • Proven ability to dissect business requirements and devise technical solutions, coupled with exceptional problem-solving skills. 
  • Stellar communication and collaboration prowess, enabling effective engagement with stakeholders, cross-functional teams, and business users. 
  • While not mandatory, Salesforce certifications (e.g., Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I, Salesforce Administrator) are advantageous. 

About us: 

UniHomes has been named the fastest-growing technology company in Yorkshire and the Northeast in the 2023 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50. We are also incredibly proud to have been officially certified as a Great Place to Work® (GPTW®).
Our industry-leading property search portal and utility management service enables our established and ever-increasing network of letting agent partners, to offer hassle-free all-inclusive accommodation to our growing and strong community of university students, who are actively seeking their perfect shared house. We are taking the market by storm, currently in 47 university cities and towns across the UK, and we have huge ambitions for 2024.
Founded by three Sheffield property entrepreneurs in 2015, we have experienced remarkable growth and now have a team of almost one hundred at our Sheffield City Centre office. With recent minority investment from LDC we are scaling up our teams ready to conquer new horizons. There couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us.

We are a team driven and united by our core values:

  • Lead the Way
  • In it Together 
  • Customers Matter
  • Keep it Simple 
  • Rise Above Challenges 
  • Make it Happen

What do you get when you work here?

With people and culture at the heart of our organisation, we are continually enhancing our employee offer and culture. We are incredibly proud to have been officially certified as a Great Place to Work® (GPTW®) and an accredited Living
Wage employer - all our employees earn a fair living wage above the government minimum wage.

Our impressive benefits package and perks comprise: holidays, length of service days, voluntary day, healthcare scheme, Employee Assistant Programme, sick pay, enhanced maternity & paternity pay, career progression, a commitment to personal and professional development, employee of the month award, refer a friend scheme, staff discounts, mental health and financial support, and company social events. 

When you do occasionally visit our Stunning state-of-the-art office in Sheffield, you will be treated to complimentary breakfast, hot & cold drinks, snacks, pool table, and company social events.

At UniHomes we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where everyone can thrive and which values individuals for their unique perspectives. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to make the recruitment process more accessible to you.

We do not accept CV submissions from recruitment agencies. Direct applications from individual candidates are encouraged. Thank you for your understanding.


Salary: £60,000 - £65,000

Full Time