Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen.

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Position Summary:

The Senior Salesforce Developer will focus on building and managing Salesforce applications. The Senior Developer will work with the IT project teams to serve various departments at Progress Residential. The position will focus on development of new applications and enhancements, as well as support of existing systems.

As a Senior Salesforce Developer, the role involves performing code reviews and coordinating daily tasks of other junior developers. The position needs to be highly aware of the overall strategy of the Salesforce platform and integration points. The position will work closely with other senior team leads and architects to assist with design reviews and architecture workshops. Software projects are executed primarily using Scrum methodology, but some initiatives and sustainment development work may be executed in Waterfall or Kanban methods.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with IT project managers, business analysts, and senior software developers to evaluate project requirements, create technical designs and implement changes within the Salesforce instance

  • Manage applicable phases of systems implementations (e.g. configuration, customization, integration, data migration).

  • Takes a lead role in release management and DevOps for the Salesforce platform

  • Participates in software specification, gap analysis, and requirements analysis.

  • Develops and refines proofs-of-concepts to confirm requirements.

  • Leverages design patterns and best practices for application development.

  • Testing, including defining/supporting user acceptance testing (UAT) and gathering feedback from pre-release testers.

  • Ability to log, track, and manage issues, bugs, and enhancement/ features requests logged in JIRA.

  • Participate in software release and post-release activities, including end-user training and support (e.g. developing demos).

  • On-going systems administration, maintenance, and support functions.

  • Ability to follow and work within project work plans and timelines to meet changing needs and requirements.

  • Capture, mitigate and /or escalate issues in a timely fashion.

  • Ensure consistency of specifications across sub-systems.

  • Write and/or review deliverables, end-user guides, support documentation.

  • Contributes to additional projects such as API integrations or web development, as needed. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science strongly preferred.

  • 3 or more years of object-oriented programming experience in Java or C# preferred.

  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on Salesforce development experience required in Lightning, Apex classes, test classes, triggers, SOQL, LWC and Visual Force.

  • Salesforce development certifications a strong plus.

  • Experience with Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, and Experience Cloud required

  • Experience with Marketing Cloud and Field Service Lightning a strong plus.

  • Experience with relational databases a strong plus: SQL queries, views, and stored procedures.

  • Experience with AWS services (S3, Dynamo DB, Lamda, CloudWatch, SNS, SES) preferred.

  • Experience with web applications a strong plus: HTML, Javascript, XML, web services (SOAP or REST).

  • Experience with entire software development lifecycle (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Kanban).

  • Proven experience with integrated systems required.

  • Software Performance Tuning.

  • Software Design, Debugging, Development, Documentation, and Testing.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Flexibility and attitude to achieve tight deadlines.

  • Solid, detail-oriented documentation skills.

  • Strong balance of business and technical skills and ability to "translate" technical concepts clearly to non-technical decision-makers.

  • Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.

  • Ability to work with a complex stakeholder group across geographical boundaries.

  • Ability to work creatively, propose ideas and contribute to working groups.

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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