Sr. Salesforce Developer at Veracyte

Posted in Information Technology 6 days ago.

Location: South San Francisco, California

Job Description:


Veracyte affords equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression, veteran or marital status. Veracyte participates in E-Verify in the United States

Location: San Diego
Department: IT and Engineering

Sr. Salesforce Developer

San Diego, CA - Full Time

Decipher Biosciences, a subsidiary of Veracyte, Inc., is a dynamic entrepreneurial molecular diagnostics company focused on cancer genomics. Whether in the cloud with big data, or on the phone with patients, our innovators are working hard to deliver usable genomic information into the hands of physicians and patients: information for life.

Our team is constantly learning from each other, from patients and from urologic oncology professionals in world-renowned cancer institutions. Our team works in multi-disciplinary, collaborative project teams that enable us to respond effectively to an evolving, growing, data-driven environment. Decipher Biosciences is seeking an exceptional Sr. Salesforce Developer.

The Position

Sr. Salesforce Developer will work directly with stakeholders from all departments of the company and other members of the Technology team to develop, configure and deploy Salesforce applications that those stakeholders will depend on for day-to-day business activities. This role will rely heavily on effective communication, creative solutions, thorough documentation and timely delivery. Salesforce development duties are the primary focus, but strong skills in development and configuration of other systems are a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, manage, and co-ordinate Salesforce development activities
  • Work with Product Owner, Project Management and others to gather and document functional and non-functional requirements for Salesforce and other SaaS development projects by working closely with the stakeholders and users
  • Assist or lead in Salesforce development projects involving integrations with other systems
  • Serve as a technical lead on interdepartmental projects, specifically pertaining to SalesForce integration
  • Work with department project manager to prioritize user requirements by business value based on input from stakeholders
  • Provide reliable development estimates for software requirements and guide junior members of the team in the estimates of their development timelines
  • Help to ensure that software validation testing covers the application and the use cases outlined
  • Keep requirements and priorities up-to-date with changing business needs
  • Review and analyze existing business workflows, and evaluate how they can be best represented in the software system
  • Identify and implement improvements to the software development process in use at Decipher Bioscience
  • Identify and recommend to the team tools and additional software integrations which improve company processes
  • Remain up-to-date on the newest SalesForce releases and manage impact to business from subsequent software upgrades
  • Organize, create and run user acceptance testing
  • Organize, create and run software training
  • Drive the resolution of product support issues as requested

Who You Are

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in computer science, Master's degree preferred
    • Salesforce Developer and Administrator certifications a plus
    • 3+ years in successful software development roles including Salesforce development
    • Strength in working with SFDC Object design and SOQL/SAQL
    • Experience in high complexity clinical laboratory testing of molecular diagnostics a plus
    • Experience with the different phases of waterfall and agile software development life cycles
    • Strong skills across diverse computing platforms
    • Strong knowledge of, and experience with, Salesforce.
    • Knowledge and experience with other business software applications such as Google Cloud Platform, Box, MediaLab, Confluence, Jira, BitBucket a plus.
    • Express ideas very clearly in written, visual, or oral form with business and technical people
    • Have an outstanding track record of customer service
    • Work effectively within a distributed project team and in collaboration with peers.
    • Instigate and facilitate group sessions when necessary
    • Proficiency in Apex, Visualforce and Javascript
    • Experience with Salesforce Lightning (design and components)
    • Experience with Salesforce Analytics Cloud (Einstein)
    • Knowledge in integrating applications with Salesforce via REST/SOAP

What We Can Offer You

Veracyte is a growing company that offers significant career opportunities if you are curious, driven, patient-oriented and aspire to help us build a great company. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, and are committed to fostering an inclusive workforce, where diverse backgrounds are represented, engaged, and empowered to drive innovative ideas and decisions. We are proud to have been named a "Bay Area Top Workplace" for seven years in a row by the Bay Area News Group, based solely on employee feedback.

COVID Policy

To ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Veracyte has made the decision to require all U.S. employees receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after their last dose of a vaccine that has been approved or authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johson) or has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization (e.g. AstraZeneca). Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

About Veracyte

Veracyte (Nasdaq: VCYT) is a global genomic diagnostics company that improves patient care by providing answers to clinical questions, informing diagnosis and treatment decisions throughout the patient journey in cancer and other diseases. The company's growing menu of genomic tests leverage advances in genomic science and technology, enabling patients to avoid risky, costly diagnostic procedures and quicken time to appropriate treatment. The company's tests in lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, thyroid cancer, bladder cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are available to patients and its lymphoma subtyping and renal cancer tests are in development. With Veracyte's exclusive global license to a best-in-class diagnostics instrument platform, the company is positioned to deliver its tests to patients worldwide. Veracyte is based in South San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit and follow the company on Twitter (@veracyte).


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