Compassion International

  • Salesforce Software Developer

    Job ID
    Location Name
    Colorado Springs, CO
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Come change the world with us by unleashing your skills and crafting the next generation of technology. Put your expertise to work as part of one of the world’s largest non-profit services providers and own the way as a trendsetter in Salesforce. Are you an experienced Salesforce developer who enjoys looking for new ways to solve problems, meet challenges and improve software capability and functionality? If so, we want you to join our team and contribute your expertise to design and build global applications to meet evolving requirements and improve our internal and client-facing Salesforce environment. Bring your passion for elegant coding and customized design to our company where you will be working in a supportive and fast-paced team, while enjoying numerous opportunities to increase your professional knowledge.


    Essential Job Functions


    • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.
    • Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.
    • Provides senior-level application software design and development services and technical leadership for existing architecture or new deployments. Gathers requirements and develops specifications to design and integrate into applications. Adheres to approved standards and develops new standards in software development.
    • Leads the development of complex program logic for new, multi-faceted applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications. Considers and/or provides multiple options or solutions to satisfy organizational needs.
    • Codes, tests, including writing test plans, debugs, documents, implements and maintains software applications. Develops complex functionality enhancements through code customization and application configuration.
    • Leads and develops strategies around existing technology products to ensure these products produce expected results and benefit to customers. Ensures that improvements are successfully implemented and impacts across the value stream and application are considered.
    • Provides complex technical leadership throughout the lifecycle of customer-specific technology based products. Works with multiple Cloud or Purchased applications.
    • Serves on cross-functional project teams as a subject matter expert on data processes, data governance, and application systems.
    • Coaches and provides expertise, and may oversee the work of other professionals and support staff in the applications development discipline.



    • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.


    • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion's core "Cultural Behaviors" in all internal and external communication and relationships.


    • Bachelor's Degree Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Disaster & Emergency Management or related discipline

    Work Experience

    • Ten years Professional experience working in applications development or similar field.
    • Need to be at an expert level Salesforce developer.   Fully comprehend Salesforce, including configurations, customizations, complex integrations with other applications, performance, etc.   As well as comprehension of CRM concepts and business processes so that effective and efficient implementations of business needs occurs while functioning within the capabilities of SF.
    • Experience in mentoring individuals as well as the capability to lead Compassion into the future with Salesforce.

    Licenses and Certifications

    • Certified Applications Developer or similar credential.

    *** Equivalent education, training and/or certification may be substituted for experience and education shown above ***

    Working Environment: Office – Standard Office Environment

    Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

    Travel Requirements: May be required to travel up to 10% of normal schedule

    Other: This position may be required to serve in an “on-call” capacity in order to provide timely response to technology failures outside of standard business hours.

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