Director, Aperio Lead Salesforce Developer - Architect

San Francisco, USA
May 21, 2022
Jun 05, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

About this role

About Aperio

At Aperio (part of BlackRock), our strategies are designed to put our clients' and their clients' interests at the center of our investment advice; to minimize costs and taxes; and to incorporate each client's unique environmental, social, and governance (ESG) preferences. We are a purposefully growing quantitative/index-tracking investment management business specializing in managing customized equity portfolios tax efficiently.

At Aperio, we work hard and move quickly as a well-coordinated, collaborative team whose exceptional people are focused on providing extraordinary client service. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, industry-disruptive, fast-paced environment, Aperio is the place for you.

About this role

We're looking for a talented, hands-on, self-driven lead developer to join a strong and growing Salesforce technology team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing solutions within the Salesforce platform, with a focus on building custom reusable web components and integrations. You will serve as a lead in a multifunctional team that addresses strategic business initiatives involving customer relationship management, client onboarding, investment operations, and servicing workflows.

Our highly customized, growing, multiorg Salesforce setup acts as a central system that serves end-to-end the prospect-to-client lifecycle journey and supports the full range of asset and wealth management services our lines of business provide. To ensure success in this role, you should be familiar with Salesforce event-driven messaging bus, development tools, Salesforce messaging bus, and APIs, and be sufficiently comfortable with hands-on development to dedicate 70%-80% of your time working closely with product owners, developers, cross-functional engineering, data engineering, and infrastructure teams.

Key responsibilities
  • Design and implement solutions based on user stories using all available tooling within the Salesforce platform, with a focus on building/enhancing Lightning Web Components and integrations
  • Build and maintain code, customizations, and custom REST endpoints in multiple Salesforce orgs
  • Be responsible for developing and customizing Salesforce applications using Apex, Aura Lightning Platform (Aura, LWC framework), JavaScript, SOQL, SOSL, HTML, CSS, and SOAP/REST web services
  • Build a robust source code, integration, and deployment environment, with familiarity with Metadata API, ANT migration, SFDX, Salesforce CLI, Jenkins, and Bitbucket
  • Participate in and contribute to actively building toward event-based integration architecture
  • Write maintainable code with appropriate test coverage, maturing to a professional software engineering environment
  • Lead technical initiatives of mid- to large-scale projects across multiple Salesforce orgs

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or a related field
  • Salesforce Application Architect Certification
  • Ten-plus years of software development background with prior core Java experience
  • Seven-plus years' experience in Salesforce development including custom objects, Apex, triggers, web services, Visualforce, REST APIs, SOAP web services, and migration tools
  • Four-plus years' spent building custom UI solutions using Salesforce Lightning design system (SLDS), Salesforce Lightning UI, LWC, and web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, XML, jQuery, JavaScript)
  • Experience with Salesforce platform events, streaming API, and change data capture
  • Familiarity with Salesforce APIs, Salesforce connectors, and middleware solutions such as Kafka and MuleSoft
  • Background in Amazon Web Services (AWS) ecosystem (a plus)
  • Experience working with/in financial services (a plus)

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

We recruit, hire, train, promote, pay, and administer all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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