Kortext - The UK’s #1 student learning content and engagement platform
Kortext was founded with the purpose to empower the next generation of difference-makers through teaching and learning. In a little over five years we became the UK’s leading personal learning platform and supplier of digital textbooks. We are continuing to see large-scale growth as the need for online teaching and learning increases rapidly.
We are growing rapidly with more than 2,000 universities around the world using the Kortext platform. We host over 2 million digital books from over 4,500 publishers available to Kortext customers via our web and mobile app.
We are recruiting a Salesforce Architect/Developer to develop, maintain and optimize our Salesforce implementation (Service, Sales, Pardot) and overall Salesforce usage. As the Salesforce Architect you will set development standards and be responsible for refining the development backlog and signing off on all development plans.
The ideal candidate is an experienced Salesforce Architect/Developer with Salesforce Administration knowledge. This role will be key in delivering process automation, integration with Accounting and Sales applications and further developing our use of Salesforce.
Ideally you will be familiar with Agile ceremonies and feel able to facilitate sprint planning, daily scrums, and retrospectives when required to cover for the scrum master.
The role holder will be responsible for creating & delivering, in a timely and accurate fashion, CRMs and workflow solutions using Salesforce/Apex, Force, Visualforce, J2EE and Python technologies. The candidate will be responsible for the application design, development and support of Salesforce related projects. The candidate must demonstrate progressive leadership in the full life cycle of the software development environment.
Responsibilities and Knowledge:
Strong change management and understanding of the SDLC
Salesforce eco-system, architecture & integration patterns / best practice including Heroku, AppExchange, Lightning, Authentication and Access Models.
Experience with Kafka (desirable)
Salesforce Administration support including Profiles, Roles, Custom Permissions, Sharing Settings, etc.
Lightning Pages and Apps and App Management
Create Custom Objects, Visualforce and Lightning Component
Creating Apex Programming and Test Classes
Maintain Sandboxes as well as ability to deploy using Changesets and Migration Tools
Create and maintain Integrations with external software including custom applications
Salesforce MFA security and health check protocols
Ability to perform data backups and mass exports of data
What are we looking for?
Outstanding communications skills and the ability to manage stakeholders at all levels.
Bsc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or significant industry experience
Demonstratable experience in a Salesforce Architect or Developer position
A background in supporting a fast growing business is preferred
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Design, build and deploy business information solutions.
Someone who loves books, publishing and making knowledge accessible to readers around the world.
We have five leadership competencies within our business that are essential to our culture and that you will need to both demonstrate and role model:
Agility & Adaptability
Advanced Communication & Collaboration Skills
Social & Emotional Intelligence
Transformative Thinking & Awareness
Why choose us?
Kortext is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.
We’re here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.
Kortext is a proud supporters of and are actively engaged with charities such as: Race for Good, Girl Raising and Student Minds
We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to office and remote working.