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Octo Consulting Group Salesforce Developer in Reston, Virginia


As a Salesforce Developer with Octo, you will join an Agile program responsible for the development, maintenance, security, and operational support of new and existing applications using the Salesforce platform. You are a cross-functional Salesforce Developer skilled in developing and Administering Salesforce Applications and providing operational support. You have a passion for high-quality, reliable, and maintainable code. You are agile and retrospective, and not afraid to identify what we are doing wrong so we can fix it, and what we are doing right so we can improve on it.


We were founded as a fresh alternative in the Government Consulting Community and are dedicated to the belief that results are a product of analytical thinking, agile design principles and that solutions are built in collaboration with, not for, our customers. This mantra drives us to succeed and act as true partners in advancing our client’s missions.

The Program Mission…

This program will support the agency’s Information Technology mission to provide development and operational support of new and existing legacy mission-enabling applications.

What we'd like to see...

  • Design, develop, implement, and support custom solutions using the Salesforce platform

  • Perform data migration and integration activities

  • Design, develop, implement, and support API development

  • Use development best practices to ensure high code quality standards are met

  • Follow the team’s established Agile processes, which include both short- and long-term planning, cross functional support, and demonstrating working software.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Salesforce platform and data structure, and how to leverage the tool to meet customer needs

  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer (I & II)

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Working knowledge of Salesforce Lightning

  • Working knowledge of agile lifecycle tools such as JIRA and Confluence

  • Experience with SFDC APIs, REST based web services, XML, and JavaScript

  • Experience designing and implementing automated build and deployment pipelines and supporting platform

  • Working knowledge of cloud services

  • Working knowledge of web service environments, languages, and formats such as RESTful APIs, SOAP, FTP/SFTP, HTML, JavaScript, XML, and JSON

  • Working experience with CI/CD pipelines; including technologies such as Jenkins and Github

  • Ability to connect technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Able to clearly communicate and provide positive recommendation of improvements to existing software applications

  • Understanding of the importance of clean code and integrated testing while following design best practices (data structure and design patterns)

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience supporting government agencies.

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator or Salesforce Certified Platform Developer

  • Experience working in an Agile environment and knowledge of Agile philosophies

    Years of Experience: 3+ years of relevant experience

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience

Location: DC Metro Area

Clearance: U.S. Citizen and ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust