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Salesforce Lead Developer


Zurich is currently searching for a Salesforce Lead Developer to work from our Schaumburg location.


This position will be part of a Core Platform Modernization team and will be responsible for focusing on developing, defining, configuring, supporting, and auditing Salesforce applications.


As a Salesforce Lead Developer, responsibilities will include: 


  • Implementing solutions using best practices through standard configuration and custom development
  • Developing clear functional requirement and technical specifications when custom development is required
  • Support the analysis of CRM information system needs through the organization including product evaluations, recommendations for system selection, implementation, enhancements, and support
  • Define and optimize process to help drive improvements to meet business needs in Salesforce
  • Build and manage dashboards, views, and report
  • Design security module
  • Develop custom components, triggers, and pages
  • Audit and resolve data quality issues; make recommendations to prevent issues from recurring in the future


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 5 or more years of experience in the Software Programming Applications area
  • Experience assisting with design, coding benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs
  • Experience working with multiple phases of software systems programming applications
  • Experience working with multiple programming languages


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of experience in Salesforce Development
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II highly preferred
  • Three or more years of experience in the Lightning Aura Component
  • Three or more years of experience developing Classes, Controllers and Triggers
  • Three or more years of experience with Salesforce Batch Apex
  • Three or more years of experience with Rest API integration
  • One or more years of experience with Lightning Service Console
  • One or more years of experience in Lightning - specifically working with Lightning Web Components highly preferred
  • One or more years of experience with Web Services via Service Bus or equivalent with MuleSoft
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming principles, design patterns, relational database principles, and operating systems
  • Experience in design and development of enterprise systems
  • Execution experience in the Agile delivery model
  • Experience in working with various project stakeholder at various levels in a matrix organization

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (


A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?


Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-RD1 #LI-ASSOCIATE 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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