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Release Manager/Test Class Developer, CRM -University Information Services
The Release Manager/Test Class Developer supports the CRM team by ensuring that the production Salesforce environment is secure and that the development team has a clear pathway for testing and release updates, fixes and enhancements to the Salesforce platform. S/he is expected to follow best practices for implementing and managing release processes for code through development, test, and production environments. Duties include but are not limited to:
Working with the Salesforce DX best practices for deployment between scratch, sandbox and production environments
Document solutions developers needs are met and that code deployment is handled responsibly
Manage development of test and implementation plans, change management plans and participate in development of training materials
Write test classes for code that ensures the User Acceptance Testing environment is continuously passing overall code coverage checks
Write assert-based test classes to make sure data, not just code coverage, risks are evaluated
Support the development operations structure and audit needs of the CRM team.
Keep informed of new technologies or application methodologies through publications, membership in professional organizations and contact with other IT organizations and institutions.
Conduct other tasks as requested.
One year of professional experience with Salesforce development and release management, including change sets and repository-based deployments
One year of professional experience with Salesforce test class development; familiarity with continuous integration strategies is ideal
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Understanding of higher education needs and environment
Strong project/personnel management and interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience working in a team and or leading in a team environment
Professional development experience with APEX
Experience with release management products such as Git
Database management, ability to learn new software, research and writing skills, comprehension of project management methodology
Familiarity with object-oriented programming
Ability to manage application development projects where stakeholders represent functional offices, as well as technology deployment projects where stakeholders are internal IT staff
Ability to work collaboratively within the UIS and across the University
Solid ability to gather, organize and analyze data in the completion of assignments
Must possess a commitment to service and quality, and the ability to integrate these concepts into the School culture
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