Who Are We?
Grapeshot is a global privately-owned keyword data provider that provides data to help brands, agencies, trading desks and publishers navigate advertising choice. Grapeshot builds connections for clients and partners using our page crawling algorithm, providing audience and keyword targeting and analytics solutions in open and private programmatic environments. Grapeshot’s core technology and product suite offers a fully customizable, transparent and scalable solution, giving our clients simple, integrated control over brand safe targeting. Grapeshot is integrated with all major programmatic trading marketplaces including AppNexus, MediaMath, Turn, The Trade Desk, AdForm, iPinYou and AOL. Grapeshot receives over 3M QPS, 3T classifications per month, recognizing 100+ languages and deploying standard segments in 30+ languages. Grapeshot has offices in Cambridge, London, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Singapore and Sydney.The Role
To support the business requirements for the continuing development of our CRM system (Salesforce) and its associated marketing automation tool (Pardot), fulfilling defined business requirements and managing its ongoing development to support and deliver value to the business. To implement defined business projects, and ensure operational stability and associated support is provided and effective.
To work with the Business Intelligence team to surface relevant usage and performance data into dashboards for different use cases across the company.
Work is primarily based in our Cambridge office, although you may have to visit other company offices and clients to carry out research.
You will join Grapeshot as the first and only Salesforce Developer. As such, you will have direct contact with your customers, which include global Sales teams, Marketing and Product Management.
You may also work as part of cross-functional teams, and will be expected to coordinate external consultants in pursuit of effective timely solutions.Job Summary
Defining requirements that are aligned to business architects managing the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements within Salesforce technologies and ensuring code developed is technically sound.
Decision-making authority for the direction of the activities associated with assigned applications development projects, and prioritisation for applications support tasks.
Management of external consultants for the delivery of assigned applications development projects, that require external capacity.Main Responsibilities
To support implementation of the business requirements for the delivery of work packages and
service change requests in relation to the Grapeshot CRM solutions.
Manage the day-to-day administration and monitoring of the Salesforce solution, and act as the subject matter expert for Salesforce.
Implement application development requirements, with a constant focus on providing technical guidance and co-ordinating business efficiencies through the activities of applications development.
Liaise with IT infrastructure services and other third parties, in support of applications
maintenance and development activities.
Co-ordinate and assist each line of business with opportunities for shared applications and
common business efficiencies.
Define, plan and manage releases of application updates.
Support improvement initiatives involving business applications.
Support the strategy for strategic, tactical and maintenance activities.
Take responsibility for:
reporting and monitoring;
Act as technical expert for Salesforce and Pardot, and share knowledge as appropriate.
Support other application team members and assigned resources as appropriate to the
implementation of application related activities.
Significant Salesforce Development experience
Salesforce Certified Platform Developer
Strong knowledge around configuration, integration and customisation
Proven experience implementing, configuring and customising solutions using Salesforce
Expert knowledge of Force.com skills, including APEX, Visualforce and Lightning technologies.
Experience with at least one object-oriented programming language, such as Java, C#, C++.
Experience of leading a successful team of developers
Understanding of software development cycle models, specifically Agile / Scrum