Salesforce Developer

Houston, TX 77077

Posted: 08/15/2018 Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire Industry: Blue Chip Company Job Number: 2018-55 Pay Rate: DOE - W2 Only Type: Contract-to-Hire

Large Corporation located in West Houston, Texas is searching for a Salesforce Developer for their Marketing Department.  Candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing Marketing Automation solutions using the Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC) Platform, including email, Journey Builder™, Cloud Pages, SMS, and push notification campaigns.
  • Serving as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in SFMC, delivering advice, guidance and support to Marketing and IT colleagues globally.
  • Engaging with business stakeholders to understand required capabilities, integrating business knowledge with technical solutions for the Salesforce implementation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or other.


  • Returnpath Certification
  • Litmus
  • Salesforce Certified Marketing Cloud Email Specialist
  • Salesforce Certified Marketing Cloud Consultant

Required Technical Skills:


Web Technologies:

AmpScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, DHTML, XML API, XHTML, XSLT, JavaScript, AJAX, Angular JS, JQuery, JQuery UI, JSON, REST API, SOAP API, Google Maps API, Apache, Bootstrap JS, Integration, AmpScript


Journey Builder, Automation Studio, AMPScript, SSJS, SQL, Guide Template Language (GTL)

  • Journey Builder
  • Audience Builder / Contact Builder
  • Automation Studio
  • Web Studio / Cloud Pages
  • Marketing Cloud Connector to Salesforce


Jigsaw, Tabla, Rosetta, Bloc, Phabricator

Debugging Tools:

Firebug, Chrome Developer Tool


C/C++, Java, Perl & Python

IDE & Tools:

Eclipse, Sublime, WebStorm, CODA, Notepad++, WebMethods



  • 6+ years of experience in email marketing using ExactTarget/Salesforce Marketing Cloud (SFMC), Oracle Eloequa, Mailchimp, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience executing marketing automation using SFMC Journey Builder™, Cloud Pages, Email Studio, Audience Builder, Contact Builder, and Automation Studio, AMPscript.



Support the Marketing Cloud platform and users while building, and maintaining functionality:

  • Respond to and close user support tickets by troubleshoot and solve platform issues.
  • Configure account setup and administration for users and new Business Units (BUs, roles and permissions, sender profiles, RMM, Users, build data extensions, etc.)
  • Prepare and update Marketing Cloud platform for each Salesforce Marketing Cloud release.
  • Manage updates and maintenance of Marketing Cloud Connector and custom preference center.
  • Document all system updates and solutions.

Execute marketing automation, email marketing and content strategies for campaign execution in ExactTarget/Salesforce Marketing Cloud:

  • Enable and Execute Marketing Automations
  • Integrate and maintain SFDC and SFMC using Marketing Cloud Connector, Rest API, for real-time data exchange and for triggering email activity in ExactTarget using Journey Builder, Automation Studio, Contact Builder, etc.
  • Test Marketing Automations with dynamic content and multiple user paths.
  • Design, optimize, and execute campaigns using strategies such as A/B Testing, throttled sending, etc.
  • Marketing Campaign Personalization
  • Build and execute email marketing campaigns using Content Builder.
  • Personalize email content for custom customer experience (i.e. Dynamic Content, Advance Dynamic Content, AMPscript, etc.)
  • Leverage AMPscript for dynamic content to include information from data extensions in emails and to update data extensions with information from Cloud Pages landing pages.
  • Email Tracking and Reporting
  • Solid understanding of Marketing Cloud email tracking and reporting capabilities (link tagging, impression regions, etc.)
  • Manage dashboards and leverage analytics to optimize campaign results using ExactTarget reporting and Google Analytics
  • Understanding of how to create Salesforce reports and dashboards using email send and triggered send data in Sales Cloud a plus.
  • Subscriber and data management:
  • Work with Data Extensions, Profile management, and subscriber DE.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL fundamentals and other database technologies.
  • Update and maintain Relational Data Model
  • Ability to design mobile responsive creative websites and HTML emails.
  • Use of Create Microsites using ExactTarget and auto-published them.
  • Experienced in Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Optimizing websites to new browsers, handling cross-browser compatibility issues, optimizing performance, and designing websites layouts in Photoshop and converting them from PSD to HTML.
  • Experience in migrating the projects from jQuery to Angular JS
  • Writing controllers, services, directives and providers in angular at the web application level
  • Experienced in using the building and packaging tools like grunt, bower, and yeoman
  • Knowledgeable of web services and especially communicating with the restful endpoints
  • Experience in writing web application programs covering front-end / UI JQuery for building rich user-friendly, high-performance web applications.
  • Experience in developing scalable front-end user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, JQuery, and Angular JS.
  • Experience designing and testing compatibility for cross-browser and cross-platform Web application
  • Experienced in GUI development using Mustache template and Bootstrap.
  • Experience working with agile software development teams.
  • Experienced in working with CSS Background, CSS Layouts, CSS positioning, CSS text, CSS border, CSS margin, CSS padding, CSS table, Pseudo-classes, Pseudo-elements and CSS behavior in CSS.[RJ03] 


  • US Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply.
  • Our client is unable to provide H1B Visa sponsor at this time.
  • Unable to provide relocation assistance
  • No C2C with third party vendors

Contract Assignment:

This is a 3- month contract-to-hire assignment on W2 only.  No C2C or third party vendors.


Resume Submittal:

Please submit your resume in MS Word format to

Marie Mikelson
President - Executive Recruiter

Marie is a native Houstonian and has put her energy in building ProFound’s business relationships. She has specialized in IT and software development recruiting in the Houston area since 1999. You will often hear Marie tell people to “get-into-our-circle” because she knows people, companies and she’s working on new jobs all the time. As a professional networker, Marie practices good habits in business development, recruiting, customer service, working with a sense of urgency to help people. She believes in having a foundation of long term relationships in order to be a successful Business Owner, Recruiter and Business Developer.

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