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Salesforce Senior Developer (1 Year Contract)

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Location(s): Asia-Pacific & Middle East; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

About Us

In a new age of cyber threats, our people have a shared vision to protect the connected world, to create and deliver intelligent global solutions across and ever changing technological (threat) landscape. We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers, we bring together great minds who face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encourage to make a difference.

The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which help our clients to protect and enhance their critical assets in the intelligence age. Our solutions combine large scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services and solutions integration.

About The Team

The Customer Management Systems team is part of the IT organisation, responsible for managing the portfolio of Business Systems that support Customer facing teams (Salesforce, Service Cloud, Marketo, Docusign etc.) deliver their job more effectively. We work closely with business stakeholders to plan, deliver and support functionality continuously through Agile and DevOps practices.

We are looking for a talented Salesforce Developer to join our team in Kuala Lumpur on permanent basis who can apply strong problem solving and analytical skills to deliver changes and projects for CRM and gain the opportunity to learn variety of systems (apart from Salesforce) such as Sales Cloud, ServiceCloud, Docusign, CPQ, LinkedIn Navigator and Marketing Tools.

About The Role

  • Salesforce Developers operate, change and grow software/application that has either been developed, customized or configured to add value to the customer. This is a multi-functional role that works with a Product Team to deliver business value through a high quality product using optimized-flow delivery models based on Agile practices such as Scrum and Kanban;
  • Salesforce Developer will be involved in supporting users, defining new features and functionality and implementing changes under the guidance and servant leadership of the Product Owner, Product Architect and the Product Delivery Lead. Salesforce Developer will work in a highly collaborative, visible and measured environment and will stimulate experimentation, innovation and continuous improvement;
  • Salesforce Developer will have a deep understanding of Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and Salesforce CPQ and how the platform is configured for the business, they will live and breathe the Agile manifesto and will use processes, tools and culture to continuously improve what they do and how they work for the delight of the customer. Adding value everyday will be a key goal;
  • Salesforce Developer will be able to provide good solutions on system requirements, participate in Solution Design process and run system demo to business stakeholders;
  • A successful candidate will have at least 4 to 6 years of experience working on the Salesforce platform in a similar role/a Developer from Java Programing Background, working in a structured environment using Kanban or Scrum methodologies and will embrace the challenge of solving critical business problems along with supporting SFDC platform day to day activities. 

What You Will Be Doing

As part of the Salesforce Product Team, you will:

  • Have accountability for developing, configuring & supporting new and existing functionality of our Internal Salesforce Platform including custom objects, custom fields, formulas, workflows, processes & flows, page layouts, validation rules, assignment rules, and analytics;
  • Manages administration, including but not limited to: user roles, security, profiles, fields/relationships, workflow rules, processes & flows, page layouts, validation rules, email templates, custom buttons;
  • Have accountability for solutions designing, developing, configuring & supporting module of a product;
  • Adhere to Standards and Legislation and demonstrate compliance with these to auditors;
  • Defines the technical direction of a suite of functional capabilities or modules to the Product Management Team and implement these as part of a self-organising team;
  • Review establish and adhere to appropriate governance and configuration control;
  • Trend analysis and monitoring of incidents and problems in order to define, design and implement corrective and preventative solutions;
  • Influences customers to evolve their business based on technology advancements;
  • Have end to end system understanding and its relationship with the external eco-system;
  • Work with suppliers, customer, team members, senior leaders and industry peers to continuously improve delivery;
  • Documents technical business requirements /problems into format that business can understand and works with the Product Owner in the development of Business Cases and Best Practice solutions;
  • Contribute to protecting the products from technical debt and process debt and designs the system architecture to adapt to future change;
  • Defines, designs and implements systems integrations working with external projects and programmes;
  • A deep understanding in process frameworks like ITIL, Prince2 and Agile with experience in executing these in a highly automotive, high velocity output and consistently changing operational environment;
  • Understands and optimises the end-to-end system.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or  related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • 2+ years of Salesforce hands-on development experience;
  • 3+ years in a similar role – Java Developer Background that works on Web Application, familiar with Java Script;
  • At least 5+ years total IT working experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:

  • Knows the business; what they need, how they work and what they may want;
  • Knows how to build and support the product;
  • Knows how to work in high performance teams and be results-orientated;
  • Calm and methodical approach with flexibility and capacity to prioritise own workload;
  • Exhibits client focused behaviours and the ability to communicate in a professional and consistent manner;
  • Proven self-starter, good listener, highly motivated, and team player;
  • Confidence to challenge the status quo through bold behaviours;
  • Proven collaboration skills to work as part of a team;
  • Able to ask for help or support when needed;
  • Strong understanding of Development / Java Developer with Web Application experience;
  • Strong understanding of the Sales Cloud functionality: Leads, Opportunity, Content, Forecasting, Products and Pricing.

Additional skills required:

  • Strong Knowledge of Salesforce Administration is a MUST;
  • Strong Knowledge of the platform, Visualforce, Apex is a MUST;
  • Salesforce Lightning Web Components / Java Web Development is a MUST;
  • Experience in Sales Cloud and Service Cloud is a MUST;
  • HTML or other scripting language;
  • Certified as a Salesforce developer is a plus;
  • Previous experience working under Agile, Scrum, Kanban;
  • Good Communication Skills;
  • Systems Design & Development;
  • Data Management;
  • Release Management.

Skills / Experience Desired:

  • Prior experience working in Agile and/or Kanban methodologies;
  • Strong understanding of Service Cloud functionality;
  • Experience with other platforms such as ServiceNow, JIRA.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

We are embracing Hybrid Working. This means you and your colleagues may be working in different locations, such as from home, another BAE Systems office or client site, some or all of the time, and work might be going on at different times of the day.

By embracing technology, we can interact, collaborate and create together, even when we’re working remotely from one another. Hybrid Working allows for increased flexibility in when and where we work, helping us to balance our work and personal life more effectively, and enhance well-being.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential.

Division overview: Functions

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and the business could not operate without all the dedicated work of our Functions teams. From Finance & Operations through Communications & Marketing, to HR and Site Operations and more, our Functions teams enable our divisions to implement ground-breaking digital transformations and crucial defence software.

As part of Functions, you will be supporting and partnering with our global business from the backline, being a strategic advisor within your specialist area, and ensuring the business runs smoothly and efficiently. We all have a role to play in defending our clients; and this is yours.


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BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to more than 4500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Why work for usBAE Systems Digital Intelligence plays a significant role in keeping our country safe and it’s something we’re extremely proud of. We’re a team who enjoy making “things” and understanding how technology works. We are a diverse group of experts who are working at the forefront of technology, exploring how we can solve some unique challenges in support of our customers and their critically important national security work.

Training and development
We offer a blend of professional and technical training and learning on the job, while being supported by the very best in the industry to make sure you hit the ground running. We empower you to take responsibility, with the ability to work on cutting-edge, industry-leading technology projects where you make a real difference. All of this is designed to complement your career development, fuel your ambition, and give depth to your training and career. Whilst your career is your own, you will be encouraged and supported to attain industry recognized qualifications.

Graduate schemes
We run three graduate programmes; engineering, project management, and consulting.

  • Our engineering programmes require a 2.2 degree (some require 2.1) in a relevant tech/cyber or STEM subject
  • The project management and consulting programmes require a 2.2 degree from any discipline.

The graduate programmes are designed to give you ownership of your career aspirations, supported by training and practical experience to help you succeed. Initially, you will be part of our Future Talent Community and be assigned a career manager, who will support and guide you throughout your career with us. All of this is designed to complement your career development, fuel your ambition, and give depth to your training and career.

What we are looking for
We’re looking for people who are hungry for a technical challenge, want a noble and rewarding mission, enjoy making things or understanding how technology works, who want to develop their skills and enjoy solving complex problems. In particular, we’re looking for:

  • Graduates typically in the fields of cyber/tech/computer science, electrical and electronic engineering, physics, mathematics (we do offer consultancy graduate programmes, which are open to any discipline).
  • Software developers/engineers, electronic engineers, DSP engineers, FPGA developers, front-end developers, consultants.

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Several locations around the world

Number of employees

Positions recently recruited for
Software engineers/developers, electronic and electrical engineers, roles in digital signal processing FPGA, computer vision scientist. We are looking to significantly expand our wireless and cross domain capabilities. Roles recently fulfilled are our wireless product engineer (physics, maths, compsci and EEE) and engineering and physics graduate roles

Desired degree disciplines/class
The majority of our graduate programmes will accept a 2.2 degree in a relevant tech/cyber or STEM subject. Some roles require 2.1 in physics, mathematics, computer science, electronic and electrical engineers or 2+ years industry experience as one of digital signal processing FPGA developer, software developer, front-end developer or electronic engineer

Eligible to work in the UK

How to apply
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Closing date
All year round


Company info
+44 (0) 3301585268
Waterside House
170 Priestley Road
Surrey Research Park

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