Senior Development Consultant - Salesforce I/II

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Date: Jan 9, 2023

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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Job Descriptions


We have 90+ colleagues in the GBS team and the CRM team consists of 25 people including technical, functional & techno-functional skill sets. We recently migrated from SAP CRM on-premise to Salesforce Sales cloud which best suits the subscription business model of Springer Nature. Therefore, we are looking for a Salesforce Architect who is basically open minded and self-organized about the assigned tasks or projects. Should be highly motivated and take ownership of Salesforce system Implementation Tasks.


Technology Environment


  • Cloud Platforms -,, Github

  • Salesforce Applications - CPQ+, Copado, DocuSign, SKYVVA

  • UI - Visualforce

  • Programming - Apex, AURA, Lightning Web Components (LWC)


  • Methodology - Agile, Lean/SCRUM, KANBAN


Job Responsibilities

  • Configuration & maintenance of Salesforce Sales Cloud and CPQ+ solutions

  • Leads and influences technical direction for large-scale, highly complex technical Salesforce platform initiatives and/or projects requiring integration of cross-functional systems

  • Establish and implement best practices with regards to system maintenance, configuration, development, testing, and data integrity

  • Suggest innovative ideas over new Salesforce features & functionality and providing recommendations for process improvements

  • Keep up to date with the business domain and work closely with business stakeholders


Experience, skills and qualifications

  • 7-10 years of experience with hands-on technical development/programming

  • Certifications Preferred - Administrator, Advanced Admin, Sales Cloud, App Builder, Development I/II, Salesforce CPQ+, Copado

  • In-depth understanding of SFDC Profiles/Roles and Sharing Rules, Validation Rules, Tasks, Process Builder, Flow Designer and Triggers, etc.

  • Solid experience in Aura Lightning Component and LWC

  • Solid experience in developing Apex classes, triggers, Visualforce pages and Lightning components.

  • Apex & VisualForce Development/SFDC Configuration/ Customisation Experience using Apex Data Loader utility.

  • Experience with Lightning components and Lightning Design System

  • Implementation experience and advanced knowledge of all aspects of Salesforce & CPQ+

  • A natural communicator who knows how to translate between business requests into

  • Experience working with business process and development teams to design, implement and deploy applications to different clients at the enterprise level

  • Experience in Git-based version control tools and well-versed with CI/ CD DevOps process

  • Eager to pick up new tools and do the necessary research to master them

  • Good team player & excellent problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills

Nice to have

  • Salesforce Application Architect Certification preferred

  • Did SAP CRM to migration project in past

  • Experience with Tools such as - SKYVVA integration tool, Copado DevOps tool, Docomotion document composer tool


What we offer

The global setup of the team and the organization, our complex system and environment and its variety are giving a chance to further develop yourself while working with team members around the globe, international stakeholders & partners and architecturing complex business requirements . We work on platforms such as SAP CRM On premise, SAP Hybris Marketing, and we have strong integration with SAP ECC, DocuSign etc.

At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.

Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.