Danaher Corporation Salesforce Developer in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Danaher Company Description
Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments. Founded as a family business in the nineteenth century, the company’s history was marked by unparalleled innovation on its way to becoming a global enterprise. Its historically close cooperation with the scientific community is the key to Leica Microsystems’ tradition of innovation, which draws on users’ ideas and creates solutions tailored to their requirements. At the global level, Leica Microsystems is organized in three divisions, all of which are among the leaders in their respective fields: the Life Science Division, Industry Division, and Medical Division. Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

Leica Microsystems, Inc offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job.

Leica Microsystems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Description
Leica Microsystems is looking for a Salesforce Developer to join our forward thinking team and help us deliver a variety of applications on the Salesforce platform.

Leica Microsystems has made a strong commitment to Salesforce and continues to roll out powerful business solutions combining native applications with supporting technologies such as AWS, SQL, SSIS, Java webServices, and Informatica. This is a great opportunity for a developer who wants to broaden their knowledge across a range of technologies and who will enjoy the challenge of delivering critical tools to our growing business.

The role is office based in Cambridge within the applications team and provides global support and internal consultancy to the Leica business.

Although the position will be closely mentored by the team, the candidate must have the aptitude and initiative to solve their own problems and be able to facilitate their own learning. Professional SalesForce.com training will be provided and the candidate will be encouraged to pursue a SalesForce.com certification if not already achieved.

The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working on their own initiative, can analyse a business request and convert this to system requirements; is willing to take responsibility for their part of a solution and able to engage with stakeholders to refine requirements. Occasional overseas travel will be required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Executing full lifecycle software development

  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code

  • Documenting and maintaining software functionality

  • Working closely with the team to build and share knowledge

  • Support of existing Salesforce Application

Qualification
- Degree or similar level qualification in an IT or Business IT related discipline.

Alternatively for those without degree-level academic qualifications; commercial experience working in a Salesforce administration/development environment.

  • Minimum 2-3 years proven experience in a development environment preferably Salesforce end user

  • Ability to program in an object orientated language

  • Some experience of website development with HTML/CSS

  • Fluent English Language

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Leica Microsystems
Job Function: Information Technology
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-United Kingdom-Cambridgeshire-Cambridge
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: LEI003968