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Education Management

About Purdue University Global

Purdue Global is a public, nonprofit university that offers an affordable, world-class education for working adults.

Purdue University Information Technology is seeking a skilled and experienced Salesforce Developer specializing in Salesforce Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA) to join the enterprise Salesforce team. The Salesforce Developer will play a crucial role in the design, development, and implementation of Salesforce solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of our higher education institution. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership in the design and implementation of enterprise-level Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions and architecture. This position will design complex, custom solutions or component objects, translating requirements into optimal technical and business process designs. Additionally, this position will lead efforts to resolve technical problems and concerns related to the implementation and ongoing maintenance/updating of the enterprise CRM solution and architecture, which carries a high level of business value and impact. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Salesforce development and a deep understanding of HEDA concepts and best practices and familiarity with Marketing Cloud.

This is a remote position.

About Us:

Purdue University is consistently voted as one of the #5 MOST INNOVATIVE UNIVERISTIES IN AMERICA (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) 4 years running.  Purdue University is located just an hour northwest of Indianapolis with more than 16,800 employees made up of faculty, academic and support staff, not to mention 49,639 students.  We offer a very comprehensive benefit package that includes health/dental/vision care, prescription, health savings account, life insurance, with a retirement program and matching PU contribution. Our staff are also eligible for free continuing education through the Purdue Global extension.

Purdue Information Technology is the University’s central information technology organization that is responsible for Purdue’s major operational systems, the campus wired network and one of the world’s largest wireless networks.  We also test, implement, and develop innovative learning and classroom technologies.  In addition to this, Purdue IT also supports an advanced research cyberinfrastructure across the campus, research data storage array, and high-speed networks linking to national resources.
Our mission is to provide the best technology infrastructure, services, solutions, and information security that support teaching and learning, enhance research, and enable faculty and staff to achieve their objectives while providing a positive student experience.

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What We’re Looking For:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related discipline
  • Four (4) – Five (5) years of experience in Salesforce development and with integration technologies such as REST, SOAP, and ETL tools required
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered

Skills needed:

  • Proficiency in Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Web Components, and related Salesforce development tools


  • Understanding of Higher Education Data Architecture (HEDA)/Education Cloud with experience in implementation and customization of the Salesforce Platform and Marketing Cloud
  • Knowledge of higher education processes and systems, including admissions, enrollment, and student services
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to translate complex requirements into scalable solutions.
  • Self-motivated and able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Deep understanding of HEDA data model, configuration, and best practices within a higher education context
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I and Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II credentials
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams

Additional Information:

  • Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
  • Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial BENEFIT PACKAGE including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days

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