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Principal Salesforce Software Engineer

Wintrust Financial Corporation
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
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Founded in 1991 with the idea to be the alternative to the big banks, Wintrust has since grown into a financial services company with more than $45 billion in assets, headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois. Through our multiple companies and divisions, we provide traditional community banking and commercial banking services, wealth management solutions, commercial and life insurance premium financing, mortgage origination, and short-term accounts receivable financing and certain administrative services, such as data processing of payrolls, billing, and treasury management services. We provide community-oriented personal and business banking services to customers located in the greater Chicagoland area, northwest Indiana, and southern Wisconsin through more than 175 community bank locations.

Position Overview

The Principal Software Engineer is primarily responsible for the design, architecture, development, and maintenance of applications, including requirements analysis, customizations, database changes, screen changes, security definition and workflow. Converts system requirements into logical program designs, code modules and stable application systems.

This is a Lead or Managerial position that works with a team of technical resources focusing on development for a resident software platform. Works with systems managers and engineers, architects, business analysts and quality engineers in a highly collaborative environment to define product features, estimates and deliverables. This person must be able to create and communicate innovative solutions to business issues and processes leveraging their knowledge of the software platform and is responsible for assigning resources to specific application design and development tasks, defect resolution and production application support.


  • Responsible for technical development, implementation, administration and support of Saleforce CRM, using leading edge technologies. Participate in the development and deployment new features to support business initiatives, playing a leading role in the design of new/improved interfaces to Salesforce.

  • Develops new applications and functionality including modifying existing website, micro-sites, and application sites for Salesforce. Develop and document functional specifications.

  • Leads a team of Developers to fulfill requested enhancements.

  • Conducts and manages code reviews, and Pair-Programming Sessions.

  • Provide application design expertise for application development, database design and maintenance, software architecture, software development lifecycle management and application monitoring for the relevant platform(s). Help architect efficient and scalable software solutions for business application platforms.

  • Responsible for the software release management of team projects including packaging for deployment and working with Configuration Management for the release of, and integration of released applications into open web projects.

  • Provide production support for Salesforce CRM including afterhours support when necessary.

  • Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including requirement analysis, design and implementation , estimations and other aspects of iterative development.

  • Develop production application support plans, schedules, and assignments as required. Estimate the level of effort related to technical design, coding, and unit testing.

  • Report status to development management and project/systems management.

  • Develop specification documents outlining technical requirements with associated solutions.

  • Provide technical support for maintenance of existing applications.

  • Manage project development efforts pertaining to supplier partnership agreements

  • Ability to clearly write technical specifications.

  • Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles.

  • Demonstrable ability to work within a highly collaborative team to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget.

Skills and Knowledge

  • 7+ years experience working with Salesforce CRM

  • Salesforce Platform Developer 1 and 2 Certification

  • Experience managing development teams and pipelines

  • Technical expertise and knowledge of software and application development

  • Strong knowledge and use of object-oriented methodologies and frameworks and WebService technologies

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and automated testing strategies is a strong plus

  • Experience working with Lightning, and Lightning Web Components

  • Documentation of designs, installations and technical administrative procedures

  • Software development lifecycle methodologies and discipline

  • Ability to thrive in an environment where change is constant, adjusting to constantly evolving requirements and assigned tasks

  • Ability to maintain professional business relationships and effectively lead, triage, prioritize and resolve issues that arise in unpredicted situations

  • Proficiency in a variety of programming related technologies and tools including:

    • APEX, Agile, GearSet, Git, Mulesoft, Visual Studio Code

  • Comfortable working across teams, with good organizational skills, ability to work independently, good communication skills, good negotiation skills, and excellent analytical skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

Working Relationships


  • Reports to an software development manager and works with senior or principal Principal Software Engineers

  • Works directly with all areas in IT, with close working relationship with IT peer group.

  • Has regular contact with the user community.


  • Has contact with outside vendors, contractors/consultants, and industry trade groups.

  • Attends conferences and belongs to professional organizations and user groups.

Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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