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Salesforce Platform Manager, Remote

Dallas, Texas, United States

Last Updated: 10/9/22

Job Description

Job Description

Invitation Homes is pioneering a new industry and needs dedicated, innovative, and analytical technologists to help us continually optimize. As the nation’s premier home leasing company, we develop advanced technology to enhance the resident and associate experience. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are passionate about taking tech to the next level.


Invitation Homes is an excellent case study on how companies use the Salesforce platform to power their business! We have a highly customized Force.com platform implementation with over 1,000 users and three Experience Sites that support all aspects of our property and resident lifecycle. Current integrations include DocuSign, S-Docs, MuleSoft, Youreka, OwnBackup, and Marketing Cloud.


The Salesforce Platform Manager is responsible for understanding all aspects of Invitation Home’s use of the Salesforce platform for assigned business unit(s), including developing expertise in business workflow supported on the platform, monitoring data quality and system performance, and collaborating with the business and product teams to plan, prioritize and implement system enhancements and net new features and functionality.


The Salesforce Platform Manager is expected to have detailed knowledge of the Salesforce platform to participate in "hands-on-keyboard" declarative development and design/optimization of new and existing features. This person should have a solid understanding of the Salesforce data model to architect solutions on the Platform, including writing user stories for execution by the Salesforce Dev team. This person is responsible for the overall "health and well-being" of the assigned Salesforce module(s), including proactively identifying areas of opportunity to improve data integrity, usability, and system performance.


You will be on the forefront of working on customer and employee facing applications as we build the next wave of technologies that will drive our resident experience to the next level. If you are motivated, passionate, a quick learner and have effective communication skills, this role is waiting for you!

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop deep expertise in assigned Salesforce modules, including learning existing architecture, integrations, and automation to be able to support, maintain and enhance the system

  • Build and maintain custom applications on the SFDC platform, including data models, business logic and workflows, and an intuitive user interface

  • Perform administrator functions such as user management, profiles, roles, permissions, validation rules, assignment rules, queues, licenses, capacity, and storage management

  • Provide production support and troubleshooting

  • Generate release notes and contribute to Learning and Development training deliverables

  • Perform testing of new functionality and SFDC seasonal releases

  • Prepare data files and upload the data to Salesforce.com using data loader and other 3rd party tools.

  • Create reports in SFDC to meet operational requirements including maintaining a standard set of queries/reports to satisfy requirements; validate queries/reports created by others in the organization and assist in the interpretation of data

  • Execute Change Management process, including maintaining updated documentation and data dictionary

  • Complete regular system audits and preparations for upgrades

  • Stay current with new features and functionality to provide technical guidance and feasibility for system enhancements

Education and/or Experience

  • At least 4+ years’ experience administering and configuring SFDC environment with deep knowledge of the declarative (point and click) capabilities

  • Experience supporting complex orgs with significant customization that include code and complex integrations

  • Experience working with business stakeholders and product teams to translate requirements into Salesforce solutions

  • Experience designing and implementing new modules and business processes using the Force.com platform to automate and support custom processes outside core Sales/Service Cloud features

  • Knowledge of established Salesforce.com standards, best practices and platform features

  • Experience with declarative automation tools, including Flow

  • Expertise with complex formula fields and validation rules

  • Demonstrated mastery of SFDC reporting capabilities

  • Demonstrated mastery of Salesforce Data Loader and mass upload processes

  • Experience reviewing, configuring and supporting AppExchange apps

  • Experience working in Lightning and leveraging LWCs

  • Demonstrated expertise leveraging Salesforce debugging functionality and other Dev Console tools

  • Experience reading triggers an understanding of core dev concepts specific to the Salesforce platform such as governor limits, order of execution, SOQL queries, etc.

  • Experience with Salesforce Experience Sites (formerly called Communities) preferred

Required Licenses or Certifications

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator

  • Platform App Builder Certification

  • Additional Salesforce architect certifications preferred

Other Requirements

  • Must maintain professional appearance.

  • Ability to be at work on a regular and consistent basis; Overtime may be required for this position.

  • Limited travel may be required.



Company Details

Back in 2012, home-leasing options were slim. There were only mom-and-pop landlords and a few regional leasing companies. No one could deliver the consistent, worry-free way of life that our founders envisioned. Seizing on this opportunity to lead a national leasing revolution, Invitation Homes was born. From the very start, we were different. Our bar was set high: Top-quality homes managed and m...