Software Engineer, Salesforce and Python

Organization
myAgro
Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
11/29/2022
How to Apply
Application Process and Deadline To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. You should also complete the Plum survey. You can find a link to the Plum survey on the application form for the role. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our team. There is no fixed deadline as we hire on a rolling basis. If someone else is selected while you are interviewing, we will let you know and consider your application for future positions. The interview process includes the application form, the Plum assessment, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices. myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
Where to Apply
https://myagro.hire.trakstar.com/jobs/fk02lwb?source=Next%20Billion
Tags
Full-time

Title: Software Engineer, Salesforce and Python

Report to: The Core Services Team Lead

About myAgro:
myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 – providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.

About the Role:
The Salesforce Engineer is a member of the global Core Services team. This position is remote, and you will work in the GMT time zone for the majority of your work day (preferably within the GMT+4/-4 band). You will improve the Salesforce digital layaway platform, support APIS, and develop integrations with other systems. You will also support field operations and programs directly – this includes ensuring customer support, fixing bugs, testing applications, and training of programs staff on product. You will work with a technology team based around the world.

You Will:
Salesforce Development: Build, test, and fix modules and calculations in our custom Apex codebase
Python API Development: Develop services that wrap access to Salesforce and provide additional business logic.
Support: Collaboratively troubleshoot, fix bugs and be responsive to our ticketing platform. Work quickly and communicate with related teams

You Have:
The ability write, debug, and fix Apex code in the Salesforce Environment.
The knowledge to apply Triggers, the Platform Event bus, Custom Labels, Custom Settings, and handle SObjects and SObject Schemas
Basic knowledge of Python and Django to build APIs
The ability to write tests with effective assertions for Apex and Python code and can explain the benefits of using a test-driven approach
The ability to function and relate effectively in culturally diverse situations.
A combination of the humility to make egoless contributions and the hunger to do more

Our Benefits:
Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
Retirement plan contributions
Professional development and laptop stipends
Co-working Space stipend
The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!