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Senior Salesforce Developer

D2L

D2L

Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Kitchener, ON, Canada · Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 20, 2024

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift.

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.


A member of our Talent Acquisition team reviews ALL of our applications - yes a real person reviews resumes! They are excited to read more about what amazing things you could add to D2L.

The Senior Salesforce Administrator will spearhead the platform's overall design, ensuring its alignment with organizational growth and scalability. This role encompasses handling compliance requirements, mentoring team members, and standardizing practices across the platform to maintain its integrity and efficiency

How will I make an impact?

  • Oversee overall design and architecture of the Salesforce platform.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant data protection and privacy laws.
  • Align the Salesforce system with the organization's growth and scalability objectives.
  • Coach and mentor team members on best practices and platform functionalities.
  • Drive the standardization of processes and practices within the Salesforce environment.
  • Collaborate with IT and business stakeholders to ensure seamless integration and alignment.
  • Monitor and optimize system performance to support business operations.
  • Implement system monitoring and observability for proactive maintenance.
  • Design and approve code promotion and deployment processes, ensuring robust change management.
  • Manage source control, oversee and approve pull requests, maintaining code integrity.
  • Lead the analysis and improvement of technical debt, ensuring system efficiency and sustainability.

Competencies (What you’ll bring to the role):

  • Over 5 years of experience in Salesforce administration and development.
  • Advanced skills in Apex, Salesforce Flows, and Salesforce development tools including Apex, Visualforce, Salesforce APIs, batch Apex, and triggers.
  • Proven experience in configuring and managing CPQ/Service Cloud and Marketing Cloud.
  • Strong understanding of system architecture and database design.
  • Excellent problem-solving, project management, and communication skills

Education Recommendations:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or diploma with supplemental business education preferred, or equivalent training and experience

The expected base salary range for a new hire in this role is listed below. The annualized base salary offered is determined by each candidate’s relevant knowledge, skills, education, training and experience. It is aligned to ensure both internal and external competitiveness using market data for the geographic location and industry. As part of the total compensation at D2L the role may be eligible for additional benefits including a Wellness Subsidy, Equity Grants, Variable Incentive, and more.

Base Salary Range
$97,250$125,500 CAD

Don’t meet every single requirement? We strongly encourage you to still apply! At D2L, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage your application even if you don't believe you meet every single qualification outlined, because we love to help our people grow and develop!

Why we're awesome:

At D2L, we are dedicated to providing you with the tools to do the best work of your life. While some of our perks and benefits may vary depending on location or employment type, we are proud to provide employees with the following through #LifeAtD2L;

  • Impactful work transforming the way the world learns
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Learning and Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $4,000 CAD for continuing education through our Catch the Wave Program
  • 2 Paid Days off for Catch the Wave related activities like exams or final assignments
  • Employee wellbeing (Access to mental health services, EFAP program, financial planning and more)
  • Retirement planning
  • 2 Paid Volunteer Days
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Home Internet Reimbursements
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Employee Recognition
  • Social Events
  • Dog Friendly Offices at our HQ in Kitchener, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Melbourne.