Archive - December 2018

Senior Technical Consultant
2018 Reflections

Senior Technical Consultant

Heller Consulting’s work within the non-profit sector combines technical expertise with hands-on understanding of non-profit operations. Our projects include highly technical Salesforce implementations involving custom Apex/Visualforce/JavaScript/Lightning component solutions, complex environment management and deployment, and custom API integrations. This position participates and leads in delivering the full breadth of these technical services. Success in this role requires a thorough knowledge of Salesforce and non-profit operations, as well as advanced knowledge and experience in the following technologies and processes:

  • Salesforce Apex, Visualforce, and JavaScript coding
  • Salesforce integrations using ETL tools such as Jitterbit and Informatica
  • Complex Salesforce environment management
  • Salesforce deployment processes and tools such as Gearset or

A strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to work with organizations to define their needs and create technical solutions to meet them, the ability to ramp-up on complex projects quickly, good client communication skills, a genuine interest in helping people and non-profits, the ability to work well with non-technically savvy clients, and the ability to take a leadership role on our services team.


  • Lead technical projects
  • Create and deliver custom technical solutions for clients using a subset of the technologies listed above
  • Gather client technical and configuration requirements for custom solutions
  • Analyze client’s current technical practices and make recommendations for improved effectiveness and efficiency
  • Facilitate decision making processes around technical solutions with clients and confidently deliver technical recommendations
  • Conduct testing sessions with clients for technical solutions
  • Deliver end-user training for technical solutions
  • Develop system and process documentation for technical solutions
  • Configure Salesforce solutions according to design specifications
  • Actively participate in Heller Consulting’s knowledge base
  • Contribute to the refinement of existing services and development of new service lines at Heller Consulting

Required Skills

  • General understanding of project management methodologies for technical projects
  • Expert knowledge of Salesforce (Classic and LEX)
  • Proficient in all aspects of Salesforce Administration and Configuration
  • Proficient in application of Apex, Visualforce, JavaScript and Lightning component solutions
  • Proficient in Salesforce integrations and ETL tools
  • Advanced understanding of relational databases
  • Nonprofit operations experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and be flexible and willing to take on new job tasks as they arise
  • MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

Salesforce Developer I, Developer II, Certified Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer, Certified Integration Architecture Designer

Additional Benefits
We offer competitive compensation packages commensurate with experience, health and retirement benefits, educational opportunities for continual growth, and support a healthy work life balance.

This is a regular, full-time, management (“exempt”) position. In a standard workweek, 35 – 38 hours should be spent on projects & tasks billable to a client. Additional non-billable hours are expected and may include staff training or enrichment, client cultivation or general administration.

This position requires travel up to 40% of the time.

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2018 Reflections

It’s hard to believe that 2018 has come and almost gone. We’ve tackled big problems for our clients, solved challenging technology puzzles and collaborated to put forth some of our best work to date. Before we look ahead to an exciting 2019, we chatted with some of our team members about their 2018 reflections and what work inspired them this year.

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