2021-22 FELLOWSHIP

Developer

Join our innovative, global team using technology to transform the way the social sector engages with data. We run on passion, blending diverse skill sets and experiences with a collective mission to help organizations tackle challenges and achieve greater impact. We encourage all staff to push their own boundaries and drive the company in exciting new directions. As a social enterprise and certified B Corporation, we reinvest a majority of our profits in our growth and continued pursuit of our mission and vision.

Position Overview

The Developer will be part of a growing development team in Mumbai, which supports Vera’s consulting and product development teams. The Developer should bring a desire to learn new technologies and processes, and an eagerness to develop new skills. Our Developers have a strong work ethic, are driven to think for themselves, work independently, and balance multiple projects. The Developer will be expected to participate in the design of solutions as well as the implementation of the solutions for Vera’s clients in the social sector. You will join a team of passionate individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all dedicated to improving the way social impact organizations operate. We’re a self-motivated, creative group, and we emphasize collaboration, flexibility, and professionalism. Vera is a young, rapidly growing company; we encourage all team members to push their own boundaries and drive the company in new directions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write top quality code that provides the best solution for our clients
  • Write well-tested and easily maintainable code
  • Code Reviews
  • Follow and contribute to internal best practices
  • Work closely with Vera’s consultants to design, develop, test, and implement best-in-class Salesforce platform-based applications for a range of social service organizations worldwide
  • Interpret functional specifications and designs provided by consulting staff; ask questions in order to deeply understand the client’s needs and ensure that the consultant has adequately thought through the process and its implications for the overall system
  • Provide accurate estimates for work that allow the code to be written to our high standards, but are affordable for our clients
  • Learn new skills

Qualification and Experience

Required

  • Relevant degree in Computer Engineering/Com. Science/BSc. I.T.
  • At least 1-2 years of professional experience as a salesforce programmer
  • Foundations in the following:
    • Client-side: Javascript, jQuery, HTML/CSS, SLDS and Web Frameworks such as Angular or React
    • Server-side/back-end: Java/Apex
    • REST/SOAP based web-services, Web-hooks
    • Systems development life cycle management: Agile/Scrum/Waterfall
  • Strong understanding of OOP concepts
  • Demonstrated success with non-programming aspects of development, such as working in a team, self-management and proactive communication
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and a passion for fine details
  • Diligent work ethic and proven ability to work with drive and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects
  • Insatiable desire to improve skills and knowledge of self and others
  • Fluent English language skills

Desirable

  • Experience with the Salesforce Lightning platform
  • Experience developing or managing mobile applications (Android/iOS)
  • Interest in social service work or international development

Onboarding & Training

The 2021-22 Fellowship will kick off in mid-May with a comprehensive virtual onboarding and training program. Through a mix of dynamic sessions, technical trainings, and team-building activities, you will gain a holistic understanding of Vera’s work, meet with teammates around the globe, and work in groups to apply your learnings through an intensive case study exercise.

Compensation and Benefits

Vera Solutions offers competitive compensation (including benefits), commensurate with experience and cost of living.

To apply, complete an online application (attaching CV and cover letter).

Please contact jobs@verasolutions.org with any additional questions.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At Vera we celebrate diversity; not only do we value the diversity of our workforce, we rely on it. Employees with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences inform our approach to our work, driving us to ask questions and challenge assumptions, solve problems creatively, and foster strong relationships with each other and our clients. We are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, in which all of our staff feel safe and thrive.

What makes Vera such a great place to work?

Our Values

In everything we do, we’re guided by our core values: Excellence, Sustainability, Teamwork, Leadership, and Impact

Our Mission

As a certified B Corporation, we meet the highestsocial and environmental standards in pursuit of our mission.

Our Global Team

Our wonderfully diverse team spans 5 continents and speaks more than 15 different languages.

Growth Opportunities

We are invested in and committed to making training, learning, and development one of Vera’s signature strengths.

Diversity & Inclusion

We value our culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We bring our full selves to work and position each other to thrive.

Rising Leaders Program

We run an annual leadership development initiative for emerging leaders at Vera.