Salesforce Administrator (Local Applicants Only Please)

  • Redwood City, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Merchant e-Solutions (MeS) is an innovative, Internet technology focused payments company providing a full-service payment platform for financial institutions, merchants and developers. By combining the latest technology and industry expertise with a customer centric focus, we continue to innovate easy-to-use solutions for the payment industry.


Currently, Merchant e-Solutions processes more than $14 billion dollars per year in domestic and international payments for more than 65,000 merchants supporting 150 global currencies and all major credit, debit and alternative payment solutions. Merchant e-Solutions' fully-integrated platform makes processing not just easier, but also much more affordable. Unlike other credit card payment systems, our technology, service and support operations are 100% in-house.


Merchant e-Solutions, as of August 2012, is now part of Cielo S.A. Headquartered in San Paulo, Brazil, Cielo is the leading merchant payment processor in Brazil and Latin America and one of the largest payment processors worldwide. MeS is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with operations in Spokane, Washington.

Job Description

Summary: The Salesforce Administrator will maintain the Salesforce and application to ensure continued delivery of innovative, high quality solutions to meet business needs for those departments currently using Salesforce, as well as building the necessary interface and tools to integrate new departments into Salesforce.

This position is responsible for the overall development, configuration, and operation of the initial implementation and continued operations, as well as the continuous improvement of the Salesforce tools for all user groups such as Sales, Marketing, Software Support, and other internal teams. The Salesforce  Administrator / Developer will independently perform development, testing, implementation, documentation, and updating tasks relating to the Salesforce system and other integrated applications.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to (Other duties may be assigned):


• Provide global day-to-day end-user support (including system configuration, complex formulas and

system maintenance) and assist users with proactive best practices to enhance and increase their knowledge of

• Maintain user roles and profiles, security settings, access settings etc. (User Profiles, Role Hierarchy, Sharing Rules and Security).

• Create and manage custom objects, fields, formulas, validation rules, custom workflow, and approval processes.

• Perform data integrity and manipulation tasks such as merging duplicate records andestablishing proper ownership of existing accounts and contacts in accordance with sales territories.

• Establish and implement best practices with regards to system maintenance, configuration, development, testing, data integrity, etc.

• Design, document, build, test and deploy enhancements to Salesforce custom objects, page layouts, workflows, alerts, reports and complex dashboards within Salesforce.

• Research changes in upcoming versions of and other integrated applications; provide recommendations when necessary to enhance efficiency and productivity.

• Drive and increase user adoption and ensure user satisfaction, including developing, documenting and delivering training.

• Develop and maintain report folders, dashboards, etc. to improve system usability.

• Maintain a holistic view of all business processes and users in the system to understand crossfunctional impacts with regard to configuration, process, workflow and reporting.

• Lead / Assist with user requirement sessions and document user requirements to address changing business needs.

• Contribute on the technical side of business projects and create solutions to meet challenges (including performing detailed analysis of technical and business requirements).

• Manage special projects as assigned. This includes sales compensation, sales reporting tracking, ad-hoc reporting, etc.

• Develop and maintain visual force, AppExchanges, pages and integration to other third party solutions. Ability to design, code, test, debug, package and deploy quality, scalable and well documented solutions on the Salesforce platform.

• Ability to design and develop integrations between Salesforce and other applications / systems

• Successfully document / maintain documentation on application code, application use and flow, and training materials.

• Perform routine review of code, configuration, data, and usage to ensure long term viability, integrity, and adoption Make recommendations for enhancements and modifications to improve system performance, efficiency, internal business process, and reporting.

• Ability to interact with senior members of management, including C-level executives.

• Successfully manage multiple concurrent projects.

• Prepare and present clear business and technical analysis.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills and strong work ethic.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

Education and/or Experience:

• Hands on experience with APEX and Visual Force development

• Use of Salesforce APIs (via java, etc.) to integrate Salesforce with other tools.

• Experience with migration tool desired.

• Keen attention to detail and complex problem solving abilities from an operational and technical perspective.

• 3+ years of experience with technical implementation, day-to-day operations, and long term maintenance of Salesforce.

• Experience documenting and analyzing processes, procedures, and/or policies.

• Must be comfortable in rapidly changing and sometimes ambiguous work situations.



Additional Information

Merchant e-Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.