Navistar, Inc. Salesforce Application Analyst Lead in Lisle, Illinois

The Salesforce Systems Applications Analyst role will involve close interaction with the Technical Architects, Development Team Leaders, business team members and other members of the development team. There will be multiple opportunities to quickly expand on your technical experience, with plenty of business exposure. This role requires a strong foundation in Salesforce with SQL and web services experience.

  • Build custom applications on the platform

  • Developing integrations for Salesforce-based applications and enhancements

  • Understand and leverage the Salesforce provided APIs

  • Review and understand business requirements and create functional prototypes to address them

  • Follow established Salesforce development standards and best practices

  • Develop software as a REST API software components and associated functional and unit test code

  • Validate the code against unit tests

  • Prepare documentation covering design, code, errors, and recovery procedures

  • Assist in identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving defects encountered during various stages of testing and production, including during the deployment and implementation of the code in production environments

  • Develop proof of concepts (POCs) as needed, integrating new components with back-office systems during the design and requirements phase to evaluate products and integration strategies

Designs, develops, modifies, debugs and evaluates programs for functional areas, including but not limited to finance, human resources, manufacturing and marketing. Analyzes existing programs or formulates logic for new systems, devises logic procedures, prepares flowcharting, performs coding and tests/debugs programs. Develops conversion and system implementation plans. Prepares and obtains approval of system and programming documentation. Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Trains users in conversion and implementation of system.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of applications analysis experience


  • At least 7 years of applications analysis experience

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)

Desired Skills:

  • Applicants must have strong core Java skills gained in a business environment along with the following technical skills and experience:

  • 1 year of experience in Salesforce Development including Custom Objects, Large Data Volumes, Performance Tuning, Apex, Triggers, Web Services, Visualforce and Migration Tools

  • 2 years’ experience with web technologies (HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery, JavaScript)

  • 1 year of experience delivering Java / J2EE or Object Oriented Solutions

  • 1 year of experience with development SQL, Hibernate, Web Services (REST and/or SOAP)

  • 2 years’ experience with web technologies (HTML 5, CSS 3, jQuery, JavaScript)

  • Proficiency with Agile Development Techniques

  • Ability to function with new technologies

  • Ability to clearly communicate with peers, business analysts, and subject matter experts

  • Preferred Qualifications: Salesforce Developer Certifications


  • Ethics and Navistar Values

  • Functional/Technical Skills

  • Problem Solving

  • Drive for Results

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Navistar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Job #: 2017-23416

Internal Title: Application Analyst Lead

Travel: None

ERP Eligibility: Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

External Company Name: Navistar Corporation

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