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GAF Technical Project Lead - Salesforce in Parsippany, New Jersey

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Job Description:


We are seeking a Technical Project Lead with a proven history of delivering large, multi-discipline technical solutions from initiation through implementation. The Technical Project Lead will be the single point of contact for coordinating all Technical aspects of the project execution, including coordination between the Solution Architecture, Development, Project Management and other required teams. The focus of the role is to remove roadblocks and champion all Technical aspects of the project to ensure delivery that meets all Functional and Technical requirements.

Essential Duties

  • Perform a lead role on large, multi-discipline projects to ensure all Technical aspects of the project are coordinated and executing to the project plan

  • This role is focused on the Salesforce environment and all projects within the umbrella (Sales, Service and Experience Clouds), but it will require oversight of other technologies’ development activities on a project

  • Manage day to day technical project meetings and coordinate with all involved parties

  • Be a primary point of contact with third party implementation partners, ensuring their deliverables are of high quality, match GAF standards and meet all requirements.

  • Influence expert-level web and mobile application design, implementation, documentation and maintenance with minimal direction.

  • Guides and directs the work of other team members who may perform similar or related work.

  • Facilitates the development of cross-functional skills among team members

  • Research new technologies and best practices. Advises and recommends changes to existing IT policies, procedures, and strategy.

  • Implementing development best practices, and methodologies (including agile)

Level Based Competencies

  • At least 7 years of continuous IT and business/industry work experience with at least 3 years managing teams.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer related field (advanced degree preferred).

  • Solid understanding and proven track record leveraging industry best practices and standards including, modern architecture and development practices, ITIL and SDLC.

  • Proven understanding for Agile Frameworks and DevOps methodologies.

  • Strong expertise in Enterprise Applications with a proficient understanding of Digital Technologies.

  • Proven expertise and track record being proactive, forward thinking and future oriented.

  • People-oriented coach who inspires people, helps them in their careers and grows in their current job.

  • Working agile is just right for you. You are flexible, not hierarchical and you are not afraid to roll up your sleeves.

  • You have the ability to influence Leaders and set/implement Strategy.

Technical Knowledge/Skills

  • Deep understanding of many technical disciplines with a focus on Salesforce (Sales, Service and Experience Clouds), but additional experience including but not limited to, .Net Core, .Net Framework 4.7, PeopleSoft, Mulesoft, Sitecore/CMS

  • Technical experience with the following technologies including C#, ASP.NET Core, MVC, Web API, JavaScript, React JS, JQuery, SQL Server, Okta, Akamai, Payment Integrations, Checkmarx, Autorabbit

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Azure and supporting services (DevOps, Kubernetes, etc.), including broad knowledge of supporting Infrastructure technology (Networking, Database, etc)

  • Expert knowledge of security requirements, microservices, service-oriented architecture, design patterns, SOLID design principles, multi-threaded systems, automated unit testing, test driven development and acceptance test driven development.

  • Expert knowledge of web and mobile software and solution architecture

  • Experience with agile development methodologies including Scrum.

  • Strong understanding of Event-Driven Architecture and Azure.

  • Good understanding of serverless architecture and NoSql databases (e.g. CosmosDB).

  • Good understanding of various authentication protocols like oAuth2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML, JWT, and others.

  • Solid understanding and experience in DevOps methodology.

General Knowledge/Skills

  • Ability to work on multiple complex assignments as a team member and team leader.

  • Solid understanding and proven track record leveraging industry best practices and standards including modern architecture and development practices, ITIL, Agile and DevOps.

  • Strong collaborative skills to work across multiple stakeholder groups.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and report to different levels within and outside the IT Organization.

  • Strong Vendor Management Skills.

GAF Required Competencies

  • Leadership: You are a real strategist and functional expert; leading groups in the service of a specific functional mission excites you. You engage actively in mentoring, providing guidance, and coaching team members to build, develop, or enhance their management and leadership skills.

  • Sets stretch objectives

  • Brings out the best in people

  • Constructs compelling development plans and executes them

  • Strategic Innovation: You create an environment that inspires the organization to generate novel solutions with measurable impact for customers.

  • Can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately

  • Can create competitive and breakthrough strategic plans

  • Is future oriented, proactive and forward thinking

  • Influencing & Negotiating: You are assertive and present your own ideas and persuade other key leaders, gaining support and commitment from others; mobilizing people to take action, using creative approaches to motivate others to meet business goals.

  • Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups

  • Can win concessions without damaging relationships

  • Influences across boundaries to gain support for ideas that impact a wide range of stakeholders with diverse priorities.

  • Communicating Effectively: Clearly express and readily share information both verbally and in writing; actively listen to gain understanding.

  • Communicates proactively, visibly and consistently to organizational levels.

  • Relays important information regarding organizational and chapter strategy, direction and responsibility.

  • Inspires commitment and a drive for action for a variety of vehicles and approaches.

We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best – Protect what matters most.

As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for all candidates and employees in this position. Proof of vaccination is required. Should you require accommodation for medical or religious needs, GAF will engage in an interactive process with you to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided in accordance with applicable state and federal law.

We believe our employees are our greatest resource. We offer competitive salary, benefits, 401k, and vacation packages for all full time permanent positions. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and GAF, Standard Logistics, SGI, and Siplast are proud to be affirmative action employers. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. If applying for positions in the U.S., must be eligible to work in the U.S. without need for employer sponsored visa (work permit).

With 130+ years in the industry, GAF is the leading roofing manufacturer in North America. As a member of the Standard Industries family of companies, we are also part of the largest roofing and waterproofing business in the world.

Our communities help give our work meaning and the products we manufacture help protect what matters most. The shingles help to shelter the families living in the homes in our towns. The TPO helps protect what is under that hospital’s roof. In addition to quality products, we make sure they are installed by quality craftsmen and women. The full GAF portfolio of solutions is supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors.

GAF continues to be the leader in quality and offers comprehensive warranty protection on its products and systems. Our success is driven by a commitment to empowering our people to deliver advanced quality and purposeful innovation and the desire to protect what matters most. ​