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Colm LennonColm Lennon 

Chief Salesforce Architect & Developer in Chicago

Do you want to be a part of the Chicago digital startup community? Here’s your chance….

Haka Products mission is to rapidly create a world class Internet company for accelerating the time it takes to achieve product to market fit for new products.
Our solution will be built on the worlds #1 CRM platform, SalesForce.com. We plan to launch our product at the Dreamforce ’14 conference this October in San Francisco.

Haka Products is located at the epicenter of the Chicago digital startup community at 1871, the startup incubator at the Merchandise Mart. Come be a part of this exciting community!

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities for this role are as follows:
• Work directly with the Haka Products Founder to define scope of development efforts
• Define the solution architecture for the product offering
• Translate requirements into clearly defined technical tasks
• Translate user stories and wireframes into design
• Collaborate well with third party product development organizations to deliver results
• Develop, test, document, and deploy high quality product releases
• Facilitate the AppExchange security review process and ensure successful results
• Manage the process to publish the application in the AppExchange and ensure successful results
• Able to adapt and deliver solutions in an agile environment
• Conduct technical design reviews and demos to the customer (IT and business)
• Driven by customer success with a team player attitude
• Enthusiastic, professional, and confident personality, with a focus on customer success
• Excellent listening skills to fully understand the customer requirements and pain points
• Regular communications with the Founder regarding status, technical issues and creative solutions.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Required:
• B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent
• 3+ years of experience with technical implementations of customer projects
• 1+ year experience in SalesForce.com architecture.
• 2+ years Force.com development experience, with a strong focus on Apex and Visualforce, Triggers, Class development.
• One or more current Salesforce.com certifications (e.g. DEV401, DEV501)
• Application development experience with Javascript, XML, HTTP, Java, C++, ASP, SQL
• Strong understanding of relational databases (MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, etc.).
• Familiarity with Object Oriented concepts and experience with OO languages (Java, Ruby, C#, C++, etc.).
• Looking for a full-time position
• Not eligible for Visa sponsorship
• Strong presentation and communication skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Desired:
• Experience developing products on the SalesForce.com platform. 
• Strong understanding of SOQL.
• Experience with Agile development practices.
• Entrepreneurial behaviors will be a must along with an ability to play a wide variety of roles

Compensation package includes salary plus an equity position in the company.

Send an email to colm@hakaproducts.com if interested. Serious inquiries only. Must be based in Chicago.
Developer A.Developer A.
Hi Colm,

Thanks for your post. I will be interested in this oppoturnity. I am a salesforce Developer and consultant. Do you have a direct line we can have a brief discusion on concerning the projects you have in mymind
Colm LennonColm Lennon
Yes. Send me an email at colm@hakaproducts.com and I will reply with my contact information. We can speak this afternoon or tomorrow afternoon about this opportunity. Thanks, Colm