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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Senior Software Engineer (multiple openings) in Rockville, Maryland


Who is USP?

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP's fundamental belief that Equity = Excellence manifests in our core value of Passion for Quality through our more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver the mission to strengthen the supply of safe, quality medicines and supplements worldwide.

Job Duties:

  • Develop custom solutions within the Salesforce platform to support critical business functions and meet project objectives and client requirements.

  • Leverage effective communication with project managers, business teams and other developers on projects to ensure effective collaboration throughout all phases of development, testing and deployment.

  • Work with Salesforce product suite including sales, service, and marketing clouds, as well as the force.com platform to develop solutions to internal client requirements.

  • Provide system administration support of internal and customer-facing Salesforce environment, especially related to customized applications, user permissions, security settings, custom objects, and automations.

  • Automate business application process. Transform and integrates data.

  • Develop strategic accelerators on the force.com platform. Conduct unit-testing and defect resolution.

  • Identify areas of improvement and functional gaps in Salesforce applications. Create and maintain technical documentation including process documentation, naming and commenting conventions and Salesforce policies/procedures.

  • Evaluate, install, and administer AppExchange applications. Collaborate with technical design and documentation.

  • Provide post-production support. Execute full lifecycle deployments from development to sandbox production.

  • Telecommuting benefits available.

Job Requirements:

Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and two (2) years of experience in the job offered or in a software development related occupation.

Alternatively, employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field with five (5) years of progressive, post-baccalaureate experience in the job offered or in a software development related occupation.

Position requires two years of experience in the following :

  1. Apex, Lightning, Visualforce, SOQL, SOSL, Web Services, Sales Cloud, Services Cloud, and Pardot;

  2. Data transformation and integration using SOAP and REST API;

  3. Salesforce automation tools (Process Builder, Workflows, Formulas, Flows, or Validation rules);

  4. Develop enterprise-level salesforce.com projects utilizing waterfall and agile methodologies throughout the lifecycle;

  5. Salesforce.com configuration, including workflows, validation rules, and security settings;

  6. Designing and developing software components;

  7. database design; and

  8. Integrating salesforce.com with different business systems, as well as working with integration tools including ETL, CPQ, marketing automation, and reporting.

“Contact: Please apply online at https://usp.jobs/ Refer to Job code # SSE2/20421.37.4”

Supervisory Responsibilities



USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing is protected.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (will apply to the selected candidate(s) hired):

As a condition of employment with the United States Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021, must be fully vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in all aspects of our work—from the standards we make to the partnerships and conversations we cultivate. An environment where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, and family status. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

Note: USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Information Technology

Job Type Full-Time