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Alight Senior Salesforce Developer in Illinois, Illinois

Our story starts with a simple universal truth: Every business is a people business. Our people are our greatest assets at Alight Solutions because People Matter! We strive for Excellence Every Day by collaborating with our clients and colleagues. At Alight, we Think Forward and we Act Now to shape the future of work and life for organizations, people and their families! Alight has 25 years of industry experience. Our success is fueled by the expertise of our people, and the strength of our proprietary and partner technology. Come join the leading technology-enabled HR and benefits service provider. Be Real with Alight and help us reimagine how people and organizations thrive.

A typical day for a Senior Developer to include:

The Senior Developer role at Alight is responsible for designing, implementing, testing, and deploying solutions for our internal and external clients, using Apex, Lightning Web Components and Visualforce, and often leveraging HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, and other technologies. The Senior Developer will be a part of an experienced on-shore and off-shore Salesforce team and will be expected to work well in a team environment.


Lead in the translation of requirements into functional design documents and develop high quality solutions based on specifications as indicated in design.

Develop, document, and deploy high quality business solutions on the Salesforce platform.

Manage and provide guidance on technical design, integration, development, configuration, and customization efforts, and document activities as required.

Drive resolution of all technical support issues related to

Test all items developed prior to turning over to testing team and business stakeholders

Provide support for quality assurance testing and defect resolution.

Manage deployment activities.

Participate in project team meetings and communicate effectively with colleagues.


Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills

Ability to present ideas, collaborate with others, and maintain positive relationships with internal and external colleagues

Ability to effectively deliver results on several development projects

Attain quarterly and annual objectives assigned by management

Excellent project management and organizational skills including a keen attention to detail

Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment

Experience developing and delivering solutions to customer problems, preferably with an emphasis on sales and/or marketing issues

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Salesforce Platform Developer I and II Certification preferred

  • 5+ years of Development experience on the Platform with

  • Experience with Salesforce in a developer capacity specifically in Community Cloud and Sales Cloud, writing custom Lightning Web Components, implementation of custom objects, triggers, workflows/workflow rules, Visualforce Pages, and Controller/Apex Classes as well as JavaScript development

  • Solid understanding of the overall architecture of Salesforce platform, data model, and how and when to create custom objects vs using Salesforce out-of-the-box functionality

  • Strong knowledge of Salesforce data tools (Data Loader), scripted data loader, web services, cloud or on-premise middleware (Informatica) and other enterprise integrating technologies.

  • Experience in managing enterprise-level Salesforce projects using Agile software development methodologies

  • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Background or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics or a related field

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight’s employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.

Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

About Alight Solutions

With an unwavering belief that a company’s success starts with its people, Alight Solutions is a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions. Leveraging proprietary AI and data analytics, Alight optimizes business process as a service (BPaaS) to deliver superior outcomes for employees and employers across a comprehensive portfolio of services. Alight allows employees to enrich their health, wealth and work while enabling global organizations to achieve a high-performance culture. Alight’s 15,000 dedicated colleagues serve more than 30 million employees and family members. Learn how Alight helps organizations of all sizes, including over 70% of the Fortune 100 at

Our values are the essence of who we are:

People Matter

We believe in the power of people and know that the best ideas can come from anywhere. We act with respect and accountability, mindful that our actions affect the lives of millions in meaningful ways.

Excellence Every Day

We believe that every day is an opportunity for growth and are energized by going above and beyond what’s expected. We are one team, hungry for results, we focus on what matters, and know that for even the most difficult challenges, there is a solution – and we will find it.

Think Forward

We continuously reimagine what the future could be and believe that tomorrow is created by the actions we take today. We learn from one another, champion progress and challenge the status quo.

Act Now

We are brave in spirit, act decisively, learn quickly and get it done.

Be Real

We are forthright and genuine when we speak. People can always trust us to say what we mean and depend on us to do what we say.

Our Colleague Experience

At Alight Solutions, we are reimaging how people and organizations thrive. To deliver on this purpose, we do things differently. From company leaders to our newest colleagues, we all play a role in bringing our values to life. Every colleague shapes how Alight can become better, stronger and brighter – together. With technology as our catalyst and humanity at our core, we advance each day toward a better future in work and life.

We understand the powerful human connections that create success for organizations. We bring an industry leader's expertise and a true partner's commitment to our benefits and administration solutions around health, wealth, HR, finance and consumer experience.

Are you interested in helping us shape the future of work and life for organizations, people and their families? If so, you've come to the right place.

Help us reimagine how people and organizations thrive!

Our story starts with a simple, universal truth: Every business is a people business. We are Alight Solutions. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.