Salesforce Application Specialist

Senior Professional Job Delft Corporate Functions Netherlands

Are you the Salesforce guru who’s looking for exciting challenges combined with a healthy work-life-balance? For our internal IT department, we are looking for a Salesforce Application Specialist. In this job you’ll touch different areas, from designing solutions to implementation, configuration, and development. You will be part of our SCRUM-team and continuously work on improving and expanding our Salesforce Service Cloud, Sales Cloud and Marketing Cloud implementation. 

At Exact, your skills and “dare to” mentality, will lead to the best innovations, and where is your career heading? That’s up to you. The career opportunities are unprecedented. 2000 enterprising colleagues have already paved the way. Are you on board?


This = the job you are looking for

In an agile setting, you will work on awesome Salesforce solutions which deliver instant value and help the business (your colleagues) in achieving their goals and provide our customers with better support (experience cloud sites). Your job is focused on the following areas: 

  • Being the sparring-partner of our Salesforce Architect in finding creative solutions, translating business requirements into technical/functional designs.
  • Hands-on implementation activities within Salesforce, both code (e.g., apex, triggers, etc.) and no-code (e.g., flows, process builders, etc.)
  • Build custom solutions on top of the Salesforce platform
  • Execute test plans and ensure a quality solution is delivered
  • Analyze and solve complex issues within the existing implementation
  • Get our skilled ServiceDesk employees (which first line support Salesforce) to the next level
  • Deliver awesome experiences to our customers via multiple Experience Cloud sites

This = your team

At Exact IT we have 4 teams: IT Office, IT Applications, IT INFRA and IT Services. You’ll be working at the IT Applications team which maintains, improves, automates, and integrates the internally used applications. Our colleagues are our customers, we help them to make use of our applications in the most efficient way.

The IT Applications team consists of an Architect (1), Product Owner (1), Developers (5), a tester (1), and Technical/Functional Application Managers (4).

This = what you bring

With us, you can be yourself, and we would love to discover what sets you apart. For the position of Salesforce Application Specialist, you need to be analytical, creative, hands-on and a good sense of humor :)

The following skills should be owned by you:

  • Salesforce administrator and developer certifications.
  • 5 years of experience with building solutions on the Salesforce Service (Community) Cloud and Sales Cloud Platform
  • Participated in multiple (at least 5) Salesforce implementation projects
  • Hands-on use of Apex, Lightning (Web) Components, Flows
  • Strong knowledge on database design with an object focus
  • Fluent in English is a must, Dutch is beneficial but certainly not essential

And preferably;

  • Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Experienced in JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experienced with Object Oriented programming languages, other than Apex
  • Web Services development and experience with Salesforce APIs and integrations


This = what you get

At Exact, we work hard. And there is something in return. The balance between work and relaxation is very important to us. So you can work up a sweat in our own gym or take a break at the coffee bar. Empty your head and then tackle your daily tasks with renewed energy. And, of course, that's not all. As a Salesforce Application Specialist based on 40 hours per week, you can also count on:

  • A competitive package, depending on your experience
  • Over 1850 colleagues worldwide, with over 200 technology colleagues in our Delft HQ and another 250 in our Kuala Lumpur development center (since 1998). 
  • A combination of working from home and a great modern HQ, our Delft office. It is a popular corona-proof meeting hub where you’re encouraged to meet with your colleagues safely if the situation allows it. 
  • Events such as a global hackathon and Tech Talks to develop and showcase your skills 
  • Useful training sessions via our learning and development center that help you to fulfill your career potential. 
  • a holiday allowance of 8% and a thirteenth-month bonus;
  • reimbursement of travel expenses;
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning

This = why you shouldn’t wait 

If it feels good, don't hesitate. So let us know why you are our new Salesforce Application Specialist. How are you going to improve and expand our Salesforce implementation and integrations, in all its aspects?


If you have any questions about the position and/or the application procedure, Joyce Man, our Talent Acquisition Business Partner, will be happy to answer them via joyce.man@exact.com.


This = our application procedure

If we have enough in common, there will first be a telephone intake with Joyce. The second step is an interview with the hiring manager and a Senior. Last step is a meet and greet with the IT Director. A screening and/or a coding or analytical test may be part of the selection process. The selection procedure takes about 2 weeks.

This = Exact

Founded in 1984 and now operating in more than 100 countries, we are a leader in the global business and financial software market. What makes us stand out? We combine the energy of a start-up with the advantages of a multinational. Our aim is to create the best business software with the most innovative software solutions. Over 550,000 entrepreneurs and accountants trust our software and use it on a daily basis.


As an employer, we accept our social responsibility. This is important to us and we genuinely believe in it. We think green in everything we do, whether it's by reducing paper consumption, encouraging digital working and minimising travel by plane and car. We also support employees who want to contribute to the (local) community. Exact celebrates differences and views them as a learning opportunity. We assess ideas based on merit, rather than source. It’s passion, dedication and ownership that earn you a place at the table. 

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