Jobs @ TargetX

Interested in working with us? Below you’ll find more information about our available positions.

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TargetX is a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging workplace. We’re a culture of folks who love what we do and love the industry we serve and are the epitome of a work-hard, play-hard organization. At TargetX, we’ve always been a little different. Different in how we treat our clients, in how we treat each other and in the results we achieve. That difference is best captured in our 6 Fundamentals that are the foundation of our unique culture. Does this fit what you’re looking for? If so, check out the open positions below.

Positions Available Immediately

Account Executive

***This position is not currently open, but if you think you’d be a good fit, we’d love to hear from you!***

Reports to: Chief Revenue Officer

Employment Status: Full-time

Travel Requirements: 60% of the time

Company Summary: TargetX is the leading higher education CRM solutions provider with enterprise-wide scalability, powered by the Salesforce platform. With our 19-year reputation for innovative technology and unparalleled industry expertise, we have become one of the most trusted names in higher education technology. Our community is a vibrant one, with over 450 institutions in 4 countries leveraging TargetX to help meet and exceed their campus goals and together have helped millions of students around the world learn, apply and succeed.

Our Mission: Our mission is to empower higher education professionals across the world with the industry-specific technology and support the need to transform the traditional student lifecycle into a dynamic student delight cycle.

Our Community: Along with our commitment to the TargetX CRM community, our company is devoted to supporting the community in which we live and work. That’s why we launched the Power of X in 2006, a company-wide philanthropic endeavor that gives back to amazing nonprofit organizations that support education-related causes, like Campus Philly and Cradles to Crayons.

Our Fundamental Values: At TargetX, we’ve always been a little different. Different in how we treat our clients, in how we treat each other and in the results that we achieve. That difference is best captured in our six Fundamental Values that serve as the foundation of our unique company culture: Compassion, Zeal, Curiosity, Grit, Candor, and Quality.

Job Summary: The Sales Team at TargetX is looking for an Account Executive who is passionate about helping institutions of higher education deliver on their mission. We are seeking a sales performer with experience selling complex technology in a consultative manner, familiarity with student recruitment and/or CRM software, and experience working with higher education.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development of a territory plan that meets or exceeds quarterly quotas
  • Engagement with prospects via telephone and email, following sales cycle from prospect to successful deal closure. This includes providing prompt responses to every inbound lead and delivering demos as needed.
  • Consulting prospective clients to ensure TargetX solutions will be the right fit and navigating them through a rapid sales process
  • Identification and creation of new qualified sales opportunities from inbound leads and outbound sales initiatives and programs.
  • Collaboration with Marketing on lead generation projects.

Experience Required and Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • At least five years experience in higher ed enrollment or in enterprise software sales. Ideal candidates will have both
  • Familiarity and comfort with CRM technology, preferably Salesforce.com
  • Excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Ready to Apply? Please send your resume and cover letter to  jobs@targetx.com

Client Support Specialist

Reports to: Client Services Manager

Location: Nationwide

Travel Requirements: Ability to travel 10% of the time

Company Summary: TargetX is the leading higher education CRM solutions provider with enterprise-wide scalability, powered by the Salesforce platform. With our 19-year reputation for innovative technology and unparalleled industry expertise, we have become one of the most trusted names in higher education technology. Our community is a vibrant one, with over 450 institutions in 4 countries leveraging TargetX to help meet and exceed their campus goals and together have helped millions of students around the world learn, apply and succeed.

Job Summary: We are looking for a Client Support and Training Specialist with a passion for supporting customer success to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, prior experience in either technical support or training, and the aptitude to learn new software. The Client Support and Training Specialist will primarily serve as front-line support for new and existing clients, assist in the management of documentation and an online client support community, and conduct on-site and virtual training sessions.

Goals and Objectives for this role:

  • Provide top-level support by making every customer interaction stand out for its friendliness, warmth, and helpfulness.
  • Communicate clearly and directly to help center cases submitted online and by phone.
  • Resolve problems efficiently and effectively by clarifying issues, researching and exploring possible causes, and providing solutions.
  • Enhance current support offerings by challenging ideas, taking risks, and developing collaborative, client-focused support services.
  • Create and edit end-user documentation.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor for clients by understanding their goals, suggesting product enhancements to better meet their needs, and managing expectations and relationships.

Experience Required and Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 3-5 years of related work experience in higher education, technical support or training.
  • Strong troubleshooting, analytical, organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and act independently to resolve problems and learn new technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to listen generously and maintain a positive attitude toward supporting new and existing clients.
  • Desire to be an innovator and continuously work to enhance TargetX’s support services by challenging ideas and taking risks, both independently and collaboratively.
  • Obtained, or willingness to obtain, one or more Salesforce.com certifications

Ready to Apply? Please send your resume and cover letter to  jobs@targetx.com

Implementation Consultant

Location: Nationwide, with a preference for the Philadelphia Region

Travel Requirements: 15-20% of the time

Company Summary: TargetX is the leading higher education CRM solutions provider with enterprise-wide scalability, powered by the Salesforce platform. With our 19-year reputation for innovative technology and unparalleled industry expertise, we have become one of the most trusted names in higher education technology. Our community is a vibrant one, with over 450 institutions in 4 countries leveraging TargetX to help meet and exceed their campus goals and together have helped millions of students around the world learn, apply and succeed.

Job Summary: We are looking for an Implementation Consultant with Salesforce experience and the technical aptitude to learn and grow. As an Implementation Consultant, you will play an important role within the Implementation Team by executing and implementing TargetX solutions for our higher education clients. You will report to the Director of Implementation and work closely with Project Managers and Solutions Architects to implement projects efficiently and effectively.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Customize TargetX’s products in client Salesforce instance, including but not limited to, configuration, setting security parameters, and data migration/integration
  • Ensure successful projects by executing implementation tasks according to client requirements and within determined deadlines
  • Manage implementation tasks across the multiple clients and internal projects
  • Understand the product implementation requirements from the business and technical aspects
  • Problem-solve and escalate any challenges or issues in a timely manner
  • Ensure completed work is properly documented for client acceptance
  • Update implementation templates and related artifacts to ensure continuous improvement of materials and to incorporate lessons-learned from facilitated post-Implementation reviews

Experience Required and Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Familiarity with and experience utilizing and configuring on the Salesforce platform
  • Obtained or desire to, one or more Salesforce.com certifications (Developer Certification, Advance Developer Certification is desired.) (DEV-401 and DEV-501)
  • Strong understanding of business software, including CRM and Microsoft Office/Google Docs
  • Possess excellent analytical reasoning, problem-solving and multitasking skills
  • Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities
  • Ability to demonstrate an owner’s attitude towards customer’s issues
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with varying deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and in group settings
  • Highest personal and professional values that are aligned with the TargetX fundamentals

Ready to Apply? Please send your resume and cover letter to  jobs@targetx.com

Lead Developer (Full Stack/CRM/Mobile Apps)

Location: Oakland, CA Company Summary: TargetX is the leading higher education CRM solutions provider with enterprise-wide scalability, powered by the Salesforce platform. With our 19-year reputation for innovative technology and unparalleled industry expertise, we have become one of the most trusted names in higher education technology. Our community is a vibrant one, with over 450 institutions in 4 countries leveraging TargetX to help meet and exceed their campus goals and together have helped millions of students around the world learn, apply and succeed.

We Have:

  • Market leading CRM and mobile apps for 400+ customers
  • Various technologies and platform including Java, JavaScript (Angular/Ember JS, Ruby-on-Rails, iOS, Android, Salesforce, SOAP, jQuery, HTML, Jenkins etc
  • Amazing and fun technologists to work with
  • An open mind for new ideas and passion for customers
  • Generous vacation plan, free lunches, and great company culture

You Are:

  • An expert in web software development. Minimum 10+ years of software development experience with web-based Java, JS, Salesforce or Ruby-on-Rails experience.
  • Obsessed with Web Performance Optimization.
  • Expert in Front-end web technologies and trends.
  • Excited about multi-tier large scale web architecture, browser tuning and optimization techniques/tools, object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills and go the extra mile to do things right and fast.
  • Experienced in Node.js, Mobile technology/performance.
  • Passion for technologies, teamwork, customers, and quality.
  • Experienced in web security, SEO, accessibility, and internationalization.
  • Deep familiarity with what is required to consistently and repeatedly deliver high-quality products on the Salesforce Platform.
  • Undergraduate degree from computing science preferred
  • Authorized to work in the US (no visa sponsorship needed).

You Will:

  • Lead and motivate a team of developers (local and remote).
  • Learn large-scale complex systems quickly.
  • Help shape the company’s product future.
  • Wear multiple hats and learn new technologies.
  • Work in an agile development environment and understand the importance of designing sleek products with scalability and performance in min.
  • Have free lunches on Mondays, attend company retreats, 24+ days of vacations a year etc + great people to work with

What You’ll Need to Win:

  • Experience in leading, creating and releasing open-sourced projects.
  • Previous experience as a web engineer or technical lead and bachelor degree in CS.
  • Change is not a scary word to you. You thrive in organizations that constantly adapt and evolve.
  • Self-driven and self-motivated. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked. You take ownership and truly make a difference.
  • You love tackling difficult problems and find creative solutions. You have grit – you won’t quit until you dig and figure it out.
  • Strong knowledge of core libraries and design patterns, best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Ready to Apply? Please send your resume and cover letter to  jobs@targetx.com

Senior Developer (Ruby on Rails / Javascript)

Location: Oakland, CA

Company Summary: TargetX is the leading higher education CRM solutions provider with enterprise-wide scalability, powered by the Salesforce platform. With our 19-year reputation for innovative technology and unparalleled industry expertise, we have become one of the most trusted names in higher education technology. Our community is a vibrant one, with over 450 institutions in 4 countries leveraging TargetX to help meet and exceed their campus goals and together have helped millions of students around the world learn, apply and succeed.

We Have:

  • Market leading CRM and mobile apps for 400+ customers
  • Various technologies and platform including Java, JavaScript (Angular/Ember JS, Ruby-on-Rails, iOS, Android, Salesforce, SOAP, jQuery, HTML, Jenkins etc
  • Amazing and fun technologists to work with
  • An open mind for new ideas and passion for customers
  • Generous vacation plan, free lunches, and great company culture

You Are:

  • An expert in web software development. Minimum 5-10+ years of software development experience with web-based Java, JS, Salesforce or Ruby-on-Rails experience.
  • Proficient in Ruby on Rails, Angular JS or Ember JS
  • Have experiences with: Java, Web Programming Skills, Web User Interface Design, Object-Oriented Design (OOD), SalesForce, SOAP, jQuery, HTML, Software Debugging, Jenkins
  • Experienced with Web Performance Optimization.
  • Expert in Front-end web technologies and trends.
  • Excited about multi-tier large scale web architecture, browser tuning and optimization techniques/tools, object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills and go the extra mile to do things right and fast.
  • Experienced in Node.js, Mobile technology/performance.
  • Passion for technologies, teamwork, customers, and quality.
  • Experienced in web security, SEO, accessibility, and internationalization.
  • Deep familiarity with what is required to consistently and repeatedly deliver high-quality products on the Salesforce Platform.
  • Undergraduate degree from computing science preferred
  • Authorized to work in the US (no visa sponsorship needed).

You Will:

  • Mentor junior developers.
  • Learn large-scale complex systems quickly.
  • Help shape the company’s product future.
  • Wear multiple hats and learn new technologies.
  • Work in an agile development environment and understand the importance of designing sleek products with scalability and performance in min.
  • Have free lunches on Mondays, attend company retreats, 24+ days of vacations a year etc + great people to work with

What You’ll Need to Win:

  • Experience in creating and releasing open-sourced projects.
  • Previous experience as a web engineer or technical lead and bachelor degree in CS.
  • Change is not a scary word to you. You thrive in organizations that constantly adapt and evolve.
  • Self-driven and self-motivated. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked. You take ownership and truly make a difference.
  • You love tackling difficult problems and find creative solutions. You have grit – you won’t quit until you dig and figure it out.
  • Strong knowledge of core libraries and design patterns, best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience with DevOps tool chains such as Jenkins and New Relic
  • Ability to foster and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with peers, management, support staff, and third-party vendors

Ready to Apply? Please send your resume and cover letter to  jobs@targetx.com

Senior Developer / Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack/Mobile Apps)

Location: Oakland, CA

Company Summary: TargetX is the leading higher education CRM solutions provider with enterprise-wide scalability, powered by the Salesforce platform. With our 19-year reputation for innovative technology and unparalleled industry expertise, we have become one of the most trusted names in higher education technology. Our community is a vibrant one, with over 450 institutions in 4 countries leveraging TargetX to help meet and exceed their campus goals and together have helped millions of students around the world learn, apply and succeed.

We Have:

  • Market leading CRM and mobile apps for 400+ customers
  • Various technologies and platform including Java, JavaScript (Angular/Ember JS, Ruby-on-Rails, iOS, Android, Salesforce, SOAP, jQuery, HTML, Jenkins etc
  • Amazing and fun technologists to work with
  • An open mind for new ideas and passion for customers
  • Generous vacation plan, free lunches, and great company culture

You Are:

  • An expert in web software development. Minimum 5-10+ years of software development experience with web-based Java, JS, Salesforce or Ruby-on-Rails experience.
  • Experienced with Web Performance Optimization.
  • Expert in Front-end web technologies and trends.
  • Excited about multi-tier large scale web architecture, browser tuning and optimization techniques/tools, object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills and go the extra mile to do things right and fast.
  • Experienced in Node.js, Mobile technology/performance.
  • Passion for technologies, teamwork, customers, and quality.
  • Experienced in web security, SEO, accessibility, and internationalization.
  • Deep familiarity with what is required to consistently and repeatedly deliver high-quality products on the Salesforce Platform.
  • Undergraduate degree from computing science preferred
  • Authorized to work in the US (no visa sponsorship needed).

You Will:

  • Mentor and motivate a team of developers (local and remote).
  • Learn large-scale complex systems quickly.
  • Help shape the company’s product future.
  • Wear multiple hats and learn new technologies.
  • Work in an agile development environment and understand the importance of designing sleek products with scalability and performance.
  • Have free lunches on Mondays, attend company retreats, 24+ days of vacations a year etc + great people to work with.

What You’ll Need to Win:

  • Experience in leading, creating and releasing open-sourced projects.
  • Previous experience as a web engineer or technical lead and bachelor degree in CS.
  • Change is not a scary word to you. You thrive in organizations that constantly adapt and evolve.
  • Self-driven and self-motivated. You volunteer for new challenges without waiting to be asked. You take ownership and truly make a difference.
  • You love tackling difficult problems and find creative solutions. You have grit – you won’t quit until you dig and figure it out.
  • Strong knowledge of core libraries and design patterns, best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience working in an agile development environment and understand the importance of designing sleek products with scalability and performance in min, with continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to foster and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with peers, management, support staff, and third-party vendors

Ready to Apply? Please send your resume and cover letter to  jobs@targetx.com