Patrick Connelly

Salesforce and Open Source Developer

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While not currently looking for new work, I'd love to meet other Opensource developers and love to help out the community. Feel free to connect with me on the social media platform of your choice

Patrick Connelly's Portfolio

Patrick is a Salesforce developer by day and also a Salesforce developer by night. He contributes his free time to helping in the Salesforce community as well as giving back by developing Opensource tools for Salesforce users.


Red Hat

Principal Software Engineer

Leads a team of Salesforce developers working on a Service Cloud implementation that started in 2009. Primary responsibilities include architecting solutions for business problems, implementing the solutions and developing tooling to help automate various processes.

Red Hat

Training Manager

In charge of developing new training for Support Delivery and providing training and certification exams for new hires. This included an intensive 6 week in-person training course that facilitated new hires in passing the RHCE exam.

Wake Tech

Adjunct Professor

Instructed a semester long Introduction to C class taught for Red Hat associates. This was a weekly course that included 2 hour in person instruction, exams and weekly programming assignments.

Red Hat

Support Technician

Provided front-line and tier two support for Red Hat products to external customers. Primarily focused on developer support, Red Hat Satellite, Red Hat Proxy, Red Hat Network and installation issues.


North Carolina State University

Bachelors in Computer Science

Wake Technical Community College
College Transfer


Salesforce MVP

2013 — present

MVP status is awarded to members of the Salesforce Community based on their contributions to the community. This was awarded based on involvement in the Triangle Developer User Group, contributions on the developer boards, blog posts and IRC contributions.

Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder

2018 — present

This certification shows a base level knowledge of how to configure Salesforce to meet common business use cases using standard platform functionality. This certification replaces the Salesforce Certified Developer.

Salesforce Certified Developer

2015 — 2018

This certification shows a base level knowledge of how to configure Salesforce to meet common business use cases using standard platform functionality.

Eagle Scout


The highest award a Scout can earn, the Eagle is only obtained by four percent of it's members. Members that are awarded the badge of Eagle have to show leadership and service to their community.

Venturing Silver Award


The Silver Award was the highest award in the Venturing program of the Boy Scouts of America and is obtained by less than one percent of it's members. Members that are awarded the Silver Award fulfill requirements relating to emergency preparedness, leadership skills, and ethics-in-action.




Solenopsis is a tool born out of necessity. With no good command-line tool to deploy Salesforce code with it was written to meet a need. Solenopsis is a combination of some ANT scripts to do deployment and Python scripts to do easily manage flags and other neat things like templates.

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Event Monitoring

A command-line interface for interacting with the Event Monitoring capabilities of Salesforce.

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Sandbox Versions

A Chrome and Firefox extension that shows your sandbox version next to your sandbox host.

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Entitlements Hands-On Training

This hands-on training will help you learn how to use the built-in Salesforce entitlement process to generate milestones on your support cases to help you meet your SLAs.

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Salesforce Apps

A collection of applications written to help with usage of Salesforce.

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Live Agent Quickstart

This app will allow you to quickly spin up a website on heroku with a link to your Live Agent chat.

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Other Technologies

Practical Survivor

The Practical Survivor Theme is for Grav CMS.

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MozBot Modules

A collection of modules for the MozBot IRC bot.

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Cloudinary CLI

An easy way to upload files to cloudinary from the command-line.

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