The Technical Architect is responsible for successfully designing and managing the successful delivery of complex Salesforce solutions for our customers.
These technologies include but are not necessarily limited to Salesforce.com products and APIs, Apex / Visualforce, Lightning, Amazon Web Services, Heroku, mobile development technologies, and integration / ETL technologies.
You are both a big picture thinker and in-depth problem solver, your knowledge and skills are both broad and deep. You take pride in designing systems that stand up to high volumes and won't fail at critical points.
You have a good mix of technical and enterprise skills when it comes to architecting a solution. The solutions you design are built for the long-
term and will scale with the customer's growth plans seamlessly. You have proven experience integrating systems via API’s as well as a strong development background.
Under this job role, we are looking for two separate profiles, one who has a deep expertise in Salesforce and has sufficient hands on experience on the different Salesforce clouds, Integration, Data Management, Apex / Visualforce and Lightning.
Collaborate with client stakeholders to define requirements, deliverables, and set and manage expectations
Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform
Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions aligned with client business objectives; identify gaps between client's current and desired end states
Provide oversight and governance of Salesforce projects
Follow and help define coding standards. Lead code reviews during projects to ensure quality and appropriate design patterns are followed
Manage the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce implementation
Maintain a target billable utilization aligned to the role
Ability to understand a project and deep dive to debug issues
From time-to-time, the TA may be expected to partake in other pre-sales activities such as discovery and technical deep-
dive sessions, Proof-Of-Concept (POC) development with prospects
Liaise with Salesforce product teams to support client implementations
Travels to client sites for projects, estimated 50-75%
8+ years CRM experience with a minimum of 5 years on the Salesforce platform
Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Service, Community, Marketing, and Community Clouds
Understanding of systems architecture and ability to design scalable performance-driven solutions
Understanding of key design patterns and large data volume limitations and best practices
Understanding of data sharing and visibility considerations and how these play into platform architecture
Familiarity with platform authentication patterns (SAML, SSO, OAuth)
Knowledge of data integration tools and experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems (ETL, CPQ, marketing automation, reporting, etc.)
Strong understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies
Experience with platform security capabilities (TLS, SSL)
Expert level experience defining the system architecture landscape, identifying gaps between current and desired end-states, and delivering a comprehensive solution that will enable achievement of the desired business outcomes
Strong background in design / development of large web-based systems, or complete software product lifecycle exposure
Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire