Salesforce Technical Architect

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what's possibletogether.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 4,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 25 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

As a Platinum Salesforce partner, we help our clients transform the way they connect with their customers. Our team is made up of Salesforce-certified experts with experience across the Salesforce Customer Success Platform and multiple industries. As the 6th largest global Salesforce partner, we are committed to growing and developing our Salesforce talent, offering continued growth opportunities and exposing our people to interesting and diverse projects.

The Technical Architect at Slalom is focused on designing and ensuring delivery of complex Salesforce solutions for and with our clients.

Job Title: Salesforce - Technical Architect

Project Delivery Responsibilities:

* 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

* Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions aligned with client business objectives; identify gaps between client's current and desired end states

* 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

* Manage to client expectations

* Maintain a target billable utilization aligned to the role

Qualifications:

* 8+ years CRM experience, the majority specifically with Salesforce

* Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Service, Community, Marketing, and Community Clouds

* Strong knowledge and experience of Salesforce development and configuration. Specific qualifications:

* 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

* Extensive Apex VF Controllers and Apex Triggers development experience

* Extensive VisualForce, Javascript, HTML design and development experience; JQuery, AngularJS development experience a plus

* Strong background in design/development of large web-based or client server systems, or complete software product lifecycle exposure

* Strong knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design and database design

* Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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