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Salesforce Architect

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

Terrific 12+ months contract in Plano, TX for a Salesforce Architect. Will have a mix of advanced technology and strategic business acumen. This role requires both broad and deep technical knowledge of Salesforce. Will ensure the selected architecture fits existing, planned and external architectures being deployed outside of or alongside of Salesforce. The Salesforce Architect is aligned with Advanced Technology management and is responsible for implementing software architectures that are consistent within a larger Enterprise Architecture direction. In that capacity, must be able to provide all levels of design needed for the solution (including infrastructure, application, and business), mentor and lead development teams, and occasionally participate in the development of technically challenging portions of the solution. This will be will be a temporary work from home position. Looking for local candidates or someone who is willing to relocate.
Job Responsibilities:
Analysis and Design
  • Conduct fact gathering sessions with users.
  • Consult with Technical Managers and Business Owners to identify and analyze technology needs and problems.
  • Participate in group application design activities.
  • Perform data flow diagramming and/or process modeling (code architecture).
  • Independently design, configure and implement Salesforce software and modules. Some development will be required for shared services and components or technically challenging areas where the skills of an architect are needed.
  • Provide senior management with process and design recommendations.
  • Architectural decision-making.
Strategy Alignment
  • Work with the other technical team members to continually improve implementation strategies, development standards and other departmental processes and documentation.
  • Provide technical assistance and mentoring to lower level Software Engineers.
  • Communicate plans, status and issues to management on a regular basis.
  • Adhere to department standards, policies, procedures and industry best practices.
Production Support
  • Identify problems and analyze potential solutions including workarounds.
  • Work with other Technology departments on integrated system support, as required.
  • BS or BA degree in computer science, business administration, or related technical field or equivalent experience is required.
  • 10+ years of enterprise consulting experience, including implementation experience with Salesforce Service Cloud and guide technical resources from third party implementation partner(s).
  • 5+ years of experience as a Senior Architect in a mid to large size organization with Salesforce Cloud development.
  • 10+ years of progressive, broad-based IT experience successfully implementing complex IT applications and/or developing efficient effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • Deep Salesforce product knowledge and experience, especially on Service Cloud, Sales Cloud,, Apex, Visual Force (Pages, Component & Controllers), Workflows, SOQL, SOSL, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of standard capabilities of the SFDC application along with experience in successfully expanding on those capabilities using custom code (APEX) and/or integration with external systems.
  • Experience in establishing CI/CD Salesforce pipeline using technologies like SFDX, Git, Jenkins/Capado, Codescan/SonarQube, Metadata APIs, ANT tool etc.
  • Experience in OAuth, SAML, etc. for the Salesforce Implementation.
  • Ability to partner with domain architects to develop the end to end solution architecture including application, infrastructure, data, integration and security domains.
  • Experience delivering end to end solution architecture for all aspects of the Salesforce implementation.
  • Experience leading and establishing Salesforce architecture governance and development frameworks.
  • Excellent understanding of deployment strategies for distributed and multi-tiered applications.
  • Strong communication skills within a team environment.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage and prioritize tasks and the tasks of others.
  • Advanced skills in creating process flow diagrams and flowcharts using Visio or similar charting tool.
  • Highly beneficial to have any product certifications:
    • Salesforce Certified Administrator or Advanced Administrator.
    • Salesforce Certified Sales Consultant or Salesforce Certified Service Consultant.
    • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer.
    • Salesforce Certified Technical Architect.
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