Salesforce Solution Architect

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Salesforce Solution Architect

Alburquerque,        Direct Hire       September 8, 2022


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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a Salesforce Solution Architect to help our client build their Salesforce Practice, including their Salesforce consulting & delivery capabilities and working together with their Sales team to support their efforts for aggressive growth.  

As a Solution Architect, you will own the integrity and strength of the solutions recommended. You’ll be acting as a trusted advisor to their team and clients, and an effective mentor for other Salesforce professionals working alongside you. You will need a deep understanding of the Salesforce platform but just as importantly, top-notch people skills to get your ideas and solutions across to stakeholders and gain integrity to get your visions built into successful solutions.

This is a varied delivery leadership role, with the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct research into clients’ use of Salesforce, producing a report of findings with recommended steps and a roadmap for Salesforce solutions,
  • Translates business requirements into well-architected solutions and provide detailed level of effort estimates for proposed solutions. Articulate the benefits and risks to a solution’s feasibility and functionality,
  • Collaborate with colleagues and customers to create prototypes and proofs of concept as a means of eliciting and defining requirements,
  • Groom and refine the Salesforce product backlog for clients, in liaison with stakeholders on the project,
  • Own the design of Salesforce and (optionally) other affiliated solutions for Sales, Service, and CRM platform solutions,
  • Act as a release manager, approving configuration and coded items to be deployed between environments. Where appropriate, this could include deploying changes,
  • Provide guidance on user story writing style,
  • Ensure success and acceptance criteria are defined for each story,
  • Describe and illustrate designs with appropriate justifications,
  • Design and oversee the execution of test plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered,
  • Collaborative project and workstream planning,
  • Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to coach and mentor junior technical and functional team members
  • Follow and understand new Salesforce product and technical capabilities resulting from product releases and acquisitions
  • Provide expertise during sales efforts to estimate the technical level of effort
  • Participate in marketing events (e.g. sales meetings)

 

Qualifications

  • At least 5+ years’ experience in a leading role in delivering Salesforce projects,
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal, and interactive when online,
  • Minimum Salesforce certified (of course, more is desirable):
    • Administrator
    • Sales Cloud Consultant
    • Service Cloud Consultant
    • Platform App Builder
    • Platform Developer I, II

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A pro-active personality, with a can-do attitude,
  • Excellent relationship-building skills,
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to observe trends. Able to actively make suggestions based on the results,
  • Available and responsive to question, clarifications, and instructions
  • Ability to tailor communication to multiple audiences at all levels
  • A self-starter, experienced in leading projects or delivery work streams
  • Outstanding written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate concepts visually and in writing in a way that enables stakeholders to decide with confidence
  • A strategic approach to solution design, with proven ability to develop and execute tactical plans to support the strategy
  • Excellent ability to coach, motivate and direct work tasks to a multi-disciplinary team of Salesforce professionals

Nice skills to have:

  • Experience with Clariti
  • Experience working in Public Sector
  • Experience with DocuSign, ideally CLM
  • Salesforce Public Sector Foundations experience
  • Bachelor’s / Postgraduate degree or professional qualification in Business, Computer Science, Marketing, Finance or a similar field of study,
  • Salesforce Designer certifications,
  • Salesforce Architecture certifications,
  • Active in the Salesforce community.
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