Salesforce Marketing Cloud - Senior Architect (Houston, TX)

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As a senior Salesforce Marketing Cloud Architect in Credera's Technology practice, you will lead teams in implementing Salesforce Marketing Cloud solutions as part of a larger technology landscape. Our projects range from configuring an existing SFMC platform to support our clients' evolving marketing strategies to spearheading full SFMC configuration and integration discovery, design, and development.

You will act as the primary architect and technical lead on projects to scope and estimate workstreams, architect and model technical solutions to meet business requirements, serve as a technical expert in client communications, and mentor junior project team members. On a typical day, you might expect to participate in design sessions, perform setup and configuration activities in an SFMC instance, design and build integrations and automations, and advise client marketing teams on Marketing Cloud best practices. You may also work closely with other members of the technology practice to design software supporting data integrations into and out of SFMC and coach junior resources. Additionally, you will seek out new business development opportunities at existing and new clients.


  • You are a highly driven professional with a passion for Marketing Technology  
  • You have the curiosity and drive to figure out challenging problems 
  • You have a passion for guiding teams and providing both formal and informal mentorship  
  • You have the ability to facilitate meetings with various levels of client stakeholders from analyst to C-suite 
  • You are conversationally proficient across multiple areas within the MarTech landscape with specific experience in marketing automation and Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Your knowledge goes beyond the definition of concepts but to the meaning and impact 
  • You have a high level of comfort in context switching during your day 
  • You enjoy playing a key role in cross-functional teams producing high-quality outcomes 
  • You are a master communicator with the ability to translate challenging concepts into easy-to-understand terms 
  • You enjoy serving in a client-facing role and building external relationships through networking and personal branding 
  • You are passionate and love to discover new things with the ability to learn quickly in an evolving market 
  • You are driven to provide exceptional value to your clients and partners through a high level of personal accountability 
  • You have a minimum of 8-10 years of consulting experience or an industry equivalent


  • Credera is a full-service management consulting, user experience, and technology solutions firm, with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging industry leaders
  • Credera has received a number of state and national awards, including:
    • Fortune's Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services
    • Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials
    • Top Workplaces USA
    • The Denver Post’s Top Workplaces 
    • The Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Places to Work
    • The Houston Business Journal Best Place to Work List
  • Open Technology Solutions is Credera’s largest practice and focuses on building custom software solutions and integrations for our clients leveraging open source technologies
  • Technologies we frequently work with include the Spring Framework, AngularJS, React, Elastic Search, Redis, Spark, Kafka, AWS and Azure
  • Programming languages we frequently use include Java, Python, Scala and Ruby


  • We work in small (typically 2-8 person) project teams that collaborate closely with clients to solve their toughest challenges
  • We employ principles of agile development to achieve high velocity and quality of delivery
  • We offer several channels for collaboration that make it easy to reach out to leaders within the practice
  • We adhere to Credera’s core values of integrity, excellence, professionalism, and humility at all times

Travel: Like what you hear but you're worried about high travel?  Know that our goal is to keep travel to a minimum and most projects do not require travel.  An average would be 0% up to 30%.  


Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • Knowledge and experience designing and configuring Salesforce Marketing Cloud environments from end-to-end

  • Familiarity with data architecture design and analysis, data integration design and development, IP warming strategy, and multi-channel marketing orchestration within the Salesforce Marketing Cloud platform

  • Ability to recommend and implement appropriate solutions within SFMC based on client marketing automation needs

  • Must be comfortable both designing and implementing technical solutions within the platform, including the use of SSJS, AMPScript, HTML/CSS, SQL, and REST/SOAP APIs

  • Ability to design and build solutions within Journey Builder, Automation Studio, Contact Builder, Content Builder, Mobile Studio, and Web Studio

  • Knowledge of Einstein features, Advertising Studio, Social Studio, and Interaction Studio

  • Current Salesforce Certifications preferred: Marketing Cloud Administrator, Marketing Cloud Email Specialist, Marketing Cloud Developer, and Marketing Cloud Consultant

Technology Leadership

  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams on SFMC-related engagements, including educating traditional technologists and MarTech Management Consultants on relevant SFMC capabilities to meet the needs of the client

  • Willingness to serve in both hands-on technical and strategic roles, as well as assist with expertise on scoping and pitching future engagements

  • All our senior leaders have business development responsibilities and they accomplish this by growing existing accounts as well as establishing net new business through their own network

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Credera is a management consulting, user experience, and technology solutions firm with offices in Dallas, Denver, Houston, Chicago, and New York. We work with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging industry leaders, and provide expert, objective advice to help solve complex business and technology challenges. Our deep capabilities in strategy, organization, process, analytics, technology and user experience help our clients improve their performance. Clients depend on our ability to anticipate, recognize, and address their specific needs. Credera’s consultants work with some of the world’s best known brands in a variety of industries, including one of the top five fast food chains, leading energy organizations, retailers, airlines.  More information is available at  We are part of the OPMG Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.

Along with a great company culture, Credera provides an outstanding compensation package including a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit plan (e.g., medical, dental, disability, matching 401k, PTO, etc.).  This position is an exempt position. 

More Information on Credera
Credera operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Addison, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Denver , CO, Chicago, IL, New York, NY and Houston, TX. Credera was founded in 1999. It has 580 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 76 open jobs at Credera, click here.
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