Salesforce Solution Architect

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In our Salesforce business, we help our clients bring the most impactful customer experiences to life and we do that in a way that makes our clients the hero of their transformation story. We are passionate about and dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive team, recognizing that diverse team members are celebrated for bringing their authentic selves to work and are empowered to build solutions that reach more diverse populations in innovative and impactful ways. Our team is comprised of customer strategy experts, Salesforce-certified experts across all Salesforce capabilities, industry experts, organizational and cultural change consultants, and project delivery leaders. As the 5th largest global Salesforce partner, we are committed to growing and developing our Salesforce talent, offering continued growth opportunities, and exposing our people to meaningful work that aligns to their personal and professional goals

Job Description: Salesforce Solution Architect

Self-driven individual with a "get it done" mentality that has a passion for helping organizations solve complex business and technology problems. This person will build and deliver intelligent and robust solutions for Slalom Consulting's clients as a Salesforce.com Solution Architect. The individual in this role will lead technical requirements sessions, act as a liaison between clients and Slalom's internal development staff, architect and document solutions, and develop interfaces between Salesforce.com and other systems. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of relevant work experience and be adept at managing client expectations, leading development teams, and maintaining scope according to defined requirements.

Responsibilities:
  • Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce.com platform
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with client business objectives
  • Manage the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce.com implementation
  • Develop custom solutions and interfaces leveraging the Salesforce.com platform
  • Manage technical scopes and client expectations
  • Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to developers
  • Design and manage the execution of test plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered
  • Demonstrate technical thought leadership
  • Conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure that code quality is at the highest level possible and appropriate design patterns are being used
  • Be a credible subject matter expert to clients and partners on sales cycles and marketing events
  • Provide detailed estimates
  • Coach and mentor junior technical resources; own responsibility for ongoing technical development of technical resources on Salesforce projects
  • Interview potential candidates as needed and as time permits
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline or equivalent
  • Proven ability to design and optimize business processes and integrate business processes across disparate systems
  • 10+ years of CRM industry experience; Minimum 3 years of Salesforce.com platform experience (5+ years preferred)
  • Configuration experience using the Salesforce.com point-and-click developer interface
  • Awareness of programmatic solutions on the Salesforce platform including Apex and VisualForce

Preferred Skills:
  • Multiple Salesforce.com certifications (Developer, Advanced Developer, Architect, Sales, Service)
  • Ability to not only solution but help out with hands-on configuration, Apex/VF programming and integration development.
  • Strong background in design and development of enterprise systems as part of a complete software product lifecycle
  • Excellent client-facing written and oral communications skills
  • Active Salesforce.com certified developer and/or admin

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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Slalom operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA, Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Palo Alto, CA, San Francisco, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Irvine, CA, West Hollywood, CA, San Diego, CA, Scottsdale, AZ, Salt Lake City, UT, Denver, CO, Addison, TX, Grapevine, TX, Houston, TX, Miami, FL, Atlanta, GA, Minneapolis, MN, St. Louis, MO, Chicago, IL, Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Charlotte, NC, McLean, VA, Philadelphia, PA, Morristown, NJ, New York, NY, White Plains, NY, Hartford, CT and Boston, MA. Slalom was founded in 2001. It has 9982 total employees. To see all 611 open jobs at Slalom, click here.
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