Job Description – Technical Architect

Job Description – Technical Architect

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Technical Architect is a key member of the Salesforce implementation project team and is responsible for the overall technical design and build of the custom elements of a project. The Technical Architect works as a team member along with the Engagement Manager, Solution Architect and supporting team members to deliver the complete solution for the customer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Co-team with the Solutions Architect to produce a technical specification for custom development and systems integration requirements
  • Produce a detailed technical design document to match the solution design specifications
  • Complete/oversee the custom development and quality assurance efforts for custom work
  • Participate and lead, when needed, the project meetings with the customer
  • Manage development designs across multiple projects to meet project and customer required time lines.
  • Provide Customer Training as required
  • Participate in internal projects as required
  • Maintain current Salesforce certifications and obtain new certifications as needed

PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

Ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in Cloud technologies and comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a technical organization with a rapidly expanding customer base. Candidate must be organized and analytical, adept at working in a team environment, able to design and implement a project schedule, and able to handle multiple priorities in a fast moving environment. Additional preferred qualifications are:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent preferred
  • Advanced experience with Salesforce configuration and custom development
  • Experience with other CRM software (Siebel, Clarify, Vantive, Peoplesoft, NetSuite, etc.)
  • Experience with enterprise integration tools and extract, transformation and load (ETL) tools
  • Strong presentation, writing and communication skills in public and private meeting forums
  • Willingness to travel to client locations (up to 50%)
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Web Service API’s for integration purposes
  • SFDC Certifications Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, DEV, other
  • Ability to understand the business requirements and converting them into solution designs
  • Knowledge in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application architecture as well as experience managing expectations when balancing alternatives against business and financial constraints
  • Should have hands-on expertise in some of the following technologies: Force.com, APEX, VisualForce, Workflows, OBM, Integration/EAI technologies (e.g. Pervasive, Informatica, Jitterbit, ESB), C++Java/J2EE, including SOAP, RESTful, .NET and related technologies (JSON, XML, etc), Common frameworks such as struts, spring, hibernate, etc. and Database technologies (Oracle, MySQL, JDBC, SQL, PL/SQL, stored procedures)
  • Thought leadership in emerging web design technologies, web design integration, prototyping , database driven content and web based user interfaces
  • Must demonstrate good judgment and pragmatic approach to delivering software that optimizes architecture activities across company needs, business constraints and technological realities
  • Should have participated in, and be familiar with, Agile (Scrum) project methodologies
  • Must maintain professional knowledge and relationships with the Salesforce.com ecosystem
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in professional services, development, sales or customer support operations
  • 2-3 years of Salesforce.com systems integration and/or implementation experience
  • Proven Development consulting experience
  • Ability to work in team oriented environments

PREFERRED LOCATION:

  • Atlanta, Charlotte, Florida, Texas
  • Open to other locations
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