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Technical Salesforce Architect

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 20-04232
  • Date: October 16, 2020
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Job Description - Technical Salesforce Architect

Technical Salesforce Architect:

Lead the design and build of key foundational capability across our client’s Asset Management as a Salesforce technical Architect working alongside a diverse multi-talented team in a fast-paced agile environment.

As a Technical Salesforce Architect you will be shaping the technology architecture for a new global Salesforce instance and working collaboratively with various teams across the broader group.

Your core responsibility will be guiding the successful creation of a new global Salesforce platform, ensuring compliance to internal and external policies and standards, support a newly formed feature teams development practices and provide innovative solutions to business needs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • leading the technical vision of Salesforce across the MAM organisation
  • engaging with 3rd Party providers and Salesforce to ensure best practices are enforced
  • engaging with other Salesforce practices across the group to ensure a culture of innovation and learning
  • working directly with third party vendors, business stakeholders, product, and technology teams
  • designing clean, efficient, robust and reliable solutions that deliver on requirements
  • advising on Salesforce centric designs, that are secure, stable and scalable
  • strong technical guidance on Salesforce development including APEX, Batch, Integration and Lightning frameworks
  • working with a new team to setup and maintain a continuously improving DevOps methods and practices
  • providing guidance on quality engineering which includes test class and automation frameworks.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Salesforce certified, ideally with either Technical architect or Solution architect
  • 5+ years experience in a large organisation within a complex technology landscape, with a proven track record of successful delivery in an environment that includes Cloud architecture adoption and Agile development practices
  • strong understanding of Salesforce data model and data architecture principles
  • strong understanding of Salesforce declarative capabilities, and ability to determine right customisation approach
  • strong understanding of authentication, authorisation and security patterns
  • practical familiarity with microservices architecture concepts, including API gateways, security, scaling and resiliency, and operational monitoring
  • understanding of managed packages and its coexistence with existing Salesforce environments
  • experience working in a fast-paced agile delivery environment and managing work via JIRA or a similar tracking tool
  • understanding of best practices when working with CI/CD infrastructure.


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