Salesforce Solution Architect | Virtual

Salesforce Solution Architect

Location Virtual
Function Software Development
Type Full-Time Permanent
Status Closed - Not Filled
Travel Requirements Occasional Travel

Job Description

Salesforce Solution Architect


Our client is seeking a driven and articulate Salesforce Solution Architect who has experience securing work as a key player/coach. Salesforce solution architects play an important role in ensuring that the solution architecture aligns with roadmaps established by the enterprise architecture. They ensure clear and effective communication with existing or concurring projects. This particular position requires somebody who can take a leadership role in growing the practice.

This is a remote position. Future relocation to the Washington DC area is desirable but not required.

Help grow the Salesforce practice for a fast growing Salesforce partner in the public sector.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to RFIs
  • Support proposals
  • Educate clients
  • Maps business functional requirements to system/technical requirements
  • Can manage planning and solutions with client's business goals while managing expectations related to work
  • Engaged in practice development initiatives and frequently runs knowledge storms 
  • Work with enterprise and technical architects to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever changing client needs
  • Build employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise through the development of training course and mentoring 

Required Skills: 

  • B.S. in Business, Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of experience delivering consulting services, in client-facing roles that provided experience with all aspects of solution implementation, including 3+ years hands-on experience with
  • Must understand code
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing and/or web-based solutions and technologies including Salesforce/ Platform, Backend languages (Java, C, C++), PaaS/ETL tools (JitterBit, MuleSoft, Informatica, Cast Iron, Boomi), and Side-server scripting language (PHP, Python, Ruby)
  • Proven track record of success of working with business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and sign-off
  • Experience with both agile and waterfall implementation methodologies

Desired Skills:

  • Prior Government experience is preferred
  • Strong technical writing skills. The ability take the lead role in developing comprehensive functional specification documents, process flow diagrams, configuration details, use cases, test conditions, test scripts and training documentation
  • Demonstrates excellence in understanding complex business processes and ability to apply scenarios to Salesforce "Story-lines" as well as make business process modification suggestions to align with Salesforce best practices
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; executive level presence and experience facilitating meetings
  • Ability to communicate complex technical solutions to non-technical business users from various backgrounds including Sales, Support and Marketing

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