Salesforce Architect

Dallas, TX 75206

Posted: 11/10/2017 Category: Salesforce Job Number: 9704

Our client  is looking to hire an Architect to work as part of our Customer Experience Practice on implementations. This consultant will need to demonstrate an understanding of  software  engineering concepts and be responsible for working on full lifecycle engineering efforts using Agile methodologies, object-oriented design, and accepted design patterns and practices. Candidates will be working collaboratively with client and project teams as well as working from proposal development to deployment.


1. Client Delivery
  • Serve as act as Project Manager for several key clients responsible for day to day operations on one or more projects.
  • Communicate and report project status to client leadership and IT management, including budget, risks and general business issues
  • Report budget and finances
  • Mentor and manage teams of Junior Consultants to be able to keep project on time as well as review work done by the team.
  • Understand CRM technologies being used on a project to be able to direct how to design, develop, test, and implement a technical implementation project
  • Quickly respond to client requests for immediate issues while also being able to drive projects to completion
  • Analyze each client' s specific request and determine the underlying problem and recommend proper solutions
  • On larger engagements, be able to work with larger management teams and determine independencies between the  project and other initiatives
  • On smaller engagements, be able to work hands on in creating deliverables which could include strategy, design, development, testing application and delivering training

2. People and Practice Development
  • Identify strengths and issues; drive and develop better behavior to create strong consultants
  • Participate actively in the recruiting process for other consultants
  • Drive the development and enhancement of  methodologies and approaches to client delivery and provide thought leadership for internal practice development
  • Coach and manage other consultants and participate actively in the performance expectation process

3. Business Development
  • Participate in business development with prospective clients including solution definition, pre-sales, estimating, negotiating and  project planning
  • Present solutions and proposals to clients and prospects
  • Understand business needs and requirements and help turn those goals into tangible deliverables including projects and detailed proposals, requirements specifications, design deliverables, status reports and project plans
  • Create work plans, pricing estimates, and risk assessments for prospects
  • Actively build a professional network and affiliate network in the local community
  • Successfully manage alliance relationships
  • Participate in key client relationships and growing those accounts within Customer Experience practice and cross selling to other areas within the firm

Other responsibilities:
  • Manage client relationships and meet with clients to determine business and functional requirements
  • Assist in re-engineering business operations and system processes around Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Customer Self-Service, and Partner Channel Management
  • Lead teams in performing configuration and customization of the platform, including templates and best practices specific to Private Equity/Alternative Investment, Asset Management, and Banking/Credit Unions
  • Participate in and/or lead efforts to develop and execute testing, training and documentation
  • Facilitate effective change management programs within the client organization including creating and administering communication plans to promote end-user adoption
  • Act as a user advocate to ensure overall system usability and adoption

  • Bachelor’ s degree required - Computer Science, MIS or equivalent
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge and experience with complex business  systems integration  as well as object-oriented design patterns and development
  • Experience and expertise in core web technologies including:
    • HTML5J
    • avascript
    • jQuery
  • Software engineering skills with  one or both  of the following core competencies:
    • Platform (Apex, VisualForce, SOQL, Unit Testing)
    • Java  SE & EE (Java, JSF, SQL)
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of relational databases,  data modeling, and ETL tools
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies such as XP/SCRUMExperience with web services (REST & SOAP, JSON & XML, etc.)
  • A desire to work with the latest tools, technologies, and methodologies ( Platform, Eclipse, Talend Open Studio, Oracle, MySQL, Visual Studio 2012, object relational (O/R) mapping (NHibernate), NUnit)
  • A desire to work within a fast-paced, collaborative, and team-based project environment
  • Interested in developing their professional network through participation in technology user groups, networking events, and technology organizations.
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to put in the extra effort (extended work hours, participate in events outside of standard working hours) for clients and personal growth
  • Certified Developer Certification desired
  • Ability to travel 50% - 80% 

Salesforce, Apex, Visualforce, Lightning

Kelly Hallgren

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