Salesforce Solution Architect
Location: Egan, Minnesota
Type: Contract : 24 Months+
? 10+ years of enterprise experience, including implementation experience with one or more common enterprise software solutions (e.g. CRM, ERP), filling positions of increasing responsibility and management of more junior resources.
? 5+ years of experience as a Functional Architect, Business Analyst or Consultant in a mid to large sized organization with demonstrated leadership driving an organizational transformation in a matrix organization.
? Led 2-3 end to end Salesforce CRM implementations as a Solution Architect with Service Cloud Implementations
? Ability to work independently and be a self-starter. Proven results leading and overseeing customer and/or partner success stories in the following domains: front- and back-end solution architecture, development and release management strategies, change management, and direct leadership in designing solutions that meet or exceed customer needs
? Exposure to key areas of enterprise architecture, including integration technologies, single sign on, master data management and agile and waterfall implementation methodologies.
? Proven ability to analyze, design, and optimize business processes via technology and integration.
? Guiding customers and colleagues in rationalizing and deploying emerging technologies that drive increased business value.
? Polished speaker with the ability to evangelize best practices at various levels within a large organization.
? One or more current Salesforce certifications (Administrator/Advanced Administrator, Platform Developer 1 or 2, App Builder, Sales/Service Cloud), multiple certifications highly preferred
? Salesforce Technical Architect certification is preferred
? Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other technical field or equivalent
? Provide overall integration technical guidance and leadership for delivery of projects involving Salesforce as well as a variety of supporting applications to ensure the solutions meet both the business and technical requirements.
? Define and deliver architecture deliverables including diagrams, integration standards, etc.
? Conduct requirements and solution concept workshops for enterprise scale implementations.
? Drive conversations with Business Stakeholders to provide guidance on best practices for enterprise architecture functions such as Security, Performance, Requirements Analysis and Application Governance.
? Facilitate business process analysis and automation discussions.
? Present and lead functional solution architecture and design discussions, application and integration development best practices, enterprise architecture standards, environment management and testing.
? Guide best practices for security model, mobile deployment strategies, workflow, data validation and analytics.
? Strong Expertize in Service Cloud.
? Provide best practice in specialized processes such as partner management, call centers, territory management, and business-to-consumer applications.
? Author solution detailed design and configuration specification deliverables.
? Advise and mentor diverse teams in technical and functional delivery aspects at a program level, using influence and communication strategies where an architect does not have direct authority over all resources.
? Document, socialize and maintain Enterprise Architecture best practices, standards and guidelines in support of our Global Application platform
? Develop and run a local architecture review board to provide a vehicle for team members to submit architecture artefacts and ensure alignment with global architecture and governance.
? Support regional project objectives (as well as global) through the delivery of architecture design documents including but not limited to; technical diagrams, integration approach and overall integration strategy