Salesforce - Solution Owner in Seattle, WA

Slalom Consulting   •  

Seattle, WA 98160

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 55 days ago

What we're looking for

Slalom is seeking a talented, self-starting Senior Solution Owner to lead the discovery and implementation phases of complex Salesforce projects for Slalom-built solutions. As a Senior Solution Owner you will lead large, enterprise multi-work stream projects with focus on exemplary quality assurance, excellent client relationships and demonstrated thought leadership. Your primary responsibilities include defining project delivery roadmaps and financials, hands-on management of complex projects with multiple work streams and strong partnership with clients.

What you'll do

  • Lead all phases of product, software and testing lifecycles (discovery through launch) for medium to large-scale projects/programs on Salesforce delivery client engagements.
  • Partner with the client to define project delivery roadmaps and define success criteria that aligns with the client vision
  • Maintain client/partner relationships and demonstrate expertise in leading/overseeing Salesforce Agile projects to ensure successful outcomes
  • Responsible for project financials to achieve targeted financial results
  • Work with Product Owners and other stakeholders and Solution Architects to define and deliver the technology solutions for clients that maximize the value of the client's Salesforce investment(s).
  • Develop and promote innovative Scrum and Delivery Leadership solutions, methodologies and proposals. Design and construct the program's agile governance and cadence framework
  • Support recruitment, selection, staffing and onboarding of consultants to projects; assist in qualifying opportunities and work with people managers and consultants to assess project fit
  • Provide guidance, coaching, mentoring and day-to-day direction for a team of direct reports on project(s); handle the performance feedback and annual review processes for direct reports
  • Demonstrate proficiency in creating proposals, writing RFPs and SOWs, and reviewing proposals with clients
  • Build Delivery Leadership and Solution Owner assets (e.g. offerings, standard methodologies, white papers, learning curricula, etc.)
  • Travel Requirements: Willingness to travel up to 50%

Your Qualifications

You have...

  • 12+ years of consulting experience in iterative software development as a Program Lead, Engagement Lead, Practice Delivery Lead, or similar role
  • Experience in all phases of product development, software development, and testing lifecycles
  • project delivery experience, ideally with Sales, Service, Marketing, and Communities Cloud
  • Management experience in established technology and product departments with mature program management processes and standards for both Agile and waterfall project methodologies
  • Experience with recruiting and building out teams; experienced management with a strong history of mentoring others
  • Advanced facilitation and communication skillsets
  • Hands-on management of complex projects with multiple work streams and $500k to 3M+ budgets; management of roadmaps and financials
  • You have experience and are comfortable creating proposals, writing RFPs and SOWs, and reviewing proposals with clients
  • Expertise in agile software delivery methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP, and Lean
  • A real passion for building software solutions with state of the art technology
  • You embrace challenging situations and enjoy solving complex problems
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other related technical field .

Valid Through: 2019-11-12