Salesforce - Solution Principal

Slalom Consulting   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 427 days ago

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People Management 

•Manage a team of consultants and developers

•Perform performance and salary reviews

•Assist in staffing consultants on client projects, matching consultants’ skills with client need, and supporting them in their career aspirations 

•Coach and mentor junior technical team members

•Interview candidates 

Project Delivery

•Provide oversight and governance of Salesforce projects

•Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions aligned with client business objectives; identify gaps between client's current and desired end states

•Translate business requirements into well architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform

•Manage the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce implementation

•Manage the technical and functional scope of projects 

•Mange to client expectations  

•Maintain the target billable utilization aligned to the role

Practice and Business Development

•Demonstrate thought leadership through client presentations, publishing, and public speaking

•Provide expertise during sales efforts to estimate the level of effort for technical solutions

•Participate in marketing events (e.g. sales meetings)

•Build and develop relationships with Salesforce team and assist in sales pursuits 


•10+ years of CRM industry experience

•Minimum 5 years of Salesforce platform experience 

•Proven ability to design and optimize business processes and integrate business processes across disparate systems

•Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Service, Community, Marketing, and App Cloud

•3+ years of configuration experience using the Salesforce declarative interface and Lightening interface

•Awareness of programmatic solutions on the Salesforce platform including Apex, VisualForce, and Lightning component framework 

•Understanding of the Salesforce Data Loader for data migration activities in Salesforce

•Strong background in design and development of enterprise systems as part of a complete software product lifecycle

•Familiarity with agile software delivery methodologies and tools such as Scrum, Jira, and Rally

•Deep functional and technical understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and other cloud computing services 

•Knowledge of integration architecture as well as third-party integration tools and ETL (e.g Informatica, Jitterbit, MuleSoft) with Salesforce

•Excellent client-facing written and oral communications skills

•Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire

•Travel Requirement: up to 50% travel