Salesforce Technical Architect in Austin, TX

Slalom Consulting   •  

Austin, TX 78701

Industry: Business Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

At Slalom, personal connection meets global scale. We build deep relationships with our clients in cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, while sharing insights across markets to bring the full breadth of Slalom's expertise to every engagement. Our seven regional Build Centers are hubs for innovation, attracting top talent to rapidly co-create the technology products of tomorrow. We also nurture strong partnerships with over 200 leading technology providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Tableau.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 6,500 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.

As a Platinum Salesforce partner, we help our clients transform the way they connect with their customers. Our team is made up of Salesforce-certified experts with experience across the Salesforce Customer Success Platform and multiple industries. As the 3rd largest global Salesforce partner, we are committed to growing and developing our Salesforce talent, offering continued growth opportunities and exposing our people to interesting and diverse projects.

What you'll do:

  • Translate business/technical requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform and products
  • Provide estimates of the level of effort to implement a solution based on business requirements
  • Lead technical design sessions, design and document technical solutions that are aligned with the client's business objectives
  • Provide guidance during evaluation of a business requirement and how it can be met with either point-and-click configuration or code and customization
  • Lead the technical delivery of Salesforce implementations including:
  • Development of custom solutions and integrations
  • Manage technical scope and inform Project Manager on appropriate Solution and Technology expectations
  • Provide hands-on expert level assistance to developers on technical issues
  • Designing and managing the execution of test plans and ensuring a quality solution is delivered
  • Coach and mentor junior technical team members
  • Demonstrate technical thought leadership during projects and during project recap to other consultants
  • Exhibit expertise with Lightning components and advanced Apex programming concepts including core design and integration patterns, limits and bulk patterns, efficient and reliable trigger handling, asynchronous operations and effective unit testing
  • Be comfortable with modern software development lifecycle best practices including iterative and incremental development, delivering working software frequently with attention to technical excellence
  • May be called upon to be a credible subject matter expert in sales cycles and marketing events (e.g. sales meetings as necessary)
  • Contribute to knowledge growth of the Salesforce practice through documenting and sharing best practices
  • Conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure high code quality and design patterns are followed
  • Follow and understand new Salesforce product and technical capabilities resulting from product releases and acquisitions

Key Skills:

  • 7+ years of CRM experience, the majority specifically with Salesforce
  • Expert level understanding of the core Salesforce platform products (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Community Cloud) with functional knowledge of the entire product suite, including Marketing Cloud, Integration Cloud, and App Cloud
  • Hands-on use of Apex, Visualforce, Visual Workflow, and/or Lightning components
  • JavaScript, HTML, and CSS development experience
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Salesforce development, configuration, and administration capabilities
  • Web Services development or experience with the Salesforce API (REST/SOAP/Bulk, etc.)
  • Knowledge of data integration tools and experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems (ETL, CPQ, marketing automation, reporting, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced and rapidly changing work environment either on a team or as an individual contributor
  • Excellent client-facing, written, presentation and verbal communications skills
  • Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire


Valid Through: 2019-11-12