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Salesforce Architect
Ref No.: 18-00234
Location: McLean, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date: 05/22/2017
We are are hiring for multiple roles in SFDC for our client.

Position 1
Role: Salesforce Data Architect
Location: McLean, VA
Duraton: Only Fulltime with client.


General Duties
  • Lead data management and migration projects
  • Develop, maintain, and review data processes and architecture for both on-premise and cloud-based data systems
  • Conduct team reviews and recommend data modeling, administrative, and design improvements
  • Demonstrate ability to learn and research advanced data technologies and concepts, learning new skills and software as necessary
  • Work closely with team members to optimize database queries
  • Demonstrate high-level knowledge of enterprise IT organizational, business, and technical environments
  • Produce highly detailed document artifacts and maintain them for the duration of projects
  • Assess all risks and offer mitigation strategies, communicating impacts to project across multiple channels
  • Interpret client functional and informational needs and turn them into data requirements, process models, and active systems
  • Support assigned systems throughout transition periods
Skills & Experience
  • Possess a client-focused attitude through conversations and documentation
  • Demonstrate deep data integration and/or migration experience with Salesforce.com and other cloud-enabled tools
  • Demonstrate expertise in complex SQL statements and RDBMS systems such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostGres
  • Experience with master data management, data governance, data security, data quality and related tools desired
  • Demonstrate experience with complex coding through ETL tools such as Informatica, SSIS, Pentaho, and Talend
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills across multiple levels of the organization
  • Coordinate management activities with others on the team
  • Experience with full-fledged data warehouse or data mart models
  • Experience with both dimensional and 3rd normal form data modeling, data integration, and reporting
  • Hands-on ability to set up reporting tools and build reports and ad hoc functionality
  • Experience with reporting / BI tools such as Business Objects, Cognos, or SSRS
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Related certifications in Informatica and Salesforce a plus
  • Experience with industry standards and frameworks such as TOGAF and DMBOK a plus
  • Previous experience in consulting is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
Position 2
Role: Salesforce Solution Architect

Location: McLean, VA
Duraton: Only Fulltime with client.

Roles and Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible for leading projects through the requirements definition and solution design phases. The candidate will be responsible for the overall solution design to meet the business requirements and fulfill user stories, and for leading a team of resources through the build, test, and deployment phases. The candidate must demonstrate progressive leadership in the full life cycle of the software development environment.
Through user story definition, logical data model design, functional system design, and best-practice methodologies, you will be responsible for the detailed design of enterprise-level Salesforce and related technology projects from inception through production support. You will be responsible for providing industry best practices as a trusted advisor to key business and technology stakeholders and identifying areas of product growth.
Specific Experience
  • Experience in enterprise-level Salesforce projects using both waterfall and agile software development methodologies throughout the whole life cycle with repeated and demonstrable success
  • Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Service, Community, and Marketing Clouds, as well as the Force.com Platform
  • Extensive experience with Salesforce configuration, including workflows, validation rules, Process Builder, and security controls
  • Experience defining business requirements, writing user stories, and providing detailed Salesforce system and functional designs
  • Experience in documenting business processes and wireframing system designs using process flow diagram tools, UML, sequence diagrams, etc. as well as making recommendations for future state improved processes and system designs
  • Expert level experience defining the system architecture landscape, identifying gaps between current and desired end-states, and delivering a comprehensive solution that will enable achievement of the desired business outcomes
  • Experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems, basic understanding of programming logic and constructs, specifically in Salesforce, and their use in software development
  • Experience with single-org deployments and multi-org consolidations
Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, Graduate degree preferred
  • Must be willing to travel (average 50%)
  • Must meet skills and experience mentioned above in Specific Experience
  • 6+ years direct experience in software development life cycle
  • 4-6 years' experience in Salesforce configuration and implementing CRM systems
  • Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of CRM software solutions
  • Specific knowledge of CRM SaaS products; Salesforce ideal
  • Strong knowledge of CRM software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
  • Working experience with ERP, BSS, and OSS enterprise software systems a plus
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication, presenting, meeting facilitation, negotiation, decision making, and problem solving skills
  • Must be a team player as demonstrated through a customer qualification of a large scale/enterprise implementation with multiple work streams
  • Must share a non-branded sample Solution Design Document and present it to an Acumen Solutions interviewer
Position 3
Role: Salesforce Technical Architect

Location: McLean, VA
Duraton: Only Fulltime with client.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • 6-8 years of experience on the Salesforce platform
  • Baseline knowledge of configuration
  • Expert in atleast one domain (Sales or Service cloud). Any additional familiarity with other domains is a huge plus - such as communities, marketing - at least having some baseline knowledge. But definitely needs to be an expert in at least sales or service cloud
  • Familiar with lightning even if there is no solid hand on experience
  • CI/CD and Integration - must be familiar
  • Apex/VF - should be experienced
  • Is up to date with release notes and overall landscape of the domain that he/she claims to be an expert in
  • Can code as needed but is not required - basically help the team when needed
  • Know the technical baseline understanding such as process builder vs workflows; OWD; security