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Salesforce Enterprise Architect
Ref No.: 18-01194
Location: Austin, Texas
Start Date: 07/13/2018
Responsibilities:
  • Be a highly certified and recognized Salesforce.com expert.
  • Serve as a Trusted Advisor, drive conversations with other Architects, IT teams, and Business Stakeholders armed with best practices for enterprise architecture functions such as Security, Performance, Development Process, and Application Governance.
  • Advice and mentor diverse teams, which include client and partner resources in technical and functional delivery aspects at a program level, using influence and adaptive communication strategies in scenarios where Senior Architect does not have direct authority over all resources.
  • Contribute to a program vision while advising and articulating program/project strategies on enabling technologies including the Force.com Platform.
  • Provide guidance on application and integration development best practices, Enterprise Architecture standards, functional and technical solution architecture & design, environment management, testing, and Force.com Platform education.
  • Drive the creation of application and technical design documents which leverage Salesforce.com best practices and effectively integrate Salesforce.com into existing/ new technology infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot key implementation issues and demonstrate ability to drive to successful resolution. Lead the evaluation of business and technical requirements from a senior level.
  • Review and correcting project/program direction, approach and key artifacts to keep programs on track and solutions extendable and maintainable going forward.
  • Identification and pro-active management of risk areas and commitment to seeing an issue through to complete resolution.
  • Manage client expectations; negotiate solutions to complex problems with both the business partners and the technology team.
  • Build relationships with business and technology partners, internal and external, and contributing to broader goals and growth beyond the scope of a single project.
  • Contribute to the growth of the client team by identifying and leading strategic initiatives to grow the team, leveraging junior teammates to achieve individual as well as team growth; serving as an active contributor to the platform knowledge and resource base; mentor, educate, and enrich technical and non-technical resources.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • 12+ years of enterprise consulting 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 technical resources.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Senior Architect in a mid to large sized organization with demonstrated leadership driving an organizational transformation in a matrix organization.
  • Experience with key areas of enterprise architecture, including integration technologies, single sign on, and master data management.
  • Experience with Agile implementation methodologies.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A particular desire to continually study new technologies and functionality, as well as be involved in projects that push the capabilities of existing technologies.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to effectively develop materials that are appropriate for the audience.
  • Strong presentation skills. Able to effectively present and defend point of view to a variety of audiences.
  • Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Business, or in a related field.