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Solution Architect
Ref No.: 14-00121
Location: San Francisco, California
Start Date: 08/18/2014
Our client is seeking an experienced Solution Architect to lead Salesforce.com implementation projects with a variety of nonprofit organizations. Successful candidates are highly experienced in architecting, designing and implementing custom Salesforce.com applications. A passion for non-profit organizations is a must: company is flexible and easy going and requires the same of their employees.

Job Description
  • Scope, estimate and define requirements
  • Leads the development of custom Salesforce solutions on projects, small and large
  • Investigate new technologies and business applications and assists the business development team with proposal development
  • Deep technical skills, the ability to productively facilitate, strong solution design and documentation capability
  • Excellent internal and external communication skills
Successful Candidate:
  • Analyzes and documents client business requirements and designs excellent solutions
  • Identifies technical automation solutions for business processes
  • Works independently or in teams with other consultants to customize Salesforce.com and integrate third-party tools
  • Creates and documents the proposed data model (ERD) and field level data dictionary
  • Documents the requirements & functional specification for projects including use cases, screen mockups, wireframes, integration specifications and field mappings
  • Specifies the level of effort for the custom coding tasks
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish solution delivery
  • Ensure that solution designs are at sector-leading levels of quality and client satisfaction.
  • Maintain high levels of current skills in software-as-a-service (SaaS) architecture, solution design, and salesforce.com technologies and best practices.
  • Play an active role in development of nonprofit sector best practices and have a passion improving the use of information technology in civil society.
Qualifications
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in computer science, business management, or a related field
  • 6+ years experience in IT
  • Strengths in nonprofit sector experience are highly valued
  • Advanced level understanding of the Salesforce data model, portal types and their limitations, and security model
  • Experience with data modeling and relational databases on non-Salesforce systems.
  • 3+ years in an information technology consulting position, delivering projects to multiple clients.
  • 3+ years implementing, configuring, and administering Salesforce.com
  • Extensive experience evaluating, selecting, implementing, and integrating technology tools into a client solution
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and determined to produce high-quality, on-time work.
  • Strong business process focus and skills.
  • The ability to keep a positive attitude and work well with others