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Salesforce Technical Architect
Ref No.: 14-00162
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 12/10/2014
Title: Salesforce Technical Architect
Location:  New York, NY
Position:  Perm
Comp: Open

Our client has a Salesforce practice that has over 170,000 customers in more than 100 countries that consults for a varity of large companies. They are known for their innovation and state of the art technology and are seeking a highly skilled SalesForce Technical Architect who fit the below description.
Position highlights include:
Large global financial institution
Full Life Cycle Salesforce Program Management
Enterprise level work
Excellent Comp + bonus + benefits

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead and contribute to all business and technical solutions of Salesforce presale pursuits and active client projects
  • Manage the development and deployment of new offerings and enhancements to existing applications.
  • Communicate effectively with C-level senior management of clients and Fujitsu, listening and understanding the client's business, applying experience and business insight to guide strategy and solutions, and becoming a trusted advisor to senior client managers.
  • Gather system requirements, conduct analysis, coordinate the design of innovative solutions and establish metrics for success.
  • Ensure development projects meet business requirements and goals, fulfill end-user requirements, and identify and resolve systems issues.
  • Provide detailed design documentation of each component of the solution such as data migration, integration and custom development.
  • Manage and provide direction for the onshore and offshore teams in support of development activities.
  • Maintain high customer satisfaction through the delivery of high-quality, timely, and thorough solutions to customer problems.
  • Demonstrate technical development skills such as ability to scope the technical portion of a project and estimate resource requirements.
  • Work closely with business partners and Practice Principals to realize the full capabilities of, providing insight and creative approaches, and helping the Practice to develop winning solutions in key market spaces.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 8+ years direct experience in software development and/or programming design and systems management
  • Demonstrated thought leader in SaaS solutions and technologies
  • Experienced with integrations between Salesforce and multiple other platforms and technologies
  • Strong SaaS solutions development and implementation focused on
  • In-depth understanding of Salesforce programming including APEX,, and VisualForce
  • Experienced and conversant in key business functional areas such as ERP, CRM and SCM
  • Industry knowledge in one or more industry verticals, emphasis on Finance/Insurance, Retail
  • Strong client-facing communication skills
  • Strong business analytical skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and function as a positive and creative member of a team
  • Experience with a top-tier web software and/or large consulting firm
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or closely related field or equivalent experience; graduate degree preferred but not required
  • Willingness to travel 50-60%
  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours if necessary
  • Certification a plus
  • 10+ years in IT with a track record of growth and success