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Enterprise Salesforce Architect : 20-00881
Ref No.: 20-00881
Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture
Location: Woodland Hills, California
Women Back to Work is partnering with Farmers Insurance in Woodland Hills, CA to host their inaugural Returnship for those looking to return to the workforce. The WBW Farmers Returnship program is open to women who have a gap in their work history due to caring for a loved one, raising a child, or other voluntary reasons.  If you have at least 4 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least one year, we welcome you to apply. You will have the chance to upgrade your skills, build your experience and make valuable connections during this Returnship.”
Primary Skills: SFDC Application architect
W2 Only
Essential Job Functions: 
  • Ability to create Salesforce Architecture Strategy and Reference Architecture (blueprint, patterns, principles and standards).
  • Complete technical and licensing understanding of Salesforce and capabilities.
  • Ability to lead and hold accountable the enterprise towards Salesforce vision and standards. 
  • Ability to assess the current Distribution landscape and create and execute to-be vision and roadmap.
  • Ability to build and articulate an architecture and delivery roadmap indicating current to future state, focused around clear benefits to both IT and business users.
  • Ability to authentically and effectively communicate with various stakeholders across business and IT.
  • Responsible for managing risk within an organization through a reusable framework and process.
  • Responsible for creating design patterns and best practices for Salesforce through the enterprise.
  • Bachelor's degree required. MBA/MIS a plus.
  • Expert knowledge on Salesforce capabilities, with focus on Sales / Service Cloud, Lightning Platform and Lightning Web Component.
  • Established relationship with Salesforce to understand and influence vendor roadmap direction.
  • Well versed in the Enterprise Architecture process and the value it provides.
  • Insurance industry experience is heavily preferred, with knowledge across various Insurance domains (i.e. Personal Lines Products, Commercial Products, Distribution, Service Operations, etc.).
  • Hands-on ability to build reference architecture and reference implementations to lead and guide the development and engineering staff.
  • Solid understanding of the Salesforce data models, Salesforce integration patterns and methods, and UI capabilities.
  • Hands on experience developing in multiple SFDC orgs / domains.  
Special Skill Requirement: 
  • Certified SFDC Application architect.
  • 10+ years of experience in an EA role.
  • 10+ years of experience on Salesforce.
  • Insurance experience.
  • Certifications in Enterprise Architecture frameworks (i.e. TOGAF, Zachman, EABOK, EACOE, etc).
  • Additional 3-5 years working in another role leveraging Salesforce (or similar CRM platform).  
       To follow up with any questions, please contact Shabana at 408-907-2246

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
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