Salesforce Solutions Architect - Remote
Demonstrate an understanding of overall system architecture; aTA needs to be able to understand how systems that we interface with work andhow they would relate to SFDC, such as ERP systems, Apps, and other CRMsystems.
Serve as a subject matter expert on Salesforce platform; stayup-to-date on new SFDC products.
Leverage understanding of business drivers for professionalservices projects when defining required features and mapping Salesforcefeatures to business processes.
Design customized solutions and execute the solution byleveraging SFDC and other toolsets.
Assess clients' business processes and suggest improvements andefficiencies for the overall solution being provided.
Demonstrate understanding of business drivers and how theyinfluence the Salesforce design.
Assist in defining required features and mapping Salesforcefeatures to client business processes.
Demonstrate an understanding of data modeling, relationalmodeling and manage the mapping efforts and own the migration/integrationworkbook.
Create and maintain system-related documentation, such asbusiness requirements, process flows, data maps, configuration worksheets, etc.
Establish and build a rapport with clients throughout theproject lifecycle to identify areas of future business.
Train clients on Salesforce in relation to their businessprocesses and best practices while reviewing other developers training prep.
Tactfully work with clients to address out of scope requests andcoordinate with Project and/or Engagement Managers to re-align expectations orseek additional scope/budget.
Collaborate with a team of Project Managers, SalesforceDevelopers, and Engineers to determine the most appropriate technical strategyand designs to meet business needs with consideration for the clients businessprocess and potential constraints (budget, timeline, expertise, etc.).
Ensure timely delivery of committed services with aconsideration of customer satisfaction and troubleshoot client escalations.
Engage with customers on additional requirements and businessneeds
Develop complex workflows and assignment rules to automatemanual processes.
Validate the development and configuration work to ensure itmeets the projects criteria.
Work with business development to establish project estimatesand milestones.
Provide pre-sales support by driving deeper-level technicalrequirements during the sales process in order to scope and estimate theproject.
Review the code done by current team and by previous teams inorder to assess the impact on the Salesforce org.
Manage a development team on larger projects providing oversightand leadership through the entirety of the project; this could includeclient-side team management.
Critically evaluate the risks that cause project issues,proactively surface these issues, and develop mitigation plans.
Perform research on systems other than Salesforce anddesign/advise on the overall business needs of the solution.
Follow and contribute to the REWay methodology including use andenforcement of standard documentation etc.
Required Skills & Experience
· Five (5) plus years of SalesforceDevelopment experience.
Five (5) plus years in a consulting environment.
Extensive background with Salesforce development: Apex,Visualforce, and Lightning components on the Force.com platform.
Understanding of overall Lightning architecture is a must.
Salesforce.com configuration, integration, and applicationdesign skills.
Background and knowledge with other CRM software applications.
Ability to turn business requirements into designspecifications.
Ability to develop and implement new functionalities, changes,and customizations on Salesforce applications.
Strong business acumen and understanding of all aspects of abusiness including marketing, sales, motor processing, operations/fulfillment,accounting, inventory, product development/management, etc.
Ability to accurately predict the time required to completedevelopment tasks; adhering closely to development plans; and anticipatingchanges to a product specification or schedule as they become necessary duringa development cycle.
Experience creating process and business flow diagrams, usecases, storyboards, and training documents.
Experience in Object-oriented programming design (OOP).
Knowledge of database management systems: Microsoft SQL Server,MySQL, Oracle, or other databases with SQL coding experience.
Experience with public cloud platforms such as Amazon WebServices, Microsoft Azure, or Google Apps is a plus.
Experience with Heroku development utilizing Ruby, Python, Java,PHP, or other languages is a plus.
Thorough understanding of frameworks, analytics, programminglanguages, design, databases, and operating systems.
Experience working with Agile, Waterfall, or similar SDLCmethodologies.