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Salesforce Technical Solution Architect


  • Negotiable
  • Architects Stelle
  • Fähigkeiten: SAAS, Java, MS SQL Server 2005,
  • Niveau: Mid-level


Salesforce Technical Solution Architect


Our client is seeking a Technical Solution Architect, highly experienced in designing scalable Salesforce solutions for nonprofit organizations and/or education institutions. The Technical Solution Architect will have strong technical skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects at one time. The best candidates are Salesforce experts with a passion for nonprofits and educational institutions.

The Technical Solution Architect should have extensive knowledge of Sales, Service, Community, Nonprofit, and Education Clouds and will be responsible for successfully creating custom applications using and integrating with other systems. In this capacity, the Technical Solution Architect will be an expert in system design for nonprofit and education use cases. Typical projects may include custom architectures built on top of the NPSP or EDA, Process Builder, Visual flow, Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Components, Communities, applications from the AppExchange and other tools that extend the platform. The Technical Solution Architect will provide technical guidance to the development of applications to support business and product strategies, serving as the technical lead for implementation design.

Location: Virtual: Home-based office in the US or Canada

Work Authorization: Citizens or Permanent Residents of USA or Canada. Cannot provide Visa sponsorship.

Travel: Maximum 20%

Qualifications and Education Requirements
Salesforce certifications (Admin, Platform Developer I) required; Salesforce Architect certifications (or component Designer certifications) preferred
Minimum of three years technical implementation experience, excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Solid experience in Data Modeling concepts and tools, including database experience with SOQL, SQL, and/or Oracle
Six to seven years of IT experience, advanced skills in Salesforce,, business analysis and project scoping
Experience with Agile methodologies including working within a sprint framework
Experience in Apex development, Visualforce, Aura (Lightning Components), Java or JavaScript
Experience developing scalable, highly-performant solutions for complex business requirements leveraging the platform; Heroku experience a plus
Applied knowledge of Salesforce and the Sales, Services, and Community functions
Nonprofit or higher ed industry experience and knowledge of NPSP and EDA is a huge plus
Experience with Jitterbit Harmony or Jitterbit Cloud Studio a plus
Experience with Eclipse IDE, VS Code, or Salesforce DX a plus
Strong Salesforce technical knowledge, data modeling skills, and understanding/awareness of other systems commonly found in nonprofit or higher ed system landscapes
Technical knowledge includes depth and breadth on SF platform across multiple clouds, ability to design scalable architectures for LDV, ability to design performant/efficient automations (declarative or code)
Ability to develop practical solutions and methodologies as related to Salesforce
Strong consulting skills, including project management and organization

Key Skills
Problem-solving skills
Logical and process-oriented thinking
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong attention to detail
Strong project management skills
Strong time management skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Intellectual curiosity
Passion for continuous learning​
Teamwork/collaboration skills
Presentation skills

Main Responsibilities
Lead technical requirements gathering sessions
Oversee and approve creation and maintenance of application and system documentation used in design, testing or programming efforts, including ERDs, system landscapes, and data flow diagrams
Work comfortably with large data volumes (LDV) and be able to make recommendations for handling LDV both on and off the platform
Guide the environment management plan and release strategies for projects, validating that the correct development environments, change controls, and deployment plans are in place; plans may include source control and continuous integration set-up
Identify synergies between the various SaaS product offerings in terms of application and infrastructure and will offer guidance on best practices and efficiencies in utilization
Work with Account Executives in a Sales Engineering function to scope project proposals with appropriate estimates for level of effort to deliver solutions and present a vision to prospects of possible solutions and outcomes
Oversee or review large data migrations
Provide colleagues with one-off and ongoing technical assistance as needed
Serve as the lead technical resource on Salesforce implementation projects
Oversee project architecture and technical solutions (automation, integration, release management)
Provide technical guidance to Services and Sales regarding the development of applications to support business and product strategies
Gather and assess client technical requirements
Create custom applications using and integrating with other systems
Maintain expert-level knowledge of application development, integration and extension, features, designing solutions, using the API, APEX, Visualforce, applications from the AppExchange and other tools that extend the product
Evaluate all SaaS vendors operational practices, security and system architectures
Show a commitment to customer satisfaction