Ref: AF32320

Salesforce CPQ Architect - Remote USA - 190,000 USD

USA, Indiana

Job description

Salesforce CPQ Architect - Remote USA - 190,000 USD


Brief Summary of Role

A Technical Architect (TA) designs the key technical components of the solution and helps direct Appirio technical resources to develop and deliver the project deliverables. The TA reduces the overall project technical risk by uncovering design issues early in the project life cycle, shares implementation best practices, and recommends solution alternatives. Additionally, the TA often conducts design/code reviews during major project milestones. The TA will work with customers to understand their business processes and requirements, as well as design, configure and test Salesforce CPQ and Billing in accordance with client requirements. Additionally, knowledge of Contract LifeCycle Management (CLM) with any leading CLM platforms such as DocuSign/SpringCM, Apttus, Conga is a plus.

  • Designs and implements business technology solutions focused on cloud-based business applications, specifically, Salesforce CPQ and Billing, and other custom solutions.
  • Serves as subject matter expert around Quote to Cash.
  • Direct involvement and/or oversight of developing business requirements, specifications, process flows, application design, application configuration, testing and deployment.
  • Works directly with clients to lead projects, facilitates business process analysis sessions, develops and delivers key components of technology solution.
  • Fulfills commitments consistently on-time and proactively escalates commitments that are in jeopardy.
  • Responds promptly to requests and never allows queries to fall into a "black hole."
  • Judges the tradeoffs with technology and feasibility and makes choices that fit the constraints of the project.
  • Familiar with project management fundamentals and fulfilling the project management role on projects.
  • Provides mentoring and guidance to other team members, including offshore team members.
  • Confident and willing to challenge a customer and guide the customer towards the appropriate solution for their needs and push back if a customer is asking for solutions that aren't in their best interest.
  • Ability to guide customer towards creative uses of standard cloud software functionality to meet business requirements instead of simply relying on custom code solutions
  • Functioning as leader within the organization and industry.
  • Examples may include subject matter expert, Community leader, Silver Lining lead, speaker at industry events.
  • Participates actively in Discussions, building a reputation as a go-to resource for the toughest problems.
  • Contributes to the wiki, contributes to the Asset Libraries, Cloud Management Center, sponsors new employees and Continuing Ed sessions.
  • Provides pre-sales support as requested. Achieve published company utilization targets.
  • Oversee technical decisions and activities of Appirio project teams including dividing up work, assigning to team members, and monitoring for quality.
  • Understand platform limitations and design alternatives to work around limitations Identify when business requirements conflict with technical capabilities.
  • Provide constructive feedback to project teams Monitor technical deliverables for consistent quality as well as compliance with Appirio standards.
  • Partner with project managers to monitor project status and risk areas.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to design and build high-performance technical solutions on the Salesforce platform.

Education and Required Experience
  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, and/or a related field plus 5 years of experience with Salesforce development or equivalent combination of education and experience 8+ years project experience in a hands-on technical leadership position
  • 10+ years of experience with Salesforce in a development or configuration capacity
  • Salesforce CPQ Specialist Certification and Billing super badge is a must.
  • Experience in other CPQ solutions like Apptus, Big Machines, Callidus, Zuora, ModelN etc is desirable.
  • One or more current Salesforce certifications (Administrator/Advanced Administrator, Platform Developer 1 or 2, App Builder, Sales/Service Cloud
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and Salesforce CPQ/Billing Best Practices using Apex and Visualforce.
  • Knowledge of Salesforce Integration Patterns Multiple Salesforce
  • Project deployments including release and environment management
  • Located and able to work in the U.S. (or Canada) from a home office and able to travel on average of 40% post COVID

  • Fully remote role!
  • PTO + great benefits
  • Working for a leading Salesforce consultancy
  • Clear career growth
  • Working with top clients!