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Salesforce - Technical Architect

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Job Title: Salesforce – Technical Architect 

You are the Salesforce domain specialist, passionate about designing and ensuring delivery of sophisticated Salesforce solutions with our clients. You are a driven individual with a “get it done” attitude and a passion to solve complex business and technology problems. 


  • Collaborate with client partners to define requirements, deliverables, and set expectations 
  • Translate business requirements into well architected solutions that best bring to bear the Salesforce platform 
  • Provide oversight and governance of Salesforce projects 
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and detail technical solutions aligned with client business objectives; identify gaps between client's current and desired end states 
  • Follow and help define coding standards. Lead code reviews during projects to ensure quality and appropriate design patterns are followed 
  • Own the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce implementation 
  • Handle client expectations 


  • 8+ years CRM experience, the majority specifically with Salesforce 
  • Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Service, Community, Marketing, and Community Clouds 
  • Solid understanding and experience of Salesforce development and configuration. Specific qualifications: 
  • Understanding of systems architecture and ability to craft scalable solutions 
  • Understanding of key design patterns and large data volume limitations and standard methodologies 
  • Understanding of data sharing and transparency considerations and how these play into platform architecture 
  • Familiarity with platform authentication patterns (SAML, SSO, OAuth) 
  • Knowledge of data integration tools and experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems (ETL, CPQ, marketing automation, reporting, etc.) 
  • Proven understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies 
  • Experience with platform security capabilities (TLS, SSL) 
  • Extensive VisualForce, Javascript, HTML design and development experience; JQuery, AngularJS development experience a plus 
  • Good background in design/development of large web-based or client server systems, or complete software product lifecycle exposure 
  • Strong knowledge of object-oriented analysis and design and database design 
  • Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire 


Slalom Is an Equal Opportunity Employer and All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law. 


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

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