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Salesforce - Solution Architect
JO-2002-7495
Boston
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Does shaping the future excite you? Are you inspired by blending your passions and career? At Slalom, we are driven by diversity of thought, curiosity, and authenticity. We recognize that no two journeys are the same. Whether you embody all of these qualities or you are energized by loving your work and life, we want to hear from you!  

Life at Slalom 

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. We believe in what's possible and shape what's next. 

At Slalom, personal connection meets global scale. We build deep relationships with our clients in cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada, while sharing insights across markets to bring the full breadth of Slalom's expertise to every engagement. Our seven regional Build Centers are hubs for innovation, attracting top talent to rapidly co-create the technology products of tomorrow. We also nurture strong partnerships with over 200 leading technology providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Tableau. 

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,500 employees. We were named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com. 

Our Boston office launched in 2011 and has 300+ employees with a client base spanning across the greater Boston area, from northern Rhode Island to southern New Hampshire. As a company that focuses on external clients, Slalom Boston prides itself in their employee resource groups that spread across women’s leadership, black affinity, Latino affinity, veterans’ network, gender equality & LGBTQ community. These employee groups provide meaningful connections internally that extend to the local community.  

Job Title: Salesforce – Solution Architect  

The Solution Architect serves as subject matter authority in a skill or solution, responsible for client delivery, proposals, new business opportunities, and knowledge management. As a Solution Architect you work closely with the Product Owner and Technical Architect to understand requirements and enable the authoring/development of quality solutions that meet the requirements.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as the technical leader for Salesforce projects onsite at client locations 
  • Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platforms and products 
  • Provide detailed level of effort estimates for proposed solutions. Articulate the benefits and risks to a solution’s feasibility and functionality 
  • Design and lead the execution of test plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered 
  • Follow and understand new Salesforce product and technical capabilities resulting from product releases and acquisitions 
  • Provide expertise during sales efforts to estimate the technical level of effort 
  • Participate in marketing events (e.g. sales meetings) 
  • Demonstrate thought leadership through publishing, public speaking and client presentations 
  • Coach and mentor junior technical and functional team members 
  • Interview candidates 

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of CRM industry experience 
  • Minimum 2 years of Salesforce platform experience (3+ years preferred) 
  • Proven track record of designing and optimizing business processes and integrate business processes across disparate systems 
  • Excellent client-facing written and verbal communication skills 
  • Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Service, Community, Marketing, and App Clouds 
  • Direct experience of Salesforce administration, configuration and management capabilities 
  • Ability to collaborate with client stakeholders to define requirements, goals, and set expectations on tasks that you and your team will be responsible for 
  • 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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