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Salesforce - Technical Architect
JO-1901-4330
Vancouver
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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 6,500 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.​ 

As a Platinum Salesforce partner, we help our clients transform the way they connect with their customers. Our team is made up of Salesforce-certified experts with experience across the Salesforce Customer Success Platform and multiple industries. As the 3rd largest global Salesforce partner, we are committed to growing and developing our Salesforce talent, offering continued growth opportunities and exposing our people to interesting and diverse projects. 

Job Title: Salesforce – Technical Architect 

Who You Are: You are the Salesforce subject matter expert, focused on designing and ensuring delivery of complex Salesforce solutions for and with our clients. You are a self-driven individual with a “get it done” attitude and a passion to solve complex business and technology problems.  

Responsibilities:  

  • Collaborate with client stakeholders to define requirements, deliverables, and set and manage expectations 
  • Translate business requirements into well architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform 
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions aligned with client business objectives; identify gaps between client's current and desired end states 
  • Provide oversight and governance of Salesforce projects 
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document 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 
  • Manage the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce implementation 
  • Manage to client expectations 
  • Travel Requirement: up to 50% travel for the Global Salesforce Team 

Qualifications: 

  • 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 
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Salesforce development and configuration. Specific qualifications: 
    • Understanding of systems architecture and ability to design scalable performance-driven solutions 
    • Understanding of key design patterns and large data volume limitations and best practices 
    • Understanding of data sharing and visibility 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.) 
    • Strong understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies 
    • Experience with platform security capabilities (TLS, SSL) 
  • Expert level experience defining the system architecture landscape, identifying gaps between current and desired end-states, and delivering a comprehensive solution that will enable achievement of the desired business outcomes 
  • Extensive Apex VF Controllers and Apex Triggers development experience 
  • Extensive VisualForce, Javascript, HTML design and development experience; JQuery, AngularJS development experience a plus 
  • Strong 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 

Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law. Slalom Welcomes And Encourages Applications From People With Disabilities. Accommodations Are Available On Request For Candidates During All Aspects Of The Selection Process. Please Advise The Recruiter To Ensure Your Accessibility Needs Are Accommodated. Information Received Relating To Accommodation Will Be Addressed Confidentially.

 

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