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Solution Principal - Salesforce
JO-1906-5348
Philadelphia
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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! 

Salesforce Solution Principal

We are looking for a Salesforce Solution Principal and leader to join our Philadelphia office. This role is for an experienced and motivated Salesforce domain expert who possess a outstanding balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills. At Slalom, we are passionate about people and outcomes. We work with new entrants, challengers and Fortune 100 companies to help transform their businesses and organizations and our leaders champion those transformations!

We are proud to be a Microsoft Gold Partner, 2018 Microsoft Power BI Global Partner of the Year, Premier AWS Partner, Platinum Salesforce Partner, Google Premier Partner, 5x Tableau Partner of the Year, 2018 Snowflake Partner of the Year, and 2018 Dell Boomi Partner of the Year.

This leader will be responsible for excellent client delivery, contributing to and/or leading new business pursuits, proposals, recruiting, asset development, sophisticated solutioning and knowledge management.

Job Title:

Solution Principal - Salesforce

Responsibilities:

People Management

  • Lead a team of Consultants, Developers and/or Solution Architects
  • Assist in staffing Consultants on client projects, matching Consultant skills with client needs and supporting them in their career aspirations
  • Coach and mentor technical team members

Project Delivery

  • Provide experienced 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
  • Translate business requirements into well architected solutions that best utilize the Salesforce platform
  • Lead the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce implementation
  • Manage the technical and functional scope of projects
  • Mange to client expectations
  • Maintain the target billable utilization aligned to the role

Practice and Business Development

  • Demonstrate thought leadership through client presentations, publishing, and public speaking
  • Share an experienced point of view during sales efforts to estimate the level of effort for technical solutions
  • Participate in marketing events (e.g. sales meetings)
  • Build and develop relationships with Salesforce team and assist in sales pursuits

Qualifications:

  • 8 - 10 years of experience focused in engagement–based consulting or equivalent industry experience
  • Minimum 5 years of Salesforce platform experience
  • Proven track record to craft and optimize business processes and integrate business processes across disparate systems
  • Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Service, Community, Marketing, and App Cloud
  • 3+ years of configuration experience using the Salesforce declarative interface and Lightening interface
  • Awareness of programmatic solutions on the Salesforce platform including Apex, VisualForce, and Lightning component framework
  • Understanding of the Salesforce Data Loader for data migration activities in Salesforce
  • Strong background in design and development of enterprise systems as part of a complete software product lifecycle
  • Familiarity with agile software delivery methodologies and tools such as Scrum, Jira, and Rally
  • Deep functional and technical understanding of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and other cloud computing services
  • Knowledge of integration architecture as well as third-party integration tools and ETL (e.g Informatica, Jitterbit, MuleSoft) with Salesforce
  • Excellent client-facing written and oral communications skills
  • Active Salesforce certifications or ability to achieve relevant certifications upon hire

About Slalom:

Slalom is a modern consulting firm focused on strategy, technology, and business transformation. In over 35 markets across the US and around the world, Slalom's teams have autonomy to move fast and do what's right. They're backed by regional innovation hubs, a global culture of teamwork, and partnerships with the world's top technology providers. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, Slalom has organically grown to over 8,000 employees. Slalom was named one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020 and is regularly recognized by employees as a best place to work. Learn more at slalom.com.​

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.

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