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Salesforce - Technical Architect

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

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.


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


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

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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