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Salesforce - Solution Architect

Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to nearly 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2016-2018 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.

Salesforce Solution Architect

Are you an ambitious individual with a "get it done" attitude that has a real passion for helping organizations tackle complex business and technology problems? Together, we can build and deliver intelligent and robust solutions for Slalom Consulting's clients as a Salesforce Solution Architect.

This person will lead technical requirements sessions, act as a liaison between clients and Slalom's internal development staff, design and document solutions, and develop interfaces between Salesforce and other systems. You will have a minimum of five years of meaningful work experience and be adept at handling client expectations, leading development teams, and maintaining scope according to defined requirements.


  • Translate business requirements into well- architected solutions that remarkably demonstrate the Salesforce platform
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with client business objectives
  • Lead the technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements of a Salesforce implementation
  • Develop custom solutions and interfaces using the Salesforce platform
  • Run technical scopes and client expectations and provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to developers
  • Design and lead the execution of test plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered and demonstrate technical thought leadership
  • Conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure that code quality is at the highest level possible and appropriate design patterns are being used
  • Be a credible domain guide to clients and partners on sales cycles and marketing events
  • Provide detailed estimates
  • Coach and mentor junior technical talent; own responsibility for ongoing technical development of technical resources on Salesforce projects
  • Participate in talent and recruiting activities to help build and grow our team


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline or equivalent
  • Shown ability to design and optimize business processes and integrate business processes across disparate systems
  • Minimum 3 years of Salesforce platform experience (5+ years preferred)
  • Experienced knowledge of Salesforce product suite including Salesforce 1, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Platform and the App Exchange
  • Configuration experience using the Salesforce point-and-click developer interface
  • Awareness of programmatic solutions of the Salesforce platform including Apex and VisualForce
  • 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 of SasS, PaaS, Iaas and other Cloud Computing Services is a requirement
  • Knowledge of integration architecture as well as third-party integration tools and ETL (Such as Informatica, Jitterbit etc.) with Salesforce
  • Excellent client-facing written and oral communications skills

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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