Salesforce Technical Architect (Remote)

Baltimore, MD
Nov 29, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
OverviewAt Perficient you'll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world's biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.We're proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.The Salesforce Technical Architect (this role is REMOTE) role at Perficient plays a crucial part in our Salesforce strategy. It requires not only a high degree of skill in our technological solutions, but also requires a high degree of consulting, relationship building and management, and an ability to see the grand vision that our solutions can bring to a client. A technical architect utilizes a consultative approach to explain solutions that they have designed with an engineering mindset. They must be able to speak to a wide range of audiences from highly technical to strictly business focused. The technical architect will work in parallel with the client consultant on an account. The client consultant will represent the business process and vision, while the technical architect delivers the technical solutions and roadmap to fulfill the business needs and visions.As a technical architect you are responsible for successfully designing and managing the delivery of cloud based solutions and technologies. These technologies include, but are not limited to, , , Apex/Visualforce, Amazon Web Services, Heroku, iOS, Android, ETL technologies, Sitecore, and .NET. You will also be responsible for maintaining an ongoing comprehensive understanding of various cloud-computing ecosystems. The technical architect will own the technological landscape, security, integration and data model design, and process creation for all projects for the clients they are assigned to.You will own the overall technology roadmap and vision for each client you are assigned to. As such, it is your responsibility to maintain and grow the relationships within the account to ensure a strong long-term partnership with the client's technology teams and leadership. You will work closely with client consultants, engagement managers, project managers, as well as the technology teams to ensure projects are on-time, on-budget, and of the highest quality, as well as adhere to the technology roadmap that you have laid out.Responsibilities You enjoy working closely both with internal teams, and directly with clients to architect technology solutions to fulfill clients' needs and visions for their marketing technology infrastructures. You are a visionary. You are able to help clients see the big picture even though it may be many steps away. You are a leader and a mentor. You enjoy coaching the development teams. You are passionate about quality and work hard to enforce sound development practices and ensure the quality delivery of enterprise solutions. You take ownership of your projects and ensure that quality standards are met from the beginning of the project all the way through delivery and support. You enjoy building relationships with people. You strive to be seen as a trusted advisor to our clients. You realize that great team work is core to successful projects and work hard to ensure the project teams are aligned, utilized, and focused throughout the project. You are passionate about technology and stay up to date on the latest tools, languages, methodologies, and news relating to enterprise software development and marketing technology. You can communicate effectively to various audiences. You can easily explain a complex technical solution to a business user, or a business case to a technical person. You enjoy working with clients in a consultative manner, and strive to help them make the best technology decisions possible. You are passionate about delivering documentation and consulting to help clients understand and support the technologies and processes we are building for them . Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or equivalent Business. 8+ years' experience in developing technology solutions. 5+ years' experience in managing external client projects in positions of increasing responsibility in the delivery of business consulting and systems development. Cross-cloud Salesforce experience Proven ability to design, optimize and integrate business processes across disparate systems. Extraordinary client facing skills with the ability to solve the client's needs and manage scope in a positive way. Experience with authoring, editing and presenting technical documents. Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams. Experience with ETL tools. Experience developing and deploying custom end user systems. Have thorough understanding of OOP, design patterns, and enterprise application integration. Excellent analysis skills and the ability to develop processes and methodologies Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies. Skilled in all aspects of system design including data modeling, integration design, business process implementation, etc. Able to travel 25% or more of the time Additional desired experience Experience with a professional consulting organization (eg Big 5 consulting). Ability to organize and lead client sessions that result in clear requirements and technical design, even when working with non-technical members of client teams. Ability to generate client sign-off and commitment to these designs and the solution. Who We ArePerficient is a leading global digital consultancy. We imagine, create, engineer, and run digital transformation solutions that help our clients exceed customers' expectations, outpace competition, and grow their business. With unparalleled strategy, creative, and technology capabilities, our colleagues bring big thinking and innovative ideas, along with a practical approach to help our clients - the world's largest enterprises and biggest brands succeed.What We BelieveAt Perficient, we promise to challenge, champion, and celebrate our people. You will experience a unique and collaborative culture that values every voice. Join our team, and you'll become part of something truly special.We believe in developing a workforce that is as diverse and inclusive as the clients we work with. We're committed to actively listening, learning, and acting to further advance our organization, our communities, and our future leaders and we're not done yet.Perficient, Inc. proudly provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Perficient, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Perficient, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or covered veterans. Improper interference with the ability of Perficient, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.Disability AccommodationsPerficient is committed to providing a barrier-free employment process with reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact us.Select work authorization questions to ask when applicants apply Are you legally authorized to work in the United States? Will you now, or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status (eg H-1B visa status)?