Salesforce Solutions Architect

Corporate Brokers
Mclean, VA
Jul 19, 2019
Jul 23, 2019
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
Our client, a Leading Big 4 Professional Services Firm, is looking for a Salesforce Solutions Architect to join their global team.Salesforce Marketing Cloud Architect (Global)This role is responsible for delivering high quality technical work, including setup, code, configuration, and validation, to enable a large-scale, complex implementation of the Salesforce Marketing Cloud. The person in this role MUST have extensive Marketing Cloud development and implementation experience, and be able to confidently design & enable complexities beyond a simple CRM connection - for example, multi-org connections, conflicting visibility requirements when connecting to a Salesforce CRM system, roles, sharing & visibility in CRM and their effects on marketing, migration from other marketing systems, etc.The role is comprised of two main elements: technical design & development, in collaboration with the lead technical architect and functional/business team members, and completion of configuration and development efforts in a timely and effective manner, while working with other US-based and offshore development team members.This implementation of the Marketing Cloud will be completed in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with multiple stakeholders, an international virtual team, and a tight series of deadlines; this role must be collaborative, a self-starter and team player, who can help drive the team to succeed and who is willing to pitch in wherever necessary to help the team get to done.ResponsibilitiesAttend daily Agile standups and provide concise updates regarding completed effort and any blockers or concernsQuickly come up to speed on a large and complex multinational Salesforce CRM implementation, to best advise on Marketing Cloud design & setup needsComplete setup of environment, connection to CRM, configuration of business units & other critical Marketing Cloud functionality, development **in both the CRM and the Marketing systems** to enable required business outcomeJoin selected meetings with business users to understand requirementsInterface with other technical teams, information security, to clearly and articulately present technical designs for review and approvalInterface with US-based and offshore team members, with clean handoffs of code & other responsibilities, to ensure effective developmentDocument architectural designsDemonstrates abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:Salesforce enterprise-scale architectural design and application delivery;Established SDLC methodologies including agile, scrum;Robust analytical thinking skills with the ability to identify, debug and resolve technical issues;Architectural domain knowledge including cloud application architecture and container-based deployment;Business acumen that can interpret and translate goals into technical specifications, delivering thought leadership of specific technologies and driving technology change;Business knowledge and interpersonal skills to build, maintain and influence relationships with key stakeholders.Collaborating with other Architects and Developers to provide technical design guidance to align with firm strategy and applicable technical standards;Working independently to evaluate and make strategic decisions that will address specific technology design needs;Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams in resolving complex technical issues; providing design guidance that follows the enterprise architecture vision and adheres to applicable application technology guidelines; and mitigating the impact of technical design to security, performance and data privacy;Participating in application solutions including assisting with planning and architectural design, hands-on development, resolution of technical issues;Essential SkillsKnowledge of Salesforce execution flow, governor limits, design limitations;Experience with design & hands-on coding of Cloud Pages and AMPscipt;Knowledge or exposure to Marketing Cloud Connect Integration;Experience working with Multiple Business Units in Marketing Cloud;Deep understanding of Salesforce security;Experience with Salesforce REST APIs and Postman;Expert level understanding of the Salesforce Sales and Marketing Cloud solutions, as well as the Platform;Experience with Salesforce Development and general salesforce components such as objects, fields, workflow rules, field updates, process builder, apex classes, triggers, test classes, etc;Must be strong in various Marketing Cloud areas - Email Studio, Automation Studio, Mobile Studio, Journey Builder, MC Connect, Audience Builder, Data Extensions, etc.;Familiarity with integrations using Marketing Cloud APIRequiredMinimum Bachelor's degree - preferred in Computer Science or related field, but not requiredGraduate degree preferred (or equivalent qualification)5+ years' experience in software development life cycle5+ year experience in Salesforce development and implementing Marketing systems3+ years' experience with Exact Target/Salesforce Marketing CloudRequired: Salesforce Administrator certification, Salesforce Developer Certification, and Marketing Cloud Consultant certification

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