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The Professional Services organization is passionate about delivering Salesforce's premier product and project offerings to ensure customers are getting the most out of the Salesforce Platform. We help customers accelerate their path to value with Salesforce, focused on making sure you’re set up for long-term success to tap into the full capacity of the Salesforce platform, fast. We help you plan your strategic roadmap, and we make sure you are building Salesforce so that it’s easy to maintain and adapt down the road, minimizing potential technical debt.
Salesforce Professional Services is looking for Salesforce Technical Architect to work with our Public Sector customers. In this role, you will be serving as a strategic advisor and Salesforce product and platform expert to the company’s largest, most complex enterprise customers within the following fields:
Federal and State
Health & Life Sciences
Public Sector Solutions using Salesforce Industries (formerly Vlocity)
For each industry under our Public Sector umbrella - please refer to the bottom half of this posting to view our requirements for success in these specialty roles.
A Technical Architect role within Salesforce includes these responsibilities and requirements:
Serve as a trusted advisor to the client
Identify and lead internal critical initiatives to grow the consulting practice; serving as an active contributor to the community’s overall knowledge base and expertise
Guide customers and colleagues in rationalizing and deploying emerging technologies that drive increased business value
Work collaboratively, having very strong communications skills, especially in teaching complex concepts and creative, prescriptive thinking
Identify and proactively manage risk areas and commit to seeing an issue through to complete resolution
Manage customer expectations; negotiate solutions to complex problems with both the customer and third-party partners
Review and correct project/program direction, approach, and key artifacts to keep programs on track, while ensuring solutions are extendable and maintainable going forward
Work closely with Delivery Managers, Solution Architects, and directly with clients to architect technology solutions to meet client needs
Contribute to a program vision while advising and articulating program/project strategies on enabling technologies including the Salesforce Platform
5+ years enterprise architecture or consulting experience
Strong application design skills combined with strong data, integration, and security architecture skills
Strong presentation skills. Able to effectively present and defend a point of view to a variety of audiences
Thorough individual with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to effectively develop materials that are appropriate for the audience
A great listener with the ability to connect with people in diverse roles
Proven ability to analyze, design, and optimize business processes via technology and integration
Resourceful and innovative thinker who can work through and solve problems
TRUST: Trusts the company’s core values; shows integrity, transparency, and reliability
Good Teammate: Proficient at collaboration and working with members of a team
COMMUNICATOR: Speaks and writes with clarity, brevity, and purpose; explains the area of expertise clearly and confidently to others; influences and engages C-Level with authority and confidence
Degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Experience will be evaluated based on the core competencies for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)
Prior work experience or desire to work with our Public Sector customers - government agencies, non-profit, education
Ability to convey and convince customers of best practices at various levels within a large organization
Application design and development background
Travel may be required and varies depending on the client requirements
Strong Enterprise Architecture background would be favorable
Relevant Salesforce experience is desired
Highly beneficial to have any Salesforce product certifications prior to joining, particularly:
Salesforce Certified Administrator
Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator
Platform App Builder
Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant
Familiarity with working in a Salesforce Gov Cloud (GIA1) or Gov Cloud Plus (GIA2) org environments and/or Mulesoft Gov Cloud
Public Sector Appendix (Cleared)
This position requires a Top Secret and Polygraph Clearance
Experience working with Salesforce GovCloud or GovCloud Plus is desired
Any type of previous or current successful adjudications on HSPD-12 or other types of federal security clearances is a plus
Qualification for this job is contingent upon acceptable results from a background investigation as well as your obtaining and maintaining the specific level of U.S. Government security clearance required for this role. U.S. citizenship (U.S. born or naturalized) required.
Founded in 1999, Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Companies of every size and industry are using Salesforce to transform their businesses, across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more by connecting with customers in a whole new way. We harness technologies that can revolutionize companies, careers, and, our world.
Salesforce is built on a set of four core values: Trust, Customer Success, Innovation, and Equality. By making technology more accessible, we're helping create a future with greater opportunity and equality for all. This has taken our company to great heights, including being named one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For®" for 12 years in a row.
There are those who choose to work with the most creative. And then, there are those who want to do more than just a job. They are the ones improving lives, not only their careers. Having an impact now instead of later. Doing something that’s so much bigger than themselves, an industry, and their company.
We believe everyone can be a Trailblazer. Join Salesforce and discover a future of new opportunities.
This candidate must be a U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized) who does not hold dual citizenship and agrees to complete a U.S. federal government Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) for a Moderate Public Trust position.
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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.For Colorado-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $111,400 to $254,700.For New York-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $122,600 to $305,600.For California-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $122,600 to $305,600.For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $111,400 to $280,200.Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.Certain roles may be eligible for incentive compensation, equity, and benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://www.salesforcebenefits.com.
Child care benefits
Short term disability
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