Salesforce Technical Architect (Various Levels)-Professional Services, HLS/RCG



Toronto, Canada

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    Job Category

    Customer Success Group

    Job Details

    We are hiring Salesforce Technical Architects for the following industry verticals:

    • HLS (Healthcare and Life Sciences)

    • RCG (Retail Consumer Goods)

    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.

    Our organization is made up of thousands of the world’s leading Salesforce experts. We share our own 20 years of product best practices with your team and partners so that you have everything you need to achieve your goals.

    Technical Architect Role

    Salesforce Professional Services is looking for multiple Technical Architect positions at various levels throughout the United States. As a Technical Architect, you will be serving as a strategic advisor and Salesforce product and platform expert to the company’s largest, most complex enterprise customers.  Here are some salient responsibilities the role entails - 

    • 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 and 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 and solutions 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

    Minimum Requirements:

    • 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

    • Strong experience in either of the cloud platforms: Health Cloud and/or Consumer Goods Cloud and/or Media Cloud

    Required Qualities:

    • 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

    Preferred Requirements:

    • 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.)

    • 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:

      • Salesforce Certified Administrator

      • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator

      • Platform App Builder

      • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant

      • Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant

      • Industry related clouds (preferred):

        • Salesforce Certified Health Cloud Consultant - OR/AND - 

        • Consumer Goods Cloud Accredited Professional - OR/AND - 

        • Media Cloud Accredited Professional

    Preferred Qualities:

    • LEADERSHIP: Self-aware; proficient at building strong relationships

    • Inspiring leader: Strong point of view and executive presence. Confident, but not arrogant, a great storyteller

    About Salesforce

    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.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Salesforce:

  • 63% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 70% would recommend this company to other women

  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Time off and leaves

  • Perks, such as discounts, commuter benefits & educational reimbursement

  • Mental health, parenting and childcare resources