Salesforce Technical Architect
Cloud Nerd
 Santa Ana, CA
Cloud Nerd, a leading Salesforce Consultancy firm, is looking for an experienced Salesforce Technical Architect to join our amazing project delivery team. This position will work with a one of our largest clients in the Santa Ana, CA area, to help them design custom technical solutions for their organization. This includes a lead role in project discovery and definition workshops, creating scope and development estimates, and documenting requirements and designs. This Architect must have strong knowledge of deployments and the deployment methodology


  • Design transformational technical solutions that meet business requirements in accordance with company and industry best practices
  • Collaborate with Functional team to determine how best to implement solution (decisions around declarative vs programmatic vs AppExchange, etc).
  • Escalation Point for technical issues.
  • Solution components that are outside of the Salesforce platform:
  • Work closely with Clients (Delivery Managers and Functional Solution Architects) and Partners to clarify, define and architect technology solutions to meet client needs.
  • Occasionally required to be hands on with code, to develop POCs or help customers and partners with complex coding tasks  
  • Sales Support: Help scope, solution, and estimate sales opportunities alongside a delivery lead. Assist in SOW creation, etc.
  • Lead and mentor technical resources at Clients and or Partners.
  • Fulfills commitments consistently on-time and proactively escalates commitments that are in jeopardy
  • Oversee technical decisions and activities of project teams including dividing up work, assigning to team members, and monitoring for quality.
  • Understand platform limitations and design alternatives to work around limitations 


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, and/or a related field plus five years of experience with Salesforce development or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong background in Cloud Computing solutions – cloud computing strategy, systems design, implementation and management.
  • 8+ years project experience in a hands-on technical leadership position
  • 5+ years of experience with Salesforce in a development or configuration capacity
  • Strong experience with Data Migrations
  • Strong working experience with CPQ
  • Consulting experience with medium to large consulting firms focusing on cloud computing related consulting (storage, SaaS, multi-tenant computing, large scale computing environments, etc)
  • Knowledge of Salesforce Best Practices using Apex and Visualforce
  • One or more current Salesforce certifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of XML, SQL, HTTP/HTTPS, and EAI processes.
  • Familiarity with multiple implementation standards and methodologies.
  • Programming Languages – APEX, VisualForce, Familiarity with ANT and Eclipse tools for working with the IDE.
  • Very strong work ethic with a customer service focus (high intensity).