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

Responsibilities

  • 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 

Requirements

  • 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).