Overview : Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way.
We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, the World’s Most Innovative Company according to Forbes, and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for six years running.
The growth, innovation, and Aloha spirit of Salesforce are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering success for our customers while also finding time to give back through our 1 / 1 / 1 model, which leverages 1% of our time, equity, and product to improve communities around the world.
Salesforce Technical Solution Architects (TSAs) collaborate with our most strategic customers and partners during project planning and implementation to share their comprehensive knowledge of the Force.
com platform and salesforce.com product suite. Combined with their previous experience in technical architecture, enterprise integration, and business solution implementation, they directly drive toward the best possible business solutions that meet and exceed our customers' needs.
They paint a solution vision, architect both the system and the implementation approach, and then watch it change the status quo.
The best TA candidates have been highly effective interacting across technical and business resources from the developer level through mid-
management and above. Candidates must have a history of proven results in directly and personally contributing to front and back-
end architecture, as well as deeply technical design and implementation of enterprise business solutions. Responsibilities :
direct early solution evaluation around gaps / risks, including the pro-active management of issues and effective engagement with executives, the Account Team, Engineering, and Product Management
Direct and mentor diverse teams of resources in technical delivery aspects (customer, partner, colleagues), especially where the TSA does not have direct authority over all resources and must carefully consider communication strategies, executive influence, differing or conflicting goals, and other similar non-technical challenge
Identify and lead or contribute to internal strategic initiatives to grow the consulting practice and IP / toolsets, Strategic Services brand, and teammates' skill sets
Build relationships with business partners, internal and external; contribute to broader goals and growth beyond the scope of a single or your current project
Willingness to travel when needed
Extensive hands-on technical consulting and solution implementation experience, including with one or more common enterprise software solutions (e.
experience with Waterfall and / or Agile implementation methodologies
Proven ability to analyze, design, and optimize business processes via technology and integration, including leadership in guiding customers and colleagues in rationalizing and deploying emerging technology for business use cases
A thorough understanding of web services, data modeling, and enterprise application integration concepts, including experience with enterprise integration tools (ESBs and / or ETL tools), and common integration design patterns with enterprise systems (e.
g. CMS, ERP, HRIS, DWH / DM)
established habit of proactive thinking and behavior and the desire and ability to self-start / learn and apply new technologies