Salesforce Solutions Architect

Company Name:
Absolute Opportunities
Salesforce Solutions Architect
Location: McLean, VA
Openings: 1
Salary Range: Open
Our client is the trusted leader in Enterprise Cloud Transformation, helping organizations realize dramatic improvements in productivity and profitability through innovations in business and technology. Industry and government leaders including American Express, Comcast, McKesson, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission rely on their global consultants to deliver cloud solutions that yield exceptional results.
They apply this same focus on results to their unparalleled social responsibility program, generating sustainable impact across our local communities.
As a leading management and technology consulting firm, our client offers a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities whether you're just starting out in your career, looking to advance your career, or seeking a senior leadership position.
Their employees are ambitious, committed, passionate problem solvers.
If you are up to the exciting challenge of the innovative, service-oriented field of consulting, we encourage you to view this open position.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Solutions Architect Role - The candidate will be responsible for creating & delivering in a timely and accurate fashion, CRMs and workflow solutions using Salesforce/Apex, Force, VisualForce and J2EE technologies.
The candidate will be responsible for the application design, development and support of Salesforce related projects.
The candidate must demonstrate progressive leadership in the full life cycle of the software development environment.
Through the use of UML diagrams, design documentation and best-practice methodologies; you will be responsible for the detailed design of Salesforce related projects from inception through production support.
You will be responsible for ensuring that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business unit, ensuring that proper testing is implemented and performance requirements are closely monitored by working with the development teams.
Specific Duties:
- Experience in designing and developing software components and having a very strong Service Oriented Architecture and integration background
- Experience in Salesforce (SFDC) CRM with end to end implementation experience
- Salesforce.com integration experience, including between different business systems as well as working with integration tools.
- Proficiency in programming using Salesforce SFDC, Force.com, Java, JavaScript, and XML and their use in the development of CRM solutions
- Strong experience with configuration, customization, programming with APEX APIs, APEX Triggers, and implementing new instances of Salesforce.com from scratch
- Strong practical deployment knowledge of VisualForce, Flex, Salesforce configurations, Apex classes, APEX Web services, API, AppExchange deployment, and Salesforce.com s-controls
- Ability to define the system landscape, to identify gaps between current and desired end-states, and deliver a CRM solution
- Additional Salesforce.com experience includes Workflow Alerts and Actions, and Approval Workflow
- Programming experience with the following languages, J2EE, HTML XML, SQL, Oracle
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
- Must be willing to travel (35-50%)
- Must be authorized to work for any U.S. employer
- Must have skills and experience
- 5 years direct experience in all aspects of developing and implementing CRM applications
- 3-5 years of developing customizations for SFDC using the CRM SDK
- Proven experience in SFDC implementations
- Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of CRM software solutions.
- Specific knowledge of CRM SaaS and Salesforce.com highly valued
- Direct, hands-on experience with automated software management tools
- Strong knowledge of CRM software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
- Strong knowledge of data management, including data capture, warehousing, segmentation, mining, storing, cleansing, and security
- Knowledge of Business Process Management (BPM) techniques and tools
- Working experience with SAP enterprise software systems a plus
- Project management skills and exposure to project-based work structures
- Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
- 3+ years experience integrating distributed Applications and services including .Net, J2EE, and Client/Server Applications
- Full life-cycle development in an enterprise development environment
- Application development using relational database preferably using Oracle and SQL Server.
- Should have excellent communication, negotiation, decision making, and problem solving skills
- Must be a team player
- US Citizenship or Permanent Residency

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