CRM Jobs - Salesforce Solutions Architect/Senior Administrator, 23001

at Open Philanthropy Project
Location San Francisco, CA
Date Posted April 10, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


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The Open Philanthropy Project — a grantmaker working to give away billions of dollars to improve well-being as much as possible — is seeking a Salesforce Solutions Architect/Senior Administrator ("SASA") to help us grow.

About the Role

You would lead the design, implementation, and overall maintenance of our core grants and operations technology functions in Salesforce.

Core responsibilities would include:

  • Own the development of our nascent grants management system within Salesforce (the "System") to make it a user-friendly, end-to-end solution for grant processing and information management.
  • Serve as the primary System administrator, conducting ongoing enhancement and maintenance functions, including user account maintenance, workflows, automation, new apps, page layouts, and objects.
  • Lead internal deployment for any major System implementations.
  • Develop and maintain Visualforce pages, Apex classes & triggers, and third-party integrations.
  • Design and conduct regular trainings and feedback sessions to enhance user experience.
  • Discuss the team’s problems and goals, and translate feedback into potential solutions. Lead communication around technology issues and needs across leadership, staff, and vendors.
  • Manage third-party consultants or developers as needed.
  • Continually assess the impact of new requirements or releases related to Salesforce and analyze all upstream and downstream applications (e.g. by attending relevant conferences, such as Technology Affinity Group, DreamForce, TrailheaDX).

About You

We’re looking for Solutions Architects flexible about doing a small amount of admin or advanced Administrators capable and interested in developing into that role. You are excited to utilize your technical Salesforce and project management expertise to make an impact through effective philanthropy.
  • 3-5+ years of experience as a Salesforce admin, developer, and/or solutions architect.
  • Experience implementing or maintaining an organization-wide Salesforce instance (ideally Lightning).
  • Ability to configure and implement applications from multiple vendors.
  • Experience with best practice security standards.
  • Salesforce Certification(s) a plus.
  • Familiarity with grantmaking processes and operations a plus.
  • Good communication - you write and speak clearly even when communicating particularly complex information.
  • Project management - you can successfully lead a project from beginning to end, from the big picture to the minor details.
  • Systems-thinking - you enjoy improving or designing processes and systems that can drive efficiency in a growing organization.
  • Problem-solving - you enjoy resolving problems and bugs as they come up, both with developers and end users.
  • Open - you share and seek information, including critical feedback.
  • Inclusive - you help ensure that Open Phil is a place where everyone who embodies our core values can succeed.

About Us

The Open Philanthropy Project (“Open Phil”) identifies outstanding giving opportunities, makes grants, follows the results, and publishes our findings. Our main funders are Cari Tuna and Dustin Moskovitz, a co-founder of Facebook and Asana. We aim to do as much good as possible, and our current giving areas include global health and development, scientific research, U.S. policy (primarily criminal justice reform and farm animal welfare), and global catastrophic risks (primarily biosecurity and pandemic preparedness, and potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence).

Additional Information

  • This is a full-time position based out of San Francisco. (We would be open to short-term, i.e. less than a year, contractor arrangements as well.)
  • Starting salary: $90,000 - $125,000, commensurate with experience and skills, plus an annual 401k grant (unconditional and immediately vested) of $13,500-$18,500, and a competitive benefits package.
Across the organization, our employees are challenged with meaningful work, have the resources for ongoing professional development and learning, and contribute to a collegial and engaging environment where they can thrive. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. We especially encourage applications from women, people of color, and individuals with disabilities who are excited about contributing to our mission.

As part of our dedication to equal employment opportunity and the diversity of our staff, the Open Philanthropy Project does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We expect all staff to understand and value racial, gender, and other forms of equity as operating principles, and to be open to continued learning on issues related to race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at Please note that for this position we’re currently not accepting applications from candidates who need authorization to work in the USA.