Salesforce Application/Technical Architect

at Get Me the Gig
Published May 27, 2023
Location Herndon, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


We are seeking a Salesforce Application/Technical Architect to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Herndon, VA on a hybrid basis. The qualified applicant will become part of our Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative will modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA's customers.Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a related field and 8-10 years' of experience or Master's Degree and 6-8 years' of relevant experience 7+ years of hands-on implementation experience designing sound and scalable technical solutions on the Salesforce platform that meets end-to-end integration requirements 5+ years of experience in an architect role in large scale Salesforce implementations Experience working in an Agile development environment with multiple modern programming languages (e.g. Java, C#, Python, JavaScript, etc.) Demonstrate knowledge, skills and capabilities to design and build high-performance technical solutions on Salesforce platform Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to architect solutions to address security complexities, mechanisms, and data integration capabilities on the Salesforce platform Experience presenting and effectively communicating technical solutions to clients, including limitations and design trade-offs, from inception through successful implementation Preferred Qualifications:•Hands-on, full life-cycle Salesforce implementation experience with strong expertise in modules such as Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, and•Experience working within a Scaled Agile framework •Salesforce Certified Technical Architect and/or Salesforce System ArchitectRoles and Responsibilities:•Design and provide solution recommendations and roadmaps for service modernizations using Salesforce Platform, both out-of-box capabilities and customized solutions•Work closely with Delivery Managers, Solution Architects, and directly with customers to architect Salesforce solutions to meet business requirements•Develop architecture models and blueprints depicting Salesforce solutions, along with service integrations, for service modernizations•Responsible in assisting technical design decisions, working with the business partners to determine long-term technical goals, determining levels of technical risk present in the system and ensuring that development not be impeded by technical considerations•Ensuring that best practices are followed, the solution designed and built are scalable to meet the current business needs, and support the future state•Document, maintain, and govern Salesforce solutions, both out-of-box capabilities and customized, to meet business requirements for service modernizations across their respective lifecycle•Strong communication with teams, customers, and project stakeholders, as well as provide leadership throughout the project lifecycle•Review and correct project/program direction, approach, and key artifacts to keep programs on track and solutions extendable and maintainable going forward•Contribute to a program vision while advising and articulating program/project strategies on enabling technologies including the Salesforce Platform•Ensure that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business, ensuring that proper testing is implemented, and performance and security requirements are closely monitored by working with development teams