Salesforce Technical Architect, CloudCraze

Salesforce Technical Architect, CloudCraze

The Salesforce Technical Architect, CloudCraze is critical to the shared success of our commerce cloud project teams and the broader Technical Services group. Working with top consultants, you will be able to contribute and participate in many activities including solution design, sales, delivery, team leadership and importantly ­ thought leadership.

Successful Technical Architects not only have a depth and breadth of understanding Salesforce technologies but are also able to maximize the benefit by applying business value in context and communicating solutions and options to various levels within our client’s organizations. Individuals who are innovative, creative, curious, detailed, and solution driven are best fits for this role. Our TAs stay on the cutting edge of the fastest growing technology stack today, bringing the best solutions to our top enterprise clients.

Opportunities currently available in our offices in:
– Chicago, IL
– Los Angeles, CA
– Minneapolis, MN
– New York, NY 

Opportunities currently available in:
– Open to remote locations 

Key Responsibilities:

  • LMA: Lead, Manage, and hold Accountable direct reports and project team members
  • Drive requirements gathering sessions with the client’s technical team and discuss functional requirements with the internal and client teams
  • Evaluate multiple feasible options for a solution and present to the client, guiding them toward the most optimal solution
  • Proficiency in the following technical artifacts (for current and future states): Data Model / ERD, System Landscape, Integration Orchestration Design / Process Flows, Sequence Diagrams, etc
  • Consult internal and client teams on Salesforce best practices
  • Responsible for the overall technical architecture and corresponding deliverables through a project’s lifecycle
  • Document and present technical requirements through various communication channels, including client 
  • Provide thought leadership in technical areas of expertise to promote best of breed culture in Technical Services
  • Provide consultative services to all levels of business and technical people at leading enterprise customers to enable them to make confident decisions for their company
  • Guide the development team in the appropriate use of technology
  • Strong understanding of, and experience working in, Agile/Scrum teams
  • A strong understanding of Salesforce platform technologies

Activities and skills to achieve the above responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Break agile stories into realistically achievable tasks and delegate work to the development team, as appropriate to their respective skills
  • Write clear, concise Acceptance Criteria and task-level details for onshore and offshore developers and follow-up on their progress
  • Work with clients to understand their requirements and design solutions that serve their short- and long-term needs
  • Ability to generate and maintain technical documentation that covers functional use cases and the technical implementation to support the use cases
  • Execute regular code reviews and mentor development team on development best practices
  • Define unit testing standards and leverage existing Salesforce Apex unit testing standards
  • Experience in object-oriented design patterns and data modeling
  • Strong understanding of on-premise and cloud architectural design patterns
  • Foundational understanding of mobile application development and design principles
  • Conduct business and technical correspondence that is professional, thoughtful, effective, and concise
  • Ability to “think on your feet” and learn new things quickly
  • Appetite for knowledge in the Salesforce space and other relevant technologies
  • 2+ years of experience designing and building Salesforce B2B Commerce (CloudCraze) solutions
  • Solid foundational competencies on Salesforce core and Communities functionality and capabilities
  • Flexibility to travel to client locations when needed
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or demonstrated commensurate experience required