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Salesforce Solution Architect (Core Cloud)

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As anIBM Application Architect, you directlyhelp clients transformtheir businessandsolve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are Bluewolf, an IBM company. We help organizations come up with practical solutions to their customer experience problems through customization across the entire Salesforce platform. We promote a company culture that thrives on collaboration, encourages creativity and empowers our employees to drive change. Were experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to add a sharp Solution Architect to our award-winning team.

In this Solution Architect role, you will make an immediate impact by performing the following functions:
  • Participating in technical pre-sales engagements with clients to ascertain business requirements and recommend best practice solutions and technology architecture based on client needs
  • Work Closely with Clients business & IT stakeholders, Product Owners, Architects, Team Lead or Development team to drive solution in accordance to the system design and acceptance criteria
  • Drive workshops, to gather technical requirements and development backlog
  • Engage with business stakeholders to gather/analyse requirements and map them to solutions that leverage salesforce functionality.
  • Proactively identify and propose innovative solutions to challenging problems in order to create scalable implementations and achieve results
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Design and build Salesforce solutions - Articulate technology architecture, data architecture, integration with external solutions, presentation layer and workflows.
  • Ability to provide program cost estimation and monitor/revalidate the estimates at key transition points in the development lifecycle.
  • Accountable for ensuring that projects are adhering to delivery best practices and principles, manage technical scope and drive effective change control.
  • Lead one or more project teams to deliver solutions for the Salesforce.com platform to meet business requirements and realize business value.
  • Assess, advocate for and approve external technologies, such as Salesforce AppExchange packages, for their suitability
  • Provide standardized status reports, track/manage financials, manage risks and issues, communicating across the leadership team, and escalating where necessary.
  • Working collaboratively with the Technical Lead and development team in writing articulate technical specs
  • Engages in practice development initiatives and frequently runs knowledge storms
  • Build employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise through the development of training course and mentoring

Being a Solution Architect for Bluewolf means creativity, collaboration and cohesive support. If you feel your background is a good fit for this role, apply today to find out more and learn why your future should be with Bluewolf

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience in architecting solutions for different Salesforce Cloud (Marketing, Sales, Service, Community, etc) implementation and integration projects & proposals.
  • An ability to articulate and clearly communicate complex problems and solutions in a simple, visual and impactful manner.
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-orientated environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), storytelling, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience blend of business and technical solution experience in solutioning and leading large Salesforce cloud implementation programs.
  • Experience in Salesforce strategy, roadmap design, crafting a technical proposals and responding to RFIs and RFPs.
  • Experience in developing high-level architecture design of current and future state solution based on business requirements and value propositions.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in consulting work preferably for top consulting companies.
  • Knowledge of software development fundamentals such as: knowledge of data structures, object-oriented programming, relational database design, and design patterns
  • Knowledge of SF AppExchange product e.g. Vlocity on SF platform is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Data modelling, SQL, integration with Web Services (SOAP / REST / XML)) WS-* stack and WSDL are added advantage to support user testing
  • Knowledge to Web development skills including CSS, JavaScript, HTML, XML are added advantage

About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-12-02 Expires: 2020-01-01

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