Salesforce Technical Architect

PwC

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Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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The role

Our Salesforce Technical Architects understand the full extent of the solution, integration components and how they fit into the enterprise architecture. They collaborate effectively with colleagues from other disciplines to define technology objectives, assess technical options and provide sound advice to achieve both strategic business goals and meet operational requirements.

Working with our clients and technology colleagues, our Salesforce Technical Architects, prepare the technical blueprints for cost effective and efficient Salesforce solutions across the platform, taking a leadership role throughout design and delivery, to help ensure that technical solutions continue to meet business requirements and follow the organisation’s strategic vision. Our Salesforce Technical Architects also act as technology leaders within our wider digital and technology practices, providing thought leadership, guidance and coaching to more junior members of our team.

The successful candidates would be joining a new Salesforce.com team which would work across industries on strategy, transaction services, CIO advisory and delivery types of engagements. These candidates are likely to have a technical architecture background in Salesforce.com and any other CRM platform from the following: Oracle/Siebel/Fusion CRM; MS Dynamics CRM and SAP CRM, but now wish to build further on their Salesforce skills and expertise.

You will not only receive the opportunity to work with top-class clients, but also the chance to receive high quality training related to the role. There is a requirement for the individual to be mobile in terms of travel as business needs require (up to 80%). We are seeking to fill this Manager level role as soon as possible.

The essentials:
  • Ideally educated to Degree level or equivalent, we are open to strong candidates from all relevant educational backgrounds but ideally from a technology, science, engineering or business background;

  • Consulting experience, gained with a leading professional services or systems integration firm;

  • Good knowledge and understanding of digital trends and challenges across industries, gained through project experience, contribution to thought leadership, articles, client recommendation, etc.

  • Proven experience in providing technical support on digital and front-office transformation initiatives;

  • Some experience in architecting digital technology solutions, covering all layers of the technology stack;

  • Demonstrable track record of helping to shape successful business development of digital and other front office business transformation initiatives.

  • Have a minimum of Salesforce Platform App Builder and Salesforce Platform Developer I certifications.

The nice to have:
  • Have either Salesforce System Architect, Salesforce Application Architect certifications or Architect domain certifications.

  • Majority of related experience gained in one of the following sectors:

    • Financial Services – Retail and Commercial Banking

    • Private Sector – Energy, Utilities and Resources

    • Private Sector – Technology, Media and Telecommunications

    • Private Sector – Retail and Consumer

To do the job well, you should be/have:
  • A deep knowledge of Salesforce offerings, including licensing options

  • Experienced in Salesforce deployments and software delivery lifecycle

  • Experienced in implementing Salesforce architecture best practice and data model design.

  • A track record of creating successful technology solutions that support the organisational strategic vision and goals

  • A confident written and verbal communicator, able to clearly explain digital ideas to non-technical audiences, and work effectively with non-technical colleagues and business executives

  • Worked in sourcing and selection process for third-party software and other technology components and services, as required to enable delivery of digital transformation solutions

Location
London

Consulting

In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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