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Salesforce Architect
Ref No.: 18-04897
Location: Denver, Colorado
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 05/25/2018
Salesforce Solutions Architect

Position Overview:
Integrated Financial Settlement (IFS) is looking for a Certified Salesforce Application Architect to
lead solution delivery for our Innovation Team. Reporting to the Application Development
Manager (ADM), this role will partner with the ADM and other leaders to provide process
automation and customer facing portals for a special niche of the financial service industry. As part
of a shared service team, you will have the unique opportunity to work with emerging and industry
leading companies with the latest Salesforce technology on Green field and existing solutions.
Essential Functions:
 Responsible for the execution of the platform design and architecture ensuring a secure, high-
performance application.
 Author key deliverables documentation such as technical design documents, etc.
 Ensure individual and team adherence to IFS methodology (use of templates and tools).
 Development of data integration, migration, security architecture strategy.
 Communicates technical solutions and design tradeoffs and recommendations effectively to
business and IT stakeholders.
 Conducts architecture assessments.
 Ability to function as a Senior Developer, as needed:
 Design and develop custom coded applications using Apex and Visualforce.
 Develop and document regression, use case and unit testing scenarios.
 Define and monitor compliance with code check-in, backup/recovery, and versioning
 Lead technical requirements gathering sessions; capture and document requirements.
 Understand best practices, patterns and frameworks of object-oriented development and
Salesforce development.
 Develop custom code for data migration and Integration.
 Develop custom code for application enhancements, e.g. extending user interface.
 Develop and document regression, use case and unit testing scenarios.
 Complying with code check-in, backup/recovery, and versioning processes.
 Ability to function as a Business Analyst in terms of configuration knowledge or QA Tester, as

Required Education and Experience:
 Experience using Salesforce.
 Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent experience and education.
 Understanding of CRM Fundamentals.
 Effective written and oral communication skills
 Familiarity with project delivery concepts and methodologies.
 Understanding of user interface and data model.
 Salesforce Certified Application Architect.
 Expertise in Object Oriented (OO) Programming and technologies, e.g., Apex, Visualforce, Java,
.NET, OO technologies, database development, SQL, web development, etc.
 Ability to work independently and own technology deliverables.
 Creation of 2-4 custom applications.
 Knowledge of Salesforce Performance Tuning and platform best practices.
 Awareness of mobile solutions and considerations.
 General experience with real-time integration.
 2+ years as a technical lead.
Preferred Education and Experience:
 Familiarity with common third-party solution providers for Salesforce.
 Knowledge of internet and cloud architecture paradigms.
 Salesforce consulting experience.
 In-depth knowledge of Salesforce administration; standard objects, reports/dashboards,
processes, data management and sandbox environments.
 Strong understanding of SDLC methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, other).
 Experience in web page technologies would be ideal as well. Examples are Javascript, JQuery,
Node.Js, React.js etc.
 Experience in web communication technologies and formats, i.e. REST, SOAP, JSON.
 Experience with Data architecture; develop data load and data quality strategy and plan.
 Guide clients in establishing data cleansing rules, data migration policies and ensure data
solution meets functional requirements.
 Database query experience helpful, i.e. SQL, MDM, Data Modeling.

Benefits/What We Offer:
This position at Integrated Financial Settlements is a unique opportunity for someone who wishes
to establish a new software development team, unbounded by preexisting frameworks and
practices. The Solution Architect/Lead Developer will have an influential voice in shaping the
creation of our development roadmap for the foreseeable future. Paired with these challenges, the
Solution Architect will have the opportunity to exercise deep and diverse thinking, question
assumptions, pay attention to both design and details and help the business make the right
technology investments.

IFS is a privately held company with a national footprint that provides a friendly, comfortable
environment in its Denver Tech Center headquarters located just steps from the Orchard Light Rail
Station. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health care and retirement planning
options. Initially established in 1974 IFS is growing into new and interesting areas of the specialty
financial services industry. The future is bright at IFS and we are looking forward to growing our