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SFDC Wave Architect
Ref No.: 17-00024
Location: Palo Alto, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/17/2017
Job Title: SFDC Wave Architect
Start Date: 3/1/2017
End Date: 12/31/2017
Location:Palo Alto, CA, US
Max Hourly Rate: USD $80

We are looking for a senior architect / leader in the SFDC Wave area to join our practice. The Technical Architect is responsible for creating analytics solutions leveraging the Salesforce platform. This is a customer facing leadership role with responsibility for leading the architecture and design of innovative social, mobile and analytics cloud applications. The role will be leading our clients through the build, test and deployment of the solutions on the Salesforce Wave platform. Role requires coordination with the functional consultants, customer business and technical teams.
Required Skills:
• 5+ years of experience developing analytics using Salesforce platform as the backend
• 2+ years of experience working with Wave Analytics
• Create Wave datasets from using internal Salesforce data and external data sources
• Experience with the Salesforce web services API
• Write SFDC SOQL queries to search and display data from SFDC Org using tools such as Workbench
• Designs, develops, and maintains reports and multi-level dashboards in Wave
• Knowledge of Apex Data Loader, SOQL or more advanced ETL tools
• Write database SQL queries to search and display data from an Oracle database using tools such as SQL Plus and TOAD
• Strong problem solving and analytical skill
• Experience in agile development methodology/scrum is a plus
• Work with Business Applications, Business Analytics, and Sales Operations Team, this position will influence best practices in analytics development, and related apps and tools
• Defines business requirements and creates high-level architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with Salesforce and internal existing systems/platforms
• Candidate must have experience in IT project requirement gathering, deployment and implementation

Preferred Skills:
• Hands on experience in analyzing data, identifying trends and building visualizations
• Experience with data modeling, logical star schema design and data warehouse concepts
• Experience with ETL tools (Informatica, Talend, Data Transformation Services, etc.) a strong plus
• Experience with latest trends in Hadoop, Apache Pig a strong plus
• Solid verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills