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Salesforce Technical Architect
Ref No.: 18-00424
Location: Irvine, California
Position Type:Contract

Location: Irvine, CA

•    Seeking a Technical Architect with deep experience in the Salesforce Sales, Service, Marketing, Communities and App Clouds.
•    Candidate must have a deep working knowledge of the ways that data is shared between clouds, secured and securely propagated to / synchronized with external systems.
•    Candidate should be well versed in the Lightning user experience, its architectural goals, limitations and its benefits over the legacy Salesforce classic user experience.
•    The Salesforce Technical Architect role is responsible for defining technical solutions to business problems across the Irvine Company Salesforce platform.
•    Collaboration with business owners, SMEs and technical team members is critical and the ability to translate across the functional / technical divide are required skills in order to be successful in this role.
•    Leads complex projects and ensures the success of enterprise-level application rollouts; determines and develops architectural approaches and solutions; conducts business reviews; documents current systems and develops recommendations; may contribute in the planning of the overall organizational IT strategy. Individual contributor with comprehensive knowledge in specific area; ability to execute highly complex or specialized projects.
•    Translate the to-be business process and requirements into a detailed technical in order to meet business goals while maintaining technical best practices.
•    Identify, document and maintain a published set of technical best practices and solution patterns and ensure adoption and implementation across a broad set of Salesforce projects.
•    Collaborate with application solution architects to solve technical challenges.
•    Serve as the Salesforce platform technical owner and steward to ensure long term success of the platform and manage technical debt.

•    3+ years’ experience working with Salesforce platform, specifically Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Communities, / Heroku and Wave Analytics.
•    SFDC Experience working in Lightning / Communities, APEX class / coding, Custom coding, Process Builder, Triggers, Visualforce, Workflows, CSS, HTML, Templates and Web Services.
•    Salesforce certifications preferred: Application Architect, System Architect.
•    Experience with Agile Scrum delivery framework.
•    Experience working with distributed external resources and vendor teams (onshore and offshore).
•    College degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or like areas.
•    Understanding of SaaS platform development best practices.
•    Analytical mindset able to break down complex business problems and document proposed process solutions.
•    Self Directed – Resource should be passionate about the work.
•    Competent Multi-tasker – There are a lot of projects in bursts. The resource must be able to accomplish prioritized tasks, given a mixture of coarse and fine grained priorities.
•    Effective at navigating people to understand root concerns, issues and needs.
•    Ability to author documentation.
•    Ability to present concepts.
•    Ability to help business people understand difficult technology concepts.
•    Technology Translator – Able to help business people understand difficult technology concepts.
•    Ability to perform formal analysis and provide written interpretations of findings.
•    Ability to present difficult concepts to non-technical resources.
•    Ability to establish application roadmaps.
•    Planning and prioritization skills and experience.
•    Ability to establish and communicate technology roadmaps.
•    Effective at resolving issues and negotiating paths forward with leadership.
•    Effective communication, presentation and leadership skills.
•    Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and process innovation).
•    Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System.
•    Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders.
•    Inspire people to deliver our mission and Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.
•    Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential.
•    Demonstrates curiosity.
•    Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
•    Makes bold decisions / recommendations.
•    Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his / her work.
•    Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
•    High performance standards.
•    Outperforms her / his peers.
•    Removes barriers to move faster.
•    Experiments and adapts.
•    Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
•    Brings solutions instead of problems.
•    Challenges the status quo.
•    Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

Platinum Resource Group is a professional level consulting firm, providing resources to Fortune 1000 client companies in the areas of technology, human resources, accounting, finance, business systems and supply chain, on a contract and interim basis. PRG has operations in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As a W-2 employer we offer our consultants direct deposit bi-weekly payroll, health, dental, vision benefits, paid holidays, and referral bonuses.