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Salesforce Solution Architect

It's not about technology. It's about life.

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

 

Salesforce Architect

 

About the role

The candidate will be responsible for creating & delivering in a timely and accurate fashion, Salesforce solutions using Salesforce/Apex, Force, VisualForce and J2EE technologies. The candidate will be responsible for the overall Salesforce Architecture and Design for projects including opportunities to reuse existing functionality across multiple applications to minimize custom development.  The candidate must demonstrate progressive leadership in the full life cycle of the software development environment.  

Through the use visual tools, diagrams, and best-practice methodologies, you will be responsible for the design of Salesforce related projects from inception through production support. You will be responsible for ensuring that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the project, ensuring that the team is enabled to execute the vision as designed.  In collaboration with Salesforce Platform Manager, Consumer Architect, Scrum Master, and Product Owner, the Salesforce Architect will be responsible for defining sound Application design and coordinating the standardizing the usage of data across all Salesforce objects.  These plans will also need to be shared across cross-functional teams.


Responsibilities

  • Review and integrate all application requirements into Architecture design, including functional, security, integration, performance, quality, and operational needs.
  • Participate in quarterly planning sessions to understand priorities across the program and align project designs for maximum usage and minimal customization. 
  • Design flexible, scalable, and robust architecture for Salesforce to meet the dynamic needs of various projects on Sales Cloud, Experience Cloud, Service Cloud, etc. 
  • Guide technical teams to deliver flexible and scalable solutions that meets overall business requirements
  • Oversee phases for multiple projects including development, testing, deployment to ensure alignment with application architecture.
  • Drive the adoption of Salesforce best practices and build standard processes for development and testing teams to follow.
  • Understand requirements and provide one or more options for the solution utilizing Salesforce best practices.
  • Experience designing Salesforce integrations with different systems utilizing Webservices (REST or SOAP) or middleware (i.e. Mulesoft).  Experience with Heroku is a plus.
  • Perform technical solution reviews and provide recommendations to improve adoption and usage.
  • Mentors team members in technology, architecture, and delivery of applications.
  • Perform hands-on solution design and delivers proof-of-concepts

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • 7+ years of direct experience with developing, configuring, and implementing successful Salesforce project implementations
  • 2+ years of experience on Salesforce & Force platform as an Architect
  • Experience in Lighting web components and strong hands-on experience in development practices.
  • Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of Salesforce solutions.    
  • Strong knowledge of Salesforce best practices and methodologies 
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills, ability to work with teams and stakeholders of different backgrounds and time zones in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience working with Agile teams and use of tools such as Jira, Copado, etc.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, decision making, and problem solving skills. Ability to articulate and present different points-of-views on various technologies.
  • Experience with managed packages and AppExchange preferred
  • Motivated, high-potential performer, with demonstrated ability to influence and lead.
  • Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change.
  • Salesforce Administrator and Developer Certifications required. 
  • Salesforce Architecture Certifications preferred.

 

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  54952


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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