Solution Architect – Salesforce / Force.com
Solution Architect required by established, market leading global solution vendor whose products are 100% built on the Salesforce platform.
Due to continued European growth this dynamic company is seeking a Solution Architect to play a key role on large and interesting engagements for a range of clients.
Why is this Solution Architect role different? Well for starters a lot of the projects are for clients based on mainland Europe. Despite this, the amount of travel and onsite work is much less that you will find at a typical Salesforce Consulting partner or SI, in fact the team rarely travel for more than 1 week in a month with the rest of the time either working from home or in the office. Crucially, this good work-life balance has the support of the management team and this is just one of many strengths of this company.
It's an exciting time to join this vendor as their new owners have big plans to accelerate growth initiatives and pursue new strategic partnerships for their market-leading technology.
As Solution Architect you will drive the implementations of this company's product suite in a range of challenging projects. On larger projects you may lead a functional project team and on smaller engagements you may be in the primary lead role. You will be accountable for leading requirements and design workshops, preparation of detailed functional design specifications and documentation and will coordinate and oversee functional implementation activities. You will liaise with the Technical Architect for the overall solution design and will provide ‘best practice' advice to customers as well as to internal and partner consultants, mentoring them on implementation strategies.
To be considered you must be a passionate and driven Solution Architect who possesses a strong track record in the functional design and delivery of Salesforce or Force.com based solutions. You must have strong client facing consulting, process analysis and project management skills and will have played a lead role in a number of end-to-end Salesforce deliveries. You must have exceptional stakeholder communication skills and will be used to managing and influencing senior level client stakeholders. You will be able to demonstrate good leadership skills and will be able to work effectively in a globally distributed team. Full product training will be given however a strong knowledge of Salesforce/Force.com is required. Finally, you must be self-motivated, driven and able to operate well in a fast paced environment.
This would be an excellent move for someone look to move out of a large or boutique consultancy or a large corporate end user environment into a vendor where there are significant growth opportunities and a much better work/life balance.
In return the successful candidate can expect an excellent salary from £90k-£110k plus 20% bonus and comprehensive benefits. If you are a Solution Architect with Salesforce.com experience apply for this exciting role NOW.
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