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Salesforce Architect - software / qa / dba / etc - job employment

City: Austin
Date: 14 Oct 2020
Category: Software / QA / DBA

Come join one of Washington's fastest growing technology companies, Affirma! Ranked one of Puget Sound Business Journals “Best Workplaces” and “Fastest Growing Companies”, Affirma is expanding its presence and hiring a Salesforce Architect to join an exciting client of ours in Bellevue. With offices in Bellevue, Los Angeles, Ireland, and Romania, we are looking to continue our growth in our Austin office with you on our team!

In this role you will work with business stakeholders to develop a strategy, gather requirements, and define business processes. We are looking for someone who will own the overall design of the technical application by working collaboratively with Technical leads and Developers to accurately map business requirements that suit the client’s needs.

•Leading scalable and Salesforce projects with direct involvement and oversight for developing business requirements, specifications, process flows, application design, application configuration, and testing processes
•Owning the overall design of the technical application by mapping business requirements to system/technical requirements
•Effectively developing Business Process, Process Flow Analysis, Requirements Definition, Data Models, Detailed Functional Design, Executive Summaries and Project Plans
•Develop user stories and future-state process flows to support the design and development of Salesforce solutions
•Designing creative solutions that exceed client expectations using configuration tools, and minimal development of custom code.
•Analyzing and identifying areas of risk and developing plans to mitigate
•Effectively facilitate key meetings including discovery sessions, presentations, system demos, user acceptance testing, and end user training
•Providing ongoing systems administration, data management, documentation, reporting, end-user training, and business process innovation
•Bridge Waterfall and Agile methodologies to ensure alignment
•Responsible for resource balancing and planning of resources for Salesforce Product and Technology team initiatives
•Conduct impact assessment on Salesforce Product and Technology team when new Enterprise IT initiatives are rolled out and understand their system-specific impacts
•Drive sessions to define features and epics to a level enabling technical grooming within development teams
•Facilitate complex team meetings, involving business and technical resources, including third party vendors

Qualifications and Experience
•7-10 years’ experience in industry roles delivering digital technology solutions
•4+ years’ experience working with Salesforce products such as Sales Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Service Cloud, and/or Salesforce Platform
•Bachelor of Arts or Science required. Preferred a degree in technology, Information Systems, or related
•At least 5 years’ experience managing a portfolio of technology initiatives
•Proven Program management and technical project management capabilities
•Proven ability to lead technology teams in complex environments
•Ability to work across varying levels of an organization
•Experience in executive level reporting
•Experience and knowledge delivering solutions using Agile methodologies
•Ability to work permanently in the U.S. on a full-time basis

Nice to have
•Minimum of 3 years of consulting experience desired, specializing in technology delivery
•Preferred experience working with both business and IT delivery teams

Why Affirma?
•One of Washington's Fastest Growing Private Companies & Top 100 Best Companies to Work For (According to Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal)
•Casual environment, surrounded by incredibly intelligent and motivated co-workers, and a performance-driven culture
•Flexible Schedule
•Opportunity for growth
•Great location, great people, exciting projects, and tons of fun.

Are you interested in this role? We invite you to visit our website at to submit a resume and an application. While applying, please refer to the job opening ID # 1121.
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