Salesforce Technical Architect
Posted on: August 4, 2022
At Perficient you'll deliver mission-critical technology and
business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most
recognized brands on the planet. And you'll do it with cutting-edge
technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world's
biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as
well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity
to spread your wings, too.
We're proud to be publicly recognized as a "Top Workplace" year
after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial
attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our
colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.
The Salesforce Technical Architect role at Perficient plays a
crucial part in our Salesforce strategy. It requires not only a
high degree of skill in our technological solutions, but also
requires a high degree of consulting, relationship building and
management, and an ability to see the grand vision that our
solutions can bring to a client. A technical architect utilizes a
consultative approach to explain solutions that they have designed
with an engineering mindset. They must be able to speak to a wide
range of audiences from highly technical to strictly business
focused. The technical architect will work in parallel with the
client consultant on an account. The client consultant will
represent the business process and vision, while the technical
architect delivers the technical solutions and roadmap to fulfill
the business needs and visions.
As a technical architect you are responsible for successfully
designing and managing the delivery of cloud based solutions and
technologies. These technologies include, but are not limited to, ,
, Apex/Visualforce, Amazon Web Services, Heroku, iOS, Android, ETL
technologies, Sitecore, and .NET. You will also be responsible for
maintaining an ongoing comprehensive understanding of various
cloud-computing ecosystems. The technical architect will own the
technological landscape, security, integration and data model
design, and process creation for all projects for the clients they
are assigned to.
You will own the overall technology roadmap and vision for each
client you are assigned to. As such, it is your responsibility to
maintain and grow the relationships within the account to ensure a
strong long-term partnership with the client's technology teams and
leadership. You will work closely with client consultants,
engagement managers, project managers, as well as the technology
teams to ensure projects are on-time, on-budget, and of the highest
quality, as well as adhere to the technology roadmap that you have
- You enjoy working closely both with internal teams, and
directly with clients to architect technology solutions to fulfill
clients' needs and visions for their marketing technology
- You are a visionary. You are able to help clients see the big
picture even though it may be many steps away.
- You are a leader and a mentor. You enjoy coaching the
- You are passionate about quality and work hard to enforce sound
development practices and ensure the quality delivery of enterprise
- You take ownership of your projects and ensure that quality
standards are met from the beginning of the project all the way
through delivery and support.
- You enjoy building relationships with people. You strive to be
seen as a trusted advisor to our clients.
- You realize that great team work is core to successful projects
and work hard to ensure the project teams are aligned, utilized,
and focused throughout the project.
- You are passionate about technology and stay up to date on the
latest tools, languages, methodologies, and news relating to
enterprise software development and marketing technology.
- You can communicate effectively to various audiences. You can
easily explain a complex technical solution to a business user, or
a business case to a technical person.
- You enjoy working with clients in a consultative manner, and
strive to help them make the best technology decisions
- You are passionate about delivering documentation and
consulting to help clients understand and support the technologies
and processes we are building for them .
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering,
Computer Information Systems, or equivalent Business.
- 8+ years' experience in developing technology solutions.
- 5+ years' experience in managing external client projects in
positions of increasing responsibility in the delivery of business
consulting and systems development.
- Cross-cloud Salesforce experience
Proven ability to design, optimize and integrate business processes
across disparate systems.
- Extraordinary client facing skills with the ability to solve
the client's needs and manage scope in a positive way.
- Experience with authoring, editing and presenting technical
- Experience working with a globally distributed team and
managing off-shore teams.
Experience with ETL tools.
- Experience developing and deploying custom end user
- Have thorough understanding of OOP, design patterns, and
enterprise application integration.
- Excellent analysis skills and the ability to develop processes
- Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn
and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and
- Skilled in all aspects of system design including data
modeling, integration design, business process implementation,
- Able to travel 25% or more of the time
Additional desired experience
Experience with a professional consulting organization (e.g. Big 5
- Ability to organize and lead client sessions that result in
clear requirements and technical design, even when working with
non-technical members of client teams.
- Ability to generate client sign-off and commitment to these
designs and the solution.
Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive
benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive
compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding
benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In
addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and
recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities.
Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our
colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a
great place to work.
More About Perficient
Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm
serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North
America. With unparalleled information technology, management
consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient
Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding
digital experience, business optimization and industry
Our work enables clients to improve productivity and
competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers,
suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's
professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North
America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the
Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell
2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.
Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete
statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential
functions performed by the employee assigned to this
classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change
the duties of the position at any time.
Associated topics: .net, architecture, backend, back end, design
pattern, expert, matlab, maven, senior, software engineer lead
Keywords: Perficient, Canton , Salesforce Technical Architect, Other , Dover, Ohio
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