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Customer Success Group
Job Title: Technical Architect
Location: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway
At Salesforce, there is nothing more important than the success of our customers! Salesforce Professional Services, operating in the Salesforce Customer Success Group (CSG) are a team of trusted advisers, fundamental to the success of our customers. We help customers unleash the full power of Salesforce, find and implement solutions, and provide guidance on how to maximise value from our platform.
The Consulting Services team in Northern Europe is continuously growing, and we are currently looking for Technical Architects.
Technical Architects collaborate with our customers and partners during project planning and implementation to share their extensive knowledge of the Salesforce platform and product suite to craft the solution.
As such, they will often be part of the scaled agile organisation. Depending on seniority and experience as well as business need will be part of teams in the hands-on delivery of solutions.
YOUR IMPACT: Responsibilities
Technical Architects are mostly aligned to one customer and sometimes to several customers, working as technology advisors, evaluating the business and technical requirements, guiding technical discussions, helping define the implementation approach and responsible for key deliverables.
Based on seniority they are involved in the building of solutions (configuration and coding) and/or leading diverse teams of resources in technical delivery aspects.
Through our extended onboarding program of formal certification, internal training, knowledge transfer, hands on experience and closely working with other Technical Architects you will become a Salesforce Domain Authority at the forefront of our Architecture offerings, delivering outstanding customer success.
A successful Technical Architect:
- makes our Clients successful with a deep understanding of technology and how it adds customer value
- identifies and guides or contributes to critical initiatives to grow the consulting practice and toolsets, Professional Services brand, and peer’s competencies
- builds relationships with business partners, internal and external; contributes to broader goals and growth beyond the scope of a single or your current project
- A real passion for redefining businesses through technology as well as the ability to understand and be adaptable to customer needs and to advocate for customer success
- Extensive hands-on technical consulting and solution implementation experience for a major software domain (e.g. CRM, ERP, HR).
- Experience in hands-on coding experience in object oriented languages.
- A detailed understanding of web services, data modeling, and enterprise application integration concepts, including experience with enterprise integration tools (ESBs and/or ETL tools), and common integration design patterns with enterprise systems (e.g. CMS, ERP, HRIS, DWH/DM)
- Demonstrable ability to analyze, design, and optimize business processes via technology and integration, including management in guiding customers and colleagues in rationalizing and deploying emerging technology for business use cases
- Ability to work independently and as part of a distributed team and a willingness to take ownership of problems
- Good interpersonal and communications skills
- Ability to rapidly learn new technologies and an appetite to learn more as well as strong presentation, communication and facilitation skills
- Bachelor’s degree in a technical field, or equivalent combination of education, training & work experience
- Proficiency in the local language AND English is required
- Architecture experience across a broad set of enterprise technologies, including integration & middleware technologies
- Enterprise consulting experience, including implementation experience with major technology programs
- Ability to build and maintain key relationships with C-level / mid level and key decision makers
- Experience as a Senior Architect and/or CTO in a mid to large sized organisation with leadership driving an organisational transformation in a matrixed organisation
- Experience of defining and delivering enterprise applications on the Salesforce Platform including coded solutions
- Prior experience in the FSI, Telco, Manufacturing regionally sector would be advantageous
- Available to travel regionally and occasionally internationally for up but not more than 50%
Benefits & perks:
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Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world’s #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes’s “World’s Most Innovative Company” five years in a row and one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for “family”) made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.
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