Healthcare Salesforce Architect Consultant

posted on February 7, 2018

Job Description

Location: Harrisburg, PA

Duration: 3+ Months


  • This position is responsible for establishing the technical implementation approach and guidance to the Salesforce development team.
  • Providing technical leadership, oversight and realistic estimates of engineering efforts.
  • Ensuring adherence to architectural standards and direct or influence the work of others.
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships with business partners, customers and IT personnel including Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Software Developers, Business Analysts and Quality Assurance
  • Support project delivery for Salesforce from a technical stand point
  • Partners with Operational Solutions, IT, and the Center of Excellence for new development projects, systems enhancements and maintenance projects
  • Works with cross functional teams to estimate software solutions to maximize use of Salesforce
  • Partners with infrastructure, architecture, and database services to ensure overall systems scalability, reliability, and performance of Salesforce
  • Provides technical leadership on all assigned projects to ensure delivery of valuable solutions in alignment with business needs, technological platform architecture, and overall SDLC.
  • This includes understanding business requirements, adhering to technical architecture standards, recommending technical design, monitoring development, and testing efforts, resolving technical issues, making technical decisions, and supporting deployment of Salesforce
  • Leads all aspects of multiple projects concurrently consisting of both business as usual and/or strategically forward-thinking initiatives in the absence of a PMO representative (Project Manager or Scrum Master)
  • Establishes the technical implementation approach and drives the technical design and development of projects utilizing the platform for projects that may contain both declarative and programmatic solutions; which would include Apex and Visualforce
  • Can extend the platform using Apex and Visualforce, but knows when to leverage standard application features and functions within the platforms
  • Works with the engineering team to lead the day-to-day development activities by leading/implementing architecture decisions, participation in designs, design review, code review and implementation for Salesforce
  • Maintain technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always looking out for new technologies and working with the management and development team when evaluating new technologies
  • Mentors developers and ensures relevant on-boarding is provided
  • Documents technical specifications and requirements
  • Participates in interviews and hiring decisions for consultants when necessary
  • Provides performance feedback, monitors deliverables, ensures architectural direction is followed and participate in code reviews for consultants when appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Nine (9) years of software development experience
  • Six (6) or more years of Salesforce CRM experience
  • Three (3) or more years of technical leadership; subject matter expertise
  • In-depth development experience in Apex, Javascript, HTML, Visualforce
  • Design and implementation experience in Integration patterns in conjunction with, Apex triggers, Process Builder, Workflows, Validation rules, Canvas, Message Queues, bulk APIs
  • Knowledge or experience with Java, Integration Bus technologies, data replication tools, predictive dialers and document management
  • Implementation experience with AppExchange applications on platform
  • Design experience with object models on
  • Strong SOQL and SQL experience (Oracle preferred)
  • Experience with industry standard messaging and communication protocols
  • Knowledge and understanding of Industry standard source control systems
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies


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