• Salesforce Solutions Architect

    Job Locations US-IL-Elk Grove Village
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/8/2018 2:18 PM)
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  • Overview

    Topco Associates is currently seeking a Salesforce Solutions Architect for our office in Elk Grove Village, IL.


    The Salesforce Solution Architect will work with the Salesforce Lead to provide solutions that support operations of our 400+ user base.  This position requires the ability to understand business functional requirements and translate the requirements into Salesforce solutions that minimize the amount of custom development while still delivering a solution that meets business needs.  Additionally the individual for this position must be self-sufficient with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work activities in a fast-paced environment and must also be a team player who is highly collaborative in nature.



    • Demonstrated ability to analyze existing technical architectures and recommend and implement alternatives with regard to tools, technologies, and approaches to their use.
    • Lead technical design sessions and write technical design documents
    • Design and manage the execution of test plans and ensure a quality solution is delivered
    • Work with offshore developers to ensure the timely delivery of solutionsCreatively solve technical implementation issues in a variety of technical environments
    • Creating solution definitions


    • Contribute to technology strategy and planning
    • Lead research on emerging Salesforce technologies and recommend introduction of technologies, new features, or other non-functional requirements for implementation that improver operational efficiency.


    • Ability to present complex architect solutions to Director and VP level stakeholders in a common language that can be understood by everyone.



    • Bachelor’s degree or higher or equivalent work/technical experience
    • Formal Salesforce.com training and/or certification required

    Technical skills:

    • Experience in developing strategic architecture solution plans, technology planning and execution, and policy development and maintenance
    • Understanding of relational databases and ETL tools
    • Agile Accelerator or any type of AGILE software, a plus
    • SAP experience, a plus


    • 6+ years of Salesforce experience
    • 4+ years of relevant work experience in one or more of the following: Enterprise Architecture, Technology Consulting, Solutions Architecture with Salesforce.com

    Other qualifications:

    • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication, motivational, and presentation skills
    • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, on multiple projects.
    • Ability to manage competing priorities without loss of efficiency
    • Experience in working in a Lean or Agile development environment a plus
    • Aspiration to learn new technologies and concepts


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