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Salesforce Technical Architect

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Job description

This position provides technical or business analytical leadership for specific technical objectives within an implementation. It is responsible for leading functional specification design sessions and technical architecture sessions for enterprise clients. The successful person will be tasked with demonstrating thoughtful leadership related to emerging web technologies, web design integration, prototyping, database driven content, and web based user interfaces. The Technical Architect has the ability to learn, analyse and apply new technologies quickly to solve business problems. Provides advanced technical and/or business consultative services during both the pre-sales and post sales cycle. Responsible for developing in Visual force, Apex, D/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOJO, AJAX, and other technologies. Strong understanding of relational databases and has developed a competency around MS SQL Server, MySQL, or Oracle. Responsible for leading multiple technical projects or technical portions of projects at one time. Able to manage a staff of developers, consultants and business analysts on the project.

Responsibilities include:
·  Work effectively individually and with team members toward customer satisfaction and success
·  Conduct technical process reviews, technical UAT's and work in partnership with the business consultants.
·  Design and develop customer solutions in Visual force, Apex, D/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOJO, AJAX and other technologies.
·  Technical code achieves passing rating during regular review by Senior Developers.
·  Provide instructions and guidelines for integrations and deployments
·  Facilitate code sharing and control by regularly submitting code to concurrent version system repository.
·  Ability to gather data migration requirements, define a data migration plan and perform complex data migrations requiring transformation using a database, and potentially containing very large data sets.
·  Analyse data quality requirements, define data quality plan and execute.
·  Maintain certification requirements as Platform Developer I and II
About you.

Technical Expertise:
·  Takes a lead role on development initiatives and provides mentorship and direction to less experienced developers or consultants
·  Salesforce Certified Technical Architect
·  Effectively collaborates with project team and client resources to determine functional requirements
·  Able to effectively facilitate Technical Process Review sessions
·  Experience building (or implementing from specifications) customer- or public-facing web-based user interfaces, with a deep understanding of HTML, Javascript, and CSS.
·  Excellent understanding of object-oriented concepts and design patterns, as well as prior work with OO languages (Java, Ruby, C#, C++, etc)
·  Experience with and knowledge of relational databases, including work with MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle, or other common RDBMS.
·  Prior experience working with an excellent understanding of the MVC (Model View Controller) design pattern
·  Professional development experience with an MVC framework (examples: Ruby on Rails, Struts)
·  Familiarity with the basic concepts of good UI design and ability to advise projects as to good UI design practices
·  Familiarity with and some experience using Javascript libraries such as jQuery and Prototype.
·  Professional experience in a test-driven and formal QA development environment, including development/staging/production (or similar) deployment cycles
·  Knowledge of Agile development practices, particularly sprint planning and assessment
·  Prior Salesforce and experience
·  Preferably attained both Salesforce Platform Developer I and II levels of certification
·  Seeks ongoing Opportunities for Professional Development Cultural:
·  Self-motivated, able to work independently
·  Able to interact effectively with customers, and stay focused on customer objectives
·  Adaptable to changing requirements, changing schedules
·  Ability and desire to participate in project planning and scoping, both in a project kickoff role as well as a pre-sales role
·  Ability to manage commitments across multiple projects
·  Ability to communicate project exceptions (e.g. slipping schedules) to project manager
·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills Education:
·  Requires a bachelor degree in Computer Science or similar discipline, and significant work experience consulting Please note: This role will include travel nationally and internationally around 50% of the time

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Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Application Architect
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(8660) IBM United Kingdom Limited
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Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

Up to 50% or 3 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)
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Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As per job description.

United Kingdom
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

As per job description.
Secondary Job Category

Other Architect
Position Type

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

As an IBM Application Architect, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will define the scope and vision for projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of IBM platforms. You are a technical leader, serving as a liaison among business partners, technical resources, and project stakeholders.
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