Salesforce Application Architect

at MetaPhase Consulting
Published December 14, 2023
Location Washington, DC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


At MetaPhase, we believe Quirky is Cool and being authentic is the only way to be!  We take the work we do very seriously and do a lot of important mission-focused work for our clients. We are individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with. Today, we have a team that is invested in creating new solutions that lean forward, challenge the status quo, but also reflect our intimate knowledge of our customers’ business. Over the years we have fostered a culture in which we are united by shared values—passion, solidarity, generosity, curiosity, and boldness—and these come alive in the work we do and how we do it.

Together, we know our people are our difference—for our clients and our colleagues.

Are you ready to:

  • Work alongside a dedicated and diverse set of people to offer honest advice and practical guidance to our clients?
  • Learn and grow by taking advantage of every opportunity available to you?
  • Join a company which prides itself on its shared values and inclusive culture?
  • Be the difference and make it happen?

Role Summary

MetaPhase Consulting seeks a Salesforce Application Architect with at least five years of experience designing, coding, and implementing scalable software and applications that meet company needs. The Architect will play a pivotal role in advising the client on strategic solutions on the Salesforce platform and ensure the successful delivery of scalable, efficient, and robust applications. You will analyze and develop an architectural strategy to align with business interests and an IT game plan. You will also be a part of the growing Digital Services Practice and will contribute to the expansion of Salesforce capabilities with our Clients and throughout the organization.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Collaborate with various stakeholders, including business leaders, developers, administrators, and other architects, to understand business requirements and translate them into effective Salesforce solutions.
  • Review new solution concepts that are introduced at Center of Excellence (COE) meetings.
  • Present high-level requirements and analysis conducted (Project Detail, Fit Gap Analysis) to make platform decisions to the COE.
  • Conduct design reviews in order for an application or set of requirements to proceed to a development sprint.
  • Proactively implement improvements with design patterns and automated, repeatable processes.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest Salesforce releases and best practices to continuously improve the application's performance and functionality.

What We Need From You (Required)

  • 5+ years of experience designing scalable and robust solutions on the Salesforce platform.
  • Experience serving as an architect on complex Salesforce integrations and data migration projects.
  • In-depth knowledge of Salesforce architecture and proficiency with Apex, Visualforce, and Lightning components.
  • Ability to create and manage technical documentation as required.
  • Effective collaboration with COE leads for task prioritization, resolving issues and escalations.
  • Proficiency with Salesforce application architecture and development.
  • Specialization in managing the development lifecycle and deploying Salesforce solutions using best practices.
  • Deep understanding of Salesforce applications, data models, and security.
  • Enthusiasm for leveraging the latest Salesforce updates and trends to provide innovative solutions and drive continuous improvement.
  • Proficiency with using the Microsoft Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.

Bonus Points (Desired)

  • Salesforce Developer Experience (SFDX) automation experience

Desired Certifications:

  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
  • Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Architect
  • Salesforce Certified Data Architect

Work Location

  • Mostly remote, with some client meetings in Springfield, VA
  • Candidate must reside in the DC Metro area


None outside of the DC Metro area

Education Level

Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Information Technology Management), or related field

Clearance Level

US Citizenship required to obtain a Public Trust Clearance (NO EXCEPTIONS)

About MetaPhase Consulting

MetaPhase Consulting is different with a purpose - demonstrating a new approach to the industry that puts employees and culture first! We continue to be recognized by the industry as one of the fastest-growing and most impactful consultancies in the nation, and are aggressively hiring to grow our team:

Fastest Growing

  • Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company - 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Washington Technology Fast 50 Award - 2020, 2021
  • Financial Times America's Fastest Growing Companies – 2021, 2022

Best Places to Work

  • Washington Post Best Places to Work – 2022, 2023
  • Washington's Business Journal’s Best Places to Work – 2021, 2022
  • Virginia Business Magazine's Best Places to Work – 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Northern Virginia Technology Council Top 100 Technology Firms – 2020

Company & Individual Awards

  • 2021 Washington Business Journal Small Business - CEO of the Year
  • 2021 FedScoop 50 - Industry Leadership Award Nominee
  • 2021, 2023 Moxie Award Finalist
  • 2022 SECAF Government Contractor Awards ($27.5 to $50 Million in Revenue)
  • 2022 FedScoop Best Bosses Finalist – Brett McLaren
  • 2022 Washington Business Journal 40 under 40 – Brett McLaren
  • 2022 FedHealth IT and G2XChange Women in in Leadership Awards – Beth Angerman
  • 2022 George Mason University Prominent Patriots in Business – Fred Costa
  • 2022 TiE DC Capital ELITE Award
  • 2023 Elev8 Gov Con Finalist
  • 2023 Consulting Magazine Leaders in Technology Finalist – Alexa Tsui (Mentor of the Year Award)
  • 2023 Maryland Tech Council ICON Awards Finalist for Government Contracting Company of the Year: Over $50 Million

MetaPhase Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or any other factors protected by federal, state, or local law.