Salesforce Technical Architect

at CGI Group, Inc.
Published December 26, 2021
Location Pittsburgh, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Salesforce Technical Architect

Position Description
CGI is seeking a Salesforce Technical Architect. This high-level Salesforce Architect will rely on their established technical skills and current experience to deliver cloud implementation, customization and development services to CGI's Salesforce customer base. This person will help the team to understand the client's business needs and the technology value through Salesforce.

Your future duties and responsibilities
• Provide Salesforce custom software/ system development consulting services, in Salesforce projects, either at the client's location or at the CGI office.
• Facilitate the assessment phase of the project by providing high level architectural design and implementation road maps
• Lead and participate in the solution development, implementation and project closeout
• Contribute to the design phase by producing high level database design and supporting class structures around the design, high level architecture application and document use cases, database designs, functional and implementation requirements
• Manage a team of developers and ensure that quality code is delivered to meet project timeline estimations
• Productive dialog with customers stakeholders at various levels from developer to C level
• Design reusable solutions and strategies for reuse across multiple customers
• Provide guidance on modern DevOps strategies and technologies
• Communicate solution overview and demo core functionality to customers

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Working knowledge and direct experience with
• Able to configure and customize environments with a deep understanding of the constraints imposed by governor limits, editions and licensing, etc
• Able to document and communicate their design at both a high and low level (system overview and functionality of individual classes)
• Experience defining a sandbox strategy
• Able to understand, write, and estimate Apex code
• Able to design integration approaches and solutions for middleware like Cast Iron, Jitterbit, Boomi, Informatica Cloud, etc
• Experience and/or knowledge of Apex, VisualForce Pages, Web Services, SOQL, AJAX, XML, Javascript and/or HTML
• Understanding of data structures and data migration
• General understanding of the full application lifecycle from inception through maintenance
• Strong problem solving skills
• Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently or in a team environment at various times
• Proven ability to learn technical concepts and translate them to the appropriate audience
• Ability to recognize how our solution can support an individual customer's business requirements
• Familiarity with Salesforce packaging such as managed, unmanage and unlocked packages

Additional Qualifications
• Experience with multi-org deployment architectures
• Experience developing apps for AppExchange
• Experience with languages such as Java, C#, Javascript
• Experience with concepts like continuous integration, testing and team development best practices
• Knowledge of and experience with cloud and on-premises enterprise systems such as SAP, NetSuite, Kenandy, etc

Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): 84K-135K

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.
At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI's benefits include:
• Competitive base salaries
• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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