Solution Architect

Salesforce

Salesforce

IT
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

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Job Category

Customer Success

Job Details

About Salesforce

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Salesforce Professional Services focuses on delivering strategic engagements that define transformational opportunities and articulate clear plans for execution of change programs. We rely on our team’s expertise and specialisms to engage with executive-level customers to agree on specific business goals and actions to ignite the full value of Salesforce.
Our approach considers people, process, and technology — and a successful engagement includes recommendations to the business for change to support deeper, more relevant use of the Salesforce platform.

Are you passionate about Customer Success and would you like to work at the forefront of Digital Innovation at one of the most exciting CRM companies?

Role Description

Salesforce Solution Architects collaborate with our most strategic customers and partners and build valuable relationships both internally and externally. They will have end-to-end functional responsibility for all aspects of the enterprise level solutions implementation (from initial requirements capturing till release).

These individuals lead consultative engagements with sophisticated enterprise customers, partnering with key collaborators to build compelling visions while advising and completing strategies. They are also responsible for viable solution options, providing industry best methodologies, formulating and communicating solution options to various levels of management and influencing decisions that result in customer success.

Based on seniority they are involved in the building of solutions and/or leading diverse teams of resources in delivery or in strategic aspects:

Solution Architects can communicate optimally to various audiences in the forms of architectural and/or process diagrams or flows, functional capabilities, business process efficiencies, and business value realization and is the trusted advisor for business and technology partners. Finally, with experience in software delivery cycles based on agile methodologies, architects support and are in close alignment with project management activities.

People in both roles are strong presenters and facilitators, acquiring customer acceptance by understanding and delivering the right strategic vision, and driving the difficult conversations vital to implement business strategies. They are proficient at analyzing issues and obstacles to understand root cause(s), weighing options, choosing appropriate courses of action, and measuring and revising strategy based on results.

Your Impact

  • Lead customers on their process, business and technical challenges ensuring balanced, scalable, and standard methodology solutions that meet and exceed customer needs while building balanced relationships with them and team members

  • Act as lead architect for the overall engagement by coordinating and aligning work of multiple architects and consultants on the team

  • Align with project and engagement managers, Salesforce partners and other (internal) partners to support planning and implementation in close collaboration with the customer

  • Understand and present high-level overviews of the Salesforce Core functionality, other salesforce products and features

  • Where required, perform hands-on application configuration (clicks not code) to meet customer needs

  • Identify, lead or contribute to internal pivotal initiatives to grow the consulting practice, such as internal innovations, building up a strategic brand, and increasing teammates' skills by knowledge sharing

  • Contribute to broader goals by giving back to our communities by joining or leading volunteering activities

  • Occasionally support pre-sales activity to position successful delivery of Salesforce solutions from a content perspective

Basic requirements:

  • Understand customer's processes and connect business requirements with the functional capabilities of the application

  • Extensive experience in the assessment of business objectives, formulating solution options, and driving partner support as well as with software implementation lifecycle with ability to support project planning

  • Having an effective communication skills across a variety of audiences and situations

  • Proven record of consulting skills, with the ability to effectively engage with clients and partners to understand their needs and deliver tailored solutions.

  • Proven track record of successfully delivering sophisticated Salesforce projects.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Salesforce architecture and solution design.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Degree or equivalent relevant experience required. Experience will be evaluated based on the strengths you'll need for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)

  • Proficiency in English and Hebrew language

  • Available to travel regionally and occasionally internationally depending on customer needs

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Agile methodologies and frameworks (such as SAFE), Business Process analysis and design background

  • Experience collaborating with strategic delivery teams

  • Deep functional and business knowledge of industries/verticals

  • Experience with increasing responsibility and guidance of junior consultants

  • Exposure to CRM / ERP (sales, service, marketing)

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