Sr. Salesforce Architect

Sr. Salesforce Architect
IL, Chicago

Job Description

Salesforce Architect

Job overview and responsibilities

As a senior developer on the Sales IT team, you will be responsible in developing and/or enhancing various Salesforce Platform based applications, works with business team and analysts to understand the requirements, translates requirements into technical approaches, communicates and presents technical approaches and ensures successful implementation.

  • Lead software development during the design/build phases of the SDLC
  • Develop appropriate software documentation
  • Works/Consults across multiple projects
  • Works on complex projects that require subject matter expertise
  • Demonstrate exceptional knowledge of development methodologies, software design and design patterns, integration standards as well as its applicability at coding and testing cycles
  • Work with Agile Scrum Masters and Product Owners to understand Agile Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Responsible for making sure in-progress builds follow the approved designs
  • Perform coding and proper unit testing (including test class creations) for in progress changes
  • Mentor other developers and perform peer code reviews
  • Document deployment steps as needed
  • Work with App Ops team to deploy changes in Salesforce UAT and Production Orgs
  • Identify new trends in Salesforce and associated technologies and leverage them to bring out new ideas by building prototypes


  • Bachelors in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Salesforce application architecture, Governor’s limit, and development components such as Visual Force, SOQL, Apex Classes and Triggers, JQuery, APIs, Process Builder, Approval process, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Salesforce as a Developer
  • Experience using source control and continuous integration
  • Experience with SOA including SOAP and REST API integrations
  • Experience with relational database design and development
  • Strong analytical skills: Ability to collect, organize, and analyze data; summarize findings and develop conclusions and recommendations
  • Self -starter who takes initiative and is proactive
  • Ability to prioritize a high volume of tasks
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, including management and end-users
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • 5+ years as a developer with 3+ years of experience in Salesforce custom development
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • Masters in Computer Science/Information Technology or related field
  • Salesforce developer certifications
  • User interface development using Angular JS.
  • Using Angular JS based UI pages in Salesforce Visualforce pages.

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