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Salesforce Architect

Job Location: British Columbia - Vancouver, Ontario - Toronto, Quebec - Montreal

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00526956


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. As a Cloud First Consulting Practitioner, you will join a global community of talented and like-minded professionals to help our clients accelerate their vision, realize more value and create a competitive advantage. You will leverage and contribute to our extensive library of assets, collective experience, and thought leadership to tailor unique solutions for our clients. Our culture is focused on providing you with the tools and opportunities to develop your consulting and technology expertise.
The Salesforce Architect within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Lead large-scale Cloud implementations
  • Participate in the development of conceptual and logical architectures
  • Participating in pre-sales engagements with clients to ascertain business requirements and recommend best practice solutions based on client needs
  • Design, develop and maintain application architectures that support client’s business requirements 
  • Resolve integration and interfacing issues between various back-end systems
  • Optimize application performance and scalability
  • Assist Project Leadership conduct project risk identification and mitigation planning
  • Drive continuous improvements within the projects and recommend improvements towards the technology to the client
  • Interact with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.

Basic Qualifications


  • 5+ years of experience in application architecture and software development

  • Deep knowledge of Cloud Computing and, either through work at industry participants or consulting to the industry

  • Strong understanding of different implementation methodologies, and end to end implementation and solution knowledge Experience in application architecture / enterprise architecture, systems integration and development, and package implementation with knowledge of interactive design
  • Firm understanding of web application design and analysis, design patterns, and object oriented design
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to facilitate team and client meetings effectively and to deliver constructive feedback
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with client senior management
  • Experience in a consulting environment with demonstrated track record of continuing responsibilities, creativity and innovation 
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, MIS or related field
    Professional Skill Requirements
    • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
    • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
    • Desire to work in an information systems environment
    • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent leadership and management skills
    Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law. Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.
    We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.
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