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Cloud First - Salesforce Technical Lead

Job Location: MA - Boston, NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia

Job Number: 00415278

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- Job description

Join the Accenture Cloud First team 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.
This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career – with excellent benefits – at Accenture. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.
Accenture is a leader in helping organizations move to the cloud to take advantage of a new era of service delivery and flexibility, where applications, infrastructure and business processes are brought together and delivered As-a-Service. Accenture’s Cloud First agenda offers comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services including strategy, implementation, migration and managing of services, and assets including the Accenture Cloud Platform that can drive broader transformational programs for clients. Accenture has worked on more than 13,000 cloud computing projects for clients, including three-quarters of the Fortune Global 100, and has more than 17,000 professionals trained in cloud computing.
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. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.

Job Description

Software as a Service professionals demonstrate skills and experience related to Software as a Service (SaaS) - software delivery model in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the cloud.
Salesforce.com professionals demonstrate skills in Salesforce.com which is the leader in CRM solutions for customer relationship management software and cloud computing.
Cloud First is growing rapidly and is looking to add experienced Salesforce.com Technical Leads to join our team as Associate Managers. This role will have day-to-day management of our Salesforce.com technical team, onshore and offshore. You'll handle programmatic elements, Integration, Data Migration and we'll need you to have a strong understanding of the Salesforce.com platform, and basic to intermediate understanding of integrations, single sign, security, etc. (Mulesoft, Informatica, other ETL tools a big advantage). You'll coordinate offshore usage with a Solution Architect and Project Manager. You'll lead development of customized components, so we're looking for candidates who can get their hands dirty and jump in and write code if necessary (Apex, Visualforce).

Key Responsibilities may include:

  • Architect complex technical Cloud CRM solutions.
  • You’ll be responsible for environment management.
  • Integrate multiple technologies with Salesforce.com/Force.com.
  • Architect, design, and develop advanced customizations utilizing Salesforce.com and Force.com.
  • Manage technical project team members (onshore and offshore).
  • Running workshops, working closely with client, able to talk about tradeoffs e.g. terms of config vs code.
  • Map functional requirements to Salesforce.com features and functionality.
  • Disseminate best practices on solution positioning and delivery.
  • Mentor junior team members in Salesforce.com technology, Force.com, Integration Technologies, and Salesforce.com best practices.
  • Lead code reviews.
  • Support pre-sales activities inclusive of participating in sales calls and proposal development.
  • Manage offshore resources and provide technical specs to developers.

Basic Qualifications

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in technology implementation for full lifecycle enterprise software projects.
  • At least 2+ years of technical experience on the Salesforce.com platform.
  • At least 2+ years of experience developing Salesforce customizations (Apex/VF), integrations, and to develop and execute data migrations.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 75%.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience working with developers an asset.
  • Well rounded in both functional and technical aspects of a CRM engagement.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Combination of business analysis and technology implementation experience.
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment and be creative within a team.

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Attested ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Shown 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.

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