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Salesforce.com Consultant

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington, GA - Atlanta, NC - Charlotte

Job Number: 00469664

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- 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.

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Business & Technology Integration professionals advise upon, design, develop and/or deliver technology solutions that support best practice business changes

The Technology Consultant advises upon, lead and work on high impact activities within the systems development lifecycle, and provide advisory work for the IT function itself.

Job Description

IT Strategy and Transformation professionals create strategies and plans that define how information technology should be utilized to support an organization's overall business strategy. Applies knowledge of standards and best practices to define governance, organization structure and staffing, architecture and processes for managing portfolios of projects. Maintains knowledge of evolving trends in IT strategy and management and applies those to develop innovative business solutions.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. 
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. 
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside

The Salesforce Consultant supports the implementation from proposal to delivery. This includes:
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the client’s requirements then applying industry best practices and detailed knowledge of the software to design an optimal solution that supports the business process and meets or exceeds functional requirements. 
  • Builds a trusting relationship with major project stakeholders and leads them to adoption of the best solution.  
  • Works closely with the Software Implementation Technical Architect to ensure the solution is technically feasibility and to identify areas to reduce implementation efforts. 
  • Assists in quality management reviews and ensure that all business and design requirements are met. 
  • Play an active role in supporting the technical team during the construction of the solution. 
  • May also assist and sometimes lead test plan development and execution; and supports organizational change management (OCM) efforts by providing information on the “to be” solution.

Basic Qualifications

•Bachelor's Degree 
•Minimum of 2 + years of Salesforce.com (SFDC) systems implementation experience 
•Minimum of 2 + years of IT Project Management
•Minimum of 2 + years Salesforce.com Service Cloud and Sales Cloud experience 
•Minimum of 2 + years technical Architect experience on implementation projects •,Force.com
•Minimum of 2 + years Integrating Salesforce.com with 3rd party solutions 
•Minimum of 2 + years Data Migration experience 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
•Additional Salesforce.com Certifications 
•Background with architecture concepts (integration styles, architecture styles, patterns) 
•Understanding of key SFDC architectural concepts (e.g. API and governor limits) and how they influence design 
•Agile and Iterative experience

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to 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 leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.




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