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Cloud First – Salesforce CPQ Solutions Architect

Job Location: GA - Atlanta, IN - Indianapolis, MI - Detroit, MN - Minneapolis, MO - Kansas City, OH - Cincinnati, OH - Cleveland, OH - Columbus, WI - Milwaukee

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00577667

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ARE YOU READY to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?
 
Do you have a passion for using new technologies to make a positive impact on business and community? Want a role that provides you with a sense of purpose and satisfaction? Then join Accenture Technology’s Cloud First group and build a rewarding career improving the way the world works and lives, as you help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.
 
Focus on leading cloud technology based solutions like SFDC, Google, Pegasystems and other emerging Cloud Applications to offer comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services that includes strategy, implementation, migration and managed services. Drive broader transformational programs for clients. Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally-driven and innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, experiences and backgrounds.
 
Quote to Cash - CPQ Solution Architect
 
Accenture Cloud FirstQuote to Cash is seeking an experienced Solutions Architect in implementing Salesforce CPQ products with enterprise clients in our Quote to Cash business.  The ideal candidate will work closely with our clients, the vendor team, and our internal delivery teams in developing robust, scalable and flexible solution architectures for various customer projects including designing prototypes, building proof of concepts, and preparing architecture roadmaps.
 
We can hire for this role anywhere in the US,  as long as you are located near an Accenture office, and willing and able to travel domestically approximately 80% of the time to meet client needs.
 
The Solutions architect will be responsible for the following key responsibilities on a day to day basis: 
  • Assess business process needs and identify technical capabilities needed.
  • Provide guidance to clients on leading practices and domain expertise.
  • Lead client workshops and functional elicitation session.
  • Articulate significant gaps between client current state versus desired future state.
  • Assist technical leads in perform hands-on solution design, solution architecture, architecture roadmaps, prototyping, proof-of-concepts, and development tasks as required in support of current and new projects.
  • Ensure solution is scalable and meets overall business requirements.
  • Act as a liaison between Technical team, Functional team, Business Functions, and vendor to drive CPQ implementations.
  • Be recognized as a functional expert in CPQ domain.
  • Communicate with senior level client resources across product management, sales operations, pricing operations, legal, and order management.
  • Communicate with external vendors and conduct joint solution review.
  • Conduct Solution Architecture reviews with project teams prior to design and development activities and ensure solution is scalable, is aligned with vendor roadmaps and meets customers’ business requirements.
  • Guide technical team to deliver a flexible and scalable solution.
  • Provide mentorship and supervise developers.
  • Participate in pre-sales activities and internal initiatives as required.
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2 years of Cloud based CPQ specific experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years SFDC CPQ experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Quote to Cash – CPQ implementations.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified Salesforce Administrator
  • Prior experience with Salesforce CPQ.
  • Good understanding of SFDC functionality with an emphasis on CPQ related objects in the Sales Cloud
  • Functional knowledge of the interactions between CPQ
  • Functional knowledge of business process design
  • Prior experience as a team member of successful software project implementations related to CPQ, and experience in the capacity of a Solution Architect in a consulting organization.
  • Awareness of web, database, and object oriented software technologies, and salesforce.com / force.com.
  • Experience in hands on design, prototyping, development, configurations, testing and other implementation activities.
  • Experience in scoping, planning, and presenting project plans.
  • Strong technical background, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Professional Skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of cross functional and cross vendor teams, and deliver to aggressive timelines.

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