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Salesforce Solution Architect - Accenture Technology

Job Location: CA - El Segundo, CA - LosAngeles, CA - San Diego, CO - Denver, DC, DC - Washington, FL - Tampa, GA - Atlanta, IL - Chicago, NC - Charlotte, NC - Raleigh, NJ - Florham Park, NY - New York, OH - Cleveland, PA - Philadelphia, TX - Dallas, WA - Seattle

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00651499

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Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?
 
Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce expertise and pioneer solutions to help transform the world’s leading organizations and governments.
 
Ready to solve complex problems? Advance your skills?  Deliver next-generation Salesforce solutions?
 
Now is the perfect time for you to join the Accenture Salesforce team, where you’ll:
  • Expand your experience with over 200 intelligent tools across all 12 Salesforce-recognized industries. 
  • Lead in the development and implementation of new Salesforce-based solutions.
  • Benefit from our long-standing partnership with Salesforce to access the coolest Salesforce technologies, like Lightning, Einstein and Bolt, so you can put them to meaningful applications at scale.
  • Join more than 11,800 skilled Salesforce professionals, collaborating across multiple areas to drive enterprise-wide transformational projects on a global scale.
  • Build new skills and strengthen your expertise with unparalleled training and support—whether you're taking the more than 4,200 unique Salesforce certifications or working towards your Certified Technical Architect (CTA) certification.
Join Accenture and be empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community.
 
Job Description 
 
This is an opportunity to join one of the fastest growing Accenture Technology industry teams. The solution architect will drive solution architecture in sales pursuits, develop and refine delivery accelerators, be a trusted client advisor and ensure consistent delivery for clients in the salesforce space. This person will also actively engage with industry partners such as Vlocity and Guidewire and will help drive campaigns and content to help grow pipeline. 
 
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.  
 
Typical Day Snapshot 
 
While we'd love to say that there's a "typical" day in the life of a consultant, we all know that every day will be different! Some of the day to day challenges of this role will include: 
 
  • Define solution architectures for Salesforce  
  • Integrate Salesforce solution architecture in the technical architecture diagrams  
  • Define salesforce solutions on Financial Services Cloud and Tier1 for clients  
  • Define master data management, data migration & data integration strategies 
  • Leading and ensuring the successful delivery of Salesforce.com and other CRM implementation engagements.  
  • Drive the design of industry accelerators and assets to support differentiation and delivery excellence.  
  • Drive key partnership relationships (e.g. Vlocity, Guidewire) to support broad solutions.  
  • Managing resource requirements and project team members.  
  • Developing CRM strategy for clients.  
  • Leading business and functional requirements definition and prioritization/scoping of requirements.  
  • Complete fit gap analysis of functional requirements against Salesforce.com features and functionality.  
  • Maintaining and coordinate communication with the customer throughout each project.  
  • Disseminating best practices on solution positioning and delivery.  
  • Supporting pre-sales activities inclusive of participating in sales calls and proposal development.  
  • Mentoring more junior team members in business analysis, project management, and Salesforce.com best practices. 
Basic Qualifications 
 
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in project management, business analysis, and technology implementation in full life-cycle CRM engagements.  
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Salesforce.com is required.  
 
Professional Skill Requirements 
 
  • Ability to engage with Senior Clients (Senior Director/ VP level) in a business centric, business outcome oriented dialogue. (E.g. How can one best leverage the Salesforce/ Vlocity platform to achieve desired business outcome(s)) 
  • Ability to articulate salesforce.com value proposition  
  • Knowledge of Vlocity a plus.  
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.  
  • Customer oriented and great at building client relationships.  
  • Desire to work in a dynamic work environment and be creative within a team.  
  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment. 
  • Desire to mentor, teach, and help develop next generation of salsfroce.com practitioners  
  • 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. 
 
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. 
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.  
 
Accenture is 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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