Job Description

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.   
  • Join 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: 
 
The Salesforce Technical Consultant / Developer (Lightning) is a key member of our Delivery organization in the US. In addition to being responsible for developing high performing solutions on the Salesforce platform, the Technical Consultant will provide insight in advanced business analysis, conduct needs assessments, configure apps as required, and also assist in key functions involving client and staff development, training and on-going client support. 
 
Our clients are world leading organizations that are or have selected Salesforce platform to advance their business and the Consultant is an essential team member inside the organization. 
 
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 
 
New challenges and opportunities arise every day for our Technical Consultants and their roles will vary based on the projects where they are engaged.  The work is truly exciting and interesting and will require our Technical Consultants to:  
 
  • Work with senior members of the team to analyze business requirements, translating those requirements in to customized solutions using the Salesforce platform. 
  • Implement Salesforce solutions that adhere to platform best practices and perform peer code reviews.  Typical Salesforce implementations include custom platform development (Apex, Lightning Components, Apps, Mobile, and Custom front ends, etc.), integrations with back office systems (often through the use of middleware tools) and complex data migrations.  Experience in one or more of these aspects of a Salesforce project is a must. 
  • Participate in development workstreams, from design through testing and deployment. 
  • With project leadership, assist in the estimation of work effort and set a realistic schedule for development. 
  • Maintain effective client relations and rapport - delivering timely and relevant information with the ability to quickly identify and report project risks. 
  • Post-delivery - assists client teams in supporting the live application and perform handoff and knowledge transfer activities, positioning our clients for long term success. 
 


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with web application development including JavaScript, CSS, or HTML5.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience with customization on the Salesforce Lightning platform which should include: Lightning Components using the Lightning Design System framework, Apex, Apex data loader, and declarative platform tools. (Process Builder, Visual Workflow, Lightning App Builder, etc.) 
  • A minimum of 1 year of exposure to Salesforce.com APEX data loader and integrations 
  • A minimum of 6 months exposure to leading/mentoring junior developers   
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have equivalent minimum 6 years' work experience)  
Preferred Skills: 
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment and be creative within a team.   
  • Prototyping (InVision or similar) 
  • Experience with web application development including CSS or HTML5. 
  • Experience with common JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS, React, etc. 
  • Experience developing for Salesforce Communities and Lightning App Builder 
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment and be creative within a team 
  • Knowledge of Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS) and Salesforce, either through work at industry participants or consulting to the industry  
Preferred Credentials: 
  • Salesforce Platform App Builder Certification 
  • Salesforce Platform Developer I Certification 
  • Salesforce Lightning Component Framework Specialist (Trailhead Super Badge) 
  • Salesforce Lightning Experience Specialist (Trailhead Super Badge) 
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.   
  
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
  
Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 
  
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. 
  
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. 
  
  
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Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. 
  
If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter. 
  
Other Employment Statements 
  
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
  
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. 
  
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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