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Salesforce Solution Architect (work from home)

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Candidate Home. By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? **** As a condition of employment with American Red Cross, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or qualify for an exemption, except in states where it is prohibited by law. Accordingly, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment **** Join us-Where your Career is a Force for Good! Job Description: WHY CHOOSE US?
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. When you join our team, you have a direct impact on a meaningful mission, and you can help save lives every day. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. Work where your career is a force for good. We are committed to the diversity of our workforce and to delivering our programs and services in a culturally competent manner reflecting the communities we serve. Our work environment is collaborative, respectful, and inclusive with a focus on building allyship and a culture of belonging that empowers all team members. Come to learn, grow, and succeed while sharing your passion for making a difference. The Red Cross supports a variety of cultural and community resource groups for employees and volunteers. From the Ability Network, our Asian American & Pacific Islander Resource Group, the Latino Resource Group, and Red Cross PRIDE, to the Umoja African American Resource Group, our Veterans+ Resource Group, and the Women's Resource Group, these networks provide connections, mentoring and help give voice to important concerns and opinions. At the American Red Cross, your uniqueness can shine!
We are seeking a Salesforce Solution Architect responsible for the design and development oversight of applications developed on the Salesforce platform for our Training Services line of business. The position will also mentor junior and mid-level developers, conducting code peer review and working thru issues/problems. WORK LOCATION & SCHEDULE:The work location for this exciting opportunity is virtual. The selected candidate will work 100% remotely from home and can be located anywhere in the United States but must work an east coast schedule.(Core Working Hours 9:00am-5:00pm Eastern)
* Ensuring that all the new functionalities are built with Salesforce standard features and Red Cross target technology architecture
* Lead/mentor/guide a team of developers (mix of onshore and offshore), providing technical guidance
* Day-to-day guidance and coaching for solution and integration teams
* Establishing and controlling technical definitions, rules, principles, and standards for teams
* Assessing, reviewing and decisioning on all solution architecture designs
* Delivering compelling presentations, architectural blueprint documents, environment management plan, development policy and participate in requirements-gathering workshops to influence the strategic direction of projects and lead business through solution design
* Execution of best practice standards: design, coding, environment, data
* Documenting any newly developed functionality in solution designs
* Partnering end-to-end with Product Managers / Owners, Business Stakeholders and business analysts to understand customer requirements and process flows and translate them into Salesforce technology solutions
* Managing all application architecture artifacts
* Ongoing application rationalization and simplification of user experience
* Demonstrate a strong command of technical details to translate proposed solutions into functional specifications with technical team
* Manage technical delivery of custom development, integrations, and data migration elements the applications built
* Advise on Cloud-based solution design
* Build Proofs-Of-Concept to illustrate possible technical solutions to stakeholders and technical staff
* Establish and implement development patterns for technical staff to follow
* Define and implement DevOps processes to improve development quality PAY INFORMATION: The annual salary range for this position is $165K-$175K. We do not offer an annual bonus for this role. Note that American Red Cross salaries are aligned to the specific geographic location in which the work is primarily performed. Other factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. **We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location & experience.** Scope: Individual contributor that works under limited supervision. Apply subject matter knowledge. Capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge.
Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. The American Red Cross does not sponsor employment visas.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED (required/minimum qualifications):
* Education: 4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field
* 8+ years Salesforce experience with a minimum of 5 years on the Salesforce platform - Expert level understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Service and Community Clouds (Customer and Partner)
* Experience leading/guiding/mentoring junior associates on technical aspects and QA'ing of their work.
* Strong prior development experience to be able to advise on aspects such as refactoring of code to reduce tech debt and code design patterns
* Experience in designing Salesforce with end-to-end implementation experience
* Experience leading solutions design sessions, ability to ask hard questions during those sessions and suggest best practices and efficient ways of implementing business processes
* Strong Salesforce development and configuration knowledge for example VisualForce, Lightning web components, Apex, Apex triggers, Apex Web services, Flow, Workflow, Process builder, APIs, AppExchange deployment and Salesforce s-controls
* Knowledge of data integration tools and experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems as well as working with integration tools (Mulesoft preferred)
* Ability to define system landscape, identify gaps between current and desired future state
* Understanding of Salesforce architecture, ability to design scalable solutions utilizing industry best practices
* Familiarity with platform authentication patterns (SAML, SSO, OAuth)
* Strong understanding and experience with Salesforce environment management, release management, deployment tools, code versioning best practices and deployment methodologies
* Familiarity and experience with current DevOps processes
* Understanding of data sharing and visibility considerations and how they play into platform architecture
* Excellent analytical and detail-oriented skills with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models and technologies
* Deep hands-on expertise in Salesforce configuration and development
* Excellent communication and presentation skills WHAT WILL GIVE YOU A COMPETITIVE EDGE(Preferred Certifications): Salesforce Platform Developer 1, Salesforce Advanced Administrator, Salesforce Platform App Builder, Salesforce Service Cloud Consultant and Salesforce Community Cloud Consultant, Salesforce Certified Technical Architect (CTA) or Salesforce Application Architect or Salesforce System Architect or B2B Solution Architect * Combination of candidate's education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description's minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted). BENEFITS FOR YOU:
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work, retirement, getting healthy and more. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance and learn.
* Medical, Dental, & Vision Plans
* Health Spending Accounts & Flexible Spending Accounts
* PTO + Holidays
* 401K with up to 4% Match
* Paid Family Leave
* Employee Assistance Programs
* Disability and Insurance: Short + Long Term
* Service Awards and Recognition
*LI-EH1 IND123 Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day. The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in Volunteering? Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission. Visit to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions. To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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