Data Architect - Sr. Consultant
What is the Role?
Data Architect will join the implementation team at Gerent who shares our vision of bringing the power of cloud computing to enterprises. The Data Architect 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 Data Architect 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 They work closely with various technical and non-technical team members, managing and running more complex, enterprise and strategic technical projects. The Data Architect partners with the solution architect and business analysts or architects, to ensure proposed or built data solutions will drive the desired business outcomes.
They are a senior resource, taking ownership of understanding how Salesforce products can be leveraged to meet desired business outcomes. They have a deep curiosity and can explore the “why” behind how our customers work. They possess strong business analysis skills, take an empathetic approach to requirements gathering and facilitate customer workshops.
The Data Architect will have the opportunity to grow into a Sr. Data Architect and has a range of influence on the products, methods and tools for the implementation. Gerent pays for all the examination vouchers for any Salesforce certifications and ensures you have the time to prepare and pass the certification exams.
Support build of complex multi-disciplined CRM consulting projects.
Review requirements and solution to confirm technical details are sufficient for developing the data migration plan
Work with senior members of the team to analyze data migration requirements, translating those requirements into a data migration approach for the Salesforce platform.
Work with senior members of the team to develop and execute a data migration plan to include, extraction co-ordination from a source system, conversions and transformations as necessary, import execution and data validation.
Lead development work streams, from design through testing and deployment, often working with junior members of the team both offshore and onshore
With project leadership, assist in the estimation of work effort, determination of required resources, 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.
Implement security solutions that adhere to license restrictions and apply appropriate configuration options that meet customers requirements
Contribute to deployment and maintenance of deployment tracker
Identify testing strategies leveraging manual and automated testing approaches
Demonstrate solution functionality to business stakeholders as needed
Lead knowledge sharing sessions with the client and provide the user documentation required for supporting the system in the future
Provide technical and functional expertise to project teams
Lead or contribute to internal COE efforts
Keep abreast of platform advancements in declarative options with Salesforce releases
Identify opportunities to leverage the Salesforce platform and various integration tools.
Review and understand solution concepts, supporting solution architects in presentation
Support end-to-end cross-discipline leadership throughout the software development lifecycle.
Accountable for on-time, high quality software project deliveries, including Analysis, Design, Development and Quality Assurance.
Exercise solid project leadership skills combined with strong technical acumen and in-depth analytic skills.
Identify project risk with scope creep and offer solutions to customers centered on impact to the business process.
Assist with the planning, tracking, documentation and status updates for the project.
Adopt a standardized implementation lifecycle methodology for all projects.
Superb writing, communication and presentation skills
Ability to work well with customers, internal technology and product teams to articulate issues and communicate effectively
Ability to work independently, prioritize, and solve problems proactively
Experience working in small collaborative teams
Experience with technical issues and ability to work constructively with engineering teams
Experience leading, managing and coordinating teams & efforts
Acquire 6 SF certifications and complete Gerent learning program for Business Analysis, Consultants and Architects
A minimum of 6 years' experience within the salesforce domain.
A minimum of 4-year exposure to data mapping of target systems to and from Salesforce
A minimum of 4-year exposure to REST API's and API's.
A minimum of 1-2 Year exposure to leading/mentoring junior developers
SQL data analysis skills
Experience in Sales, Service and Marketing Cloud.
Experience with programming languages, Apex, Lighting Web Components.
Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment and be creative within a team.
Knowledge of Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS) and Salesforce.com, either through work at industry participants or consulting to the industry.
Salesforce.com sharing and visibility designer certification preferred.
5+ years of external consulting experience, including 3+ years of CRM consulting; and hands-on experience with one or more CRM software products such as Salesforce, Siebel, Oracle, Clarify, Vantive, PeopleSoft, NetSuite, etc.
Experience implementing Small, Medium and Enterprise scale Salesforce solutions
Experience delivering waterfall, agile and hybrid projects
Experience with data modeling
Experience with communicating with large customer groups (5-30)
Demonstrated leadership skills, with direct responsibility for managing project deliverables.
Demonstrated history of delivering high-quality results on schedule and within budget
Outstanding and effective interpersonal skills; along with strong communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to weigh business and technical requirements to produce solutions and estimates
Ability to mentoring team of junior team members and effectively supporting client escalations
Manage and communicate with remote developers during non-traditional business hours
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-energy, team-oriented environment
Ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Multiple Salesforce.com Certifications (Admin, Sales Cloud Consultant, Service Cloud Consultant, App Builder, Platform developer 1, etc.)
What we can offer you:
Don’t wait; start growing your career with Gerent today!
At Gerent, we recognize that our people are our strongest asset. Since our founding, we’ve sought to harness the power of people and technology to fuel meaningful, positive connections between businesses and consumers. Our thriving community of creative thinkers and makers sets us apart by continually finding new ways to turn innovative technology solutions into remarkable customer experiences.
The quality of their collective work speaks for itself — today, Gerent stands as a Salesforce Summit Partner and, after 900+ implementations, holds a 5-Star Customer Satisfaction Score. Our services span the gamut from strategy to consulting, implementation, digital experience, innovation, and managed services.
Our ultimate goal is to become a trusted advisor in the Salesforce ecosystem. To that end, we’ve gathered some of the best and brightest in tech to ensure that Gerent’s collective strategic knowledge, business acumen, industry knowledge, and deep technical expertise set us apart from our competitors.
We’ve built a solid foundation over the past 13 years. Now, we have a pivotal opportunity to expand exponentially over the next few years. We need talented professionals who can help us grow — and want to grow alongside us.
Why work with Gerent?
We put our people first because we know the way we treat our employees is the way they’ll treat our customers.
Our team has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. We embrace curiosity and continuous learning, pushing ourselves to skill up and stay abreast of industry and technical innovations.
Work is just one facet of a person’s life, and we intend to keep it that way. That’s why our entire team works remotely – because we’ve found that working from home means having more time to spend on our passions and with our families.
Diversity is one of our greatest strengths. By including people from all walks of life, we can generate the best ideas and solutions.
We assume the best of those we work with. We’ve found that assuming positive intent from our clients and colleagues leads to a positive work environment where everyone thrives.
We believe we’re at our best when we work together. We’ve created a culture in which team members come together and elevate one another to perform at a higher standard than they ever could alone.
When something is good, we want to make it great. It’s in our company DNA to challenge the status quo and push the envelope. We’re not afraid to ask hard questions that improve our work.
We keep our moral compass close at hand. We strive to do the right thing in every situation, no matter how big or small.
We’re always looking for talented professionals who can help make our company — and team — stronger and more capable. Apply today!
Gerent is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and provides an inclusive work environment. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. We try our best to accommodate any candidate taking part in the selection process upon request.