Technical Architect, Financial Services

Role Overview

Gerent is looking for Technical Architects with experience in the Financial Services industry to join the Delivery team at Gerent, who shares our vision of bringing the power of cloud computing to enterprises. Technical Architects are experienced professionals on our project teams responsible for overseeing the overall technical solution, development and related deliverables. They work closely with various technical and non-technical team members, managing and running complex, enterprise and strategic projects.


They are the subject matter expert, who actively participates in the project, scoping, design, build, implementation and successful deployment of various Salesforce initiatives, with the end goal of delivering value for customers. 


The Technical Architect will have the opportunity to grow into a Certified Technical Architect (CTA) in Salesforce. Gerent pays for all the examination vouchers for any Salesforce certifications and ensures that you have time to prepare and pass the certification exams.


The Financial Services vertical is an area of growth for Gerent, where we are seeking people knowledgeable in the various sub verticals in the space such as retail & commercial banking, lending & mortgages, capital markets, insurance, venture capital/private equity, and wealth management.  The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of one or more of these spaces, as much of their responsibility will be focused on these areas.


We are looking to hire well rounded individuals that have and will constantly strive to improve upon the following consulting and people skills besides the technical competency skills.

  • Client Focus and Accountability
  • People Leadership/Drive to Succeed
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Innovation, Creativity and Problem solving 


We are looking for Technical Architects with various degrees of experience at this time. Outlined below are the responsibilities and qualifications that are typically expected of our Technical Architects. The actual responsibilities and qualifications may vary slightly based on the experience and the level at which a candidate may get hired.



What you’ll do: 


  • Deliver detailed design of Salesforce related projects from inception through production support by using UML diagrams, design documentation and best-practice methodologies 
  • Ensure that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business unit, ensuring that proper testing is conducted and performance requirements are closely monitored by working with the development teams.
  • Work closely with Delivery Managers, Functional Solution Architects, and directly with clients to architect technology solutions to meet Financial Services client needs.
  • Design transformational technical solutions by working directly with customers to meet their business requirements in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Lead and mentor the development team on the project.
  • Enforce sound development practices and ensure the quality delivery of enterprise solutions.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the client.
  • Work collaboratively and have very strong communications skills, especially in teaching complex technical concepts, and creative, prescriptive thinking
  • Identify and lead internal strategic initiatives to grow the consulting practice; serving as an active contributor to the overall knowledge base and expertise of the community.
  • Complete Trailheads and Salesforce Certification on the following:
  • B2C Architect
  • B2B Administrator
  • B2B Developer
  • Salesforce CPQ Specialist
  • OmniStudio Consultant
  • OmniStudio Developer
  • Financial Services Consultant


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What we’re looking for:


Experience


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+years of experience in developing technology solutions.
  • 2+years of experience in managing external client projects in positions of increasing responsibility in the delivery of business consulting and systems development.
  • Specializes in gathering and analyzing information and designing comprehensive solutions that are flexible and adaptable to the client's needs.
  • Relevant Salesforce platform development experience
  • Relevant Salesforce certifications
  • Experience and knowledge using standard Financial Services products
  • Experience with Salesforce’s Financial Services Cloud product suite
  • Experience in designing and developing software components and having a very strong Service Oriented Architecture and integration background. 
  • Experience in Salesforce (SFDC) CRM with end to end implementation experience. Salesforce.com integration experience, including between different business systems as well as working with integration tools. 
  • Proficiency in programming using Salesforce SFDC, Force.com, Java, JavaScript, and XML and their use in the development of CRM solutions. 
  • Strong experience with configuration, customization, programming with APEX APIs, APEXTriggers, and implementing new instances of Salesforce.com from scratch. 
  • Strong practical deployment knowledge of VisualForce, Flex, Salesforce configurations,Apex classes, APEX Web services, API, AppExchange deployment, and Salesforce.com s-controls. 
  • Ability to define the system landscape, to identify gaps between current and desired end-states, and deliver a CRM solution. 
  • AdditionalSalesforce.com experience includes Workflow Alerts and Actions, and ApprovalWorkflow. 
  • Programming experience with the following languages, J2EE, HTML XML, SQL, Oracle.


Soft skills:

  • People leadership — Must have demonstrated leadership skills in developing and growing long term, high value client relationships
  • Teamwork — Ability to effectively team with peers in a large, matrixed organizations, including significant experience with off-shore teams and delivery
  • Client focus — Must apply a client-centric mindset and ensure that all projects keep clients’ stated needs and goals top of mind.  
  • Accountability — Must be willing to take ownership of and responsibility for clients success
  • Communication and presentation skills — Must present complex information to both technical and non-technical audiences. 
  • Innovation, creativity, and problem-solving —  Should be willing to think outside the box when confronting project challenges, building out practice assets and defining methods to train delivery resources. 
  • Strategy - Must be able to lay out a strategy or roadmap for clients onboarding or amidst a digital transformation anchored in Financial Services use cases


Leadership Qualities:

  • Must have a strong commitment to living in service to others
  • Be of outstanding character; a leader who influences others to become the best versions of themselves and demonstrates wisdom, integrity and resilience even in tough times 
  • Be a keenly intelligent builder, dedicated doer, and empathetic leader who enjoys developing teams and creative strategies



What we can offer you:


  • Competitive salary
  • Full-time WFH
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid major holidays
  • Healthcare, dental, vision coverage
  • 401k 

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?


  • Relationships are our gold standard.

We put our people first because we know the way we treat our employees is the way they’ll treat our customers.


  • Learning never stops.

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.


  • Working to live.

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. 


  • Embracing our differences. 

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths. By including people from all walks of life, we can generate the best ideas and solutions.


  • We see and seek the best in people.

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.


  • Greater than the sum of our parts.

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.


  • Constantly striving for excellence.

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.


  • Doing the right thing.

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! 


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