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Technical Solutions Archiect

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Software and Programming


Groundswell Cloud Solutions is not your typical Salesforce.com consulting firm. We thrive in complexity and specialize in the most challenging of projects - driving us to constantly push the boundaries of technology.

We were founded by a Salesforce.com veteran who wanted to redefine and refresh the whole delivery experience by putting focus on building trust, competence and responsiveness.

Our people define who we are. They have always been and will continue to be, the key to our successes. Putting our people first and keeping their best interests at heart is always a priority.

Get to work in a casual and collaborative environment where every individual has a clear trajectory of growth. We foster continual learning through workshops, certifications and get to work on interesting, large-scale projects for some of the most well-known brands in North America.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead customer-facing technical requirement sessions
  • Design, build and deploy cloud-based technology solutions on the Force.com and Heroku platforms
  • Define data models, design solutions to handle large data volumes, data conversion strategy, data quality improvements
  • Integrate salesforce with other on-premise or cloud-based systems using ETL tools and REST APIs
  • Provide direction to solution design
  • Mentor and lead a diverse team of resources in the technical delivery of the project
  • Manage customer expectations, influence customer perception, and apply strategic thinking for long-term customer success
  • Take ownership of high-risk or critical situations

Required Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-7 years of technical experience
  • 3-5 years of technical consulting
  • extensive CRM experience (front and back end) and Enterprise software systems
  • Strong data background with thorough understanding of SQL, relational databases, data modeling, data optimization
  • Strong integration experience: ETL tools, various integration endpoints (CRM, ERP, BI, Data warehouse)
  • Extensive experience with industry standard programming languages including Java, .NET, HTML5, CSS3, JS, Apex, Visualforce
  • Good working knowledge of information security best practices in development and operational settings
  • Cloud computing experience
  • Demonstrated deployments of increasing responsibility in team management, delivery of projects, and mentoring staff
  • Proven ability to design and optimize business processes
  • Ability to organize and lead client sessions to distill requirements from non-technical resources into clearly defined technical requirements
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, including the ability to communicate with leadership at the executive level
  • 5+ years Salesforce experience and associated certifications strongly preferred

Compensation:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Generous Annual bonus
  • Sponsored Salesforce certifications
  • 15 days vacation + extra 10 days unpaid during Christmas and New Year closure
  • MSP and Extended Health for you, your spouse and children

Posted: December 15, 2017
Closes:February 13, 2018