Salesforce Technical Architect

London (Greater)
From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Salesforce Technical Architect

Location: London

Posting Date: 13th November, 2017

Expiring Date: 11th December, 2017

Job description:

Cognizant delivers world class custom solutions to our clients (many of which are fortune 1000 companies) through diverse, cross-cultural teams working in a highly collaborative environment. It is this creative and supportive working environment that will help your daily challenges be enjoyable and rewarding. Cognizant take pride in our core values and our commitment to helping all employees reach their fullest professional potential while at the same time achieving their personal goals.

Join us and you will benefit from our professional support and investment in your development. You will have the opportunity to learn from and be coached by the best in the business – supportive leaders and colleagues who are driven to pass their industry, technical and functional expertise on to you.

Cognizant’s / Technical Architects are responsible for engineering and delivering world-class platforms for our customers, producing enterprise standard solutions and for leading delivery teams to build and deliver them successfully on Salesforce/ Leveraging complimentary cloud and on premise technologies as appropriate; this role will deliver advanced custom solutions on heavily integrated with other systems.
Suitable candidates will be highly knowledgeable in, web application development, SSO, integration and extension. They will be able to fully utilise OOB features of, designing solutions using the API, APEX, Visualforce and other tools to extend the product as needed. Deep experience in integration of Salesforce with other enterprise systems is a must have.

The successful candidate will be able to communicate clearly and confidently, leading both technical briefings and business requirement gathering sessions. They will be able to document requirements clearly and concisely, author technical documents and design and document integration needs.Candidates will be able to manage client expectations and scope effectively.
Suitable candidates will understand both Agile (SCRUM) and Waterfall delivery models and understand the importance of SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle Principles) and SFDC development best practices.Candidates must be able to travel within UK and continental Europe at least 25% of the time.


    Map out the architecture for global implementations
    Liaise closely with the functional and technical teams
    Provide Subject Matter Expertise in Cloud Architecture
    Lead requirement gathering sessions
    Lead technical design sessions
    Authoring technical design documents
    Managing the technical delivery of integrations and custom extensions
    Managing technical scope and client expectation
    Providing hands on expert level assistance to developers on technical issues
    Designing and managing the execution of test plans
    Ensuring quality is delivered
Must Have:

    ADM201 (Admin) certification
    DEV401 (Developer) certification
    DEV501 (Adv. Developer) certification
    Sales Cloud / Service Cloud Certification
    Deep real-world integration deliveries of enterprise software systems using industry standard environments such as XML, HTTP/HTTPS, Java, C++, and ASP
    SOA and batch integration experience
    Proven solution engineering and real-world delivery experience
    Clear & confident technical communication skills
    Team leading and colleague mentoring skills

    ADM211 (Adv. Admin) Certification
    TA certification
    Middleware ESB
    Agile/SCRUM certification
Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 230 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

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