Software Solution Architect - Product Engineering

Shareforce Limited
London (Greater)
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Software Architect to take a key role in the development of a market-leading product. As a Software Architect within an exciting Product Solutions team you'll take ownership of key features within the PSA solution built on the ********* platform. Successful candidates will have a passion for the functional aspects of a solution whilst at the same time being hands-on.


  • Take a lead role in project delivery within an agile environment, seeing projects through to successful release into the core product
  • Take a hands-on role in design and development and take ownership of functional areas within the products feature set
  • ********* platform development, including VisualForce, Lightning component and Apex programming
  • Represent the product team in pre-sales, customer implementation, on-going development and support
  • Establishing how best to integrate the product into an existing IT landscape; from end-to-end use of a standalone product solution within the customers business processes to integration of the product into a hybrid environment where aspects of the product solution are being managed by other COTS products.
  • Deploy rapid prototyping to quickly envision the challenge and credibly propose solutions to complex challenges
  • Establish how best to integrate the product into an existing IT landscape
  • Advise customers and managers on the best practices for using the products features and how our deliveries can best meet customer requirements

Required Attributes:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience in design and implementation across all layers of web-based SaaS solutions
  • Taking effective decisions within fast-moving Agile delivery
  • Clearly communicating technical design in conversation, documentation and presentations
  • Experience of a consulting or project delivery environment
  • The right to live and work in the United Kingdom without sponsorship

Technical Profile
Successful candidates may have experience of all aspects of development on the Salesforce platform OR come from more 'traditional' technical backgrounds with the following experience profile:

  • Experience designing and developing dynamic web sites based either on Java or .NET platforms (Java servlets, JSP pages, ASP.NET) ideally in an enterprise-scale application
  • Experience of OO development either on a J2EE or .NET platform, and of querying SQL databases
  • Development of rich web apps using Javascript and CSS
  • Familiarity with the Model-View-Controller design pattern
  • Experience of integrating with cloud applications, e.g. Amazon, Google
  • Experience defining and contributing to best-practice (e.g. defining a blueprint for a particular area, guidelines or re-usable component), within the organisation
  • Experience of development lifecycle, e.g. test-driven development

Our Client?

  • Provide professional services organisations with a cloud-based Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution which allows them to streamline their business processes
  • Are one of the most successful European-headquartered ISVs on Salesforce's AppExchange and are now one of the fastest growing UK technology companies, growing by 70% each year
  • Are named in the top 15% of the world's fastest growing Software as a Service companies

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