Salesforce Architect

Solutions Architect – Salesforce

Business Area:                 Application Services 

Location:                           UK with full flexibility to work away

Working Pattern:               Full Time, permanent

Who you’ll be working with

Capgemini are leading the industry with the use of digital services, enhancing customer experience in CRM, Marketing, business intelligence and Cloud services. Technologies are shaped for Enterprise clients to deliver solutions that provide core, forward-looking platforms for the next generations of business and rapidly enabling our clients’ new business opportunities, digital transformation initiatives and making customer relationship operations more relevant to today’s world.

What you’ll do and what you’ll bring

Our Salesforce Practice is now recruiting for a high-calibre individual who can create, propose and mature Salesforce architecture for our clients whilst utilising the in place Enterprise Architecture up/down stream of the Salesforce platform. The responsibilities of the role will include and not be limited to:

  • Leading the Architecture and Design of Salesforce solutions.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to technical and functional team members, including setting best practice guidelines and frameworks.
  • Establishing best practice ways of working with client side and partner technical teams.
  • Own the design and architectural outputs from initiation to sign off.
  • Act as an escalation point for technical and design challenges.
  • Review delivered products and work packages to ensure best practice is applied.
  • Using your knowledge of the ecosystem to recommend solutions best suited to the platform.
  • Provide input and steer to project and delivery plans.
  • From time to time, support our Sales team to create an Architectural vision for new projects.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience as a Salesforce Architect ideally on Enterprise scale projects, delivering a significant number of solutions with Salesforce products your primary focus.
  • Comfortable leading the implementation of an Architecture with internal teams and partners, plus senior stakeholders within the client.
  • Significant knowledge of key Salesforce products within an Architecture, including: Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, App Cloud, Field Service Lightning, Marketing Cloud, Heroku, CPQ
  • Experience of sourcing AppExchange partner solutions to meet solution requirements, for example: CTI, IVR, Payment, Knowledge Management, Social Analytics, E-Signatures, Data Validation and Cleansing.
  • Detailed understanding of Salesforce governor limits, and how to work within them when designing an Architecture.
  • Knowledge of Identity Management and how it is used within the Salesforce context, including for users and integrations.
  • Architectural governance processes and practices, including owning artefacts such as decision and assumption logs.
  • Knowledge of security and compliance regulations in relation to Cloud Data hosting.
  • Detailed knowledge of designing declarative solutions within the platform including data sharing, user management, Lightning components, Flow and Process Builder.
  • Integrating to and from the Salesforce platform, plus knowledge of associated best practices and patterns.
  • Building out data models that align with Salesforce standard and custom data objects, and data migration plans to migrate data in to the Salesforce platform.
  • Knowledge of the licensing model in Salesforce, including edition limits and feature licences
  • Some pre-sales experience such as leading bid submissions and presenting bids
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; excellent presentation and facilitation skills.

Benefits & Package:

  • An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Competitive basic salary + Bonus
  • Direct Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Accelerated career progression.
  • Flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.
  • Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Competencies and Skills

Core Behaviours

Client Acquisition & Development

Foundation competencies

Innovation & Capability Growth

People Leadership

Service & Delivery

Technology Awareness and Leveraging

Business Analysis

Business Knowledge




Posted on:

November 2, 2018

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Education level:

(i)GCSE or equivalent

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time or Part Time



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