AbbVie Sr. Force Architect in Lake County, Illinois
Sr. Force Architect
USA, Illinois, Lake County
This senior technology position is responsible for defining the functional, technical roadmap for the Force.com platform.
Key Responsibilities include:
Lead IR Salesforce practice
Drive platform roadmap and adoption of product releases by engaging with business and IT leaders within in the organization and with Salesforce and vendor product teams
Provide consultative support, define technical solutions and evangelize functional and technical capabilities of the platform. Identify potential risks and impact on operations associated with new solutions
Facilitate and review the definition and implementation of standards, methodologies, and best practices that guide the design of technology solutions.
Develop and maintain best practices and standards supporting the platform and drive adoption.
Facilitate and Develop Innovative POCs/POTs (proof of concept/proof of technology) exercises to demonstrate feasibility in order to refine and also showcase new capabilities of the platform.
Act as expert point of escalation for issues related to the platform
Work closely with Business Realtionship Manager and Domain Directors, functional/technical consulting staff and directly with clients to architect technology solutions needed to drive alignment of client needs.
Provide oversight of the development team and confirm that the solution meets the specifications and standards defined.
Lead, mentor and teach best practices for architecting, designing and implementin
Custom Force.com applications
Provide the best practices and present additional opportunities to further leverage Salesforce and the Force.com platform
Execute solution design activities such as object modeling and data modeling/mapping, page layout design and rule logic definitions
Oversee the development and maintainance of a model documents library, templates, best practices, and other re-usable knowledge assets.
Promote reusability of functionality within Salesforce platform, including integration components.
Identify, communicate, and manage risks that may interfere with project execution or success.
Provide technical architecture strategy and guidance for all Salesforce rollouts, and assist with design for adoption strategy.
Manage SalesForce technical issues and serve as the technical authority for team members throughout issue resolution.
Work effectively on multiple assignments, activities, and projects.
Advise and enforce development process model from analysis and scope to delivery and measurement.
Maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies, keeping team members informed as appropriate with a view to incorporating these in future projects and staying ahead of the market.
Support the full project life cycle, including analysis, design, development, delivery, and post-delivery
Master’s degree and 15+ years of experience in IT architecture working for or consulting to large, F500 companies. Healthcare and Pharmaceutical R&D experience preferred. MBA or Masters in Information Technology desired
10+ years of experience in increasing levels of responsibility developing solutions & applications with at least 6+ years on Force.co
10+ years of implementation experience, including development, across the full software development lifecycle
10+ year of experience in an Architect Role
Experience with sales cloud, service cloud, chatter, communities etc.
Possess detailed knowledge and awareness of emerging trends and technologies within the Force.com Platform
Outstanding leadership and motivational skills to ensure that technology solutions continuously meet the evolving needs of the business.
Certified as an Architect on the Force.com platform
Custom development experience in Force.com(Apex, visualforce, data loader, Heroku, AWS), integration with other enterprise applications and salesforce.com ecosystem applications
Experience with multiple, complex implementation projects involving multiple releases, change management process and/or multi location deployment
Experience with mobile solutions and considerations
Experience with the common third-party solution providers for Force.com
Experience in designing/developing Web Services/Rest API to interface with other systems
Experience with Enterprise Integration and ETL tools
Understanding of data, network and single sign on technologies
Evangelist, committed to ensuring complex ideas are explained and reach the audience in a simple and easily understood format
Experience in providing guidance on technology solutions both verbally and through the preparation of written materials in order to build relationships, influence and negotiate.
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