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Salesforce Solution Architect


Cloud Architect


Galesburg, Michigan, United States

Eaton’s Corporate Information Technology team is looking for a Salesforce Solution Architect. The preferred locations for this position are our major IT hubs in the US, including Beachwood, OH, Moon Township, PA, Raleigh, NC, Menomonee Falls, WI, Galesburg, MI, or Houston, TX, or other major Eaton locations in Asheville, NC, Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, Peachtree City, GA, or Southfield, MI. Candidates must live within 50 miles of these locations as relocation assistance is not available for this position. 10% travel can be expected.

In this newly created position within our Revenue Generating Value Chain, the Salesforce Solution Architect will be instrumental in driving improvements as it pertains to the global adoption of Salesforce. You will work closely with product owners within the IT organization and will be responsible for understanding requirements / problem statements specific to the Salesforce Platform and building solution architectures which meet those requirements. Ultimately, in this role, you will be charged with ensuring solutions are in support of strategic goals for the company – both business and IT.

What you’ll do:

You will gain an understanding of various enterprise/strategic applications, security policies / standards defined in Eaton, and apply architecture best practices in order to craft an architecture that is secure, scalable, cost effective, efficient and resilient. You will drive technical solutions discussions, present your architectures along with supporting artifacts to council of enterprise architects, business, cyber security team and other stakeholders to get their feedback and accommodate it in your architecture.

Additionally, you will work directly with our business leadership in evaluating technical capabilities of the Salesforce platform to meet business requirements, rate, recommend preferred direction and develop architecture to onboard it, integrate it with other Eaton on premises / cloud hosted / SaaS applications as applicable. You will be responsible for evaluating new capabilities that are part of the on-going Salesforce release cycle to feed the Product Teams opportunity for future business innovation. Where SaaS application is not an option, you will provide architectures to develop applications internally with a cloud-first mindset.

In this role, you will lead and mentor junior architects as well as development teams and will provide design oversight and guidance at varying levels during project execution.

Job Responsibilities :

• Design solutions that meet customer and stakeholder needs

• Create Dataflow and Process mappings.

• Assure the feasibility and sustainability of designed solutions

• Design, publish, and evolve technical solutions and reference architectures that support current and future needs

• Manage nonfunctional requirements and compliance

• Define and prioritize enablers including exploration work and technical debt reduction

• Enable continuous integration and continuous delivery that enables immediate feedback and adjustment

• Manage, track, evaluate technical capability across Value Chain to facilitate the selection and alignment of a technical solution following enterprise guardrails. Execute POCs where applicable.

• Responsible for ensuring design meets Eaton's standards and requirements

• Partner with other Architects to evaluate capabilities and features to expand the use of an existing application to meet additional business requirements.


Basic requirements:

• Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.

• Minimum 12+ years of professional experience working with IT/software products within an organization.

• Minimum 5+ years as solution architect within Salesforce space.

• Minimum 2+ years of supervisory experience.

Preferred qualifications:

• Experience in a large, multinational organization.

• Minimum 10+ years of experience in the Salesforce space ideal.


• Extensive experience utilizing best practices in software engineering.

• Expert level understanding of Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and Manufacturing Cloud.

• Extensive experience developing secure, enterprise grade, highly scalable, high performing applications and/or distributed systems.

• Expert level understanding of software design principles, design patterns, algorithms, data structures, and multithreading concepts.

• Expert level understanding of DevSecOps, CI, and CD principles from code check-in through to deployment.

• Extensive experience with modern software development principles including code management, test automation, APIs, microservices, and cloud services.

• Solid understanding and proven usage of cybersecurity concepts such as encryption, hashing, certificates, PKIs, Threat Modeling, secure coding, and OWASP.

• Extensive experience working with Agile, Scrum, or Kanban.

• Experience with multiple cloud service providers such as Azure, AWS, and GCP.

• Experience with systems like Jira.

• Advanced verbal and written communication skills including the ability to explain and present technical concepts to all levels of the organization.

• Comfortable working directly with both technical and non-technical audiences.

• Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills.

• Ability to work collaboratively on a technical team.

• Patience and empathy when working with and coaching architects, developers, and testers.

• Extensive experience working with diverse, global cultures, organizations and teams.

At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees. The expected annual salary range for this role is $136500.03 - $200200.04 a year. This role is also eligible for a variable incentive program. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.