IBM Salesforce Solutions Architect (London) - Bluewolf in LONDON, United Kingdom
A Salesforce Solution Architect:
Works effectively individually and with Bluewolf and customer team members toward customer satisfaction and success
Oversees, and has accountability for the successful completion of all aspects of assigned project work
Is able to exercise independent judgment, and take the lead role on enterprise level project with minimal direction from a director or engagement manager
Is able to effectively facilitate meetings, demonstrate brainstorming / consensus building skills, and interact with executive level project sponsors
Can be called on to take a lead role in Bluewolf sales initiatives related to areas of expertise
Owns the overall design of the technical Salesforce application and recommends best practice solutions based on client business needs.
Maps business requirements to system/technical requirements
Understands the technical depth of the project and validates the correct resources for the project
Is involved in pre-sales engagement and can articulate what requirements have changed pre and post BPR while being responsible for writing a technical spec (for custom development, system integration etc.) jointly with the technical lead.
Delegates work to a consultant or developer.
Engages in practice development initiatives and frequently runs knowledge storms.
Provides thoughtful leadership in at least two industries.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Up to date in Salesforce.com releases and Salesforce.com functionality as well as be up to date in latest technology.
Able to discuss experience with Salesforce.com
Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to work independently
Willing to travel nationally and internationally (up to 75% possible)
Able to discuss the benefits of a Software as a Service Model
Substantial knowledge of the implementation and configuration of Salesforce
Ability to learn quickly and think creatively
Team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to take a leadership role when necessary
Detail-oriented individual with the ability to quickly assimilate and apply new concepts, business models, and technologies.
Has familiarity and first hand experience with third party solutions that support vertical objectives.
A minimum of 2 Salesforce Certifications are required
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Previous consulting experience or in a related area
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