• Principal Application Architect - Salesforce.com

    Location US-Remote
    Posting date 2 weeks ago(8/6/2018 5:56 AM)
    Job ID
    63685
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    Steer the vision, direction, and design of a Salesforce.com (SFDC) reimplementation that will serve as a foundation for years to come. The Red Hat Information Technology (IT) team is looking for a Principal Application Architect with significant experience in SFDC architecture to join us. In this role, you will serve as a recognized subject matter expert with solid technology focus. You’ll communicate effectively across layers, shaping strategy, laying the SFDC enterprise architectural framework, and guiding the design and development of functional and technical architecture. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Be responsible for the development of application architecture roadmap and ongoing maintenance of the application architecture blueprint for Red Hat's SFDC transformation project
    • Engage across all layers and coordinate with other architects to quickly gain understanding of current state, document business and application inter-dependencies, flush out details regarding end state vision, and develop multi-year transition roadmap
    • Create contextual and conceptual models to document complex business process and capabilities
    • Create, manage and use IT and technology architecture models
    • Manage and participate in the Architecture Review Board for review, development, and maintenance of SFDC
    • Define and document standards, patterns, and industry best practices and serve as a keeper and evangelizer for the repository of reusable components to be used across the enterprise
    • Serve as a trusted advisor to leaders and business stakeholders in the development of the strategic portfolio or business team plans
    • Provide comprehensive analysis on opportunities, risks, and trade-offs associated with transformation, including costs, impacts, and value, and ensure that these are properly estimated and controlled across Red Hat people, process, and technology boundaries
    • Collaborate with vendors and represent Red Hat at industry forums
    • Enables a culture of continuous learning and identify opportunities to incorporate best practices or relevant emerging trends into Red Hat's skill repository
    • Solid communication and persuasion skills; ability to persuasively present viewpoints based on the tier of audience

    Required skills

    • Typically, 15+ years of experience within the IT area with 7+ years of that with application architecture
    • Experience with at least one (preferably more than one) enterprise SFDC implementation(s) or reimplementation(s)
    • Application design and implementation and SFDC experience
    • Experience across multiple large projects with key roles in defining, shaping solutions definition, building buy decisions, and implementation of tools, technologies, and processes
    • Experience with high volume, high velocity engineering application systems; deep knowledge of application, application constructs, data architectures, and implementations is a plus
    • Solid experience with microservices, service-oriented architecture, Rest API, Java, JEE, C#, .Net, JavaScript, RDBMS, relational databases, ETL, real-time analytics, data warehouse, agile, DevOps toolsets, etc.
    • Demonstrated ability to identify, POC, and guide the adoption of innovative technologies into mainstream
    • Effective communication and collaboration skills
    • Advanced level of knowledge of sales cloud and service cloud
    • Proven problem-solver
    • Solid ability to present technical information to non-technical stakeholders and internal team members
    • Solid ability to maintain expected workload in a fast-paced environment
    • Advanced level relational database experience
    • Experience working with visualization software applications like LucidChart
    • Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies including requirements, design, implementation, testing, and maintenance
    • Experience with security standards like Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), data encryption, and encryption at rest
    • Experience with sales and service cloud integrations with Oracle or SAP ERP backend
    • 4-year bachelor's degree in computer science or IT-related course of study is a plus


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