Salesforce Platform Architect

Posting Location : Location US-NC-Remote
Posting date 3 weeks ago(6/8/2022 8:16 AM)
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About the job

The Red Hat Information Technology (IT) team is looking for a Salesforce Platform Architect to join us. In this role, you will deliver the technology strategy for (SFDC) use. You’ll need to have the highest level of technical expertise, as you’ll manage the overall technical structure and global configuration of SFDC based on the business strategy and needs. As a Salesforce Platform Architect, you will partner with both business and technology stakeholders to ensure that the SFDC strategy and its implementation align with our overall objectives. You will collaborate with the technical teams and product managers supporting SFDC and other Sales applications to provide solution options and identify any issues leading to potential downstream impacts. You will also ensure platform health and agility to support current and future needs. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

What you will do

  • Collaborate with business and technology stakeholders in defining future-state technology architectures and roadmap that will take into account the future business goals and competing priorities
  • Work with stakeholders to understand potential opportunities and recommend solutions
  • Determine and produce artifacts that will guide technical teams to achieve meaningful business outcomes
  • Provide oversight for technical work to ensure that platform standards are followed
  • Work with vendors to understand their technology and feature roadmaps and help the business and IT team plan accordingly
  • Monitor and maintain platform health using KPIs for performance, data quality, technical debt, and agility
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of current-state architecture, data flows, and integrations for Sales and Support applications
  • Serve as a technical Tier 4 specialist for unresolved inquiries within the purview of the role
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure regulatory and overall data compliance and adherence to business process controls

What you will bring

  • 3+ years of experience working as an application or platform architect, with responsibility for defining target state architecture for solutions on SFDC
  • 7+ years of SFDC development or advanced admin experience
  • Extensive knowledge of SFDC governor limits
  • Solid working knowledge of sales, community, and support and services, including various SFDC components
  • Experience defining and maintaining technology roadmaps 
  • Expertise in applications development like integration techniques and patterns, data modeling and patterns, and security patterns
  • Effective interpersonal skills to inspire and socialize solutions designs 
  • Thorough understanding of the sales domain
  • Ability to define platform development and configuration standards
  • Experience with the principles of agile development methodologies

The following are considered a plus:


  • Experience designing and building of custom solutions or managed packages for SFDC
  • Experience with technical governance oversight of multiple development teams
  • Application or system architect SFDC certifications




About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 



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