Salesforce Architect

Location: Wilmslow

Hours of Work: 09:00 – 17:30 or in line with business needs

Salary: Competitive

The Role

Citation are looking for an experienced Salesforce Architect to take ownership of the architectural design of the Salesforce platform. The Salesforce Architect will lead technical requirements sessions and support and guide solution design.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Salesforce design principles, and will ensure the implementation of well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform


The Person

We are looking for someone who can roll their sleeves up and ‘dig in’ with the rest of the team.

In addition, the successful candidate should be able to:

  • Translate business requirements into well-architected solutions that best leverage the Salesforce platform
  • Lead technical design sessions; architect and document technical solutions that are aligned with business objectives
  • Provide hands-on expert technical assistance to developers
  • Design and manage the execution of test plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered
  • Provide operational support and guidance on ‘best practice’ solutions
  • Be the point of escalation on business-critical issues – own and manage
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to identify areas on the platform for improvement
  • Design and deliver operational improvements through efficiencies
  • Work collaboratively with a range of people to support the wider business agenda
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement, share lessons learnt with colleagues and encourage others to do the same


You should have:

  • A strong project background – dealing with third party integrations on the platform
  • Experience of working in an Agile and/or DevOps Salesforce environment, including the implementation of continuous integration/delivery e.g. Jenkins
  • Strong knowledge around configuration, customisation and the use of Salesforce APIs for integration
  • Understanding of Pardot within the SF environment
  • Understanding of architectural design principles and patterns desirable
  • Experience with Salesforce Lightning (desirable)
  • Understanding of Salesforce Einstein (desirable)


Education & Experience:

Salesforce Certifications:

  • Administrator (ADM 201)
  • Advanced Administrator (ADM 211) – Desired
  • Developer (DEV 401/450 – or equivalent) – Desired


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