Accenture Cloud First - Salesforce Service Cloud Technical Architect in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Cloud First - Salesforce Service Cloud Technical Architect Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00579081
ARE YOU READY to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?
Do you have a passion for using new technologies to make a positive impact on business and community? Want a role that provides you with a sense of purpose and satisfaction? Then join Accenture Technology’s Cloud First group and build a rewarding career improving the way the world works and lives, as you help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.
Focus on leading cloud technology based solutions like SFDC, Google, Pegasystems and other emerging Cloud Applications to offer comprehensive, industry-focused cloud services that includes strategy, implementation, migration and managed services. Drive broader transformational programs for clients. Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally-driven and innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, experiences and backgrounds.
Software as a Service professionals demonstrate skills and experience related to Software as a Service (SaaS) - software delivery model in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the cloud.
Salesforce.com professionals demonstrate skills in Salesforce.com which is the leader in CRM solutions for customer relationship management software and cloud computing.
Salesforce.com Service Cloud professionals demonstrate deep understanding of customer service capabilities of Salesforce.com including Lightening Agent Console, Live Agent, Knowledge, and Field Service Lighting
The successful candidate will be able to design technical architecture solutions that span multiple platforms and include integration and authentication across systems; manage the development lifecycle to ensure the delivery of highly secure solutions that are optimized for performance and built to scale; articulate design considerations, trade-offs, benefits, and recommendations for a technical architecture. The Technical Architect will have support from the Global Delivery Group as well as from local support resources provided by the global team.
We can hire for this role anywhere in the US, as long as you are located near an Accenture office, and willing and able to travel domestically approximately 80% of the time to meet client needs.
Collaborate with Functional team to determine how best to implement solution (decisions around declarative vs programmatic vs AppExchange, etc).
Escalation Point for technical issues.
Solution Service Cloud capabilities on Salesforce.com platform
Solution components that are outside of the Salesforce platform:
Expert platform knowledge.
Integration (including a technology/not just) and data Migration.
End to End Technical Solutions.
People Manager have regular 1-on-1s, perform annual reviews, etc
Sales Support: Help scope, solution, and estimate sales opportunities alongside a delivery lead. Assist in SOW creation, etc.
Practice Development: Mentor resources, take on leadership roles to expand overall practice capabilities, etc.
A minimum of 2 years of experience developing Salesforce customizations (Apex/VF), integrations, and developing and executing data migrations.
A minimum of 2 years of experience creating the technical architecture for complex Service Cloud Salesforce implementations.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in technology implementation for full lifecycle enterprise software projects.
Strong background in Cloud Computing solutions – cloud computing strategy, systems design, implementation and management.
Experience working with customer service organizations
Consulting experience with medium to large consulting firms focusing on cloud computing related consulting (storage, SaaS, multi-tenant computing, large scale computing environments, etc).
Demonstrated knowledge of XML, SQL, HTTP/HTTPS, and EAI processes.
Demonstrated knowledge of Telephony, Chat, Mobile, Web, Social as customer service channels
Familiarity with multiple implementation standards and methodologies.
Programming Languages – APEX, VisualForce, Familiarity with ANT and Eclipse tools for working with the IDE.
Salesforce.com Service Cloud Consultant and other certifications, required.
Very strong work ethic with a customer service focus (high intensity).
15 years of consulting experience preferred; executive level sales support experience in consulting/professional services.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
Professional Skill Requirements
Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Desire to work in an information systems environment.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
Excellent leadership and management skills.
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You’ll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning take place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
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