• Salesforce Technical Consultant

    Job Location(s) US-MI-Livonia
    Posted Date 7 months ago(4/16/2018 10:53 AM)
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    Technology Experts - Technical Consultant
  • Overview



    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


    About Our Salesforce Business Unit –Perficient's Salesforce Business Unit is a Platinum Cloud Alliance Partner offering a variety of consulting and development services for the Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Chatter, Communities/Portals and the Force.com platform. With experience gained from more than 3,000 cloud computing engagements, Perficient is dedicated to helping customers achieve their objectives and obtain the greatest value from their investments.


    The Salesforce Technical Consultant's  primary role is to analyze, design, implement and test customized software applications built on Salesforce’s Force.com platform.


    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Technical Consultant in in our Detroit office.


    Technology Consultants are responsible for the implementation and configuration of the technical infrastructure including web applications, layered software, hardware platform and operating systems. The Technology Consultant regularly consults with clients on best practices, issue resolution and experience guidance in order to improve the performance/reliability of client's technical environment.



    • Analyze, design, implement and test customized software applications built on Salesforce’s Force.com platform.
    • Development of Salesforce functionality using the Salesforce API, APEX, Visualforce and other tools that extend the product.
    • Gather technical requirements gathering and technical design sessions, writing technical design
    • Responsible for implementing part or all of the technical solution to the client, in accordance with an agreed technical
      documents under the direction of a Technical ArchitectDelivery of custom developed Salesforce solutions. 
    • Occasionally responsible for providing a detailed technical design for enterprise solutions
    • Understands a broad spectrum of technology in order to provide part or all of a detailed technical design which meets customer requirements
    • Often leads small-to-medium technical projects. Works with and under the direction of the Project/Technical Manager and with customer nominated representatives. Liaises with Solutions Architect as appropriate
    • Provides technical support and input on the application of technology to a defined business segment
    • Provides advice on solution and integration opportunities to defined segments
    • Provides technical leadership on specific integration activities that are part of an engagement
    • Provides planning and design support for the development of solution architectures that will be implemented in a multiple system environment
    • Communicates across client community, and is viewed as adding value
    • Contributes to knowledge tools and communities, and ensures project learning’s are documented and shared. Role models Focuses on single customer. Solves diverse and complex. May lead a project team


    • 5+ years of progressive experience as a Configuration Engineer / Developer / Administrator; 2 years of Salesforce.com experience
    • com Certified Force.com Developer (DEV-401)
    • Strong development experience with the Salesforce.com API, APEX and Visualforce, as well as completion of several Salesforce.com integration projects in a development and lead technical role
    • Apex development experience on the Force.com platform including the ability to write triggers and develop Visualforce pages using best practices
    • Experience with Salesforce.com customization (i.e. APIs, APEX & Visualforce) and custom development of the Force.com platform
    • Integration experience with XML, HTTP/HTTPS, Java, C++, and ASP environments and a thorough understanding of XML, SQL, and enterprise application integration
    • Familiar with at least few of the latest front end technologies like jQuery/jQuery Mobile, Bootstrap, Angular, Backbone, ExtJS etc.
    • Knowledge of enterprise systems, CRM, SFA, and ERP
    • Must understand and be able to implement Salesforce.com configuration changes
    • Ability to map out to process flows and objects in Salesforce.com
    • Ability to produce complex technical documentation for mapping objects, processes, and external procedures
    • Data migration and integration experience
    • Experience in handling technical post implementation support

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


    More About Perficient


    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 



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