• Lead Salesforce Technical Consultant

    Job Location(s) US-MI-Livonia
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/11/2018 12:12 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5194
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology Experts - Technical Consultant
  • Overview

    Perficient

     

    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 is a Gold 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.  

     

    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Lead Salesforce Technical Consultant in our Detriot, MI location. 

     

    Job Overview:

     

    As a Lead Salesforce Technical Consultant you will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle on the Salesforce platform, which includes estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and support of application developed for our clients. As a member working in a team environment you will work with solution architects and developers on interpretation/translation of wireframes and creative designs into functional requirements, and subsequently into technical design.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Analyze, design, implement and test customized software applications built on Salesforce’s Force.com platform.
    • Lead development of Salesforce functionality using the Salesforce API, APEX, Visualforce and other tools that extend the product.
    • Lead technical requirements gathering and technical design sessions, writing technical design documents under the direction of a Technical Architect
    • Delivery of custom developed Salesforce solutions.
    • Participate in the management and execution of test plans, ensuring quality solutions are delivered.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 10 years of professional experience with the Salesforce Eco-System.
    • At least 2 full project implementations on the Salesforce Platform that exploit the full capabilities (discover, design, implement and optimize) of Salesforce– is a MUST.
    • At least 5 years of experience in a professional services company, consulting firm, or agency
    • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture.
    • Experience in project and solution estimation and team structure definition.
    • Fluent and current on architecture trends with an eye on market/technical conditions and future direction.
    • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.
    • Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.
    • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
    • Ability to elicit requirements and communicate clearly with non-technical individuals, development teams, and other ancillary project members.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
    • Desire to mentor younger team members and develop their skills.
    • Experience working on multiple concurrent projects.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills.
    • Be independent and self-driven.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
    • Must be open to travel.

    Preferred skills and education:

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Certifications in Salesforce 
    • Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight
    • Experience leading customer workshop sessions to educate customers on the latest technology trends and best practices
    • Track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
    • Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams

     

    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 award-winning Premier Level IBM Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner.

     

    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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