Technical Architect

Job Location(s) US-ND-Fargo | US-MN-St. Louis Park
Posted Date 2 years ago(4/8/2020 2:28 PM)
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Technology Experts - Architect




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.


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Salesforce Technical Architect.


Job Overview:

The Technical Architect provides technology direction, ensures project implementation compliance, and utilizes technology research to innovate, integrate, and manage technology solutions. As a Technology Architect, you will significantly contribute to identifying best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Leadership team and may mentor Junior Architects and /or development team members.



Technical Architect Responsibilities:

  • Technical architecture design of solutions on the Marketing Cloud and platforms
  • Data model design
  • Integration architecture to connect all types of technology systems across an enterprise
  • Train and mentor software engineers, web engineers, and platform engineers
  • Consulting with clients on technology solutions that meet their business requirements
  • Lead technical projects and teams
  • Meet with clients both onsite and remote, leading workshops, discovery sessions, etc.
  • Understand and consult on best practices, governance, and compliance on marketing automation platforms

Technical Architect Traits:

  • You enjoy working closely both with internal teams and directly with clients to architect technology solutions to fulfill clients’ needs and visions for their marketing technology infrastructures.
  • You are a visionary. You can help clients see the big picture even though it may be many steps away.
  • You are a leader and a mentor. You enjoy coaching the development teams.
  • You are passionate about quality and work hard to enforce sound development practices and ensure the quality delivery of enterprise solutions.
  • You take ownership of your projects and ensure that quality standards are met from the beginning of the project all the way through delivery and support.
  • You enjoy building relationships with people. You strive to be a trusted advisor to our clients.
  • You realize that great teamwork is core to successful projects and work hard to ensure the project teams are aligned, utilized, and focused throughout the project.
  • You are passionate about technology and stay up to date on the latest tools, languages, methodologies, and news relating to enterprise software development and marketing technology.
  • You can communicate effectively to various audiences. You can easily explain a complex technical solution to a business user, or a business case to a technical person.
  • You enjoy working with clients in a consultative manner and strive to help them make the best technology decisions possible.
  • You are passionate about delivering documentation and consulting to help clients understand and support the technologies and processes we are building for them.



Technical Architect Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or equivalent Business.
  • 8+ years’ experience in developing technology solutions.
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing external client projects in positions of increasing responsibility in the delivery of business consulting and systems development.
  • 3+ years’ experience working on the platforms.
  • Proven ability to design, optimize and integrate business processes across disparate systems.
  • Extraordinary client-facing skills with the ability to solve the client’s needs and manage scope in a positive way.
  • Experience with ETL or middleware tools.
  • Experience in developing and deploying custom end-user systems.
  • Experience overseeing team members.
  • Have a thorough understanding of OOP, design patterns, and enterprise application integration.
  • Excellent analysis skills and the ability to develop processes and methodologies
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies.
  • Skilled in all aspects of system design including data modeling, integration design, business process implementation, etc.
  • Able to travel up to 50% of the time

Additional Desired Experience:

  • Experience with a professional consulting organization (e.g. Big 5 consulting).
  • Ability to organize and lead client sessions that result in clear requirements and technical design, even when working with non-technical members of client teams.
  • Salesforce Certifications including: Certified Application Architect, Certified System Architect, Certified Technical Architect.


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. #LI-MR1


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. #LI-MR1




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