Platform Architect, Salesforce

  • Posted 56 days ago | Updated 3 days ago


$83,300 - $137,200
Full Time


Application Programming Interfaces
Computer Science
Enterprise Salesforce
Sales Cloud
Salesforce Platform
architectural standards
business processes
communication skills
high - level design
leadership skills
level design
service - level agreements
software development
technical documentation
written communication

Job Details

Platform Architect, Salesforce

Insperity provides the most comprehensive suite of scalable HR solutions available in the marketplace with an optimal blend of premium HR service and technology. With more than 90 locations throughout the U.S., Insperity is currently making a difference for thousands of businesses and communities nationwide.

Behind our success is the unshakeable belief in the value of our people. We value diversity, inclusivity and a sense of belonging. We celebrate work and life events, and we partner with our clients and communities to make great things happen.

We have received recognition numerous times as a top place to work, most recently ranking on Glassdoor s Best Places to Work in the U.S. 2024 list, and U.S. News & World Report s Best Companies to Work for 2024 list. In addition, we have been recognized for having one of the country s Top 50 Midsize Early Talent Programs by RippleMatch s 2024 Campus Forward Awards. There is no better time to be a part of Insperity, and our best work is yet to come. Learn more at .

Why Insperity?

Flexibility: Over 80% of Insperity s jobs have flexibility. We want your time to have balance, whether it s spent with coworkers, clients, family or your community.

Career Growth: Insperity provides many ways to grow with the company. We offer continuous learning programs, mentorship opportunities and ongoing training.

Well-Being: Our total rewards package includes generous paid time off, top-tier medical, dental and vision benefits, health & wellness support, paid volunteer hours and much more. We take care of our people so that you can do your best work.

We are currently seeking a Platform Architect, Salesforce to join our team.

This position is responsible for delivering consistent, robust, maintainable, standards conformant Salesforce architecture and solutions that fulfill business requirements. This position works collaboratively with development teams to create and deliver such solutions. This role also ensures all produced work aligns with Department s strategic vision. Participates in formulation and communication of Salesforce strategies.


  • Participates in discussions with Product Owners, Business Analysts, and domain experts to determine requirements and model Salesforce solutions.
  • Champions Enterprise Salesforce Architecture, Patterns and Guidance.
  • Provides technical leadership and guidance on Salesforce platform.
  • Uses empirical data to assess architectural requirements/constraints such as security, scalability, performance, availability, and redundancy. Ensures requirements can be met with minimal upfront design at an acceptable cost and with acceptable tradeoffs.
  • Ensures physical and logical designs fit within our enterprise Salesforce architectural framework and conforms to accepted architectural standards.
  • Identifies necessary interactions with other applications/services and defines Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and service-level agreements (SLAs).
  • Formulates and evolves pattern-based Salesforce designs appropriate for the solution with a clear separation of concerns. Grows and evolves the design, ensuring the integrity of the design is maintained over the course of a project.
  • Communicates and champions the design across the team and fosters an environment of shared goals, collective ownership, and collaboration in building a design strategy.
  • Coaches and mentors developers in team on Salesforce design/implementation approaches and techniques.
  • Brings consensus amongst developers on Salesforce design and implementation strategy.
  • Provides guidance on solution design and integration strategies, in the form of standards documentation, examples, training, and consultancy.
  • Publishes technical documentation such as high-level design, logical diagrams, support documentation based on need and value.
  • Writes code and critiques developers code.
  • Ensures Salesforce designs and implementations fulfill not only functional needs but also non-functional needs such as security, maintainability, extensibility, testability, stability, configurability, and supportability.
  • Evaluates and adopts third party solutions like Apex/Lightning development and AppExchange products.
  • Participates in technical and leadership trainings as needed and/or recommended by supervisor.
  • Works with teams designated to implement and improve DevOps CI/CD practices.
  • Possesses leadership skills needed to guide developers in delivering solutions that conforms to Salesforce architecture and design.
  • Works with Product Owners in ascertaining roadmap feasibility; delivers Salesforce solutions based on roadmap that adhere to given constraints with focus on quality and time-to-market.
  • Helps in release planning.


  • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science or related field is required.
  • 7+ years of professional experience in Computer Science or related field is required.

Technical Skills

  • Broad knowledge of software development practices and procedures.
  • Experience working with Salesforce Sales Cloud or Salesforce Services Cloud.
  • Deep understanding and experience working with AppExchange products.
  • Deep understanding and experience working in Apex, Aura, and Lightning Development.
  • Experience in using SOQL and SOSL to solve business problems.
  • Experience with workflows, approval processes, Flow Builder, and Process Builder on Salesforce platform to automate the business processes.
  • Experience working with Salesforce FinancialForce is a plus.
  • Experience in developing and consuming REST APIs.

Soft Skills

  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms using diagrams and presentations as needed.
  • Communicates tactfully and effectively and maintains positive and effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.
  • Possesses a strong customer service attitude.
  • Exhibits a passion for learning and continuous improvement. Takes responsibility for acquiring new skills and broadening knowledge.
  • Exhibits a commitment to the utilization of defined standards and processes.

Insperity provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. The range of starting pay for this role is $83,300 - $137,200.

At Insperity, we celebrate the diversity of our employees and our leadership. Insperity 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.