Sr SF Architect / CPQ Specialist


Full Time


VlocityREST or SOAP integrationSalesforce CPQ

Job Details

  • Provide strong problem solving and technical skills to effectively design quality solutions. Work with Partner with Business Systems Analysts to design and configure and customize solutions that are scalable and meet the requirements of our customer stakeholders.
  • Participate in the testing and deployment of day-to-day and project-based configuration changes.
  • Lead customer day-to-day support requests that require careful scrutiny and emotional intelligence.
  • Utilize Release Management processes to implement new as well as update existing applications
  • Develop deep knowledge of Customers business, processes, and technologies to proactively seek out inefficiencies and work cross-functionally to recommend action.
  • Support and maintain effective relationships with customers and cross-functional teams such as Business Systems Analysts, Engineers, Sales, Marketing and Operations.
  • Client has an SFDC team established. This role is to provide leadership, guidance, and support to the existing team
Required skills/experience/education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, or equivalent education and work experience.
  • Experience and expertise with Salesforce CPQ considered a CPQ SME.
  • SFDC Architect, CPQ expertise required
  • One to two years of hands-on experience configuring Vlocity (Salesforce Industries) solutions utilizing tools such as Omniscript & Dataraptor.
  • Three to five years of overall experience on the Salesforce platform with configuration and customization of the solution for Sales, Service and/or Vlocity.
  • Good understanding of Sales and Service Cloud Out-of-the-box capabilities and functions.
  • API knowledge and experience REST or SOAP integration with Salesforce
  • Experience in a complex, medium-large Enterprise CRM projects as a Salesforce Lead or Senior Developer with multiple internal/external system integrations.
  • Either a Salesforce Platform Developer or Vlocity certification is required to demonstrate commitment to the platform.
  • Critical Thinking The candidate must have the ability to analyze complex issues and demonstrate the ability to comprehend complex processes and workflows.
  • Flexibility The candidate must have the ability to direct or assist as needed to complete their objectives. Overnight deployments will be required.
  • Resilience The candidate should possess the ability to overcome challenges and remain focused on deliverables.
  • Interpersonal Skills The candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with many different personality types to complete objectives, as well as form positive working relationships with team members.
  • Research The candidate must be capable of self-driven research where needed.
  • Highly motivated / self-starter The candidate must be a self-starter, experience establishing priorities, delivering results and meeting deadlines.
Preferred (nice to have) skills/experience education:
  • Ideal candidate will have industry experience in one of the following - US Healthcare Payer (Insurance) and/or Provider (Hospital) and/or Manufacturing and/or Public Sector space .
  • Experience with Agile and DevOps project delivery practices.
  • Salesforce Sales / Service / Field Service / Health Cloud experience including implementations involving lightning flows and integrations.
  • Database basic understanding of database access and data flow.
  • Experience with use of Jira or Jira-like tool to track requirements, testing, defects, etc.
Proven experience with the following:

Configuration of the Salesforce platform utilizing Declarative tools such as workflow rules, process builders & flows.
Configuration of Vlocity platform utilizing native Vlocity platform tools.
Ability to identify best practice with respect to implementation of customization v/s configuration.
Knowledge of building secure applications on the Salesforce platform when implementing customization solutions.
Experience working building and configuring Apps using Salesforce App Builder as well as working experience in Salesforce Lightning.
Experience with Salesforce Data Loader or similar ETL tools and Salesforce CLI.

  • At least 5 years' experience in a leading role in delivering Salesforce projects,
  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal, and interactive when online,
  • Preferred Salesforce certified:
o Administrator
o Sales Cloud Consultant
o Service Cloud Consultant
o Platform App Builder
o Platform Developer I, II
  • Bachelor's / Postgraduate degree or professional qualification in Business, Computer Science,Marketing, Finance or a similar field of study,
  • Salesforce Designer certifications,
  • Salesforce Architecture certifications,
  • Active in the Salesforce community.

About Cognate Inc - Cognate Inc is a recognized provider of professional IT Consulting services in the US. We have a solid track record of helping organizations plan and deploy IT projects successfully. We combine our consultation and IT staffing experience to drive the effectiveness of IT projects even in the most demanding and complex business environments.