Huron Consulting Group Technical (Solution) Architect, Salesforce - Nationwide in Chicago, Illinois

Position Summary:

(Work location: Nationwide, no relocation required and up to 75% travel)

What does it mean to head up a world-class tech team, one with deep collective knowledge and admirable achievement? It means you’ve ascended to the rank of Huron Tech Director…worthy of industry-wide respect and recognition. When you take on this key role, you inherit a host of responsibilities, challenges, and rewards. Imagine the difference you can make by providing leadership, coaching, and mentorship to analysts, associates, managers, subcontractors, and client personnel that rely profoundly on such guidance and supervision.

Technical Directors engage in a multitude of industry and Practice responsibilities. They identify gaps in practice knowledge… discover strategies to enhance capabilities… develop detailed project plans… manage budgets and resource loads …and leverage expertise across the organization. They also handle engagement economics, develop/manage senior level client relationships, and ensure high-level quality/efficiency on projects and deliverables.

As a prominent industry leader and Practice Manager, you can expect significant onsite client contact and 3-4 days per week of travel. The responsibilities of Tech Director are considerable. But the job’s challenges… complexities… contributions… they will bring you robust professional growth—and profound personal satisfaction.

Create a lasting impact. Let’s get to work - together.

The Salesforce Technical (Solution) Architect will be responsible for designing project solutions with different clouds on the Salesforce platform (e.g. Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, App Cloud). In this capacity the Technical Solution Architect will have an expert understanding of Salesforce.com standard applications, web application development, Salesforce integration, and tools such as the Salesforce APIs, Apex, Lightning and the AppExchange that are used to extend the standard product set. Candidate must be able to lead technical requirements gathering sessions, write requirements, technical architecture documents and manage integration tasks. They also must have a solid business understanding and be able to translate business process flows into technical use cases.

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of consulting experience

  • 5 or more years of experience managing external client projects in positions

of increasing responsibility in the delivery of business consulting and systems

development

  • Design and document an end-to-end Salesforce solution to include: leading

technical architecture workshops with Enterprise Architects, Information

Security Architects, Integration Architects, Data Architects from client teams,

and leading technical requirements gathering sessions and writing technical

requirements documents.

  • Leading technical design sessions and writing technical design documents

  • Managing the technical delivery of integrations and custom extensions

  • Managing technical scope and client expectation

  • Designing and managing the execution of test plans and ensuring a quality

solution is delivered.

  • Ability to work with developers US-Based and Offshore

  • Effectively work with Project Managers, Customers, Development Leads and

the Account Managers

  • Educate Customer as a Salesforce.com Evangelist

  • Familiarity with Force.com platform technical limitations and common

technical design patterns, integration patterns and business application

development patterns

  • Proven ability to design and optimize business processes and to integrate

business processes across disparate systems

  • Experience with Enterprise Integration tools.

  • Demonstrated deployments of enterprise software systems using industry

standard environments including XML, HTTP/HTTPS, Java, C++, and ASP.

PREFERRED:

  • Salesforce.com Application Architect, Certified Systems Architect or

Technical Architect

  • Sales Cloud or Service Cloud certifications are a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science,

Software Engineering, or related IT discipline

About Huron:

At Huron, we’re redefining what a consulting organization can be. We go beyond advice to deliver results that last. We inherit our client’s challenges as if they were our own. We help them transform for the future. We advocate. We make a difference. And we intelligently, passionately, relentlessly do great work…together.

Are you the kind of person who stands ready to jump in, roll up your sleeves and transform ideas into action? Then come discover Huron.

Whether you have years of experience or come right out of college, we invite you to explore our many opportunities. Find out how you can use your talents and develop your skills to make an impact immediately. Learn about how our culture and values provide you with the kind of environment that invites new ideas and innovation. Come see how we collaborate with each other in a culture of learning, coaching, diversity and inclusion. And hear about our unwavering commitment to make a difference in partnership with our clients, shareholders, communities and colleagues.

Huron Consulting Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and dependents; a 401(k) plan with a generous employer match; an employee stock purchase plan; a generous Paid Time Off policy; and paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Our Wellness Program supports employee total well-being by providing free annual health screenings and coaching, bank at work, and on-site workshops, as well as ongoing programs recognizing major events in the lives of our employees throughout the year. All benefits and programs are subject to applicable eligibility requirements.

The Company is fully committed to providing equal employment opportunity in recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, education and all other terms of employment. Huron will not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, Vietnam era of veteran status, physical or mental disability, creed, citizen status or any other status protected by federal, state of local law. We endeavor to maintain a drug-free workplace.

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Category: Business Advisory Consulting
Category: Technology
Opportunity Type: Experienced
Country: United States
State: IL
City: Chicago
Job Type: Full-time Salary