Salesforce Technical Architect
New York , New York
November 22, 2017

My client is a global investment bank and securities firm, and has served companies and their investors for nearly 50 years. Headquartered in New York City, with offices in more than 25 cities around the world. They provide clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage, securities research and asset management. The firm is a leading provider of trade execution in equity, high yield, convertible and international securities for institutional investors and high net worth individuals. They are looking to bring on a Salesforce Technical Architect to their team. The Salesforce Technical Architect is responsible for architecting, documenting, building and delivering intelligent, robust and cloud based solutions for our employees and clients using Salesforce. The candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills in all stages of the software development life cycle. They must be able to communicate well with clients who have varying technical abilities, as well as with staff. The candidate will be responsible for translating business requirements into well-architected designs and architectures that best leverage the Salesforce platform. They will be responsible for ensuring that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business, ensuring that proper testing is implemented, and performance and security requirements are closely monitored by working with the project and development teams. They must also be able to identify and confirm technical design risks, and develop mitigating approaches. The candidate must also have experience providing level of effort estimates for technical portion of solutions. Required Background: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or related experience 3+ years previous development experience with Demonstrated understanding of and experience with architecture and API Proven experience writing Visualforce and Apex classes and triggers Ability to design, code, test, debug, and maintain software applications Strong attention to detail and excellent problem solving skills Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams Experience with data migrations from third party systems to Coach and mentor and assist in technical development of technical resources. Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance to developers Conduct code reviews for ongoing projects to ensure that code quality is at the highest level possible and appropriate design patterns are being used Proven ability of effective team building, possessing excellent communication, both written and verbal Results oriented person who can handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment Desired Experience/ Skills: Financial Services industry experience certifications (Certified Developer (DEV-401), Advanced Developer (DEV-501) or equivalent experience) Understanding of UI design principles and best practices Client intelligence and analytics experience

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