Functional Solution Architect, SaaS, Senior SaaS Business Analyst, CPQ, CRM, ERP, London
Intro: This is not a traditional technical Solution Architect where we need you to have a heavy technical background. We need someone ideally from a SaaS background who has operated as a Senior Business Analyst previously, for example. This role is for a Functional Solution Architect rather than technical.
Key areas could be: SaaS Pricing, SaaS Contract Management, CPQ, Procure to Pay, Salesforce EcoSystem, Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, BigMachines...and many more...
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Our client is seeking an experienced Senior Functional Solution Architect for our Professional Services organization to implement salesforce.com-based Quote-to-Cash suite of products, including CPQ (configure/price/quote), Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM), revenue and rebate management, and other related solutions. The ideal candidate will work closely with Customers and internal Functional Managers, and Business System Analysts in developing robust, scalable and flexible solution architectures for various customer projects including designing prototypes, building proof of concepts, and preparing architecture roadmaps.
Responsibilities of the Solution Architect
•Perform hands-on solution design, solution architectures, architecture roadmaps, prototyping, proof-of-concepts, and development tasks as required in support of current and new projects
•Ensure solution is scalable and meets overall business requirements
•Act as a liaison between Technical team, Functional team, Business Functions, and System Integrators to drive internal implementations
•Be recognized as a functional expert in CPQ and/or Contract Management CLM domain
•Conduct Solution Architecture reviews with project teams prior to design and development activities and ensure solution is scalable, is aligned with internal product roadmaps and meets customers’ business requirements
•Guide technical team to deliver a flexible and scalable solution
•Provide mentorship and supervise developers
•Work with offshore teams as required
•Participate in pre-sales activities and internal initiatives as required
Required Skills/Experience of the Solution Architect
•Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
•Minimum 8 to 10 years experience as a team member of successful software project implementations related to SaaS, CPQ, Quote-to-Cash, Contract Management (CLM), CRM or ERP
•A minimum of 6 years’ experience in the capacity of a Solution Architect in a consulting organization
•Experience with web, database, object oriented software technologies, SDLC methodologies and Salesforce.com or Force.com
•Experience in hands on design, prototyping, development, configurations, testing and other implementation activities
•Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with cross-functional teams internally and at customer sites
•Able to manage activities across multiple projects simultaneously
•Ability to travel to client sites.
•Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills are required
•Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment of cross functional and cross vendor teams, and deliver to aggressive timelines
This is a great opportunity for a Solution Architect and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details.