Functional Solution Architect, SaaS, ERP, CRM, SFDC

Posted 30 March by Carrington Recruitment Solutions Ltd Easy Apply

Solution Architect, Salesforce, SFDC, CRM, ERP, SaaS, Functional Solution Architect

Functional Solution Architect required to work for a fast growing SaaS based business in Central London. You will have experience as a Functional Solution Architect, preferably within a Salesforce environment. However, other technologies will be considered, such as Microsoft Dynamics. Read on for more details…


  • Design and lead successful client implementations of quality SFDC technology solutions
  • Understand the commercial constraints and ensure all technology decisions satisfy commercial and technical success criteria
  • Design and develop innovative solutions that meet challenging business requirements while considering all factors such as performance, scalability, data security, operational effectiveness, cost and time to market
  • Analyse requirements, determine, document and communicate the optimal design/development approach to meet the requirements
  • Provide strong technical leadership internally and externally and advocate improved efficiency in solution design and implementation
  • Lead clients and delivery teams to define and evolve solution concepts and architectures
  • Confidently leading and actively participating in requirements and design workshops and meetings. Challenging requirements and design assumptions.
  • Define and govern technical direction and strategy internally and throughout project teams
  • Write and present detailed design and technical specifications
  • Contribute to and maintain a cohesive development framework and coding standards through communication and collaboration
  • Apply project management skill to identify, develop, and implement techniques to progress engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimise cost savings and efficiencies


  • Ideally 4 + years implementing applications, preferably in a role.

· Preferable experience with CPQ and Order management, including internal platforms

  • 4 + years experience in demonstrated understanding of overall SFDC architecture and working knowledge of SFDC integration approach and architecture
  • One or more certifications (Developer Certification, Advance Developer Certification is desired - DEV-401 and DEV-501)
  • Extensive Apex/ Visualforce development experience on the platform - for example, SFDC APIs, Apex controllers, Apex Web Services, Apex callout, outbound messaging, SFDC data loaders and ETL Tools - e.g. DataStage)
  • Experience working with a J2EE architecture: Java, XML, JSP, HTML, and SQL
  • Understanding of the architectural principals of web-based platforms including SaaS, multi-tenancy, multi-tiered infrastructure and application servers
  • Understanding of all cloud offerings in the market and ability to discuss cloud architectures
  • Experience of enterprise application integration, including SOA, ESB, EAI, ETL environments and of integration considerations such as process orchestration, customer data integration, and master data management
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding team environment, understand and be responsive to customer needs, work under tight deadlines, work independently and/ or collaboratively, and a willingness to take ownership of problems to produce quality solutions
  • Experience developing software using Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Commercial experience gained on large, complex projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent communicator, able to explain, persuade and justify decisions and concepts at all levels.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire technical staff
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Client management & relationship building skills
  • Sound theoretical knowledge and practical experience of applying recognised solution design methods & techniques to complex business problems

This is a great opportunity and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details.

Required skills

  • ERP
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • SaaS
  • SFDC
  • Salesforce

Reference: 34445859

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