Salesforce Solution Architect

Location: Canberra
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 2 months ago
Contact: Archna Singh
Reference: 260425

Job Title: Salesforce Solution Architect

Duration: 12 months with possible extension

We are seeking highly-skilled and energetic Salesforce Solution Architect. This exciting opportunity will have you working as part of a dynamic and passionate team committed to delivering a better services.


  • Define Salesforce technical requirements, design and review Salesforce solutions "inside the box (within Salesforce and its immediate integrations)" and recommend improvements via Key Design Decision packs
  • Participate to OCIO technical forums (such as Solution Review Board) and present the solution for endorsement
  • Ensure development of application follows defined Salesforce CRM architecture, product road map and best practices
  • Groom and refine Salesforce product backlog, in liaison with OCIO Solution Architect, Product Owner, Functional Consultant, Release Train Engineer and Developers
  • Approve configuration and coded items to be deployed between environments
  • Provide guidance and support to the development team and testing team
  • Provide guidance on user story writing style
  • Ensure success and acceptance criteria are defined for each story
  • Describe and illustrate designs with appropriate justifications
  • Ensure documentation of the steps for testing
  • Groom and refine the Salesforce product backlog, in liaison with Salesforce SMEs
  • Supervise the configuration, quality assurance, testing, and deployment of Salesforce
  • Participate in squad ceremonies such as sprint planning, stand up and sprint review

Essential Criteria

  • At least 3 to 4 years' experience in a leading role in delivering Salesforce projects with Salesforce and Vlocity certification
  • Strong practical deployment knowledge of Salesforce and Vlocity configurations
  • Ability to demonstrate wide range of architectural knowledge across various salesforce clouds and industry solutions to support business requirements with strong practical deployment knowledge of Salesforce and Vlocity configurations
  • Ability to perform hands-on prototyping and proof of concepts for business to provide early feedback on proposed solutions
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to observe trends with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent relationship-building skills and ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels and articulate solutions

Desirable Criteria

  • Exposure to Vlocity insurance industry solution including design and hands-on experience
  • Salesforce and Vlocity certified: Salesforce Solution Architect certification preferred
  • A pro-active personality, with a can-do attitude
  • Comfortable with new ways of thinking about accessibility and enthusiastic about accessible design & development will be highly regarded.

Due to security clearance requirements for this role, candidates must be Australian citizens

If this role aligns with your skills and aspirations, apply now for immediate consideration. Contact Archna Singh at 02 6245 1708, quoting Job Reference: # 260425

The application deadline for this position is on 16th Feb 2024.

Please note that only candidates meeting the specified criteria will be contacted. Your interest in the position is greatly appreciated.

Diversity and inclusion are strongly supported at Peoplebank. People of all nationalities, gender identities, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, are encouraged to apply.