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Technical Architect (Salesforce)

Company: International Baccalaureate
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

* This role can be based in the US or Singapore.*

Demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and capabilities in assessing customer architecture; designing secure, high-performance technical solutions on the Lightning Platform; communicating technical solutions and design tradeoffs effectively to business stakeholders, and providing a delivery framework that ensures quality and success.

Responsible for development of long-term technical plans for all IT applications on Salesforce. The job holder will ensure that technical solutions adhere to both IT strategic direction and policy and provide technical consultancy and support to major organizational initiatives, enabling the IB to make technically sound decisions regarding its IT strategy.

Job Duties:

* Collaborates with other domain experts whilst retaining accountability of the solution architecture
* Promotes and champions technical architecture strategy through strong communication
* Establish cadence of interaction throughout the architecture team, IT department, project teams and the IB in general to ensure alignment
* Enforcing standards, working practices and procedures to drive platform architecture work in a uniform manner
* Monitoring, guidance and regular workshops held within the team to ensure alignment is maintained and deliverables and processes are constantly improving and evolving in line with organizational changes.
* Support SDLC in place in the application development team and the solution design and project management processes in place within the project office.
* Demonstrate good understanding of business planning, leading both business and technical colleagues throughout the course of solution development.
* Addresses tactical business objectives and evaluates the impacts his solution could have to the organization's overall business processes and strategies.
* Interface with stakeholder groups to help them envision the solution value and how it will benefit them in the longer term
* Keeps up to date on industry trends and technology development where it relates to educational software and its use by other examination boards and other educational institutions
* Research and recommend new technical opportunities
* Interface and coordinate tasks with internal and external technical resources as well as to collaborate with cross-function project teams to provision estimates, develop overall implementation solution plan
* Work with suppliers and business partners to understand the technical merits and short and long-term strategic fit of potential products and services aligned with the IB's technical strategy
* Develop Request for Proposal (RFP) based on requirements gathered from internal customers


* At least 10 years of IT work experience on Salesforce, 8 years as technical or system architect.
* IT related degree or equivalent experience.
* Salesforce Architect level (Technical, System, IAM) certification is required.
* Strong understanding of Salesforce platform and specifically regarding Apex Triggers, Aura, Visualforce Pages, Components and Enterprise Architecture

The IB is an equal opportunity employer. It provides employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ethnicity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic status, or status in any group protected by federal, state, or local laws.

"This job is offered on local terms and conditions and is at will"

Keywords: International Baccalaureate, Bethesda , Technical Architect (Salesforce), Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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