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Enterprise Salesforce Architect

Job Description

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Job Summary   


Enterprise Salesforce Architect responsible for leading the enterprise through a created EA vision and strategy around how to position Salesforce to support and grow our business.

Essential Job Functions 
  • Ability to create Salesforce Architecture Strategy and Reference Architecture (blueprint, patterns, principles and standards).
  • Complete technical and licensing understanding of Salesforce and capabilities.
  • Ability to lead and hold accountable the enterprise towards Salesforce vision and standards. 
  • Ability to assess the current Distribution landscape and create and execute to-be vision and roadmap.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence across key IT and business stakeholders.
  • Ability to build sound business case around change.
  • Ability to build and articulate an architecture and delivery roadmap indicating current to future state, focused around clear benefits to both IT and business users.
  • Ability to authentically and effectively communicate with various stakeholders across business and IT.
  • Responsible for managing risk within an organization through a reusable framework and process.
  • Responsible for creating design patterns and best practices for Salesforce through the enterprise.

Physical Actions: Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum. 

Physical Environment: Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment. 
Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. MBA/MIS a plus. Continue educational development in job related field. 
Experience Requirements 
  • Expert knowledge on Salesforce capabilities, with focus on Sales / Service Cloud, Lightning Platform and Lightning Web Component.
  • Established relationship with Salesforce to understand and influence vendor roadmap direction.
  • Demonstrated abilities to lead large, multi-million dollar Data programs.
  • Proven ability to work with all levels within the IT and Business organization.
  • Well versed in the Enterprise Architecture process and the value it provides.
  • Experience in influencing executive business and IT leadership.
  • Insurance industry experience is heavily preferred, with knowledge across various Insurance domains (i.e. Personal Lines Products, Commercial Products, Distribution, Service Operations, etc.).
  • Hands-on ability to build reference architecture and reference implementations to lead and guide the development and engineering staff.
  • Solid understanding of the Salesforce data models, Salesforce integration patterns and methods, and UI capabilities.
  • Hands on experience developing in multiple SFDC orgs / domains.


Special Skill Requirement 

  • Certified SFDC Application architect.
  • 10+ years of experience in an EA role.
  • 10+ years of experience on Salesforce.
  • Insurance experience.
  • Certifications in Enterprise Architecture frameworks (i.e. TOGAF, Zachman, EABOK, EACOE, etc).
  • Additional 3-5 years working in another role leveraging Salesforce (or similar CRM platform).


Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 06/04/2020