Job Profile: Technical Architect

You’re both a big picture thinker and an in-depth problem solver. A Technical Architect is extensively trained and experienced in the Salesforce products and they work with the business analyst(s) to design the system architecture and specification. Ready to dive deep? Start exploring a career as a Salesforce Technical Architect.

They are often responsible for delivering a specification to a team of Salesforce administrators and developers to deliver to the solution. They are one of the most qualified and well-paid roles in the Salesforce eco-system due to the investment they have made developing in their extensive level of technical knowledge and certifications achieved.

A Technical Architect will have completed their Salesforce Technical Architect Certifications.

What’s Salesforce? Salesforce is a customer relationship management solution that gives every business team⁠—from sales and marketing to commerce, service, and beyond—a single, shared view of every customer.

Typical Responsibilities of a Salesforce Technical Architect:

  • To understand the full extent of the solution, integration components and how they fit into the Salesforce architecture
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Responsible for implementing solutions that support business requirements and drive key decisions that improve processes and productivity.
  • Lead the technical delivery of Salesforce implementations
  • Development of custom solutions and integrations
  • Coach and mentor junior technical team members
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These are the most common general skills listed in job postings for Salesforce Technical Architect roles. Chances are you already have some of these transferable skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Consulting skills
  • Effectively communicator at multiple levels in the organisation
  • Strong background in Salesforce development
  • Confident, self-assured, team-player, ambitious and driven
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SALARY EXPECTATIONS

  • UK – £93,000 – £154,000
  • USA- $149,500 – $165,000
  • AUS – $165,000 – $250,000

CERTIFICATIONS NEEDED

  • Salesforce Architecture Certifications