Salesforce Architect, Information Services and Technology Administrative Systems

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Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
24 Feb 2018
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24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Architect will play a lead role in the evolution of Boston Universitys Information Services and Technology (IS&T) organizations use of as a platform for application hosting and development. The Architect is an advanced professional role that will collaborate on strategy with IS&T management; work with enterprise architecture to establish and execute the architecture processes and procedures; define and deliver architectural artifacts related to BUs use of as a platform for application hosting and development; evaluate, explore and introduce new approaches, techniques, technologies and industry standards in relation to; define common frameworks, reusable components and reference architectures related to the platform; provide guidance and support to the development team and participate in operational support and maintenance of the platform and applications.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years of IT work experience or the equivalent with demonstrated knowledge in Preferably multiple implementations. Higher Ed implementations is desirable
  • Salesforce Architect, Developer and Administration Certifications strongly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce development, best practices and design patterns –, Visualforce, Apex, SOQL, custom objects, workflows, triggers, IDE, migration tools, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of Salesforce APIs (bulk API, Metadata API), Web Services (SOAP, REST), e-mail integration
  • Advanced knowledge of integrating Salesforce with 3rd party systems using web services and app exchange apps
  • Advanced understanding, adoption and utilization of declarative customizations versus programmatic customizations
  • Knowledge of Higher Education and related standards (e.g. HEDA) and applications (e.g. TargetX) is highly desirable
  • Experience with fundamental programming concepts, frameworks, languages and technologies such as SQL, Java, C#, JSP, ASP, JavaScript, .NET, XML, JSON, HTML5, CSS, JSON is strongly desired
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Understanding of project management concepts and frameworks such as waterfall, Prince 2, Scrum
  • Experience and/or certification in ITIL service management practices is desirable

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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