Salesforce Technical Architect

Acumen Solutions - Ottawa, ON (19 months ago)

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Acumen Solutions drives excellence - not only in our performance, but also in the results we deliver for our clients. We are a global cloud consultancy combining the insight of our strategists, the vision of our innovators, and the ingenuity of our engineers to achieve extraordinary impact. The Fortune 500 trust us to build solutions focused on growing revenue and profits by amplifying competitive advantage and strengthening customer relationships. Our groundbreaking solutions in the public sector streamline operations and improve productivity. We apply this same focus on excellence to our unparalleled social responsibility program, generating sustainable impact across our local communities. Engage with us at or on Twitter @AcumenSolutions.

Acumen Solutions is hiring Salesforce Technical Architects in Ottawa, Canada.


The candidate will be responsible for owning and delivering complex cloud based solutions using technologies such Salesforce, Heroku and J2EE. The candidate will be responsible for owning the architecture and design of complex solution components (e.g., integration, security, custom development). The candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills in all stages of the software development life cycle.

The candidate will own reviewing design elements and signing off on the overall technical design. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business, ensuring that proper testing is implemented, and performance and security requirements are closely monitored by working with the project teams. The candidate must also be able to identify and confirm technical design risks, and develop mitigating approaches. The candidate must also have experience providing level of effort estimates for technical portion of solutions.

Specific Duties

Experience in designing and developing software components

End to End implementation experience with the Salesforce platform

Ability to lead design sessions and communicate design options to clients

Experience with development technologies such as Apex/VF, JAVA, .Net, Ruby, JS, jQuery, Angular.js, Objective C

Integration experience using both Web based technologies (Soap, Rest) and Integration/Middleware tools such as Informatica, Jitterbit and MuleSoft

Knowledge of options and how to handle security requirements such as single sign on and data security

Experience with Release Management, Source Control, and Deployment concepts and technologies such as ANT, SFDC Metadata API, Jenkins, SVN

Ability to define the system landscape, to identify gaps between current and desired end-states, and deliver a solution


At least 2-4 years’ experience in an Architecture role.

SFDC or other CRM architecture experience a plus

At least 4 years’ experience with Integration technologies

Working knowledge of security concepts such as single sign on and data security

At least 4 years’ experience in Agile, Scrum and Waterfall methods

Salesforce Developer and Architect Certifications a plus

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Willingness to travel


Acumen Solutions offers the opportunity for growth and advancement, as well as a competitive base salary, annual performance based incentives, medical, dental, vision benefits and more.