Deloitte Salesforce Technical Lead in Detroit, Michigan

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Job Title:Salesforce Technical Lead

Location:Open / Any US Office

Job Overview:

We are currently looking for a passionate, innovative,results-oriented technology leader with heart-deep commitment to success tojoin the Salesforce COE. This role requires extensive and experienced leadershipacross the Salesforce objects as well as the capability for hands-ondevelopment and support. This rolerequires the capability to design and deploy web-based and web-enabled businessapplications, and must possess hands-on experience in coding, deployingdistributed architectures and platforms, designing for scalability andperformance, and implementing large-scale vendor systems.


  • Providing technical and architectural leadership for Salesforce applications (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud,

  • Leading projects involving Wave Analytics and Lightning.

  • Defining technical evaluation criteria for product and technology selection and determining technical approaches to ensure all architectural solutions result in a coherent systems design.

  • Leading technical design sessions with the development teams, including the creation of class models, sequence diagrams, component models, etc., and detailed design specifications for ensuring that architecture standards are followed.

  • Applying research and development, prototyping, and vendor evaluations

  • Providing expert knowledge of mobile application architecture to business and technology teams and facilitate the collaborative development of the technology strategy, technology standards, roadmaps, and practices.

  • Leading development teams during the analysis, development, and testing processes.

  • Working with business clients and product owners to review business drivers, needs, and strategies to anticipate future business / technology needs.

  • Communicating issues as well as opportunities to leadership and client stakeholders so that technology risks, costs and benefits can be evaluated.

  • Defining and validating non-functional (technical) requirements, and establishing traceability between requirements and application architecture/design.

  • Providing input to the development of project initiation documents including objectives, scope, approach, estimates, and deliverables, when needed.

  • Leading production troubleshooting and War Room Activities.

  • Instilling a culture of execution, operational excellence, and accountability.

  • Seeking and capitalizing on the opportunities to improve productivity, accelerate time-to-market, increase solution quality, and improve cost effectiveness.

  • Anticipating barriers to change and creating opportunities to remove them.

  • Creating a culture that is based on knowledge sharing and learning from best practices.

  • Exhibiting high level of professional flexibility and willingness to promote innovation and new ideas.

  • Mentoring technical leads and developers.



  • A Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline. While an advanced degree is preferred, the value is placed on the extent of the relevant experience and accomplishments

  • 4 years of in-depth technical experience with Salesforce.

  • Salesforce Certified - Salesforce Admin and Developer Certifications.

  • Full lifecycle experience in solution definition and development and testing of the Salesforce application

  • Experience with Apex, Visualforce, Java, JavaScript, and XML and their use in the development of cloud solutions.

  • Practical deployment knowledge of Visualforce, Salesforce configurations, Apex classes, AppExchange deployment.

  • Design experience with, Sales Cloud, Salesforce Integration

  • Agile development environment especially SCRUM using Urban Turtle.

  • Understanding of key Salesforce architectural concepts (e.g. API and governor limits) and how they influence design

  • Clear understanding of event-driven and delegate-based design paradigms.

  • Experience in data modeling techniques and knowledge and applicability of various normal forms.

  • Experience in developing IT architecture plans and software development methodologies.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, influencing, and reasoning skills to earn support of business leaders, technology leaders, colleagues, and vendor representatives.

  • Creativity and ability to think outside-the-box while defining sound and practical solutions.

Experience with the following Technologies/Methodologiespreferred:

  • Experience with Wave Analytics and Lightning

  • Experience delivering packaged software or SaaS is a big plus

  • Data Migration experience

  • Usage of automated build and/or unit testing and integration systems

  • Capable of building sustainable relationships with colleagues and key individuals.

  • Desire to take the initiative, moving projects/ideas forward with clarity.

  • Leadership skills to indirectly lead cross-functional teams towards common solutions.


Minimal travel (<10%) is required.

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