Salesforce Architect

Job Description

Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience – it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.
Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers, and make an impact.

Bluewolf, an IBM Company, is a global consulting agency that builds digital solutions designed to create results. We are the proven Salesforce strategic partner for a reason—our technology-driven method combines our years of experience with cloud solutions that continually connect our clients with their customers. We specialize in leading cloud solutions like Salesforce, but our clients come to Bluewolf for so much more than our technical expertise. We serve a community of future-focused industry leaders dedicated to building the next generation of digital experiences.
We work as a team. Our ultimate asset is that we inspire each other, push our creativity, and hold true to our ideals. Our goal is to identify value for businesses and enable solutions for success. The problems we solve are varied across industry, technology, and complexity. We scrum daily, work in short sprints, have code reviews, and meet weekly to develop professional skills.
Working for IBM you can expect a learning culture where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded and innovation is valued and respected. We empower our team members to build successful and rewarding careers. Starting at the interview process and continuing throughout your career, you always have access to our leadership team – as mentors, team members and often working side by side on projects. We want you to have more than just a job…IBM has your long-term career goals in mind.

About the role.

As an Architect you will hold the following responsibilities:

  • The Architect is responsible for solutioning, strategizing, and driving innovation and efficiency, and will be called upon to provide business strategy and technology roadmaps for clients.
  • At this senior level – coding ability is seen as a standard and experience will be put to the test
  • Should know well versed and experienced in all aspects of Salesforce in: Development, Configuration, Integration.
  • Write technical Specifications from BRD. Review code to make sure best practices are followed.
  • Data architecture and data migration strategy experience is essential
  • Demonstrate:
  • Tool adoption
  • Asset harvesting and asset reuse
  • Provide technical guidance to the team through the project lifecycle
    - Create project deployment and go-live strategy
    - Presales and solutioning assistance
  • Actively engaging in a highly agile environment with a focus on iterative and test-driven methodologies
  • Conduct technical process reviews, technical UAT, and work in partnership with the business consultants
  • Facilitate code sharing and control by regularly submitting code to concurrent version system repository
  • Gather data migration requirements, define data migration plans and perform complex data migrations
  • Analyze data quality requirements, define data quality plan and execute
  • Demonstrate experience and certification in Agile
  • Demonstrate experience and certification in Sales Cloud and or Service Cloud
  • Demonstrate experience in working on, with and in Customer Journeys

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Required Education

Technical Diploma

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Technical Solution Architect

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Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?


Travel Required

No Travel

IBM Business Group


Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

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EO Statement

Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

4years core consulting skills combined with leading Salesforce business process competency, functional subject matter expertise.
4years Enterprise implementation experience with all core Salesforce tools, offerings and products
Experience in playing a key role in pre-sales and bids to analyze, shape and design solutions & winning proposals for clients


South Africa

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

6years core consulting skills
5years Salesforce experience

Eligibility Requirements


Position Type


New Collar Role


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