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Salesforce Technical Architect

Salesforce Technical Architect

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon has a vast global operations workforce; the people who run the fulfillment centers, transportation hubs, and customer service for the company. Amazon believes strongly that technology is the best way to find and grow the best workers for these positions. High Volume Hiring (HVH) program focus is on automation of recruiting process to drive recruiting and onboarding at the hundreds of thousands per year scale. HVH builds features, enhancements, and enable synergy through integrations to seek benefits for World Wide Operations/Fulfillment Centers and Customer Service. Due to the high volume of transactions, bulk processing through asynchronous execution is used extensively in HVH. HVH team continues to seek out creative solutions via either AWS technologies(Lamda, DynamoDB, etc.), external technologies, or mixture of both.

As an Salesforce Technical Architect you will own and execute HR software and service delivery initiatives globally to build scale, efficiency, and a great customer experience. You will be completely responsible for the design, engineering, testing, release, and support of the features you build. You will provide solutions that are highly usable, scalable, extensible, and maintainable on the platform. You will also drive automation of processes, develop new applications, and manage the integrations to our various business systems for our (SFDC) environment. This includes development, configuration, maintenance, and integration with other Amazon systems.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for developing in Visualforce, Apex, Java, AJAX, Javascript, and other technologies to build customized solutions that support business requirements and drive key business decisions
  • Seek out ways to utilize SFDC to improve processes and productivity, and make recommendations to support an organization scaling at a rapid pace
  • Partner with SFDC team on best practices including integration and application development, deployment, testing (unit and systems), and iterative refinement

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or related field
  • 2+ years previous development experience with
  • 3+ years of experience in Java and/or C++
  • Detailed experience writing Visualforce and Apex classes and triggers
  • Solid understanding of and detailed experience with architecture and API
  • Experience in HTML, XML, JavaScript, and SQL
  • Experience using Salesforce data tools (Data Loader, Excel Connector, DemandTools, Eclipse IDE)
  • Strong understanding of relational databases and has developed a competency around MS SQL Server, MYSQL, or Oracle
  • Demonstrative success with at least one large integration project
  • Experience integrating with other applications via real-time, batch, sync/async services
  • Experience with cloud or on-premise middleware and other enterprise integrating technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or related field
  • Linux experience a plus
  • Technical project management experience
  • Understanding of UI design principles and best practices. Bootstrap, AngularJS, and CSS
  • Exceptional analytical skills and experience working with large-scale, complex datasets
  • Communication skills for both a technical and business audience
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.