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Salesforce Technical Architect

Rainmaker Associates LLC
Austin, TX
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Salesforce Technical Architect designs and guides implementation of technical solutions to complex business problems, working in collaboration with a project team. Working with Rainmaker technical resources on or offshore, they ensure that we execute well in all phases of the implementation lifecycle. They reduce the overall project technical risk by uncovering design issues early in the project life-cycle, share and ensure adherence to implementation best practices through design and code reviews, analysis of deliverables and project leadership. This is a hands-on role that requires significant technical experience with multiple Salesforce clouds (Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, CPQ, Marketing Cloud, Experience Cloud/Communities) and related ISV technologies.

The most successful Technical Architects are adept at leveraging their knowledge and experience to influence and guide teams and clients to successful outcomes. The Technical Architect directs the technical roadmap for a client and must be adept at engaging with business and technical executives to collaborate on future plans.


  • Leads technical strategy and design workshops to direct strategy and solution vision
  • Judges the tradeoffs with technology and feasibility and makes choices that fit the constraints of the project.
  • Serves as the technical expert on Rainmaker projects focused on Salesforce - Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Communities, CPQ, Commerce Cloud, and the platform.
  • Designs and implements business technology solutions focused on cloud-based business applications, specifically, Salesforce.
  • Direct involvement and/or oversight of developing business requirements, specifications, process flows, application design, application configuration and testing.
  • Guides various aspects of project DevOps including sandbox strategy, metadata and data migration, environment comparisons and version control.
  • Works directly with clients to lead projects, participates in business process analysis sessions, develops and delivers key components of the technology solution design.
  • Provides mentoring and guidance to other team members, including offshore team members.
  • Is capable of developing custom solutions on the platform leveraging Lightning, Apex, VisualForce and application integration patterns.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a hands-on technical leadership position, 8+ years of experience highly preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with Salesforce in a technical consulting capacity, 5+ years of experience highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Salesforce Development Best Practices
  • Experience with Salesforce Integration Patterns, and experience with Integration Platforms
  • Experience with data migration tools and best practices preferred
  • Multiple Salesforce Project deployments including release and environment management
  • Experience with Agile or other iterative development methodologies
  • Located in and able to work in the U.S. from a home office and able to travel up to 25%
  • Three or more current Salesforce certifications (excluding Admin or Advanced Admin), with Platform Developer I required.
  • Salesforce Advanced Developer certification preferred
  • Not eligible for Visa sponsorship


Fun, progressive, team environment. Everyone learns, everyone shares, everyone helps, everyone benefits, especially our customers! Opportunity to contribute, lead and develop beyond your role. Great entrepreneurial growth environment.

  • Medical
  • LTD
  • Life
  • Dental
  • Matching 401K
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work from home as desired
  • Get the day off on your birthday!

At Rainmaker Associates, we are problem solvers. Were passionate about helping people solve problems and overcome

challenges so that they can achieve their potential.

  • We take initiative and own the problem
  • We take the customers success personally and advocate for them (even though they may fight it)
  • We value hard work and smart thinking
  • We team up with each other, our customers and our partners

We love to make an impact, to leave our mark, to take on a challenge, to master something new, to figure it out, to muscle through

We hate futility & monotony, to waste clients money, to leave the job undone, when we point out the cliff and they jump off!

If you share these values, then you can be a Rainmaker!

Rainmaker Associates LLC


Austin, TX



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