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Lead Salesforce Administrator
Dallas, TX

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Job Description

Lead Salesforce Administrator

Location: Dallas, TX/ Auburn Hill, MI/ San Jose, CA

Duration: Fulltime


Principal Engineer

The Principal Engineer will deliver technology solutions leveraging strong technical experience to architect, engineer and provide guidance in delivery of key related initiatives.

Position Competencies:

Successful incumbents have excellent customer service skills, have strong inter-personal and communication skills, strong attention to detail, drive for results, decision quality, dealing with ambiguity, and ability to multi-task and have strong organizational skills.


Design & Methodology:

* Investigate & propose a strategic fit solution across server platform infrastructures.
* Work closely with Business Units, Application teams, infrastructure areas & Vendors to identity, review & evaluate the solution requirements.
* Investigate & propose strategic fits for Virtualization, Consolidation & Rationalization solution opportunities within the infrastructure or business. Propose changes to the technical architecture & design solutions as applicable.
* Review & provide recommendation/input if/as applicable on new technologies/roadmap/presentations and Vendor product offerings specific to "System " Server, System Software technologies & Solutions & products.
* Review & Identify Outsourcing Opportunities (e.g. ASP, IAAS, SAAS)
* Evaluate & align strategic fit solutions across infrastructure platforms & solutions specific to "System " hardware & software technologies.
* Understand, participate, review & influence long term capacity planning & technology investments.

Technical Consulting:

* Provide Client consulting & planning guidance as applicable for moderate to large highly complex projects/programs.
* Provide consultation & works closely with other functional infrastructure areas/departments on multiple initiatives to meet common organizational / business goals & objectives.
* Participate in and provides consulting & planning guidance on short term & long term planning in order to meet ongoing business & operational needs.
* Participate in and provides consulting to project teams on architectural, design development, integration opportunities, planning of highly complex systems & assures it is aligned to our established strategies, guiding principles, rationales & practices.
* Develop & provide estimates for projects/programs & initiatives during consulting, planning & implementation review if/as applicable for projects & initiatives.

Planning & Organizing:

* Identify & evaluate projects/programs/initiatives & design processes that enhance & rationalize existing and upcoming solutions.
* Map requirements into standard services solution, identity opportunities for integrating to existing or reuse technology & provide cost effective solutions for moderate to large highly complex project/programs/initiatives.
* Review and propose alternate solutions to non-standard solutions if/as applicable to meet business & applications needs.
* Review, identify & manage requirements for moderate to complex solutions and do a cost value, feasibility and risk analysis as appropriate.
* Assist & provide guidance on complex/ large project/program planning phases & process. Direct and/or indirect management responsibility for large to enterprise size projects /programs/initiatives/services with high complexity across multiple functional area(s).

Risk Management:

* Participate in CAB/ECAB and active assess risk of proposed changes.
* Review, participate, develop (if/as applicable) & update architectural standards, guiding principles, rationales & strategies.
* Evaluate, review & approve highly complex design solutions for business & Infrastructure project or programs or initiatives.


* Keep management informed of status of on activities through accurate, timely, and appropriate reporting.
* Actively participates in committees representing the department and/or planning unit.
* Keep abreast of leading edge technologies in engineering space.
* Estimating cost saving targets.
* Budget low cost hosting provider


* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or High School Diploma or GED and 9 years of technology experience
* 8 years Technology project management experience complex, critical projects
* 8 years in identifying technical solutions for complex business problems, identifying the benefits and risks of the solutions and providing recommendations
* 8 years negotiating complex solutions
* 8 years designing complex solutions
* 5 years of mentoring another technologists
* 3 years of experience working as a developer or administrator in
* 2-4 years of Advanced SFDC Configuration and VisualForce Page development (including workflow creation)
* 1 year working with SFDC governor limits and best practice guidelines
* Completion of 2 or more Salesforce integration and extension projects in development and lead technical roles
* 1 year of experience designing and developing integrations from to upstream and downstream applications using API
* 1 year of experience working with master data management in

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