Solutions Architect

  • Full Time
  • Toronto

Website Groundswell Cloud Solutions

This is a full-time, permanent role based in Toronto, Canada. Immigration sponsorships are available for successful candidates.

As a Solution Architect, your focus is to leverage your deep business, industry, and Salesforce product knowledge to create and deliver the best solutions for our clients. We are looking for an architect who is passionate about technology, excited about tackling the most complex business challenges and is eager to share their expertise with others.

You Impact the Success of Groundswell

  • Lead interactions with the client’s business, technical, and project stakeholders to understand their business processes, challenges, and goals, and provide strategic recommendations to support their needs
  • Create the vision for clients through roadmaps, capability maps, reference architectures, and other enterprise architecture assets to communicate the best-fit solution considering technology, industry trends, platform experience and other relevant factors
  • Lead the definition of the overarching solution, considering both business and technical needs and constraints that clients have
  • Proactively identify, communicate and escalate risks that might impact the project’s overall health, working closely with the Project Manager to resolve project-related issues
  • Partner closely with project team members to ensure the successful delivery of well-architected solutions
  • Lead and mentor junior and intermediate consultants and support them in their professional growth through your professional and business expertise, encouraging them to take ownership of their work
  • Contribute to the growth of the business by supporting pre-sales and scoping engagements
  • Contribute to internal strategic projects

How we enable you

  • An intensive, holistic training program that includes technology, processes, and culture — helping you become a trusted advisor that our customers want to partner with
  • A tailored growth and development plan to support you in your career
  • Professional development support for training and certification
  • A Macbook Pro and additional workstation accessories to help set up your workspace
  • Intelligent and friendly people, engaging events, and an overall awesome company

What you bring to be successful

  • Post-secondary education in a business or technology-related field
  • Minimum of 6 years in a consulting and architect role
  • Broad experience across multiple Salesforce products (e.g. Sales, Service, Marketing, Einstein Analytics, Tableau, Commerce, MuleSoft etc) with a depth of expertise in specific clouds
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audiences, including both business and technical
  • Experience working in teams, a desire to collaborate with others, and a willingness to ask for help if needed
  • Ability to deal with situations where information is difficult to obtain, complex or ambiguous; experience managing challenging interactions with customers or other stakeholdersStrong understanding of business needs and industry-specific priorities or use cases
  • Awareness of application lifecycle management and DevOps including industry-standard tooling
  • Awareness of quality assurance and industry-standard tooling
  • Experience with agile development and methodologies
  • Experience leading and collaborating with project teams members in fast-paced environments with tight timelines and budgets A passion for technology and continuous growth
  • Desired Salesforce Certifications: Administrator, Consulting Family of Certifications – Either Salesforce Application Architect or System Architect

Benefits of joining Groundswell

  • Competitive salary – reviewed every 12 months and annual performance-based bonus
  • RRSP, MSP and Extended Health coverage for you, spouse and children
  • Sponsored Salesforce Certifications
  • Regular Lunch and Learns and internal training opportunities
  • Hybrid workplace model
  • Awesome company events and Friday Happy-Hours

You will be joining an inclusive, innovative company with diverse, passionate people. Our unique points of view determine our individuality, but it is our trust that brings us together to succeed as a team. If we sound like your kind of people then kickstart your career in tech and apply today!

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