Salesforce Architect with Security Clearance

at Riverside Research
Published March 22, 2023
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country's most challenging technical problems. Job Number: 1143 Riverside Research Institute is seeking a Salesforce Architect with expertise in the Platform to join a team of engineers, scientists, and technical advisors supporting the Defense Innovation Unit. Location: Location is flexible, but ideally Mountain View, CA. Responsibilities * Provide technical expertise and customized support on the Salesforce platform and Salesforce Ecosystem/AppExchange to support an organization with 300+ users with diverse business needs * Collaborate with federal/DoD organizational leadership and functional teams to establish robust processes supporting administrative, development, and change/innovation management activities * Design and implement scalable solutions on the Salesforce platform to meet emerging business requirements * Coordinate the evaluation, scoping, and execution of new development requests * Incorporate software and system architecture into conceptual designs while ensuring alignment with enterprise technology standards (e.g. solution patterns, solution diagrams, application frameworks, technology roadmaps) * Drive evaluation and selection of customizations or Appexchange applications to best address business requirements * Design Complex Enterprise Solutions using the Salesforce Platform and Salesforce Ecosystem/AppExchange, etc * Drive the creation of technical solution document and design documents leveraging Salesforce's best practices * Assist in training of new users, and grow the skill set across the organization * Serve as primary system administrator for the Lightning environment * Handle all basic administrative functions including user account maintenance, reports and dashboards, and other routine tasks * Maintain custom objects, custom buttons/actions, formulas, validation rules, flows, workflows, process builders, approvals, and assignment rules * Complete regular internal system audits and prepare for upgrades * Manage data feeds and other integrations * Collaborate with developers in setting standards and driving quality coding practices. * Establish technical best practices and/or align with organization best practices * Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies/products/trends related to architectural solutions Required Qualifications: * 5+ years of Salesforce Solutions Architect experience including a detailed understanding of CRM core and integrated application architecture * Experience as a administrator in a Lightning org * Experience in IT solution delivery and architecture design * Expert-Level understanding of the Salesforce ( Platform * Experience with Apex, Visualforce, Triggers, SOQL & SOSL * Strong web development skills including JSON, XML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript Scripting Languages, DHTML, SOAP and AJAX * Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret (TS) security clearance * US Citizen Desired Qualifications: * and other relevant technical certifications * Previous experience working in a SCRUM or agile environment preferred * Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI) security clearance All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship. Riverside Research does not mandate COVID vaccination as a condition of employment. However, proof of vaccination or negative test may be required to enter certain government facilities and sites. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site-specific requirements. To protect the health and safety of its employees, their families, and to comply with customer requirements, the company requires all employees to disclose vaccination status (upon hire). Riverside Research strives to be one of America's premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. We continue to add experienced and technically astute staff who are highly motivated to help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers deliver world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions. All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check. Our EEO Policy
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