Salesforce Solution Architect

£85,000 | London | Permanent

IQ Talent Solutions

Posted 13 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Salesforce Solution Architect

This is an opportunity for an experienced Salesforce Solution Architect to join a UK leading name within retail.

Remote Working - 1 day a month on site
Salary £75,000 - £85,000 p/a

The successful candidate will be the first point of contact and technical design lead for a strategic programme and will define and own the technology roadmap for that programme. You will liaise with various departments including Omnichannel, Commercial, Finance, IT and Analytics. The role includes working closely with BAs and engineering teams based in the UK and overseas so strong Stakeholder management is essential.


* Must have had the role as a Lead Solution Architect in an eCommerce environment
* Must have extensive Salesforce Commerce Cloud and Service Cloud experience
* Must have experience of working in an API First space
* An understanding of Azure cloud hosting
* Exposure to MuleSoft or similar integration platforms as well as legacy integration methods
* Excellent communication skills
* Worked in complex IT environment and fast-paced delivery
* Must be able to demonstrate ability to deal with uncertainty and deliver pragmatic solutions
* Full SDLC experience in both Agile & Waterfall environments (Must have experience in agile methodology)
* Retail and ecommerce knowledge


* Responsible for the end-to-end design of the Omnichannel eCommerce solutions
* Lead a team of solution architects in designing solutions for one of the strategic programmes
* Responsible for personal development of direct reports
* Nurture and grow in-house architectural talent
* Understand the business and IT requirements and write solution architecture documents that clearly articulate what needs to be done, both high-level design and detailed design including integration contracts
* Ensure that all solution architectures or architectural increments are aligned to the target enterprise architecture, standards and principles
* Assist and where practical own the design and documentation of all detailed design
* Gather and analyse data to support assessments and recommendations
* Collaborate with the Head of Solution Architecture and programmes to assess the impact of changes to inflight projects
* Support the transition of new projects into the delivery teams and ongoing governance
* Provide input to the strategic direction of technology to assist in the development of the enterprise architecture
* Work with the External and internal Engineering teams, Business Analysts and project management to ensure the solution meets the vision.

Please apply now for more information.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.