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Sr. Applications Architect

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20th Century Fox

The Senior Salesforce Architect (SSA) is responsible for attaining business and technical requirements and architecting comprehensive solutions.


  • Serve as a Trusted Advisor, drive conversations with our Business Stakeholders armed with best practices for enterprise architecture functions such as Security, Performance, Requirements Analysis and Application Governance.
  • Advise and mentor team members, which include business and IT resources in technical and functional delivery aspects. Use influence and adaptive communication strategies in scenarios where an architect does not have direct authority over all resources.
  • Provide guidance on functional solution architecture & design, application and integration development best practices, enterprise architecture standards, environment management, testing and platform education.
  • Troubleshoot implementation issues and demonstrate the ability to drive to successful resolution. Lead the evaluation of business and technical requirements from a senior level.
  • Review and correct project/program direction, approach, and key artifacts to keep programs on track and solutions extendable and maintainable going forward.
  • Identification and pro-active management of risk areas and commitment to seeing an issue through to complete resolution.
  • Manage business expectations and negotiate solutions to complex problems.
  • Build relationships with business partners, internal and external, and contributing to broader goals and growth beyond the scope of a single project.


  • 5+ years of enterprise consulting experience, including implementation experience with one or more common enterprise software solutions (e.g. CRM, ERP), filling positions of increasing responsibility and management of more junior resources.
  • 5+ years experience as a Functional Architect, Business Analyst or Consultant.
  • Exposure to key areas of enterprise architecture, including integration technologies, single sign on, and master data management.
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall implementation methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter. Proven results leading and overseeing the following domains: front- and back-end solution architecture, development, and release management strategies, change management, and direct leadership in designing solutions that meet or exceed business needs.
  • Proven ability to analyze, design, and optimize business processes via technology and integration.
  • Guiding business and colleagues in rationalizing and deploying emerging technologies that drive increased business value.
  • Polished speaker with the ability to evangelize best practices at various levels within a large organization.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to effectively develop materials that are appropriate for the audience.
  • Strong presentation skills. Able to effectively present and defend a point of view to a variety of audiences.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Salesforce.com certifications (Admin, Consultant, Developer)
  • Experience with enterprise integration / ETL tools
  • 3+ years of direct experience with Salesforce.com configuration and custom development
  • PMP certification
  • SCRUM certification
  • Entertainment expert