Akamai Technologies, Inc Solution Architect in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Solution Architect


Cambridge, United States

Corporate IT

Aug 08, 2018 Post Date

013922 Requisition #

We’re looking for a Solution Architect to join the Architecture & Data Engineering team and work directly with clients to deliver Sales, Marketing, and Order Management solutions. You will be working on Salesforce as the core application platform and experience with Sales Cloud implementations is required. You will be involved with projects from design through implementation, testing, and customer sign-off. You will work independently or within a small technical team in delivering the appropriate solution to our customers. You will also participate in internal projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology and quality of integrations.

As a Solution Architect, you will be responsible for:

  • Driving discovery with client to understand business processes and desired outcomes

  • Defining the best solution among all possible to solve the business problems

  • Leading project team in delivery of architected solution from a functional perspective

  • Driving repeatable methods and effective tool sets for the organization

  • Collaborating with other technology leads to develop integrated solutions

  • Being a subject matter expert for all Salesforce.com product offerings and solutions

  • Delivering solutions that improve our customer experience

About the Team

Akamai’s Architecture and Data engineering team implements and supports solutions that enable & optimize Sales, Marketing, Finance, HR, Products & Operations processes. The technology stack consists of Salesforce, Mulesoft, Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle/SQL Server/MemSQL DBs and other SaaS solutions.

Required Education and Experience

Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:

  • 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or its equivalent or

  • 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or another related field.

Required Skills

  • 1+ years of experience with Salesforce.com Platform programming, VF Pages, Lightning Components, Triggers, Workflows & Approvals, etc

  • 1+ years of experience with Salesforce or Oracle Engagement Cloud in a development or configuration capacity

  • 1+ years project experience in a hands-on technical leadership position

  • 1+ years of experience in “migrating” on premise workloads to the cloud

  • 1+ years of professional hands on experience with Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Azure, AWS, and/or other cloud providers

Desired Skills

  • Strong knowledge of Salesforce integration scenarios leveraging out of box and third-party solutions

  • Experience with Enterprise Integration tools

  • Demonstrated deployments of enterprise software systems using industry standard environments including XML, HTTP/HTTPS, Java, C++, and ASP

  • Proven ability to design and optimize business processes and to integrate business processes across disparate systems

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Strong knowledge of Cloud concepts. Good technical understanding around existing Public, Private & Hybrid Cloud offerings and integration with Cloud management tools

  • Familiarity with Salesforce.com platform technical limitations and common technical design patterns, integration patterns and business application development patterns

  • Proficient in Data Visualization and Modeling

  • One or more current Salesforce certifications (Administrator/Advanced Administrator, Platform Developer 1 or 2, App Builder, Sales/Service Cloud)

  • Understanding of relevant aspects of security in virtualized and cloud multi-tenanted environments, such as: VPN, gateways, firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, encryption at rest and transit, identity management, SSO, strong authentication, and penetration testing

  • Experience with Oracle IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS solutions

  • Public cloud experience and certifications (AWS/Azure/Oracle Cloud Infrastructure)

  • Prior background and knowledge in Master Data Management & Governance

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visitwww.akamai.comand follow @Akamaijobs onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedInandInstagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

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