Architect L1 Vlocity Technical Architect – EPC

Experience: 8+ Years
A technical architect (TA) designs the key technical components of the solution and helps
direct Appirio technical resources to develop and deliver the project deliverables. The TA
reduces the overall project technical risk by uncovering design issues early in the project
life-cycle, shares implementation best practices, and recommends solution
alternatives. Additional, the TA often conducts design/code reviews during major project
milestones.
Responsibilities:
• Hands-on experience with Vlocity DataRaptor, Vlocity Cards, Vlocity OmniScript,
VlocityDX, Vlocity Integration Procedures, Vlocity CPQ and either Vlocity EPC or
Ratings Engine.
• Judges the trade-offs with technology and feasibility and makes choices that fit the
constraints of the project.
• Serves as the technical expert on Appirio projects focused on Salesforce.com, vlocity
and the Force.com platform.
• Designs and implements business technology solutions focused on cloud-based
business applications, specifically, Salesforce.com.
• Direct involvement and/or oversight of developing business requirements,
specifications, process flows, application design, application configuration, testing
and deployment.
• Works directly with clients to lead projects, facilitates business process analysis
sessions, develops and delivers key components of technology solution.
• Provides mentoring and guidance to other team members, including offshore team
members.
• Conducts business with the utmost professionalism including:
• Fulfills commitments consistently on-time and proactively escalates commitments
that are in jeopardy.
• Responds promptly to requests and never allows queries to fall into a “black hole.”
• Attends meetings on time, always.
• Judges the tradeoffs with technology and feasibility and makes choices that fit the
constraints of the project.
• Familiar with project management fundamentals and fulfilling the project
management role on projects.
• Designs and implements business technology solutions focused on cloud-based
business applications, specifically, Salesforce.com, vlocity and other custom
solutions.
• Direct involvement and/or oversight of developing business requirements,
specifications, process flows, application design, application configuration, testing
and deployment.
• Works directly with clients to lead projects, facilitates business process analysis
sessions, develops and delivers key components of technology solution.
• Provides mentoring and guidance to other team members, including offshore team
members.
• Serves as vlocity subject matter expert.
• Confident and willing to challenge a customer and guide the customer towards the
appropriate solution for their needs and push back if a customer is asking for
solutions that aren’t in their best interest.

• Ability to guide customer towards creative uses of standard cloud software
functionality to meet business requirements instead of simply relying on custom code
solutions.
• Travels to client site as required.
• Generates timely status reports, time tracking, and expense reports.
• Functioning as leader within the organization and industry. Examples may include
subject matter expert, Community leader, Silver Lining lead, speaker at industry
events.
• Participates actively in Discussions, building a reputation as a go-to resource for the
toughest problems. Contributes to the wiki, contributes to the Asset Libraries, Cloud
Management Center, sponsors new employees, and presents Cool Code at Lunch
and/or Continuing Ed sessions.
• Provides presales support as requested.
• Achieve published company utilization targets.
• Brings 8+ years project experience with packaged software or custom development
implementations.
• Brings experience with CRM software (Salesforce, Siebel, Clarify, Vantive,
Peoplesoft, NetSuite, etc.), or Messaging and Collaboration software.
• Oversee technical decisions and activities of Appirio project teams including dividing
up work, assigning to team members, and monitoring for quality.
• Understand platform limitations and design alternatives to work around limitations
• Ability to split time between many projects at once
• Identify when business requirements conflict with technical capabilities
• Provide constructive feedback to project teams
• Monitor technical deliverables for consistent quality as well as compliance with
Appirio standards
• Partner with project managers to monitor project status and risk areas
• Perform the most advanced design and development tasks
Education and Required Experience :
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business or a related field
• 8+ years of experience in a hands-on technical leadership position
• Some Vlocity experience or Vlocity certification(s)
• 5+ years Salesforce development experience
• 3+ years’ experience of working on deployment teams, ideally using Agile
development techniques.
• 1+ years Vlocity Architecture experience
• Excellent communication skills, equally comfortable with crafting emails as leading a
white-board discussion with customers, or delivering a technical presentation.
• Business operations and process experience in communications Sector
• Must be able to direct and drive development team
• 3+ Agile Methodology / SCRUM Framework
• Salesforce advanced administrator, advanced developer, or technical architect
certifications highly preferred
• One or more current Salesforce.com certifications (developer, administrator,
sales/service, TA, etc)
• Had to spent atleast a year as Technical Architect in different projects.
• Vlocity Platform Developer/Consultant certification
• Vlocity CPQ certification or certification in either Salesforce CPQ or Apttus CPQ

50-100 EUR/hr

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