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Platform Architect, Salesforce – Remote

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Platform Architect, Salesforce – Remote

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Kingwood TX US 77339

There’s a reason Insperity was ranked in the top 3% on Workplace Dynamics’ National Top Workplaces list and named one of the top 100 companies to work for in the U.S.

Want to work for us and find out why?

As a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 35 years, Insperity provides an array of human resource and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. In addition, we provide the client company and their worksite employees with a wide array of value-added benefits and services.

Insperity offers a competitive compensation package and a world-class benefits package, including 19 days paid time off, 9 paid holidays, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401k and tuition reimbursement. At Insperity, we’re committed to providing a positive work environment, and to helping our employees succeed both personally and professionally.

Platform Architect, Salesforce – Remote
We are currently seeking a Platform Architect, Salesforce to join our team. 


This position is responsible for delivering consistent, robust, maintainable, standards conformant Salesforce architecture and solutions that fulfill business requirements. This position works collaboratively with development teams to create and deliver such solutions. This role also ensures all produced work aligns with Department’s strategic vision. Participates in formulation and communication of Salesforce strategies.

Under limited supervision and much decision-making:

  • Participates in discussions with Product Owners, Business Analysts, and domain experts to determine requirements and model Salesforce solutions.
  • Champions Enterprise Salesforce Architecture, Patterns and Guidance.
  • Provides technical leadership and guidance on Salesforce platform.
  • Uses empirical data to assess architectural requirements/constraints such as security, scalability, performance, availability, and redundancy. Ensures requirements can be met with minimal upfront design at an acceptable cost and with acceptable tradeoffs.
  • Ensures physical and logical designs fit within our enterprise Salesforce architectural framework and conforms to accepted architectural standards.
  • Identifies necessary interactions with other applications/services and defines Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and service-level agreements (SLAs).
  • Formulates and evolves pattern-based Salesforce designs appropriate for the solution with a clear separation of concerns. Grows and evolves the design, ensuring the integrity of the design is maintained over the course of a project.
  • Communicates and champions the design across the team and fosters an environment of shared goals, collective ownership, and collaboration in building a design strategy.
  • Coaches and mentors’ developers in team on Salesforce design/implementation approaches and techniques.
  • Brings consensus amongst developers on Salesforce design and implementation strategy.
  • Provides guidance on solution design and integration strategies, in the form of standards documentation, examples, training, and consultancy.
  • Publishes technical documentation such as high-level design, logical diagrams, support documentation based on need and value.
  • Writes code and critiques developers’ code.
  • Ensures Salesforce designs and implementations fulfill not only functional needs but also non-functional needs such as security, maintainability, extensibility, testability, stability, configurability, and supportability.
  • Evaluates and adopts third party solutions like Apex/Lightning development and AppExchange products.
  • Participates in technical and leadership trainings as needed and/or recommended by supervisor.
  • Works with teams designated to implement and improve DevOps CI/CD practices.
  • Possesses leadership skills needed to guide developers in delivering solutions that conforms to Salesforce architecture and design.
  • Works with Product Owners in ascertaining roadmap feasibility; delivers Salesforce solutions based on roadmap that adhere to given constraints with focus on quality and time-to-market.
  • Helps in release planning.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field is required.
  • Seven plus years of professional experience in Computer Science or related field is required.

Technical Skills

  • Broad knowledge of software development practices and procedures.
  • Experience working with Salesforce Sales Cloud or Salesforce Services Cloud.
  • Deep understanding and experience working with AppExchange products.
  • Deep understanding and experience working in Apex, Aura, and Lightning Development.
  • Experience in using SOQL and SOSL to solve business problems.
  • Experience with workflows, approval processes, Flow Builder, and Process Builder on Salesforce platform to automate the business processes.
  • Experience working with Salesforce FinancialForce is a plus.
  • Experience in developing and consuming REST APIs.

Soft Skills

  • Strong teamwork and collaborative skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms using diagrams and presentations as needed.
  • Communicates tactfully and effectively and maintains positive and effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.
  • Possesses a strong customer service attitude.
  • Exhibits a passion for learning and continuous improvement. Takes responsibility for acquiring new skills and broadening knowledge.
  • Exhibits a commitment to the utilization of defined standards and processes.

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Insperity provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $ 120,000 – 160,000.

At Insperity, we celebrate the diversity of our employees and our leadership. Insperity is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.