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Salesforce Architect Careers

You’re both a big picture thinker and an in-depth problem solver. You take pride in designing systems that can stand up to anything. You see issues before they become issues, even when you’re scaling from one to one million customers. Ready to dive deep? Start exploring a career as a Salesforce Architect.

What’s Salesforce? Salesforce is a customer relationship management solution that gives every business team⁠—from sales and marketing to commerce, service, and beyond—a single, shared view of every customer.
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$150,000*
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*higher for Certified Technical Architects
 
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A Day in the Life of a Salesforce Architect

 
 
Morning
You start off the day reviewing an application feature design from one of your teams. You check that the design follows best practices, considers the user experience, and meets the business goals—all while being technically feasible, scalable, and maintainable.
 
Midmorning
Next up, respond to a request from a potential client. You look up documentation, review previous work for similar clients, and generate solution overviews, proof-of-concept designs/applications while gathering initial system landscapes or project documents.
 
After Lunch
You run a discovery workshop for a new client to uncover their business challenges and goals.
 
Late Afternoon
After reviewing the results of your discovery workshop, a colleague asks you to review a presentation deck for a client. You review and add your suggestions to the deck keeping in mind what is feasible from a time and technology standpoint.
Meet real Architects and read their stories

Charly Prinsloo
Salesforce Practice Lead
Sense Corp
Austin, TX, United States
 
Aldo Fernandez
Consultant/Platform Architect
Aldoforce.com
Montevideo, Uruguay
 
Kestryl Cael Lowrey
Solutions Architect
Cloud for Good
Brooklyn, NY, United States
 
Vamsi Krishna Gosu
Salesforce Architect
Techforce Services
Sydney, Australia
 
Peter Ingemann
Senior Solution Architect
Chr. Hansen
Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Gemma Emmett
Senior Manager
KPMG UK
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
 
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