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Salesforce Senior Architect

Minnesota - Architect

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Job Description

Role: Salesforce Senior Developer/Architect

Start: TBD

Length: 6-12 months (option to convert)

Location: Hybrid (St. Paul)

Position Summary:

Be part of an exciting, growing platform as client is expanding Salesforce footprint. We currently have an opening for an experienced and certified Salesforce Architect to provide technical leadership on our Salesforce Platform team. Client leverages the Salesforce platform for Sales, Service, Enterprise Contact Center and Marketing, using respective clouds and will be driving towards Financial Services Cloud over the next few years.


  • Identify, design, and lead implementation of solutions leveraging Salesforce in support of the Sales and Service functions in a complex, high data volume, and heavily integrated Salesforce org.
  • Mentorship and support of Salesforce engineers, from technical leads to junior associates.
  • Develop data integrations with internal systems and third-party applications in alignment with our Enterprise Data Strategy
  • Identify, recommend and implement operational best practices including code reviews, automated testing, and DevOps
  • Identify and recommend core platform and process improvements to internal Salesforce leadership and Salesforce teams
  • Act as a trusted Salesforce technical advisor to the business, Enterprise Architecture, and ET leadership, providing recommendations on strategic direction of the Salesforce platform
  • Help to grow and improve cross-functional teams, including other Salesforce Developers, Salesforce Admins and Quality Assurance team members
  • Partner with cross-functional Salesforce development teams, Salesforce leadership, and Enterprise Architecture, and Enterprise Technology teams across the enterprise to design and lead implementation of scalable, maintainable, efficient, and effective solutions in Salesforce.
  • Drive adoption of reusable architectural patterns, solution and development standards, and engineering excellence across multiple cross-functional Salesforce teams.


  • 6+ years of development and/or architect experience in Salesforce
  • Experience with Salesforce DevOps and CI/CD practices and tooling
  • Passion for learning the Salesforce platform and technologies and an ability to create a contagious culture of learning.
  • Invested in helping teammates and in being a collaborative team player
  • Experience architecting Salesforce solutions with various integration patterns, or at minimum have a strong understanding of Salesforce integration patterns.
  • Ability to break down complex problems through critical thinking, identify trade-offs, document solutions, and clearly communicate justification and reasoning for design decisions to empower Salesforce engineers and administrators to implement solutions effectively.
  • Strong understanding of the Salesforce Well-Architected framework, with an ability to effectively leverage and integrate the framework into design and development practices.
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with technical and non-technical audiences, including Salesforce engineers, non-Salesforce engineers, product owners, ET leadership, and business leadership
  • Platform Developer 1 and 2 and either Salesforce Certified Administrator or Platform App Builder certifications candidate to have two of these three certs at bare minimum.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with hands-on Salesforce declarative and programmatic development - including Apex, Visualforce, Lightning Web Components, and Flow
  • Salesforce Application Architect, System Architect, or B2B/B2C Solution Architect certifications
  • Experience implementing DevOps for Salesforce
  • Financial Services industry experience

Client believes in hybrid work as an integral part of our culture. Associates get the benefit of working both virtually and in our offices. If you’re in a commutable distance (90 minutes) you’ll join us 2-3 days each week in our offices to collaborate and build relationships. Our policy allows flexibility for the reality of business and personal schedules. When working in our offices at least two days per week isn’t feasible (vacations, illness, travel, etc.), an eight day per month standard is an option. 

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Physical job requirements:

  • Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
  • Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
  • Ability to utilize telephone for 2-4 hours per day
  • Ability to perform grasping tasks for 2-4 hours per day

Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.