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SALESFORCE SOLUTION ARCHITECT

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Co, Inc., a world leader in the spice, flavor and seasonings industry, is seeking a full time Salesforce Solution Architect.

 

With $5 billion in annual sales, McCormick & Company, Incorporated manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry – retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Every day, no matter where or what you eat, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick.  McCormick makes every moment and meal better™!  To learn more please visit us at www.mccormickcorporation.com.

 

As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick & Co., Inc. offers a wide variety of benefits, programs and services which address the needs of employees and their families.  McCormick’s benefits include, but are not limited to tuition assistance, medical & dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), defined contribution plan, paid holidays and vacations.

The Salesforce Solution Architect will be responsible for the strategy and governance of all salesforce orgs at McCormick.  In this role, you will be responsible for vision and priorities of system improvements for Salesforce as well as the plan to extend the solution out into other regions/markets. You will closely collaborate with key partners across all levels of the McCormick Organization in the planning, implementation, deployment of Salesforce changes, standards and governance.

Responsibilities

  • Configures the system, monitoring and troubleshooting any reported issues.  Proactively seeks out and identifies needed system changes.
  • Engages with IT Business Relationship Consultant and business areas as needed to gather requirements for system enhancements and feature requests; evaluates and prioritizes those enhancements/requests for implementation
  • Establishes and maintains McCormick’s Salesforce Strategy and Governance
  • Establishes Salesforce Design standards across Security, UI, Process Automation, Object Classification, Pace Layering to ensure compliance/auditing standards are met and solutions are consistent regardless of teams delivering (i.e. naming conventions, best practices, frameworks, documentation, etc)
  • Familiarity with APEX triggers, Lighting Web Components, and Visualforce pages
  • Deep understanding of platform feature capabilities and trade-offs/limitations for solutions leveraging Code vs Configuration as well as effort to maintain each solution long-term (resource cost, technical debt, etc)
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting data skew, org performance, and governor limits.  Proactively seeks out and identifies needed system changes.
  • Engages with business relationship consultant to align platform capabilities with business requirements
  • Oversees Salesforce team (in-house and vendors) to ensure solution quality meets current requirements and aligns to long-term McCormick Salesforce strategy and design standards
  • Follows Salesforce best practices (sandbox management, implementation, data governance, etc)
  • Monitors and works to improve data integrity; pulls reports and conducts audits including duplicate record management, field history changes, error reports etc.  Documents processes, including error reports and changes to field history tables.
  • Documents technical architecture and system changes
  • Ability to import/export data using DataLoader or 3rd party tool
  • Works with Business Relationship Consultant to communicate system updates and enhancements to users.
  • Creates new reporting capabilities and responds to ad-hoc reporting requests; analyze requests and develop reports and dashboards
  • Experience with AppExchange and related CRM products like Conga, OwnBackup, Zoominfo, Pardot, Zencraft, FieldTrip, SAP, Scribe, Microsoft AX, PowerBI
  • Reviews and evaluates new Salesforce releases to determine which are best suited for implementation in the org

 

Skills Required

 

  • Minimum of 5-8 years Salesforce experience, as Admin, Dev, Architect or combination of any
  • Ability to manage multiple Salesforce orgs with varying business processes
  • Should hold Salesforce Architect Domain certifications (Application Architect, System Architect, Certified Technical Architect)
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, and handle and prioritize simultaneous requests
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to critically evaluate and prioritize information gathered from multiple sources and reconcile conflicts 
  • Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on Salesforce and other integrated systems

 

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree is required in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience in agile / agile scrum methodology and with agile delivery tools such as Jira is required.
  • Experience working in matrix-based project teams including internal resources and contractors is required.

Up to 25% travel, both domestic and international.

 

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore