Salesforce CPQ Functional Architect (R00090057_Raleigh)
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A strong Salesforce CPQ Functional Architect with strong leadership skills and a talent for shepherding projects along in a timely and efficient manner so that companies can do more. Communication and relationship-building skills? You have both in spades and you use them to identify requirements, craft solutions, and get clients to green light proposals. You’re not daunted by sophisticated problems, thanks to your next-level analytical, interpersonal, and time-management skills, and you are outstanding at bringing out the best in team members.
- Define and lead project scope and resource requirements.
- Control project work/time tracking and reporting and deliverables achievements.
- Assess business process needs and identify functional capabilities needed.
- Provide mentorship to clients on leading practices and domain expertise.
- Lead client workshops and functional elicitation session.
- Eloquent significant gaps between client current state versus desired future state.
- Assist technical leads in performing hands-on solution design, solution architecture, architecture roadmaps, prototyping, proof-of-concepts, and development tasks as required in support of current and new projects.
- Ensure solution is scalable and meets overall business requirements.
- Act as a liaison between Technical team, Functional team, Business Functions, and vendor to drive CPQ / CLM implementations.
- Be recognized as a functional authority in CPQ and/or Contract Management domain.
- Connect with senior level client resources across product management, sales operations, pricing operations, legal, and order management.
- Connect with external vendors and conduct joint solution review.
- Provide mentorship and supervise developers.
- Participate in pre-sales activities and internal initiatives as required.
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Here’s What You Need
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Quote to Cash – CPQ/CLM implementations.
Minimum of 4 years of multifaceted experience in solutioning, discovery and business analysis, project management, and technology implementation in full life-cycle CRM engagements.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum12 years work experience). If Associate's degree, must have a minimum of 6 years' work experience.
Bonus Points If
You have prior experience working within the Salesforce platform.
You have prior experience with Apttus or Steelbrick/Salesforce CPQ.
You have a functional knowledge of business process design and six sigma principles.
You have prior experience as a team member of successful software project implementations related to CPQ and CLM, and experience in the capacity of a Functional Architect in a consulting organization.
You have an awareness of web, database, and object oriented software technologies, and [Register to View] / force.com.
You have experience in hands on design, prototyping, development, configurations, testing and other implementation activities. Experience in prioritizing, planning, and presenting project plans.
You have a proven technical background, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
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