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Salesforce Solution Architect

Date: Aug 23, 2019

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 3065

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.


Job Description

The Solutions Architect will be a part of the Grace IT team and work closely with the business and other members of  theIT organization. The primary responsibilities of this individual will include:

  • Business requirements gathering, designing and implementing solution using and integrating other Grace standard applications such as SAP ERP and SharePoint
  • Working with support team on the timely resolution of support requests
  • Keeping updated with new cloud technologies and Salesforce innovations
  • Bringing new solutions and ideas for business process improvements

Required Skills

  • Well rounded experience in solutions including Sales cloud, communities and Einstein analytics
  • Able to quickly capture business requirements and translate in solutions using configurations. Need good understanding of Data models and data dictionaries, record types etc. Also able to incorporate business logic using process builders, workflows and flows etc.
  • Strong Knowledge of SFDC standard Data structures and familiarity with designing Custom Objects and platform and Sites.
  • Extensive experience using Sales Force Administration (SFA), Profiles, Creating Roles, Page Layouts, Org-Wide default, Sharing rules, Work Flows, Approval Workflow, Reports/Graphs and Dashboards.
  • Experienced on customization like creating objects, fields, Page Layouts, Record Types, Workflow rules, Validation Rules, Approval Process by enhancing the salesforce applications.
  • Strong Implementation and Integration experience using Custom objects, Triggers, workflows/ workflow rules, approvals, S-Controls, Visual Force Pages, SOQL, SOSL and Apex classes.
  • Knowledge about the latest salesforce features including Lightening, Einstein and Process builder etc.
  • Knowledge in Einstein analytics and report building including designing Reports and Dashboards. Should be able to create various Reports (summary reports, matrix reports, pie charts, dashboards and graphics) and configure various Reports for different user profiles based on the need in the organization.
  • Highly knowledgeable in development platform and features like Web services, Batch Process, Sharing Model using Apex, Schedulable Apex, Configurations, Data loader and metadata migration through ANT, IDE.
  • Experienced in integration of with external applications by using Web Services API, Metadata API, SOAP.
  • Strong experience in Salesforce Lightning components design and designing compact layouts using Apex Triggers, Page layouts, Visualforce pages, Workflows for mobile platform.
  • Good experience in developing Salesforce Lightning Apps, Components, Controllers and Events and community builder.
  • Experienced in Wave Analytics and able to create datasets, dashboards and apps for various standard or custom objects. Should be comfortable in making JSON changes.
  • Good team player and open to sharing and gathering technical and functional knowledge.

Required Experience

10+ years of IT experience with 5+ years of experience in implementation, customization, integration and development experience. 

Bachelor of Science degree -- such as computer science, engineering or mathematics

Certifications- such as Certified Administrator/ Advanced Administrator.  

Should be familiar with service oriented architecture (SOA), software lifecycle management, IT service management processes


Preferred Qualifications

It will be a plus if this individual has a good understanding of cloud computing technologies and infrastructure as well as experience designing and migrating applications to the cloud. Experience with multiple programming languages, such as Java, Node.js, PHP etc. is a plus.



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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