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DATE ADDED: Thu 11/07/2019

Data Architect Specialist (Salesforce CRM)

Alkmaar, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

Job Description : Data Architect & Specialist
Client is looking for Data Architect &Specialist who can lead and support master data harmonisation & data migration processes for salesforce Implementation (moving data from other third party applications to The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of how Salesforce organise master data, interacts with ERP, other cloud platforms and applications. The Data Specialist may also work with internal customers to analyze their data requirements, develop designs, and implement integrations to other systems using common cloud based integration platforms such as Mulesoft and others.

He or She will lead the initiative to ensure the organisation adopts enterprise wide data standards for salesforce. This involves the creation of standard data definitions and data management procedures whilst complying with relevant internal controls. Liaise with business units to ensure implementation of standards and ultimately data harmonisation.


  • Provides solution and integration development with Salesforce including requirements, functional specs, design, custom development, integration, testing, and deployment
  • Leads the integration of business processes across disparate systems
  • Translates customer requirements into implementation plans
  • Develop and maintain enterprise data architecture that is robust and flexible to meet the needs of several business functions
  • Develop and manage standards for all company information data and information in salesforce
  • Design, create and implement procedures to effectively manage Master Data in the salesforce system or interface to MDM tool
  • Provide continuous support in Master Data Management by working closely with internal customers
  • Manage, control and maintain company wide data definitions
  • Coordinating all data cleansing and migration activities
  • Maintain the Master Data bible of definitions
  • Ensuring harmonized, consistent information across all units.
  • Management, control and maintenance with respect to content of common coding and common data
  • Maintain data structures and hierarchies
  • Maintain and provide consistent, unambiguous and actual descriptions of data definitions
  • Manage and control the consistent use of company data in the integral salesforce system
Primary Contacts

  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Project team/staff (including designated users or customers)
  • Business unit (BU) management/executives
  • Business analysts
  • User/customer product owner
  • External service providers' and consultancies' project manager(s)

Job Requirements

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent
  • Salesforce CRM Training


  • 3+ years of experience with technical implementations of customer projects
  • Requires knowledge of data management, SQL and RDBMS technologies
  • Requires practical experience with ETL tools and/or Data Integration products (Mulesoft, BizTalk, etc...)
  • Experience with other Salesforce CRM software
  • Experience with Salesforce developer toolkit including Apex Classes, Controllers and Triggers, Visual force, IDE, Migration Tool, Web Services is a plus
  • Exposure to Salesforce configuration is a plus

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent listening skills to fully understand the customer requirements and pain points
  • Technical acumen to convert plans into real solutions that work
  • Driven by customer success with a team player attitude

Competencies/Key Behaviors

This is a midlevel position. The jobholder is typically expected to demonstrate all of the required competencies at a proficiency level of advanced. The list of key behaviors and competencies will need to be refined to one that is important to the success of the project manager role in your unique environment. Table 1 provides the competencies and the key behavioral descriptors.

Table 1. Key Behaviors and Competencies �" Expert Level


Key Behaviors


  • Examines issues and creates plans to mitigate risk
  • Generates ideas and critically evaluates future project scenarios
  • Skilled with tools and techniques of project scheduling and risk mitigation
  • Works to maintain alignment of short-term goals to support long-term strategy

  • Confers with project personnel to provide advice and to resolve problems
  • Encourages and facilitates cooperation and results orientation
  • Fosters an environment of collaboration
  • Inspires, motivates and guides project team members
  • Fosters creative approaches to problem solving and quality deliverables
  • Swiftly resolves conflict to minimize friction and maximize diversity of thought
Relationship Building

  • Builds both formal and informal professional networks, and extends these networks within, across and external to organizational boundaries
Business Acumen and Enterprise Knowledge

  • Makes decisions and recommendations clearly linked to the organization's strategy and financial goals, reflecting an awareness of external dynamics
Change Advocacy

  • Demonstrates personal commitment to change through actions and words
  • Mobilizes others within and outside the project to support and enable change resulting from the projects

  • Communicates ideas or positions in a persuasive manner that builds support, agreement or commitment
  • Takes actions that directly or indirectly influence others to create buy-in, gain trust and motivate action
Results Orientation

  • Sets and accomplishes challenging goals
  • Defines standards in terms of doing what is appropriate and doing it well
  • Competes resourcefully, and takes calculated risks to achieve results

Working Conditions

Travel required: This role will require JOB travel with Group companies. 20 to 30 % travel.


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