Consultant (Techno-functional or Technical Engineering)

Location: Vancouver

Travel Required: No

Work Status: 

Overview

Groundswell Cloud Solutions is a rapidly-growing Salesforce consulting firm located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We were founded in 2012 by a long-time veteran of Salesforce.com who delivered Professional Services and managed a team of Technical Architects at the SFDC headquarters in San Francisco before returning to his native Vancouver.  The Groundswell culture is shaped by passion-driven innovation, teamwork and a relentless pursuit of quality. We collaborate globally with top-tier professionals in the field to provide ingenious and elegant cloud-based technical solutions for our clients’ business needs.  We are passionate about seeing people empowered to realize their full potential, and we pursue that goal for our clients, team members and young entrepreneurs in our local community.

We offer competitive salaries and full benefits, including extended medical, dental, and vision. We also offer the experience of being an integral part of a small, agile team working on cutting-edge projects. This is an exciting time at Groundswell, and you have a unique opportunity to be a valued influencer of our company culture and growth.

Responsibilities

  • Lead requirements gathering sessions, customer-facing presentations, end-user trainings
  • Translate business language into technical requirements (and vice versa)
  • Design technical solutions for clients, providing various solution options and informed opinions on recommended approaches
  • Create mock-ups, data models, slide presentations, pseudo code, and process flows
  • Perform Data Migrations from source to target system including: data strategy, data mapping, SQL scripts and ETL processes
  • Integrate Salesforce.com with various other systems using standard ETL tools (e.g. Informatica Cloud, Boomi, Cast Iron, Pervasive, Jitterbit)
  • Develop coding algorithms using a very structured, logical and object-oriented approach
  • Develop user-friendly customizations to meet customer requirements
  • Produce quality deliverables within hard deadlines under minimal guidance
  • Contribute to internal strategic projects

Required Skills / Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in software design, systems integration and software development
  • Consulting background is greatly preferred
  • Structured development approach: Object Oriented Design & Programming, SCRUM / Agile methodologies, Design-Build-Test-Deploy
  • Strong Programming background:  preferably Computer Science degree, experience with common cloud-based technologies/languages: Javascript, JS Libraries (e.g. jQuery, Angular, Ext JS), Bootstrap, LESS, CSS, HTML5, Node.js, SOAP and REST web services, OAUTH, SSO, APIs, Java, Ruby
  • Salesforce.com Certifications: Administrator, Developer and Advanced Developer certifications highly desired
  • Salesforce.com/Force.com experience: Apex, Visualforce, APIs (SOAP, REST, Meta-data, Streaming, Bulk), Declarative features
  • Data migration experience: Data mapping, Data conversions, Data cleansing and transformation
  • Data Tools: MS Sql Server, Oracle, MySql, mySQL, Postgres, BI Tools, Unstructured Data (e.g. NoSQL)
  • Integration Tools: Informatica Cloud, Boomi, Cast Iron, Pervasive, Jitterbit, Talend, SSIS
  • Ability to research answers and solve problems independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Outstanding time management
  • Ability to lead meeting and gather requirements
  • Outstanding professionalism and customer facing skills
  • Minimum Bachelors Computer Science (or equivalent degree). Business minor focus is preferred

Compensation

  • Competitive salary
  • Target-based bonus
  • MSP and Extended Health Benefits (Eye exams, Dental, Accidental, Travel) for you, your spouse and your children
  • 15 days paid time-off plus 10 days BC Statutory Holidays
  • One day per week work-from-home option
  • Your own designated sit-stand workstation, Macbook with 1-2 monitors, choice of keyboard and mouse
  • Sponsored Salesforce certifications 
  • Friday retrospectives with happy hour!
  • Great office views of mountains and waterfront!
  • Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Beverages and snacks from the kitchen