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Salesforce Architect



Alpharetta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

As a Salesforce Technical Architect, you will be responsible for designing and implementing robust, scalable, and secure solutions on the Salesforce platform - Sales Cloud and Service Cloud, with a focus to build custom reusable web components, data integrations and solve technical challenges for multiple lines of business in the Equifax Workforce Solutions Business Unit and CSA. You will serve as a lead in a multi-functional team that addresses strategic business initiatives involving customer relationship management, client onboarding and servicing workflows. This role offers the opportunity for architecting transformational solutions as well as optimizing the existing footprint.

Our Salesforce org acts as a central system that serves our end-to-end campaign to cash lifecycle. To ensure success in this role, you should be familiar with Salesforce development tools, APIs, and be comfortable with hands-on time working closely with product owners, developers, cross-functional engineering, data engineering and infrastructure teams. You will work with a growing team of professionals with a critical position to allow the Salesforce product and development team to deliver solutions at scale without introducing more tech debt.

You will excel in this role if you also possess effective communication skills, are forward thinking, and have a customer centric mindset with a passion for disruptive solutions.

Equifax has a hybrid work schedule that allows for 2 days of remote work (Monday and Friday), with 3 days onsite (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) of each week.

This resource will be required to work from the Equifax office location in Alpharetta, GA or Saint Louis, MO.

This role is currently not sponsorship eligible (we are not able to consider applicants that require sponsorship currently or in the future).

What you will do

  • Architect, design and implement smart solutions in Salesforce and Salesforce extensions, as well as integrations to other 3rd party platforms and internal or cloud-based applications.

  • Establish the high-level Solution Intent for any given project or problem statement.

  • Establish responsibilities of major logical components of the solution in collaboration with other team members.

  • Develop architecture deliverables necessary to illustrate system behavior, including usage models, and cost of ownership models and failure analysis model.

  • Ensure that the solution is aligned with the technology strategy, uses standard solution building blocks and can be built and operated in an efficient manner aligned with the economic value of the project.

  • Develop, analyze, split, and prioritize work required to implement the system’s non-functional requirements.

  • Provide technical oversight of implementation, keeping the final build and overall implementation aligned with the solution intent.

What experience you will need

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent job experience required.

  • 7+ years of overall relevant experience.

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, designing, and implementing smart solutions in Salesforce, specifically Salesforce Sales Cloud and Service Cloud.

  • 3+ years of experience architecting and developing software in the public cloud.

  • Experience in monitoring infrastructure and application uptime and availability to ensure functional and performance objectives.

  • Experience in one or more languages such as Python, Bash, Java, Go, JavaScript and/or node.js.

  • Demonstrable cross-functional knowledge with systems, storage, networking, security and databases.

  • Partner with Engineering, and SREs to analyze any outages or resiliency issues and provide remediation steps.

  • Experience with microservice best practices and design patterns.

  • Experience with event driven architecture and immutable data management patterns (CQRS).

  • Proficiency with continuous integration and continuous delivery tooling and practices.

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

  • Salesforce Certified.

What could set you apart

  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • MuleSoft

  • UI/UX

  • Data Modeling / Optimization

  • Oracle CPQ

  • Google Cloud Certification

  • International implementation experience



We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible? Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV WhiteUSA-St. Louis-Clayton


Function - Tech Dev and Client Services


Full time