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Posted: 47 days ago   Expired

Lead Principal Technical Architect - Salesforce

Salary: £95,000

Location: Gaydon

Job type: Permanent

Category: Gaydon

A leading premium automotive business and leading to move towards electric autonomous vehicles. WHAT TO EXPECT Salesforce is a key technology component supporting several digital transformation initiatives that will enable JLR’s digital backbone. To recognise the importance of Salesforce, JLR Digital has taken the opportunity to build a brand-new Centre of Excellence dedicated to ensuring all capabilities relating to Salesforce are managed through a single organisation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a leadership role in helping JLR business to understand and assure any Salesforce technical solutions whilst leading other Technical Architects to ensure that the customer/user goals are central in both the project design and execution.  Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities: Actively engage and lead strategic engagements, both technical and business focused to build winning, differentiated Salesforce capabilities and value within JLR Work with other members of the JLR Salesforce CoE and wider teams to determine plans and execute on  the best strategy Articulate the benefits of JLR’s Salesforce cloud based architecture to stakeholders as they look to transform their business Expertly present Salesforce technology, application development, infrastructure, security and integration capabilities and how they can be leveraged to optimise the outcome for user/customer Build and present customized demos with other members of the team to highlight technical capabilities and innovation available on the Salesforce platform – rapid visual prototyping Manage and implement the agreed Salesforce Org Strategy for JLR, and obtain, buy- in from stakeholders Accountable for the definition, creation and maintenance of the Salesforce Reference Architecture Chair the JLR Salesforce Architectural Design Authority (ADA) Develop a good understanding of the opportunities for further innovation using Salesforce capabilities across the JLR Enterprise Mentor and coach other team members e.g. Technical Architects where necessary  WHAT YOU’LL NEED Exceptional hands-on track-record of software development where service quality & security is a priority In-depth knowledge of the Salesforce eco system and how they can be configured, business capabilities and development Coaching mindset – to be able to explore and challenge stakeholders positively Proven internal/external stakeholder management ability Demonstrable ability to successfully interact with and influence senior stakeholders Demonstrable experience of working in a commercial, pragmatic and entrepreneurial environment where pace and execution are a pre-requisite An individual who can apply methodical rigour to complex tasks, collaborate across functions and combine a short-term, pragmatic focus with a strategic vision across the organisation to achieve the required outcome SO WHY US? Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes JLR the perfect place to continue your journey. This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At JLR, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.  JLR is committed to equal opportunity for all. #LI-Post


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