Salesforce Solutions Architect - Remote (U.S. based, EST highly preferred)

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Date: Jul 2, 2024

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Exton, PA, US, 19341 Waltham, MA, US, 02451 Blacksburg, VA, US, 24060 Beltsville, MD, US, 20805 Atlanta, GA, US, 30324

Company: Ansys

 Requisition #: 14620 


Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement  


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys. 


Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.  



The Salesforce Solution Architect will partner with product owners/business owners to translate requirements into a design/blueprint used by technical and integration architects, as well as developers. A Solution Architect seeks to balance various aspects of a project or a continuous improvement backlog, from idea to design. Additionally, a Solution Architect researches advanced technologies and approaches regarding best practices in the field. You will be responsible for supporting Salesforce CPQ, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and Experience Cloud capabilities.  Using your knowledge of these clouds and their integrated systems, you will work with cross-functional teams to improve processes and design solutions with a focus on simplicity and scale. 




·       Collaborate with stakeholders as a Salesforce subject matter expert, architect platform designs, present options, and help to build full solutions to meet business needs. 

·       Drive design choices ahead of the product builds. 

·       Provide overall guidance to propose solutions, anticipate new releases, keep current with latest features and functions, advocate for native, out of the box capabilities. 

·       Guarantee consistency with the Enterprise Architecture guidelines, document design decisions, process and flows for the development team. 

·       Participate in sprint planning sessions to anticipate design work or issues, and in Agile daily standup to help resolve blockers and make technical decisions. 

·       Write and maintain user stories for technical architecture, data migrations, and data flows. 

·       Provide expertise to application development teams to help to resolve technical challenges. 

·       Analyze current technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve. 

·       Document and monitor requirements needed to implement updates/upgrades. 

·       Work closely with infrastructure and cybersecurity professionals within the company to ensure dependencies are accounted for in projects. 

·       Work closely with product owners to guide backlog slotting and prioritization. 

·       Account for possible project challenges including risks, time, resources, and scope. 

·       Work closely with project management teams to successfully monitor progress of initiatives. 

·       Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions. 

·       Define clear goals for all aspects of a project and manage their proper execution. 



·       7+ years of experience in architecting, developing, and delivering Salesforce platform capabilities.

·       Prior experience (3+ years) as a Salesforce functional consultant required. 

·       Must hold at least one Salesforce certification. Multiple certifications preferred. 

·       Experience orchestrating Salesforce Sales and Service + Community use cases involving multiple data sources and sophisticated business workflow/flow logic linking process, system, data insights and UI/UX layers. 

·       Experience with an integrated Salesforce CRM, CPQ, ERP and Data Lakes ecosystem. 

·       Advanced understanding of business analysis techniques and processes. 

·       Professional experience working with and analyzing processes, system, and data gaps. 

·       Extensive knowledge and experience working with the platform. 



·       Experience with an Oracle EBS or Cloud ERP backend, and Snowflake/Power BI a plus. 

·       Demonstrated configuration and solutioning experience with Opportunity guided and solution selling methods, product master and pricing setup, Case Management setup 

·       Opportunity/Quote/Order management integration and flow, and Opportunity/Quote/Forecasting integration and flow. 

·       Proven experience identifying and uncovering unstated business problems and need and providing innovative solutions that successfully realize business performance targets. 

·       Demonstrated ability to analyze a backlog holistically, interpret the larger, unstated need, and implement an optimized, stable, and flexible solution that solves more than 1 request. 

·       Project management and leadership skills are essential. 

·       Current understanding of best practices regarding Salesforce system security measures. 

·       Experience in process and software engineering and design architecture. 

·       Positive outlook in meeting challenges and working to a high level. 




At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement. 


Our Commitments: 

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper


Our Values: 

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions: 

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive. 


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high — met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost. 


At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics. 

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.). 

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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. 
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity. 



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