Salesforce API Lead Architect in Fort Mill, South Carolina at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 


  • Fortune 100 Pharmaceutical Services Company
  • Awarded Top 20 Best Places to work in healthcare
  • Global presence in 50+ countries with $140B in revenue
  • Diversified organization servicing both manufacturers and providers within the industry


  • Culture: Dynamic organization offering a vibrant culture and opportunity for growth
  • Growth: High visibility role interfacing with key business leaders across organization
  • Opportunity: Work with a name brand company who is a proven leader in their industry
  • Stability: Dedicated leadership with stability and tenure


  • Fort Mill, SC


  • Individuals within the Data Product team work closely with clients, the business team, and business analysts to understand business requirements and then drive the design of quality technical solutions related to data - data feeds, real-time data integration, and data architecture supporting warehousing and analytics. These solutions must be aligned with business and IT strategies and comply with the organization’s architectural standards.
  • This role will develop our Salesforce API strategy and architect solutions within our Salesforce / Mulesoft ecosystem supporting that goal.
  • The role will also provide subject matter expertise across the entire landscape including emerging technologies and working to continuously improve our approach to delivery.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Microservices architecture for data services and data integration between internal and external systems providing real-time, near real-time, and batch functionality
  • Cloud-based environments including Salesforce, MuleSoft, Azure / Microsoft.
  • Data modeling, Data architecture (Data Lake, ODS, DW) and access with both relational and non-relational designs
  • SQL, stored procedures, and ETL tools
  • Common data transfer methods
  • In conjunction with our vendor partners, associates are involved in the full systems life cycle and need to deliver on time and within budget.
  • Additional responsibilities may include participation in component and data architecture design, technology planning, product evaluation, advanced testing processes and buy vs. build recommendations.
  • Individuals also will provide input to the planning, scoping, and estimation of development initiatives.
  • Lead the definition of the technology strategy for APIs and how they can be integrated into our FUSION platform
  • Work with the business team and clients/vendors to support the definition of the API strategy or its implementation
  • Support the adoption and value realization from APIs and the API technology strategy
  • Create the architecture and technical design patterns that will support our API technology strategy and align towards long-term IT architecture tools, and processes.
  • Leads in the design and development of API based frameworks
  • Oversee the implementation of the architecture and work with our delivery partners on its implementation.
  • Provide general technical expertise to the teams on Salesforce, Mulesoft, APIs, and other relevant technologies
  • Provides technical leadership, direction, coaching and mentoring.
  • Review features and user story estimation, support grooming and backlog refinement, identify risks and mitigations, address technical challenges and solution options


  • Expertise in architecting API based solutions with micro-services-based technologies, Mulesoft preferred
  • Expert understanding of the Salesforce platform and how APIs can be built and integrated
  • Advanced data-oriented architecture and development skills in several platforms/tools
  • Expert architecture and programming skills in the specified technology stack
  • Experience integrating solutions with other applications and platforms outside the framework
  • Ability to translate complicated business requirements into multiple solution architectures and options and explain the pros/cons of various approaches
  • Advanced understanding of database design and theory, standards
  • Proficient communication skills and experience in mentoring/leading junior developers
  • Business and solution analysis
  • Experience contributing and building a high-performing team
  • Ability to prioritize workload and consistently meet commitments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and must be comfortable working continually on a team with daily accountability for keeping commitments
  • Ability to use good judgment in conveying status and problem escalation
  • Provides technical coaching and mentoring to less-experienced team members
  • Bachelor’s degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or another related field. Or equivalent work experience. Typically requires 8 or more years of application programming and analysis experience.
  • Broad level of understanding surrounding information systems and application architecture standards.
  • Experience in leading projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes that span multiple business areas, identify and understand requirements and develop alternate solutions.
  • Experience designing, developing and testing data-oriented solutions using proven or emerging technologies, in a variety of technologies and environments especially SaaS, Damas concepts and microservice architectures.
  • Experience leveraging, and leading vendor augmented teams onshore and offshore.
  • Salesforce API with Mulesoft or equivalent