Salesforce Technical Architect

Simpson Strong-Tie Co., Inc.

Pleasanton, CA

Simpson Strong-Tie is a leader in engineered structural connectors, software, and solutions for the building industry. We maintain a reputation as a trusted manufacturer, partner, and corporate citizen committed to our customers and employees.

Our founder, Barc Simpson established 9 Principles of Business we live out as company values and have made Simpson Strong-Tie an inspiring place to work since 1956. Our team of talented people are dedicated to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures.

Learn about our company culture directly from our team.


As a Salesforce Technical Architect, you will be responsible for designing and implementing scalable, high-performance Salesforce solutions that align with the organization's business needs. You will work closely with stakeholders, including business analysts, developers, and administrators, to understand requirements and translate them into technical designs. This role involves leading and guiding development teams, ensuring best practices, and staying abreast of Salesforce platform updates and industry trends.

A strong understanding of Apex, REST Web Services, LWC, JavaScript, SOQL, Aura, Visualforce, API, DevOp tools and who love to design and code in the Salesforce platform. This position reports to the Enterprise Cloud Applications Manager, IT


Work with business stakeholders to understand business processes and requirements. Design and develop new features based on the business requirements in Salesforce CRM system for both Sales Cloud and Service Cloud based projects and Boomi platform-based Integration solutions. Work with other technical subject matter experts to develop strategy for sustainable and flexible data system to meet both immediate and long-term business needs. Develop technology specifications and ensure that new technology solutions are optimally designed. Apply architectural and engineering concepts to design solutions that meets operational requirements - such as scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability and manageability. Ensure adoption of best practices and standards for development, support, quality control and documentation. (40%)

Provide technical guidance to coach and mentor domestic/offshore team members on platform configuration, development, Boomi integration development, system design, performance tuning and troubleshooting. Ability to gain buy-in on proposed solutions. Assist in Service Management policy and processes to effectively support the production systems. Follow support processes including Incident Management, Problem Management, Change Management, Knowledge Management and Performance Management. Review the ongoing implementation solution for improvement opportunities. (30%)

Develops technical standards such as coding standard, best practice guidelines, solution diagrams, and documentation standards for Salesforce CRM system and Boomi Integration solutions. Ensures that standards are adhered to, and that documentation and change control processes are followed across the Applications Organization. (20%)

Works with partners and vendor organizations and provides oversight on technical deliverables. Ensures that we have consistency across all our processes and enhancement work. Ensures that work provided by partners meets Simpson’s internal standards, and is ultimately accountable for the solutions delivered. (10%)


If you can do everything listed above, you’ve got what it takes. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Computer Science or related technical field is required or Master’s degree is required.
  • Proven experience in design, development, and implementation of solutions spanning Sales, Marketing, Services and Customer Support preferred in Manufacturing domain.
  • 10+ years of software development experience in designing complex, enterprise-wide business solutions with prior core Java experience.
  • 7+ years of Salesforce Development experience on Sales Cloud and Service Cloud
  • Minimum 2+ year hands-on experience in designing and building 3rd party system integrations with Salesforce.
  • Experience working with Copado/Gearset/Git for Salesforce CI/CD as part of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Salesforce certified, ideally with either Application architect or System architect.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Must be able to work on-site at least 3 days a week.
  • Knowledge or certifications on Sales Cloud Consultant, Service Cloud Consultant, CPQ, LWCs, Integrations, Data Cloud, etc.
  • Experience and knowledge of and SAP integration.
  • Specific knowledge of Salesforce Sales and Service Cloud preferred with multi org environments.
  • Thorough understanding of Manufacturing data models, design considerations, and connected external systems.

Technical Expertise

  • Good knowledge of Apex, Visualforce, Trigger, Lightning Web Components, JavaScript, CSS, SOQL/SOSL, API,
  • Strong understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Community, as the
  • Experience in enterprise-level Salesforce projects using both waterfall and agile software development methodologies.
  • Experience in Salesforce configuration, including flows, validation rules, and security controls.
  • Experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems, as well as working with integration tools (ETL, marketing automation, reporting, etc.)
  • Experience with single-org deployments and multi-org consolidations.
  • Solid understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning best practices, and deployment methodologies Manufacturing company experience
  • Domestic and international implementation experience.
  • Manufacturing company experience is plus.
  • Salesforce Platform Developer 1 Certified.
  • Salesforce Service Cloud Certified
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud Certified
  • Salesforce Application Architect or System Architect Certified


  • Self-starter who demonstrates creativity in solving problems or generating improvement ideas
  • Able to prioritize competing or conflicting requests
  • Must exhibit strong communication skills
  • Supports and maintains positive attitude and vision with peers, associates, team members and management


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, and hear, and sometimes walk and stand. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


This job operates in a professional office environment where standard office equipment such as computers, phones, printers/scanners, etc. are frequently used.


This position requires domestic and international travel up to 10% of the time.

Work Status & Location

This full-time, exempt position is located in Pleasanton, CA.


Relocation is not available for this position.


$122700 - $190700 / year


We recognize and reward employees with a carefully designed and comprehensive rewards package, including competitive compensation, quarterly bonuses or commission and first-rate benefits. May exclude some positions, such as seasonal jobs.

  • Quarterly Bonuses/Commission: You will be eligible for either a bonus or commission, paid on a quarterly basis. We believe all employees affect customers, sales and revenue — directly or indirectly – and should be rewarded by sharing the company profits.
  • Benefits: We provide a wide range of benefits for eligible full-time employees including: medical, dental, vision, retirement contributions, employee stock purchase and bonus plans, pay for holidays, vacation, sick days, funerals and jury duty, years of service awards, employee discounts, employee referral bonuses, charitable contribution matching, education reimbursement and more. View benefit plan details here:

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test. Simpson Strong-Tie's drug policy is based upon Federal Law, and therefore will screen applicants for amphetamines, including methamphetamines, cocaine, phencyclidine, opiates, and marijuana. Where applicable, drug testing for marijuana may be modified to conform with state and local laws.

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