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Director - Salesforce - Technology Consulting

Ernst & Young Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 02 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $140k - $190k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Drive Salesforce practicing build out by setting a comprehensive vision and value proposition of the practice and its offerings to our clients.
  • Ensure implementation and adoption of leading practice delivery methods.
  • Provide clients with a unique business perspective on the need for continuing innovation to remain competitive.
  • Contribute in development of thought leadership, innovations in practice and quality in delivery.
  • Lead and manage a team of Salesforce practitioners.
  • Cultivate business development opportunities.
  • Participate in the pre-sales process as needed for RFPs and SOWs.
  • Manage and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds.
  • Consistently deliver quality client services by monitoring progress.
  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge.
  • Maintain long-term client relationships and networks.

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • Ability to evaluate, design, customize and optimize solutions using the platform.
  • Ability to lead discovery meetings to identify system requirements and establish an understanding of business processes with the client.
  • Learn new client information quickly, and translate data modeling, process modeling, and revision control systems.
  • Lead solutioning and design.
  • Hold system design discussions and recommend alternate choices, trade-offs, and impact analysis.
  • Write quality code that is simple, reliable, and scalable to develop, test, deploy and support data-driven internet, intranet and extranet applications.
  • Work with developers to define and create specifications for any custom code or data migration requirements.
  • During technical implementations finalize architecture specification, create designs as they relate to customizations and/or integration of CRM.
  • Provide mentoring and leadership to less experienced consultants and developers.
  • Identify potential risks (people and technology), develop plans for mitigation, and support the change management efforts.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 8-10 years working in Salesforce (Sales, Service, Platform, Experience or Analytics Cloud) and 10+ projects implementing, including hands on experience with configuration and customizations, with teams of 5 or more people.
  • 5 years of technical architecture experience on enterprise projects.
  • 5 years of experience with platform programming in Apex, Visualforce, and/or SOQL.
  • 5 years of experience with platform out-of-the-box functionality, including best practices regarding security and automation.
  • 3-5 years of experience integrating with external systems.
  • 5 years of experience leading teams of developers.
  • Salesforce Platform Developer 1 certification or must be able to obtain this certification within one year of hire.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise business processes with technology skills.
  • Knowledge of leading practices, benchmarking, peer company environments and prior consulting experience relevant to industry specific business and technology functions.
  • Willingness to travel based on client needs.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, or a related field and 10-12 years of progressive post-baccalaureate related work experience.
  • Alternatively, a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, or a related field and 8-10 years of related work experience.

What We Look For We’re interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the Technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their digital strategy, this role is for you.

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About Ernst & Young

EY exists to build a better working world, helping create long-term value for clients, people, and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate. Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax, and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.