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Highmark Health Senior Salesforce Solutions Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

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As a Salesforce Technical Architect, you will be responsible for designing and implementing robust, scalable, and secure solutions on the Salesforce platform with a focus to build custom reusable web components, data integrations and solve technical challenges for multiple business units.


  • Influence a growing team while acting as a technical guide, being able to speak conceptually, document architecturally and be comfortable doing hands on coding as well

  • Design scalable solutions using a mixture of configuration and code to support business functions and product goals, knowing how to work in and around the limits of the platform

  • Create and maintain Salesforce-centric architecture diagrams, including system landscape, ERD, integration sequence flows, login flows, etc. of current state and future

  • Communicate with product managers, cross functional development teams, network infrastructure, information security, data privacy & compliance and salesforce solution architects to ensure a cohesive technical strategy is designed and executed upon

  • Be part of the entire development lifecycle of a product from the intake, architecture, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance

  • Support and maintain current Salesforce instance(s), including the data model, coding best practices, user permissions, integrations with third party and internal applications, security settings

  • Design and implement integrations between Salesforce and external systems, utilizing Salesforce APIs, middleware tools, and custom development. Identify integration patterns, recommend integration technologies, and ensure data integrity and security

  • Possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Salesforce platform, including its declarative capabilities, data model, security model, and integration options. Stay up to date with the latest Salesforce releases, features, and functionalities, and provide guidance on leveraging new capabilities

  • Create and maintain technical documentation, including solution design documents, technical specifications, data models, and architectural diagrams. Ensure that all technical documentation is accurate, up-to-date, and easily understandable by technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Communicate complex technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, providing guidance, recommendations, and explanations as needed

  • Stay current with emerging Salesforce and industry trends, best practices, and technologies. Identify opportunities for process improvement, system optimization, and automation to enhance the overall efficiency, performance, and user experience of Salesforce solutions



  • 5 years of experience in technical expertise in both mainframe and/or open systems environments (system software, application software, databases, etc.)

  • 5 years of experience in enterprise environment including experience as a technology lead with technical decision making responsibilities and application development or infrastructure services experience

  • 5 years of experience in the healthcare industry

  • 5 years of experience in IT solutions delivery

  • 5 years of experience in providing consultative solutions architecture and support services of enterprise scope and depth

  • 1 year of experience in using modeling languages

  • 1 year as a Solutions Architect


  • Salesforce Certified System Architect or Salesforce Certified Technical Architect certifications preferred

  • 10+ years of software development background with prior core Java experience

  • 7+ years’ experience in Salesforce Development including Custom Objects, Apex, Triggers, Web Services, Visualforce, REST APIs, SOAP Web Services and Migration Tools

  • 4+ years’ experience in building custom UI solutions using Salesforce Lightning design system (SLDS), Salesforce Lightning UI, LWC, web technologies (HTML 5, CSS3, XML, jQuery, JavaScript)

  • Experience with Salesforce Platform events, Streaming API, Change data capture

  • Experience with Salesforce APIs, Salesforce connectors, middleware solutions like Kafka, MuleSoft

  • Experience in Healthcare IT preferred



  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field


  • 6 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree



  • None

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations. The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

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