Salesforce Administrator

Los Angeles
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This candidate will define, design and deliver sales processes and accompanying reports for new initiatives, markets and segments the business pursues and will provide ongoing support and continuous improvements. The successful candidate must have a strong Salesforce technical skillset, be able to prioritize multiple work streams, communicate with partners, execute in a fast-paced environment, and be eager to learn.

Responsibilities

  • Define and deliver sales operations and Salesforce.com strategic roadmap. Budget and resource the efforts accordingly. Drive consensus with stakeholders on the roadmap and deliverables.
  • Hands-on configuration of all new and existing Salesforce.com features including user management, security, custom objects, page layouts, validations, workflows, flows, process builders, Einstein Analytics, and other 3rd     party applications.
  • Manage Salesforce.com CRM application including support requests and escalated administrative needs of users by providing prompt and complete resolution to technical challenges and business support issues.
  • Partner and consult with the business to identify and define business requirements and initiate and prioritize enhancement, gap analysis, and prepare user stories.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to proactively identify, drive, and build improvements, enhancements, and system customization that meet business needs.
  • Own and deliver new process updates and projects, including ideation, requirement gathering, build, support, maintenance, and success tracking.
  • Identify, procure ,and manage technology tools required to drive efficiency and productivity on marketing, sales, and account management teams; partner with legal and information security to execute contracts and ensure     compliance with security policies.
  • Educate sales and marketing teams about process changes and opportunities to self-serve in Salesforce.com by leading in-person and online trainings

Requirements

  • Solid understanding of and detailed experience working with enterprise level Salesforce.com instance.
  • In-depth understanding of the capabilities and constraints of the Salesforce.com CRM application coupled with good understanding of standard business processes (Sales, Marketing, Operations, etc.).
  • Strong business analysis and functional understanding, including requirements gathering, creating/deploying solutions to end users.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action with sustainable solution.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
  • Excellent customer service skills, including strong ability to determine customer needs and provide appropriate solutions.
  • Previous  experience implementing and configuring Service Cloud, Health Cloud, Pardot, Marketing Cloud, and/or other customer support tools.
  • Experience with Apex/Visualforce, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Agile based development practices and Sprint planning strategies.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to handle competing priorities in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Project management and/or business process management certification.
  • Experience managing and triaging user submitted issues via ticketing system(s).
  • Experience using Salesforce data tools (Data Loader, DemandTools, Eclipse Force.com IDE).
  • Advanced Excel skills (Macro, Pivot Tables, VLookups).
  • Experience working on iterative projects, and with deployment strategies/processes (staging environment vs. production).