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Salesforce CPQ Architect

Company: Barracuda Networks Inc.
Location: alpharetta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID 21-253

Come Join Our Passionate Team! At Barracuda, we make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers journey. More than 220,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them in ways they may not even know they are at risk so they can focus on taking their business to the next level.

We know a diverse workforce adds to our collective value and strength as an organization. Barracuda Networks is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to equal employment opportunity and equitable compensation regardless of race, gender, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability.

Envision yourself at Barracuda

We are looking for a Salesforce Configure-Price Quote (CPQ) Architect to serve as a trusted advisor to the business. In this role you will be driving conversations with other system architects, business/technical subject matter experts, and Product Management/Finance teams that promote product modeling and pricing best practices and effective order capture processes. This position will report into the Director of CRM Technologies.

What youll be working on

  • Comprehending business requirement documents and user stories, with a purpose of creating functional specifications and system design specifications
  • Eliciting requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, and task and workflow analysis
  • Collaborating with the business systems operations team to translate business requirements into system functionality requirements
  • Managing project work, enhancements, and fixes, from the request and requirements stage through build, validate, and deployment ensuring that there are few revisions needed along the way because the needs analysis was conducted thoroughly
  • Providing strategic technical insight with respect to the CPQ tool
  • Serving as a technical adviser for out of the box Salesforce.com CPQ features and functions
  • Supporting the remaining Salesforce CPQ implementation roadmap from design to deployment, user adoption, and ongoing improvements and system administration
  • Managing the relationship with key business stakeholders to help define and meet business priorities
  • Define and execute functional, regression, unit and user acceptance testing.
  • Comprehend and uphold release management best practices related to internal release management and product functionality upgrades coming from the vendor
  • Coordinate and communicate process and system changes impact with cross-functional teams
  • Provide sufficient technical details about the configuration that will enable user acceptance testing to be thorough and comprehensive

What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or related discipline (Masters preferred)
  • 8+ years of hands-on roles in the areas of Quote to Cash, from business requirements assessment to solutions as well as coordinating/leading solution design, development/configuration, and deployment across multi-dimensional teams
  • 4+ years of Salesforce.com experience including Sales cloud, Service cloud, CPQ (Steelbrick), APEX and/or VisualForce
  • Salesforce CPQ Specialist certification preferred
  • Intrinsic motivation and accountability towards achievement an excitement to get things done
  • Strong knowledge and experience in understanding of GTM (Go-to-Market) plan and strategy, and execute related process and system changes with a plan
  • Excellent track record of delivering successful systems implementations with high stakeholder satisfaction
  • Strong understanding of Salesforce CPQ capabilities, best practices and limitations and the ability to clearly communicate those to key stakeholders
  • Ability to accept and manage changing priorities and address issues quickly and professionally
  • Ability to lead and facilitate recommendations for solutions or improvements and reviewing solutions that can be accomplished through new technology or alternative uses of existing technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive the end-to-end lifecycle of developing integration solutions, from conception to launch and post-launch support
  • Experience in back-end development of Salesforce including but not limited to design of data models, a strong knowledge of SOQL and SOSL, and usage of web technologies
  • Understanding of key salesforce.com architectural concepts (API, governor limit, force.com platform, Test coverage, Apex, Visual Force, Workflow, Process Builder, Triggers etc) and how they influence design.
  • Effectively act as the liaison between our users, vendors and the application development team

What youll get from us

A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued. Internal mobility there are opportunities for cross training and the ability to attain your next career step within Barracuda.

  • High-quality health benefits
  • Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Career-growth opportunities
  • Flexible Time Off and Paid Time Off benefits
  • Volunteer opportunities

Keywords: Barracuda Networks Inc., Alpharetta , Salesforce CPQ Architect, Other , alpharetta, Georgia

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