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Guidehouse Salesforce Solution Architect in Carson City, Nevada


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


The Salesforce.com Solution Architect at Guidehouse is a client-facing, subject-matter expert role. Candidates should have deep functional Salesforce Platform expertise and strong interpersonal skills. The Solution Architect is responsible for client delivery, proposal support, new business opportunity identification, knowledge management, and must be able to materially influence the successful outcome of specific objectives of the Guidehouse Salesforce practice growth. The Solution Architect owns the solution construction including the engagement approach and technical components presented to the client.

  • Responsible for the overall design of the functional Salesforce.com solution and for recommending best practice solution designs based on client business needs

  • Manage complex projects including responsibility for project timelines, deliverables, and resources during all project phases, from requirements gathering through go-live and post deployment client support

  • Provide detailed level of pre-sales support to include effort estimates and staffing decisions for proposed solutions

  • Lead Discovery and requirements refinement sessions to uncover customers’ business, functional, and technological requirements and synthesize requirements to create clear and comprehensive user stories and solution design documentation

  • Design elegant, innovative Salesforce solutions involving: configuration of Salesforce and Managed Packages, creation and refinement of complex data models, external integration, business process automation, and other custom functionality

  • Articulate the benefits and risks to a solution’s feasibility and functionality

  • Participate in practice development and continuously look to improve the delivery model and implementation process

  • Contribute significantly to thought leadership across the platform including ideation and design of new accelerators

  • Follow and understand new Salesforce product and technical capabilities resulting from product releases and acquisitions

  • Provide hands-on, expert-level technical assistance, coaching and mentoring to developers and other junior staff



  • Active multi-cloud Salesforce certifications and ability to achieve additional relevant certifications upon hire

  • US Citizenship required

  • 5+ years of external consulting experience

  • 5+ years (7+ years preferred) of Salesforce implementation experience in an agile development environment

  • 5+ years of experience identifying and documenting business process requirements, developing process flow analysis, data modeling, functional design experience, and creating project plans

  • 5+ years project management experience in a technology or consulting setting

  • 5+ years leading dynamic and highly effective teams on both small and enterprise engagements, facilitate meetings, lead customer support projects, mentor teams of junior team members and effectively manage client escalations

  • Proven ability to design and optimize business processes and integrate processes across disparate systems, incorporating best practices

  • Experience writing user stories to capture Salesforce requirements

  • Experience designing or building Salesforce integrations with 3rd party applications

  • Experience with data migrations from third party systems to Salesforce

  • Excellent client-facing written and oral communications skills, relationship focus, and strong technical and business acumen

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to quickly assimilate and apply new concepts, business models, and technologies

  • Strong problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task, and a high degree of emotional intelligence

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Business


  • MBA preferred

  • Public Sector experience preferred, but not required

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program