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Zovio Salesforce Architect in Chandler, Arizona

Reporting to the Sr Manager of Application Services, the Salesforce Architect is a full-time position located in Chandler, Arizona, San Diego, California or remotely within the PST and MST time zones .

We are looking for a Salesforce Architect that is a technical leader to lead our Salesforce implementation and integrations. You will interface directly with business users, enterprise Product Managers, and strategic partners to understand business requirements, define solution architecture, create technical specs, design, develop and implement solutions on Salesforce, MuleSoft, and Microsoft Azure platforms.

You will work with Zovio’s and Salesforce implementation teams to create the foundational solution that will spawn innovative solutions of the future. You will need to be a technical leader who can collaborate with any level of the organization and across functional areas. If you are not already well versed in the higher education domain, you will need to quickly learn to understand data requirements and processes that will be required to deliver integral solutions.

As a technical leader, you will need to be sharp, informed and an evangelist of new technology trends and product capabilities. The ideal candidate will be meet all the technical requirements and be ambitious, passionate, self-motivated, team player, and super helpful.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 7+ years in senior level software engineering role and architecting enterprise software with coding experience with REST, JavaScript, CSS, .NET, web design, and UX design

  • Salesforce Technical Architect Certification preferred – Certified Application/Systems Architect may also be considered

  • 5+ years with SDFC architecture specific solutions

  • Has served as solution architect for multiple enterprise application implementations (including complex integrations)

  • Hands-on, practical experience with Service Cloud, Sales Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Communities, and/or other Salesforce applications such as Financial Force

  • Experience with architecting and designing Mulesoft integration solutions.

  • Experience with Apex, Lightning, and Visualforce

  • Proven track record of delivering scalable, high-quality solutions on Salesforce and Azure

  • Track record of creativity, problem solving, and consistently meeting commitments

  • Ability to operate in a complex environment of multiple projects and stakeholders and to participate in several projects simultaneously

  • Keep up with technology with, “There is nothing I cannot know” attitude

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active in the Salesforce Community - lead thought and design on the platform.

  • Technical project management experience

  • Professional experience with owning the end-to-end Software/Systems Development Life-cycle, including structured code management, environment management, and continuous integration

  • Experience developing solutions with Microsoft Full Stack, NET, C#, MS SQL


  • BS in Computer Science

  • MS in Computer Science preferred

Who you are:

  • You want to share what you know and learn what you don’t

  • You don’t settle for good , you strive for great

  • You crave change, you embrace it

  • You are bold and challenge the traditional way of thinking, bring new ideas to the table

Why Us?

  • We’re an organization changing and shaping the lives of leanings across the country. Whether directly or indirectly, you’ll be helping make a real difference in the world.

  • Our environment and culture encourages collaboration, requires communication and rewards risk-taking.

  • We try hard to provide a good work life balance. We think we’re a great place to work that also allows you to have down time with friends and family.

  • We believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and work. In fact, we offer 16 hours of paid time off for you to volunteer, in addition to your vacation days and company holidays.

  • We want you to live a healthy lifestyle, and offer wellness programs, fitness centers, and onsite health clinics.

  • Zovio is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity of thought, culture, identity, and experience are important for what we’re doing. If everyone here thought alike, we’d never come up with anything new, much less anything bold or innovative. We want you to be your whole self here, and appreciate the unique nature of the people around you, too.

Zovio is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver innovative, personalized solutions to help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. Zovio leverages its core strengths and applies its technology and capabilities to priority market needs. Using advanced data and analytics, Zovio identifies the most meaningful ways to enhance the learner experience and deliver strong outcomes for higher education institutions, employers, and learners.

Zovio’s purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.

Our Commitments

Truly Personalized

Using data and analytics to power radically innovative experiences that are simple, predictive, and tailored to every individual.

At Life Speed

In tune with real life, creating platforms that are accessible, convenient, and that meet people where they are.

Activating Ambition

Helping people make progress in their lives by solving the problems that matter with empathy and intelligence.

Our Culture

We are ambitious individuals coming together to create bold solutions for a brighter future. We put our people first, and value different ways of thinking.

Passion | Bring it.

We take pride in what we do and have fun doing it.

Innovation | Ignite bold ideas.

We challenge the traditional way of thinking.

Teamwork | Our teams work.

We share knowledge to get the best solutions.