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SFMC Platform Architect - Email

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas.
Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,500 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 25 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network.

Job Description:

Position: SFMC Platform Architect

Location:  Denver, CO or Little Rock, Arkansas – may consider remote

  • Lead large-scale full SalesForce Marketing Cloud(SFMC) implementations (Salesforce.com, Journey Builder, Audience Builder, Exact Target, Personalization Builder) or Oracle stack implementations (Eloqua, Responsys, BlueKai, Maxymiser) providing both oversight and hands on contributions to the software design, development, and integration
  •  Working knowledge of IBM, Adobe Marketing Cloud, Oracle Marketing Cloud, SalesForce Marketing Cloud and other solution offerings with the ability to conceptualize how to create a working solution using parts from different vendors”
  • Ability to articulate feasible technology choices that meet the requirements; ability to put forth a viable, scalable technology point of view; be knowledgeable and conversant with the offline and online (digital) marketing technology landscape
  • Ability to bridge business & technical requirements to provide a cohesive, seamless solution to scale and perform
  • Ability to wear multiple technology hats across systems integration, technology consulting and technology solution design and architecture
  • Ability to participate and lead technology discussions with prospects (RFP support)
  • Experience in leading large scale technology implementations
  • Experience in legacy migration and re-platform of technology solutions
  • Ability to lead technology conversations with Sr. Management (be an internal and external technology solutions evangelist) and be the technology voice of the solution
  • Responsible and accountable for the underlying client technology solution architecture
  • Contribute to the larger projects in the role of senior technologist
  • Develop project scoping and estimating guidelines for designated Solution Platform
  • Develop and share best practices for designated Solution Platform
  • Manage broader quality of delivery across relevant Solution Platform projects through appropriate risk mitigation strategies
  • Participate in the development of conceptual and logical architectures
  • Proven track record of implementing large, complex web sites and/or web applications
  • Experience in application architecture / enterprise architecture, systems integration and development, and package implementation with knowledge of interactive design
  • Strong understanding of web application design and analysis, design patterns, and object oriented design
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to facilitate team and client meetings effectively and to deliver constructive feedback
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with client senior management
  • Experience in a consulting environment with demonstrated track record of continuing responsibilities, creativity and innovation
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, MIS or related field
Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience in application architecture
  • Previous consulting experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree
Additional Information:

Merkle fosters a diverse environment that encourages original thinking about our business and empowers us to communicate with a global world of customers. We embrace differences of opinion and diversity of thought as they help us challenge and refine our solutions. Merkle, as a best-in-class marketing agency, welcomes big ideas, and believes they can come from anywhere. 

More Information:

Graduate Opportunities: Whether you're still studying, recently graduated or are already working and fancy a career hop, we could have a perfect opportunity for you.
Experienced Hires: Leverage your expertise, challenge the status quo and grow your career at Merkle.

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