Consultant

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Job Description

  • Candidate must have proof of the right to work in the United States.

  • Endiem is unable to provide H1B Visa Sponsorship

  • Houston candidates are preferred

Job Title: Consultant - Professional Services - Consulting

Location: Central Houston (The Heights)

Contract: Permanent

Travel: 10%

We are an IT Consulting company in central Houston searching for a Consultant with experience developing technology solutions related to the consulting, design and build of Salesforce. We're a small team who radically improves our clients’ practices and so everyone who joins us has a direct impact on the direction and success of Endiem and those we serve. As a recent customer said, “You all have bad ass credentials and we love to work with you!” Candidate may be required to travel up to 10% to different client locations.

About The Role

The right candidate will have a unique balance of technical expertise, exceptional interpersonal skills, and business acumen.  A Consultant working for Endiem will lead and execute multiple projects concurrently. Candidate must be comfortable working face-to-face with customers, business prospects and support teams. Over time the Consultant will provide guidance to less experienced project team members and customers.

Experience

  • 2 to 5 years of experience delivering Salesforce projects to internal or external clients

  • Experience solving complex business processes for internal and/or external clients

  • Solid understanding of the Salesforce data model

  • Personal experience creating workflows, permission sets, validation rules and other Salesforce configurations that utilize the platform’s extensive functions

  • Project management skills in agile software development; project planning; project scope; project implementation; documentation of milestones and project status; scheduling; risk mitigation; and project close out

  • Ability to facilitate virtual and face-to-face customer meetings and discovery workshops; and effectively communicate plans with stakeholders, vendors and internal/external customers

  • Excels at detail oriented work with excellent documentation skills

Job Role

  • Conduct business development and discovery client meetings

  • Document requirements, user stories, project plans, deliverables, and project schedule in conjunction with the business development team

  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to development team to ensure client solutions are executed in accordance with Salesforce best practices and Endiem’s white glove corporate culture

  • Lead iterative development sessions with clients

  • Tracks project cost, risks, resource requirements and timelines

  • Develops and maintains good relationships with stakeholders, business owners and project sponsors

  • Identifies project-related problems and alerts internal team

  • Accountable for monitoring third-party performance and billable deliverables

  • Continuously monitors project needs and conducts quality reviews; escalates scope, budget, quality, timeline issues appropriately

  • Utilizes and promotes the company’s project management methodology

  • Works with various software development methodologies

  • Support the Endiem in externally with business development and internally with process re-engineering with the expectation that Endiem will be a great place to work because of your contributions

Functional Knowledge

  • Requires expanded conceptual and practical knowledge within own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

  • Works with limited oversight

Business Acumen

  • Applies working knowledge of business and best practices gained through understanding of key business drivers and recognition of how their own business area integrates with the Endiem organization

Problem Solving

  • Analyzes project issues for possible solutions using technical experience, judgement and precedents

Interpersonal Skills

  • Must have excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Someone who will take ownership of his or her work

  • Explains complex and/or sensitive information in a straightforward manner

  • Leads others to consensus

  • Strong understanding of project management, strategic planning, budgets, project. metrics, risk management, project scoping, and contract negotiations

  • Experienced working with a diverse team and with an “offshore” team

  • Outstanding follow-through skills

  • Task oriented

  • Prefer someone that has solid tenure in their past employment

  • Self determined with a grown up work ethic

Education

  • 4-year college degree in Information Systems or Management, Business Administration or Project Management preferred

Travel

  • Must be open to travel to occasional project travel (which may include weekends)

  • About 10%

Employment Type

  • Permanent

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