Sysco Corp Sales Cloud Functional Analyst in Houston, Texas

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At Sysco, we offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.

Responsible for architecture, technical design, development, adoption, governance and support of Sysco’s Sales Cloud portfolio. Works closely with business and BT teams to clearly understand business strategy and goals and uses technology to realize them.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with business and BT stakeholders to understand business strategy and contributes to achievement of business goals within the Sales portfolio of

  • Drives architecture, technical design and delivery activities within Sysco’s Sales Cloud portfolio of applications

  • Collaborates closely with product owners, business analysts and other technical staff to ensure requirements completeness and optimal application design

  • Collaborates closely with Sysco’s Enterprise Architects to ensure alignment of designed solutions with Sysco’s overall technology strategy and architecture standards

  • Leads application development activities (daily standups, product demos, code reviews, design reviews, monitoring code quality, etc.)

  • Produces elegant code that adheres to Sysco’s development standards and quality thresholds

  • Uses critical analysis and technical design skills to create elegant solution architectures for Sysco’s business needs

  • Builds consensus and gains alignment from cross-functional groups within IT and business to ensure success on assigned application initiatives

  • Conducts POCs and brainstorming workshops with business and BT stakeholders to spark innovation and further the use of emerging technologies like Salesforce to achieve Sysco’s business goals

  • Assists with the creation of proposals including recommendations, scope, resourcing, budget and timeline details for new initiatives to achieve business goals and fuel innovation for assigned applications

  • Uses Agile and Lean principles to ensure speed-to-market of solutions and maximum business value capture

  • Stays current on new technologies and industry trends, specifically Sales Cloud, and makes recommendations for their adoption based on business goals, investments, benefits and risks

  • Collaborates with vendors, technology partners and business stakeholders to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of development and support activities

  • Provides oversight to investigation, analysis of technology risks, issues, and dependencies in assigned programs/projects

  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders, partners and coworkers in both written and verbal formats

  • Provides oversight to production support and deployment/cutover activities within the Sales Cloud portfolio of applications

  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with peers in business and technical teams

  • Acts as a coach for developers and technical staff within and outside of immediate team

  • Performs additional duties and supports additional applications as assigned by leadership team

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science or MIS.

Experience and Skills:

  • 6+ years of combined IT experience with designing and building large-scale applications.

  • 4+ years of hands-on object-oriented programming experience

  • 2+ years of experience architecting complex technical solutions

  • 3+ years of experience supporting business-critical applications in production environments

  • Expert understanding of standard Sales/CRM concepts and business processes (prospecting, opportunity/lead management, sales reporting, forecasting, etc.)

  • SFDC architect and/or developer certification strongly preferred

  • Experience working with SFDC Sales cloud strongly preferred

  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and/or Apex strongly preferred

  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle and technology integration

  • Ability to effectively engage with non-technical audiences

  • Experience working with matrixed and geographically distributed teams

  • Experience with Agile and DevOps practices strongly preferred

  • Ability to integrate technologies with existing business initiatives using understanding of business processes and customers’ needs

  • Good understanding of governance framework (roles and responsibility, escalation and communication process, handoffs and control points)

  • Ability to make recommendations on continuous improvements in support and development initiatives and facilitate implementation with partners and cross functional groups within business and IT

  • Ability to work with multi-national teams, understand and respect cultural diversity and develop messages that help achieve objectives with diverse audiences.

    The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. IT is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

    Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

    Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.