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Salesforce Application Designer (Architect)

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Date de publication: 
26 juin 2022 
Principales fonctions: 

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you'll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

About the Business:

Sun Life Financial is a leader and innovator in engaging Canadians through digital channels, putting our clients at the center of everything we do. The Sun Life Salesforce Centre of Excellence (CoE) Team is a dynamic group of people, building and supporting exciting mission critical solutions for business areas across Sun Life Canada.  The platform is a key enabler helping us deliver on our Purpose: To help our Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives.

About the Role:


The CoE team is growing and looking for an intrapreneurial and business-minded Salesforce Application Designer (Architect) who can act as a technical Salesforce Subject Matter Expert for complex implementations. The successful candidate will work closely with business partners and other IT teams to design, develop, and implement Enterprise scale and integrated solutions.

Preferred skills:

  • Strong bias for innovation and pursuing creative solutions

  • Self-driven and motivated to get results.

  • Passion, creativity, and collaboration.

  • Embrace change and adept at working collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team to deliver solutions.

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) to express ideas, thoughts and questions so that it can be understood by various audiences

  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills to break down high-level business requirements into more detail by questioning and probing for clarification.

  • Good leadership, planning and consulting skills (business and technical).

  • A strong appreciation of the quickly evolving digital technology landscape and its applicability to businesses and their clients.

  • Self-directed learning

What you need to succeed:

  • Minimum 6+  years of experience in all aspects of Lightning development environment including Out Of The Box (OOTB) automation tools, asynchronous and synchronous Apex, Apex Trigger patterns, Visual Force, data migration approach & tools.

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in integrating applications with 3rd party system using REST and SOAP web service API. Exposure to event based (publisher and subscriber model) is desirable.

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience leading Enterprise level Salesforce implementations with +1000 users involving integrations with other enterprise applications

  • Must demonstrate hands-on development experience in Lightning Aura and/or LWC framework. Prior experience and/or strong understanding of Lightning LWC framework is a plus.

  • Hands-on experience working with many aspects of the Salesforce platform (Sales Cloud, Experience Cloud, and Financial Services Cloud). Have Completed 1-2 enterprise level Salesforce implementations.

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience with web development technologies like Java, .NET, CSS, JavaScript, HTML, XML and ECMAScript 7 and beyond Javascript standards (Node JS, Bootstrap, Angular etc).

  • 2 years of experience with code management and deployment tools (Salesforce CLI, VSCode, GitHub, BitBucket, JIRA, Jenkins, Migration Tool, ANT Scripting, etc.). Previous hands-on experience in configuring CI/CD using Salesforce CLI in source structure is a plus.

  • Software development fundamentals such as knowledge of data structures, object oriented programming, relational database design, and design patterns.

  • Hands-on experience with implementing accessibility compliance web design (i.e., AODA Double A compliance).

  • Design and development experience using Agile project methodology.

  • Salesforce Certifications:

    • Must Have: Salesforce Certified Administrator, Salesforce Platform Developer 1

    • Nice to Have: Salesforce Platform Developer 2, 1 to 2 Salesforce designer certificates, Salesforce Community Cloud Consultant


  • Lead the design and development of solutions, following internal guidelines and standard processes.

  • Evaluate possible design patterns, provide technical recommendation, and estimate for Salesforce solutions that requires minimal customization by taking into account trade-offs between technical feasibility and business value.

  • Be a trusted technical advisor to business partners / sponsors to help define go to market scope and timeline.

  • Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and coaching to junior and intermediate developers on 3rd party and off-shore teams.

  • Provide thought leadership and recommendations for how all aspects of the Salesforce platform can advance Sun Life's digital transformation.

  • Develop and demonstrate Proof of Concept (PoC) and prototype designs while developing a deep understanding of the business opportunity in order to come up with innovative solutions.

  • Contribute to Salesforce technical governance framework, especially in advancing DevOps practice in Salesforce platform, design and development guideline.

  • Lead post-implementation transition to application operational service team in Sun Life.

  • Maintain and update the necessary system design documentation for applications built in Salesforce platform.


The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted.  It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors.  In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance.  Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results. 

Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to [email protected].

At Sun Life we strive to create a flexible work environment where our employees are empowered to do their best work. Several flexible work options are available and can be discussed throughout the selection process depending on the role requirements and individual needs.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Salary Range:

74,900/74 900 - 125,900/125 900

Job Category:

IT - Application Development

Posting End Date:

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Lieu de travail
Toronto , ON