Senior Salesforce Architect

Job Description

Yoco is scaling up rapidly and focused on providing a better customer experience, even as we grow larger. In order to accomplish this we are looking for a Senior Salesforce Architect to design and implement a single CRM platform touching the entire customer journey and spanning all internal operations.

This is an opportunity for big picture thinkers, experienced in complex and technical projects to shape Yoco from the ground up. The ideal candidate is a go getter who wants to take their career forward in a dynamic environment and is driven to continually improve customer value and increase internal/external efficiency through leveraging your experiences and skills to drive the platform forward.


This role will work closely with key team members including the technical leads, software engineer, business analysts and department leads. The role requires a T-shaped individual with broad experience across the Salesforce platform along with internal sales, marketing and operations. As a Salesforce Architect, you will form part of the wider technical team that is responsible for the development, integration, and maintenance of Yoco’s range of internal and merchant/customer-facing software.

Key Responsibilities:
Own the overall technical design and build of the custom elements of the Salesforce instance.
Develop Salesforce workflows and custom solutions for specific business needs.
Create, execute and maintain VisualForce, APEX code where needed.
Work with the business analyst team to ensure processes are robust, efficient and optimised.
Interpret business requirements and construct solutions that meet the business needs in a timely manner.
Keep up to date with all new SalesForce innovations and integrations and propose how the organisation best leverage these innovations.

Responsibilities + Skills

Have the ability to lead and manage while be ready to roll-up your sleeves and be hand on when needed.Experience with AGILE/SCRUM methodology and processes.Strong communication/interpersonal skills both written and verbal and the ability to quickly form meaningful working partnerships.


Completed IT Diploma, Degree, or similar qualification.5+ years of experience in a Salesforce Architecture role.Experience using the Salesforce Rest API.


Working knowledge of integration effort and tasks with the Salesforce platform such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Salesforce Service Cloud, and third-party app-exchange solutions.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Wednesday, 11th December 2019
  • Designation: Senior Salesforce Architect
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, 11th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Yoco.
  • Address:
  • Website:
  • Company Profile:
  • Yoco was founded by 4 friends who shared a passion for smart technology and a desire to help small business.Yoco is an African technology company that builds tools and services to help small businesses get paid, run their business better, and grow. We believe that by opening up more possibilities for entrepreneurs to be successful, we can help create more jobs, enable people to thrive and help to drive our economy forward.Mission: At Yoco, we build products and services that help entrepreneurs start, run and grow their businesses. Our vision is to make the world a better place through Open Commerce - so we make it easy for business owners to accept card payments and sell their products or services, anywhere.

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