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Salesforce Architect

Date: Jun 4, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container


The Salesforce Architect is the leading expert responsible for Software Applications oversight and planning of the functional and technical designs supporting Dart’s business process areas. The Salesforce  Architect will serve as an advisor to the IT Business Engagement Solutions teams in the areas of ERP Systems, Web-based applications, SAAS solutions and other software applications.


Day to Day Role:

  • Develop and drive the functional and technical designs supporting Dart’s business process areas and best practices which maintain or improve software applications
  • Provide a source of expertise to the IT Business Engagement Solutions teams in the area of software applications
  • Regularly evaluate the health and performance of software applications.  Ensure remediations are made when issues are identified
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments and champion changes to current standards, procedures, and solutions
  • Collaborate with the Solutions Architecture Team to produce and update the software applications technology roadmap
  • Provide mentorship and training to other team members
  • Act as a final escalation point for design and technical issues
  • Manage technical research and evaluation projects for IT working with the business to determine the feasibility, suitability and performance of available solutions
  • Encourage and promote the use of standardized enterprise technologies keeping the long-term Dart strategy in mind
  • Maintain and publish detailed information about enterprise application components in use, as well as planned changes, long-term roadmaps, sunset conditions and plans for each component
  • Provide strategic consultation to business and IT management
  • Research, identify and internally market enabling technologies based on customer requirements
  • Develop technical solutions for new and existing applications
  • Support process improvement projects around efficient use of core technologies
  • Play a key role in proposal development and RFP responses, including requirements gathering, identification of applications, platform selection and sizing
  • Lead supplemental business informational sessions with other Engineers such as SAP Basis System
  • Maintain an understanding of infrastructure architecture and concepts

Core Skills and Qualifications:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in STEM fields preferred, OR
    • Associate’s degree or equivalent and six (6) years of IT experience, OR
    • High school diploma or equivalent and twelve (12) years of IT experience
  • Eight (8) years of SAP or other software application-centric technical/designer experience
  • Four (4) years of end to end implementation experience participating in blueprinting discussions from AS-IS state to TO-BE state
  • Three (3) years of SAP or other software application functional and technical design experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with SAP-ABAP or other development background
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with functional/configuration and analyst/system integration
  • Technical solutioning experience in public clouds (Azure, AWS)
  • Experience documenting business requirements
  • Ability to define configurations, sizing, and evaluating ‘pricing’ solutions based on business needs
  • Understanding of VMWare, other virtualization technologies and storage technologies
  • Understanding of Windows and UNIX / Linux Operating systems
  • Understanding of Robotic Process Automation
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and adapt in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer-focused work environment characterized by rapid change, minimal lead times, and multiple competing priorities
  • Proven analytical problem solver
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain technical issues
  • Ability to effectively present to an audience
  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestically
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Requires a favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Additional work hours including weekends and holidays as required


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


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