Senior System Administrator


United Kingdom

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For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

  • Consult on best practices, both with technical and business stakeholder
  • Work closely with the Salesforce User base, on the advanced technical requirements. For example;
    • working on any requests that come in that cannot be resolved up by the support function.
    • Working with the product team, on developing business requests in-line with the product roadmap
  • Accountable for Salesforce security best practices, ensuring they are followed by support and development functions, including roles, profiles, sharing rules, workflows and groups
  • Hands on with configuration within Salesforce, eg acting as a sprint resource, with a delivery focus
  • Gatekeepers to Salesforce best practice of; 'configuration (eg workflows and triggers) over code'
  • Hands on support, of large features (eg CLM, CPQ) in post launch during a hyper-care phase.
  • Work with the SA's and BA's as part of the core project team, kicking off new features
  • Work with architects, ensuring design works for Salesforce and GFK best practices
  • Acting as hands-on tech lead, overseeing developers on large feature developments, such as CPQ, CLM, Service Management
  • Responsible for the day to day running and upkeep of the Salesforce platform
  • Min 8 years experience with Salesforce.com
    • Experience of working across multi salesforce clouds, eg Sales, Marketing, Service
    • Experience with large salesforce modules, such as CLM, CPQ
  • Saleforce.com Admin (ADM201) & App Builder (ADM401) certified
  • Demonstrable experience with Apex/Visualforce and Salesforce Lightning
  • Experience of the salesforce development lifecycle

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 71 days ago

City: London

Work Area: Technology

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00011487