Salesforce Administrator

Job Description Summary

This is a hands-on resource that has familiarity with all aspects of Salesforce, including the technical requirements, system configuration, user requirements, and all related policies and procedures. The Salesforce Admin will execute all configuration changes and will proactively monitor the system configuration and controls. This role will require the individual to learn Salesforce CPQ on the job and support those functions in the future.

Job Duties

  • Understands all aspects of Salesforce configuration (technical and functional) for Sales and Service Cloud
  • Collaborates with the Salesforce users to support them in their role and provide information and training on new features and functionality.
  • Collaborates with the Salesforce Business Owner(s), IT systems leadership, CRM Steering Committee and other stakeholders to ensure functionality meets field needs and to develop ongoing project plan
  • Maintains high-level familiarity with other IT system /business application capabilities and scope definition in order to make recommendations about potential upstream/downstream integration or functionality intersection points.  
  • Monitors inbound support requests, assigning accordingly and completing promptly; identifies and implements new ways to automate common/repeated scenarios
  • Regularly audits data to uncover data integrity issues and/or opportunities for process improvement
  • Performs mass data imports using the API or import tools as requested
  • Manages and implements customization requests, including creating workflow triggers, workflow alerts, automated email responses, etc. 
  • Modifying the sharing model as required
  • Creating and managing email and mail merge templates
  • Importing and updating campaign data and creating/modifying Lead Assignment Rules
  • Executes all assigned configuration changes
  • Able to execute test plans to ensure a quality solution is delivered
  • Participates in formal governance and change/release management processes
  • Develops ad-hoc reports as requested by user groups or stakeholders, performs analysis on data as require
  • Manages all security settings and conduct regular security/configuration audits accounts/contacts/opportunities for deactivated users 
  • Future CPQ Goals:
    • Obtain in-depth knowledge and configuration of Product setup, Product Options, Product configuration & rules, Pricing, Discounting and Quote templates in Salesforce CPQ
    • Performs new CPQ release evaluations with Business Owner & executes new functionality roll-outs


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required
  • 3+ years Salesforce Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator (ADM201)
  • Fluency in core CRM concepts with a strong analytical mindset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to details, deadlines and reporting
  • Strong knowledge of AGILE/SCRUM Processes