Salesforce Administrator

We are UKFast.

Over the past two decades, we have grown from a start-up to a multi-million-pound?business. We are one of the UK’s leading cloud and secure managed hosting providers - supplying dedicated servers, private and public cloud hosting solutions, and a full range of technical, cybersecurity, and DevOps consulting services. We’re moving fast, continuously innovating and having a lot of fun in the process.

We transform our customers’ businesses through robust technology, world-class solution engineering, and multi-award-winning customer service.

We design, build and support thousands of technical solutions every year for a full cross-section of the UK economy, from local businesses and charities to fast-growing eCommerce and financial services businesses, global manufacturers and retailers, local and central Government, the NHS and the Ministry of Defence - all seeking new and innovative ways of hosting their IT solutions.

Our business is built entirely around our people and our customers. We invest in our people and work hard to ensure our teams are inspired, motivated and supported. We are customer-obsessive and committed to self-development, hard work and having fun. We believe in everyone bringing their whole self to work as part of our fantastic bunch.

Our in-house training facility is widely accredited. For instance, we are the only managed service provider in the UK to be an accredited AWS training centre.

We care passionately about doing the right thing - for our customers and each other. It’s important to us that UKFast is a diverse, inclusive and socially-conscious employer that contributes positively to our communities and environment. For instance, we have been Carbon neutral for many years.

The Opportunity

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an administrator to play a central role in the implementation of Salesforce into our business, with full responsibility for the day-to-day enhancement of our Salesforce environment and related tooling.

Bringing a strong Salesforce technical skillset you will play a key role in defining our evolving requirements and customising the platform to ensure we maximise Salesforce capabilities within our business. You will help the team to fully understand how to make the platform work brilliantly for the unique needs of our business, acting as our trusted advisor on all things Salesforce and the vital bridge between business and technology.

You will be responsible for the configuration, enhancements, and maintenance of our internal Salesforce platform, leading on all business and technical Salesforce projects including process optimisation, custom elements, system integrations and third-party applications.

You will work closely with teammates across the business to realise the full capabilities of Salesforce, ensuring proper fit of integrated tools, providing insight and a creative approach to help identify opportunities for improvement. You will communicate effectively with all teams across the business to fully understand our requirements, guiding on strategy and solution design while managing expectations along the way.

You will feel right at home in our fast-paced environment, always driving towards simple solutions for complex problems and supporting your users to create and maintain reports and dashboards while developing workflow rules, process builders and flows to drive automation.

You will be joining a team of experienced, highly-driven and friendly teammates at a time of exponential growth for our organisation. Like us, you should be highly motivated, ambitious and results-driven and be looking for an exciting new career and personal journey.

Success in this role will be a genuinely career-defining experience. Your role will be at the heart of the most exciting tech transformation happening in the North West right now. In 5 years’ time, you should look back at this role as one of the most exciting, impactful, and personally rewarding periods of your professional life.

What you will bring

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in Salesforce System Administration
  • Salesforce System Administrator certifications
  • Excellent project management skills and a demonstrated ability to make and meet realistic timelines
  • An analytical and critical mind with an ability to find and/or create solutions
  • Excellent ability to communicate with internal and external resources from all levels of the organisation
  • The ability to accurately predict the effectiveness and impact of proposed solutions
  • Strong data management skills

What you will do

  • Manage Salesforce CRM including support requests and escalated administrative needs of users by providing prompt and complete resolution to technical challenges and business support issues.
  • Provide hands-on configuration of new and existing features including user management, roles/profiles, permission sets, custom objects, new page layouts, custom fields, formula fields, validations, workflows rules, email templates, process builder, flows, lightning pages, custom metadata types, custom settings, managed packages.
  • Focus on user efficiencies, solving business/customer issues, invent creative solutions and ensure data accuracy across the system.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams and leaders to proactively identify, drive, and build improvements, enhancements, and system customisation that solve critical business needs.
  • Participate in change management process and drive communication efforts across relevant team members.
  • Evaluate complex business and technical requirements, communicating inherent risks and solutions to technical and non-technical teammates.

Why UKFast

  • Birthdays off as an extra paid holiday
  • Private health insurance after one years’ service
  • Full paid maternity leave for first 16 weeks and full paid paternity leave for 2 weeks after two years' service.
  • Flexible working and work from home
  • Award-winning training and education centre with four full-time teachers to help you obtain accreditations, develop and learn.
  • Pearson Vue test centre on-site
  • On-site gym
  • Games zone with arcade games and retro consoles.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Table tennis and pool tables        
  • Team building experiences
  • Weekly virtual quiz nights and team parties
  • Volunteer days to help support our community and charity partners
  • Active and engaged diversity groups with events and educational sessions arranged regularly

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