Salesforce is predicted to boom in the next few years so naturally, more and more techies are choosing to start their career path within the Salesforce ecosystem. According to IDC White Paper, a Sponsor by Salesforce, there are 9.3 million jobs and $1.6 trillion projected to be created worldwide by 2026.
In this, the second part of “Explore Salesforce with us”, we will help you discover which role is a potentially good fit for you.
Let’s take a look at these most common careers in the Salesforce economy.
1. The Salesforce Administrator
Salesforce Administrators play an important role in managing and administering the Salesforce service for users. You would be involved in day-to-day configuration, helping users with building reports, defining requirements and customizing the platform.
2. The Business Analyst
A Salesforce Business Analyst is a project-based, business-improvement role. Business analysts help guide businesses to improve business processes and efficiency in Salesforce. They elicit, document, and analyze requirements around business challenges, and then produce data-driven solutions. This is also a great start for you to become a Salesforce Consultant.
These soft skills will get you a job:
- Needs analysis
- Eliciting requirements
- Business case definition
- Requirements writing
- Requirements review
- Flow and process diagramming
- Business data analytics
- Problem solving
3. Salesforce Developer
With in-depth knowledge, logical thinking and good coding skills, Salesforce Developers are responsible for building applications based on the Salesforce platform, implementing test cases and fixing bugs if needed. They are also expected to develop features and integrate Salesforce with other tools.
4. Salesforce Consultant
As a consultant, you will need to listen to your customers’ stories about their challenges and goals. From that point, you figure out what tools the customer needs to succeed. Then, you share your recommendations in easy-to-understand terms and work with them to create a plan that maps to results.
With the Salesforce ecosystem, you have different consulting roles:
- Functional Consultant: Lead and support the customer throughout the entire Salesforce implementation lifecycle, including analysis, design, and development.
- Technical Consultant: Develop a deep understanding of cloud solutions, and implement specialized, back-end changes to a customer’s Salesforce set-up.
- Founder: Launch your own Salesforce consulting firm. Help your clients achieve their business goals by providing expert advice and understanding strategic issues.
5. Salesforce Designer
5.1 Strategy designer
You are expected to create business values for stakeholders with your expertise in using design methods to develop experience strategies and create solutions.
5.2 User Experience (UX) designer
UX designers are expected to build and deploy human-centered experiences with Salesforce. You can also create a cohesive brand experience for customers by applying branding and styling.
6. Salesforce Architect
Salesforce Architects have the ability to think broadly, solve problems and play key roles as trusted advisors who help design systems, architecture and deliver solutions to business problems. You would also recommend the best coding practices to your team to meet your customers’ needs because you’re an expert in Salesforce products with good soft skills to communicate and educate your teammates.
Within the Salesforce Ecosystem, you will have a variety of choices for your pathways.
With Salesforce credentials, you will have the opportunity to work on-site around the world.
Now, all you need to do is pick the most suitable role to kick start your career path with Salesforce.