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Salesforce Careers and You


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Hello you all. For all those who wish to enter the exciting universe of Salesforce INC or looking to reskill/upskill to have a career makeover, this is the blog for you.  In it, we explore how Salesforce has so many career paths that you can take and even switch over to once you are firmly found a secure footing. One of the best things about the Salesforce ecosystem is the huge scope of opportunities, traversing roles, and nature of companies. You can begin your career as an Admin, moving on to Consultant, to Developer, to Architect, to Solution Engineer, to Chief Revenue Officer, or a different trajectory.  Careers can be made in a host of businesses, End-users, Consultancies (SIs), AppExchange Companies (ISVs), Salesforce offices worldwide, as well as Salesforce Product Development Outsourcers (PDOs). Each profile and each company have their own varied characteristics that you can select to match your lifestyle, choices, & career objectives. 

Want to build your career as a Certified Technical Architect & learn about the latest Salesforce tech? Join a consultancy like Codleo Consulting where careers are made. Interested in knowing about SaaS products? ISV brands await you. Wish to rake in the moolah? Join Salesforce as a Solution Engineer or Account Executive. The world is at your beckoning, choose it wisely. The growth of Salesforce as well as its diversification is the main reason for the availability of so many shades of jobs.  With the march of time and the increase in their bouquet of offerings, the different types of roles have also increased.  

Here are some roles within the universe: 

  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect is a person who grows his technical potential from being a Developer to Technology Specialist, who has the ability to think about the way technology works. The professional will provide the team with proper guidance in developing the business in such a manner that the developer would not indulge in any deadlock situation and also provide the most efficient technique to deal with the salesforce. 

  • The Salesforce Certified Data Architecture and Management Designer credential is intended for the designer who assesses the architecture environment and requirements and designs sound, scalable and performant solutions on the Lightning Platform. 

  • A Salesforce Consultant is the first point of contact for the company's clients. It is the duty of the salesforce consultant to first gather the client's requirements, get to know about them and their businesses and after all the work is done he needs to create a relationship with them.

For those seeking to make Salesforce a long term career, planning is important. Your current assignment and future goals should be in harmony. Working as trainees in smaller boutique firms like Codleo where the emphasis is on learning, work and opportunities is the right way to go. Your exposure is more with practical experience and real-time projects along with client servicing. So whether you wish to be an admin, a consultant, a specific cloud specialist, or an architect, the future is bright with jobs galore opening up in emerging markets such as India. Are you ready to Cash in? 

About the Author

Anand Sharma

Anand is a Salesforce Evangelist, joined the Salesforce ecosystem in 2014 helping customers to be successful with Salesforce, and joined Codleo to share the goodness with even more developers all around the world. He is based in New Delhi, with his wife, and he tries to escape summers every chance he gets.

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