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Salesforce Architect


Zurich North America is hiring an Salesforce Architect to join our Information Technology team! We are open to hiring talent in our Schaumburg, IL location.


This position will have system-wide responsibility for complex components or complex projects. You will leverage knowledge of applications development methodologies and other technologies to produce comprehensive solutions within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, and schedules while providing direction for an entire project or a project team.


Other day-to-day responsibilities:


  • Participate in Agile ceremonies
  • Perform root cause analysis for defects
  • Maintain JIRA stories


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development area


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Application Design and Development area


  • Experience in 1 or more implementations
  • Developer (DEV401) Building Applications with Forcecom and Visualforce certification


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Platform Developer II Certified - Highly preferred
  • Three or more years of experience in the Lightning Aura Component
  • Two or more years of experience in Lightning Web Components- Highly preferred
  • Four or more years of experience with Apex
  • Four or more years of experience with API integration and Data Integration
  • Four or more years of experience with Salesforce Batch Apex
  • Experience with object-oriented programming principles, design patterns, relational database principles, and operating systems
  • Four or more years of experience in design and development of enterprise systems
  • Execution experience in the Agile delivery model
  • Experience in working with project stakeholder at various levels in a matrix organization


As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  


A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-RD1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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