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Solarwinds Inc. Salesforce Administrator in Ottawa, Ontario


We are a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Our products give organizations worldwide, regardless of type, size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments, whether on-premises, in the cloud, or in hybrid models. Our continued success in the market has us seeking a skilled and talented Salesforce Administrator to support our BizApps and management teams.


  • Manage the setup of new users and their permissions

  • Monitor the various Salesforce environments and work with the development team to ensure code coverage does not fall below the Salesforce and SolarWinds thresholds

  • Responsible for maintenance release review and task assignment

  • Perform and coordinate deployments for the Salesforce team

  • Log and track identified system problems and work with Salesforce team through resolution

  • Provide insight to both the business and development teams on useful third-party applications

  • Implement and govern security related to profiles, permission sets, roles, sharing settings and login access policies

  • Customize and configure all out of the box functionality features such as, creating objects, fields, formula fields, validation rules, workflows, process builder flows, page layouts, creating apps, report types, sharing rules, permission sets, profiles, roles, etc.

  • Assist in the implementation of security practices by monitoring login and user activity, de-activating unused users and auditing field and profile access and security permissions

  • Responsible for adding users to queues and creating list views for them as needed

  • Integrate appropriate third-party applications

  • Perform any sandbox refreshes and activities related to those refreshes as appropriate

  • Research and stay current on security and maintenance related items by utilizing or other pertinent sites and or tools

  • Perform data cleanup and data manipulation tasks using data loader and any other third-party applications

  • Run appropriate exception reports to maintain data integrity

  • Responsible for the creation of Salesforce cases for issue resolution when appropriate

  • Perform Audit Trail monitoring as needed

  • Perform any necessary production support duties and work closely with users on issues and help provide solutions to business needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or related area

  • Minimum of 5 years of Salesforce Administration experience

  • Salesforce Certified (Administrator or Advanced Administrator) a plus

  • Must possess ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Must be a team player who understands the importance of teamwork, collaboration, and open communication

  • Must be customer focused and possess ability to work closely with cross functional team members

  • Detail orientation and strong attention to detail

  • Must possess ability to effectively present information and respond to questions

  • Must have excellent problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Must have ability to track issues and/or tasks required through available tools and work with appropriate users to ensure issue resolution or task completion

  • Must possess ability to deploy code through each of the Salesforce environments

  • Must possess good development practices and rigorously test any changes within the Salesforce sandbox before deploying to production

  • Must possess experience with Salesforce Sales and Service Clouds

  • Experience with Salesforce Communities a plus

  • Experience with Salesforce CPQ would be a plus


SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-13391

# Positions 1

Category (Candidate Search) Information Technology

Position Type Regular

Business Group MSP

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