Ashland Corporate

  • Solutions Architect

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Job Post Information* : 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 1:34 PM)
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  • Overview

    Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


    Are you always solving?


    Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.


    Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Analyst/Developer to join our Ashland business at our Wilmington, DE. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Corporate function. This position will report to Go To Market Manager


     The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

    •  Working with users, business analysts to understand the business processes, needs and requirements to deliver the right solutions. 
    • Managing the full life cycle of development, from problem analysis, preparing specifications thru the testing and demonstrating business acceptance of the solution. 
    • Providing technical solutions utilizing Visualforce, Apex, Lightning components and integration tools. 
    • Working with business users and broader IT team for timely resolution of operational and project issues both functional and technical. 
    • Understanding and articulating our technical environment and associated roadmap for and enabling CRM technologies used to meet the business needs. 
    • Contributes to and participates in estimation and resource planning for the solution delivery or enhancement projects. 
    • Participating on special projects and major initiatives related to CRM. Including projects to grow and deploy Digital / eMarketing capabilities  

    **This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.


    In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

    • Certified Administrator and platform app developer certification a plus. 3-5 years in X supporting X
    • Proven experience with CRM systems/solutions agile delivery lifecycle and project management methodologies. Physical Requirements
    • Technical expertise working with, Lightning and with systems integration in an SAP environment, preferred. Understanding of Apex Code, Visualforce, Java, JavaScript, SOQL, JSON, XML and Relational Database Design.

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    •  Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, engineering or other technical major; graduate degree a plus.
    • 3-5 years of experience with CRM systems design and implementation (from business requirements identification through technology deployment).  Specifically, sales cloud, service cloud, marketing cloud and mobile platforms.
    • Ability to work in an Agile environment. 
    • Understanding of Batch/Scheduled Apex, web services (SOAP and REST), proper test method methodologies, Apex triggers, bulk processing, Process Builder, Flows.
    • Understanding of point-and-click developer interfaces, with the ability to distinguish the what development requires point-and-click and what requires custom coding.
    • Strong data analysis, oral and written communication skills, including presentation and documentation to both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Knowledge of sales and marketing operations, workflow and lifecycle.
    • The ability to collaborate with business and IT team members at all levels of an organization to efficiently develop solutions and resolve process/operational, functional, data and technical issues.
    • The ability to collaborate, persuade and influence in a remote team setting.
    • The ability to provide end user training and change management support on CRM systems or tools.

    TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2018-7429 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


    NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


    Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier, global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are approximately 6,500 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Our people are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications. Visit to learn more. 


    Ashland. always solving


    We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


    The Ashland Way


    Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


    Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


    Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


    Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

    Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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