Job Title: Consultant
Start Date: March 2018
What is a fun fact or something interesting about yourself?
I have ridden a camel on three continents!
What is your position at Silverline?
I’m a Consultant, I work closely with the Solution Architects to learn and understand the client’s requirements and use that to build the best Salesforce solution for them.
What does your average day look like?
It varies depending on what phase of the project we are in. A typical day starts with a team stand-up meeting. If I’m in the Build phase of the project, then I will be looking at the Jira, a project management tool, tickets that I want to complete that day. Then I will spend my day designing and configuring Salesforce to meet the requirements of the user stories that are on the tickets.
How did you find out about Silverline and your current position?
My older sister worked at Silverline while I was in college. She introduced me to the company and I worked as a Delivery Intern for a summer. A few years later I applied for a full-time position.
What motivates you at work?
My teammates and coworkers motivate me to be my best. I also love the responses you get from a client when you demo new functionality for them that gets their team excited about the project.
What are some interesting challenges you face?
Salesforce is a very complex system that is always adding new functionality, I am regularly running into configuration challenges and hurdles that turn into great learning experiences. Being a consultant, you need to stay on top of all the updates surrounding Salesforce.
What new things have you learned since you began working at Silverline?
I have learned the importance of methodology and being agile throughout a project. I have also gotten four new Salesforce certifications since working at Silverline.
What do you think makes Silverline successful?
The people and the culture!
What is your favorite perk?
Getting Ess A Bagel delivered to the NYC office on Fridays. I’m a native New Yorker and those are my favorite bagels in the city!
What is your favorite memory from working at Silverline?
When the NYC office got to go to Alamo Drafthouse to see the brand-new Star Wars movie.
What do you hope for your future at Silverline?
I have grown a lot at Silverline already and I’m working toward becoming a Solution Architect.
What advice would you give someone considering a job at Silverline?
My advice would be to work hard and be yourself. There are so many diverse personalities and interests, work-related and not, that there is a place for everyone. Not only will your hard work be celebrated, but so will your teamwork and individuality.