David Tanura, Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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David Tanura

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Salesforce Developer

Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Toptal Member Since
April 26, 2021

David is a senior Salesforce solution and technical architect who is able to understand and articulate business and its needs to design and implement solutions built on the platform. Highly aware of business processes, he thrives in adding value by designing and building solutions. He learns new and complementary technologies and approaches to deliver positive outcomes to the business. His industries are fintech, logistics, financial services, pharma, FMCG, real estate, technology, and telco.

Portfolio

oTTo Applications
Apex, Lightning Web Components (LWC), APIs, Data Modeling...
Singtel Optus
Apex, APEX Code, API Integration, A/B Testing, APIs, Architecture, Automation...
Valiant Finance
Fintech, Apex, Lightning Components, Salesforce DX, APIs, Heroku, APEX Code...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Salesforce, Slack, MuleSoft, Salesforce DX, Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC), Salesforce Revenue Cloud, Salesforce Order Management, Salesforce Omnistudio

The most amazing...

...platform I have architected is an eCommerce storefront powered by Salesforce B2C Commerce and Salesforce Order Management, amongst other digital stacks.

Work Experience

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect

2024 - PRESENT
oTTo Applications
  • Negotiated and established the exclusive representation of Akatia Technologies, the creators of Akatia-WAM. Akatia-WAM is a warehouse and inventory management system that runs on the Salesforce platform and is available in the Salesforce AppExchange.
  • Designed and built solutions on Akatia-WAM for 3PLs.
  • Architected and built solutions on Akatia-WAM for wholesalers.
Technologies: Apex, Lightning Web Components (LWC), APIs, Data Modeling, Event-driven Architecture, Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce DX, Salesforce SOAP API, MuleSoft, Business Strategy, Technical Architecture, Automation, Sales, Salesforce Order Management

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect | Developer

2021 - 2024
Singtel Optus
  • Implemented Optus with a platform that underpins the business' capability to enter new markets, new products, different business models, revenue, and growth avenues.
  • Equipped Optus Sport with a dedicated quoting and billing platform, allowing growth and scalability without compromising operational costs.
  • Designed, built, rolled out, and supported the quoting and billing platform for two business divisions within Optus Sport.
Technologies: Apex, APEX Code, API Integration, A/B Testing, APIs, Architecture, Automation, Billing, Batch Apex, Business Proposals, CRM Design, Data Modeling, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Salesforce CPQ, MuleSoft, Salesforce Lightning, JavaScript, Vlocity CPQ, Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce DX, Salesforce SOAP API, Technical Architecture, Salesforce Order Management, Event-driven Architecture, Business to Consumer (B2C), Salesforce Omnistudio, Salesforce Revenue Cloud

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect

2021 - 2021
Valiant Finance
  • Designed and implemented lending product matching application, including Apex back end and lightning web components, resulting in automated and accurate selection of products against applications during quoting and application flows.
  • Uplifted the Salesforce team including best practices, coaching and mentoring team members.
  • Led various initiatives, such as security enhancements and optimization of Apex codebase to avoid hitting governor limits.
Technologies: Fintech, Apex, Lightning Components, Salesforce DX, APIs, Heroku, APEX Code, Salesforce CPQ, Salesforce Lightning, JavaScript, Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce SOAP API, Technical Architecture, Data Modeling

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect

2018 - 2021
Athena Mortgage
  • Played a key role in building and preparing for the launch of lending and origination platforms.
  • Designed and led the implementation of the early warning system, loan statements, payments, treasury, and financial statement of position.
  • Designed and implemented a CI/CD framework, including using Salesforce DX, scratch orgs, and seeding of anonymized data.
  • Designed and implemented a resilient and centralized error-handling framework, including integration with Splunk and Jira.
  • Managed the design and implementation of a bespoke origination platform.
  • Led the lending squad of five developers to deliver new features and supported the platform operationally.
Technologies: CRM Design, APEX Code, JavaScript, Salesforce, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce REST API, Salesforce DX, Salesforce Bulk API, Salesforce Reporting & Dashboards, Technical Architecture, Project Management, API Integration, Lightning Components, Lightning Communities, Single Sign-on (SSO), Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce SOAP API, Data Modeling

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect | CPQ Implementation

2017 - 2018
Singtel Optus
  • Conducted design implementation and product modeling using Vlocity CPQ.
  • Managed the design and implementation of automation leveraging Vlocity OmniScript and DataRaptor in conjunction with Lightning Components and Apex.
  • Coached and guided the development and testing teams.
  • Designed and implemented Salesforce CPQ and Salesforce Billing for the Optus Sport business unit.
Technologies: CRM Design, Vlocity CPQ, Salesforce CPQ, Apex, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce REST API, Salesforce, Salesforce Reporting & Dashboards, JavaScript, Technical Architecture, Project Management, Salesforce Service Cloud, API Integration, Billing, Lightning Components, Lightning Communities, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Lightning, Data Modeling, Event-driven Architecture, Salesforce Revenue Cloud

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect

2016 - 2017
Coroma Consulting
  • Produced the solution architecture of a sports management platform including Salesforce, Heroku, and Skuid.
  • Built the integration architecture, including Node.js service APIs running on Heroku.
  • Created solutions for various projects across customers in the financial services sector.
Technologies: CRM Design, APEX Code, Batch Apex, Sales, Architecture, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce REST API, Salesforce, Salesforce Reporting & Dashboards, Technical Architecture, Project Management, Salesforce Service Cloud, API Integration, Lightning Components, Lightning Communities, Salesforce Lightning, Salesforce DX, Salesforce Bulk API, Data Modeling

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect

2015 - 2016
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Served as an in-house architect and technical lead across three initiatives — extension project, regulatory reform, and BAU release.
  • Led a team of eight developers throughout 12 development cycles.
  • Drove the conversations with enterprise architects to achieve optimal integration solutions in line with best practices, including education on the Salesforce platform.
Technologies: CRM Design, API Integration, Apex, Visualforce, Batch Apex, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce REST API, Salesforce SOAP API, Salesforce Bulk API, Salesforce, Salesforce Reporting & Dashboards, Technical Architecture, Project Management, Data Modeling

Engagement Manager

2014 - 2015
BlueWolf
  • Partnered with the delivery team to deliver key stakeholder management and oversee the delivery of high-quality consulting and outcomes with journey clients.
  • Led the requirements gathering sessions, producing both functional and technical design documents.
  • Managed the technical delivery of solutions, including integrations and security customizations.
  • Led the introduction of release and environment management best practices with multiple clients.
Technologies: CRM Design, Salesforce, Salesforce REST API, Project Management, Business Proposals, Salesforce Reporting & Dashboards, Technical Architecture, Data Modeling, Sales

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect

2013 - 2014
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Served as an in-house Salesforce architect and technical lead for Salesforce in wealth management.
  • Established best practice procedures applicable to applications built on the Salesforce platform, including release and environment management and code best practices.
  • Played a key role in the implementation of encryption via CipherCloud.
  • Led the transition of Connect Application from project delivery to BAU support model while leading a blended (onshore and offshore) team of five developers and administrators.
Technologies: CRM Design, Apex, API Integration, Batch Apex, Project Management, Salesforce Apex, Salesforce SOAP API, Salesforce, Salesforce Reporting & Dashboards, Visualforce, Technical Architecture, Data Modeling

Salesforce Solution and Technical Architect

2010 - 2013
Various Projects
  • Performed client-facing on-site engagements to assess and improve existing Salesforce.com and Force.com implementations.
  • Designed, prototyped, and developed custom functionality leveraging Visualforce pages and Apex.
  • Designed and delivered CRM-based applications across several industry sectors, such as financial services, pharmaceuticals, technology, telco, construction, and property development.
Technologies: APEX Code, Batch Apex, CRM Design, Salesforce REST API, Salesforce SOAP API, Visualforce, Salesforce, Technical Architecture

Early Warning System

Designed and led the implementation of an early warning system to continuously assess the accuracy of the company's loan book, including calculating interest accruals, repayments plan, billing plan, reporting, alerting, and dashboards.
2004 - 2005

Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

The University of Auckland - Auckland, New Zealand

1996 - 1998

Diploma in Finance in Applied Finance

ICESI University - Cali, Colombia

1988 - 1993

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering

University of Los Andes - Bogota, Colombia

JANUARY 2023 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified B2C Commerce Developer

Salesforce

APRIL 2021 - PRESENT

Berkeley Fintech: Frameworks, Applications, and Strategies

UC Berkeley

NOVEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management

OCTOBER 2020 - PRESENT

Certified Mulesoft Integrations Architect

MuleSoft

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

Certified Mulesoft Developer

MuleSoft

MAY 2019 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified CPQ Specialist

Salesforce

MAY 2018 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder

Salesforce

MARCH 2018 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Application Architect

Salesforce

FEBRUARY 2017 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified System Architect

Salesforce

JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Development Lifecycle and Deployment Designer

Salesforce

AUGUST 2016 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Integration Architecture Designer

Salesforce

JULY 2016 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Community Cloud Consultant

Salesforce

JUNE 2016 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Identity and Access Management Designer

Salesforce

JUNE 2016 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer

Salesforce

APRIL 2016 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Data Architecture and Management Designer

Salesforce

JULY 2015 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II

Salesforce

JULY 2015 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I

Salesforce

NOVEMBER 2011 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant

Salesforce

APRIL 2011 - PRESENT

Salesforce Certified Administrator

Salesforce

Libraries/APIs

Salesforce REST API, Salesforce SOAP API, Salesforce API, Salesforce Bulk API, API Development, MuleSoft API

Tools

Salesforce CPQ, Batch Apex, Vlocity CPQ, Lightning Communities, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Salesforce Commerce Cloud (SFCC), Salesforce DX, Slack

Frameworks

Visualforce, Lightning Components

Languages

APEX Code, Apex, JavaScript

Platforms

Salesforce, Salesforce Security, MuleSoft, Heroku

Industry Expertise

Project Management

Paradigms

Event-driven Architecture, Automation

Other

Salesforce Apex, CRM Design, Salesforce Reporting & Dashboards, Salesforce Community, Salesforce Service Cloud, Salesforce.com Service Cloud Certification, Salesforce Community Cloud Certification, Single Sign-on (SSO), APIs, Data Modeling, Technical Architecture, Salesforce Revenue Cloud, Lightning Web Components (LWC), Business to Consumer (B2C), Salesforce Lightning, Business Strategy, Systems Engineering, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), API Integration, Business Proposals, Fintech, Billing, API Design, API High Availability, Mulesoft Cloudhub, Salesforce Order Management, Salesforce Omnistudio, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Solution Architecture, Release Management, Architecture, Salesforce System Administration, Sales, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Network Effects, A/B Testing, Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT)

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