AMER - Dynamics 365 F&O Solution Architect

north-america

About the Position

PowerObjects, an HCL Technologies Company is seeking a Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Solution Architect to join our award-winning and growing team. The Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Solution Architect carries the ultimate responsibility for meeting the customer requirements and completing the project and will be comfortable in all aspects of delivery. They must be capable of switching between supporting or leading customer facing functional workshops and a group of functional consultants and business analysts, supporting technical roles, including interface, data, and development teams, either customer-based or HCL-PowerObjects-centric onshore and off-shore teams, working with project and program managers to effectively report on progress, risks, and issues – to liaising with both internal and customer senior stakeholders – adjusting the approach and language as required for each interaction. The candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, have the ability to multitask, be meticulously organized, and be able to prioritize multiple demands in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions

Assume overall responsibility for solution architecture, including clear visibility of transition from as-is solution landscape to to-be solution landscape through delivery and ownership of solution overview diagrams
Ability to act as a functional & technical lead and to demonstrate clear approach to methodology as well as functional capabilities. Leads functional & technical workshops with customers, documents requirements, and designs appropriate solutions
Ability to act as an interface/integration lead and to demonstrate clear approach to methodology as well as technical capabilities. Leads integration workshops with customers, documents requirements, and designs appropriate solutions
Ability to act as data migration lead and to demonstrate clear approach to methodology as well as technical capabilities. Leads data migration workshops with customers, documents requirements, and designs appropriate solutions
Be a strong advocate for adherence to standards and best practice. Understand the capabilities of the development team, providing support and assistance when needed
Work with customer and internal teams on solution, business, and infrastructure architecture where required
Provide required functional, business, and technical support to our customers during D365 F&O implementations, working with D365 CE Architects on hybrid projects
Write and review high level and detailed solution architecture documentation
Create Solution and Functional documentation for the project
Design, review, and test customized code for D365 F&O customizations
Stay current on D365 F&O and related technologies, particularly Azure stack technologies that support the solution and assist with Product Go to Market strategy
Mentor junior staff, sharing knowledge and experience to ensure that the team grows in experience and effectiveness
Expected to be flexible with time and capable of working in a process-oriented environment
Excellent communicator with ability to operate within cross functional teams
Advise customers on best practices for D365 F&O processes, user interface, and architecture
Work with the training team to deliver and create super users and end user training, as needed
Comfortable participating and leading pre-sales engagements
Work effectively with the sales team on delivering tender response documents, estimates, and customer demonstration

Required Skills and Experience

Exhibit PowerObjects’ Guiding Principles
Solid Microsoft platform Software or IT experience, minimum of 5 years of professional experience within a consultancy environment
Extensive experience as a functional lead for either an AX or D365 F&O solution
At least 5 end-to-end full lifecycle implementations of AX or D365 F&O
High level knowledge of finance & distribution and trade, as well as good understanding of PMA,
Talent and proven industry experience in multiple industry sectors
Exposure to Visual Studio Team Services or other similar enterprise planning and delivery tools
Experience leading projects using all aspects of LCS
Able to manage or lead multiple large projects (6-24 months) with advanced organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication
Professional demeanor
Feels comfortable talking with clients at all levels within an organization
Ability to balance short-term demands while maintaining the long-term vision needed to guide a customer through the implementation process
Advanced use of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and Visio