AMER - F&O Technical Architect


About the Position

PowerObjects, an HCL Technologies Company is seeking a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations Technical Architect to join our award-winning and growing team. The Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&O Technical Architect will be responsible for implementing the technical aspects of various modules of the Dynamics 365 F&O application, and will have a wider understanding of F&O business processes and a background in delivering large-scale ERP solutions. 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

Act as an interface/integration lead and demonstrate clear approach to methodology as well as technical capabilities - lead integration workshops with customers, document requirements, and design appropriate solutions
Act as data migration lead and demonstrate clear approach to methodology as well as technical capabilities - lead data migration workshops with customers, documen requirements, and design appropriate solutions
Act as development lead and demonstrate a wide range of development skills; be a strong advocate for adherence to standards and best practices; understand the capabilities of the development team and schedule their work appropriately, providing support and assistance when needed
Oversee the infrastructure resource assigned to customer projects, ensuring that they are adhering to established best practices and that robust, repeatable processes are adopted
Review documentation produced by the infrastructure team, ensuring that it is of sufficiently high quality
Provide required technical support to our customers during Dynamics 365 F&O implementations, working with Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Technical Architects on hybrid projects
Work with functional consultants as they design new functionality; make recommendations for their proposed solutions, ensuring that the design is effective, pragmatic, and achievable
Act as quality gatekeeper for functional specifications, ensuring that the development team is supplied with high-quality specifications to work from
Write and review technical specification documentation
Design, develop, review, and test customized code for Dynamics AX 2012/365 F&O, as well as integrations to other applications
Work with the application test team to ensure that they can effectively test the developed solution
Work with client personnel to identify required changes and manage client expectations effectively if required
Identification of process-related gaps is an added advantage
Stay current on Dynamics 365 F&O and related technologies, particularly Azure stack technologies that support the solution
Lead an offshore team and work with onshore teams effectively in a diverse environment
Identify client organisations' strengths and weaknesses and suggest areas of improvement
Ensure no deadlines of projects are slipped and take ownership for given deadlines
Work effectively with Project Managers, updating them on progress of tasks and providing appropriate estimates
Mentor junior technical staff, sharing knowledge and experience to ensure the team grows in experience and effectiveness
Expected to be flexible with time and capable of working in a process-oriented environment

Required Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field (e.g., Software Engineering, IS, IT, etc.) plus 12 or more years of work experience with a minimum of 6 years of post-baccalaureate experience with Dynamics AX 2012/365 F&O along with Infrastructure design; OR Master’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field (e.g., Software Engineering, IS, IT, etc.) plus 10 or more years of post-baccalaureate work experience with a minimum 6 years of experience with Dynamics AX 2012/365 F&O along with Infrastructure design
3 years of experience must include end-to-end full lifecycle implementations of Dynamics AX / 365 F&O solutions, leading teams and managing operations, as well as coding using Dynamics AX X++ and its related technologies/tools
Ability to travel 25% (2-3 days every other week) to various client locations depending on project

Desired Skills

Exhibit the PowerObjects Guiding Principles (Always Add Value, Think Team, Love What You Do, Live the Technology, Do the Right Thing)
Solid Microsoft platform Software or IT experience
Windows Client/Server applications, Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Dynamics server products, Microsoft certifications beneficial
Excellent communicator with ability to operate within cross-functional teams
Proven background with state-of-the art IT technologies, including Service Oriented Architecture concepts
System performance measurement and optimization
Experience working with offshore teams
Experience with Microsoft Power Platform and Azure components
Exposure to version control applications such as Azure DevOps
Exposure to Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement
Knowledge of installation and technical configuration of Dynamics platform components
Experience in reviewing Technical Design Documents, Solution Architecture, Deployment, Operations Guides, Readiness Plans
Knowledge of Power BI, SSRS, SSAS, and SSIS