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