AMER - Microsoft Dynamics 365 Power Apps Consultant


About the Position

PowerObjects, an HCL Technologies Company is seeking a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Power Apps Consultant to join their award-winning, global team. The Power Apps Consultant must be comfortable facilitating/running customer facing workshops, have a good level of knowledge on the out-of-the-box features and functionality of Dynamics, and additionally be a champion and expert in Microsoft Power Apps solutions. They will stay up to date on the latest functionality offered by the platform and work with team members both in a project and practice context. The Power Apps Consultant will also be keen to improve upon their D365 and Power Apps skills and dedictate themselves to a high level of understanding of new features released within the Microsoft Business Applications, specifically the Power Platform space.

Essential Functions

Exhibit PowerObjects’ Guiding Principles
Act as a product Subject Matter Expert in Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate and stay up to date on the new features and updates in the Power Platform
Have a high level of comfort with all aspects of the Power Platform including design, solution architecture, issue identification/resolution, and support
Knowledgeable on the current state and future direction of the Power Platform
Communicate and translate technical concepts to non-technical customers and business leaders
Work with the Education Team to deliver super-user and end-user training, as needed
Help customers define and document processes when there are no processes in place
Implement related customizations and reports to model the client’s organizational processes as directed based on the system architecture
Provide input and maintenance of functional and solution design/specification documents
Facilitate functional workshops with customers, document requirements, and design appropriate solutions
Provide client support at the appropriate time of the overall implementation cycle
Develop and maintain test scripts
Deliver internal sessions on best practices and new functionality as well as features
Advise customers on best practices for CRM processes and user interface components

Required Skills and Experience

Exhibit PowerObjects Guiding Principles
Bachelors Degree from and accredited University
Microsoft Dynamics CE Certifications strongly desired
Related Power Platform Certifications and official coursework strongly desired
Hands-on professional experience within a consultancy environment
At least 2 end-to-end full life cycle implementations of Microsoft Dynamics 365
Sound knowledge of at least 3 of the following modules: Sales, Service, Marketing, Social Engagement, USD, PSA, Field Service, and/or MS Portals
Knowledge and experience with developing Power Apps and canvas driven apps as well as an understanding on the difference between them
Skilled in Power Platform code syntax and language requirements, API, or rest service integrations
Expert with Power BI development for dashboards, reports, and standalone visuals

Familiarity and understanding of Power Platform licensing structure, plans and the costs associated
Experience working with SharePoint Designer workflows, InfoPath, or any other solution type conversion to Power Platform solutions
Understanding of SharePoint integration with D365 CE
Familiar with Azure DevOps or other similar enterprise planning and delivery tools
Advanced use of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Visio
Ability and experience working in both Agile/Waterfall project delivery
Ability and a good level of knowledge with project tools such as Azure DevOps (TFS, VSTS), MS Project, MS PowerPoint, Word, and Visio
Proficient at Power Platform code syntax and language requirements, API, or rest service integrations
Familiarity with Azure logic apps and Azure functions
Experience in solution delivery with tools other than Power Platform such as Office 365, D365, etc
Ability to work with functional teams with both onshore and offshore resources
Ability to demonstrate a clear approach to methodology as well as functional capabilities
Excellent client facing skills e.g. verbal, client demonstrations, deliver training within an organization
Ability to balance short-term demands while maintaining the long-term vision needed to guide a customer through the implementation process
Ability to work with junior team members both in a project and practice context
Expected to be flexible with time and capable of working in a process-oriented environment
Be comfortable participating and contributing in pre-sales engagements

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