Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&SCM Solution Architect - EMEA


About the Position

PowerObjects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

PowerObjects, an HCL Technologies Company is seeking a Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&SCM Solution Architect to join their award-winning and growing team. The Microsoft Dynamics 365 F&SCM Solution Architect carries the ultimate responsibility for meeting the customer requirements and completing the project. The Dynamics 365 F&SCM Solution Architect 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 design, data configuration and migration 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 and risks and issues – to liaise 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

  • Drive quality and consistency within the company and champion the use of the Proven Process methodology; Ensure methodology is adhered to on all projects
  • Assume overall responsibility for solution design and architecture including clear visibility of transition from as-is solution landscape to to-be solution landscape through delivery and ownership of solution overview diagrams
  • Act as a functional lead across multiple functional streams and able to demonstrate clear approach to methodology as well as functional capabilities; Lead functional workshops with customers, documents requirements and designs appropriate solutions; Owner of the overall solution design
  • Work alongside an interface/integration lead and demonstrate a clear approach to methodology, as well as technical capabilities; Lead functional elements of integration workshops with customers, document requirements, and design appropriate solutions
  • Work alongside data migration lead and demonstrate clear approach to methodology, as well as technical capabilities; Lead functional elements of data migration workshops with customers, document requirements, and design appropriate solutions; Own the overall configuration and gold build of the solution being implemented
  • Be an advocate for adherence to standards and best practice; Understand the capabilities of the functional and 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 solution support to our customers during D365 F&SCM implementations, working with D365 CE Architects on hybrid/enterprise projects
  • Write and review high level and detailed solution architecture documentation in line with Proven Process methodology
  • Create Solution and Functional documentation for the project; Ensure that all documentation required based on the project commercials and the Proven Process methodology is completed to the required standards
  • Engage with test team to ensure the solution is tested thoroughly
  • Stay current on D365 F&SCM and related technologies, particularly Azure stack technologies that support the solution
  • 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&SCM processes, user interface, and architecture
  • Work with the training team to deliver and create super users and end users training, as needed
  • Comfortable participating and leading pre-sales engagements
  • Work effectively with the sales team on delivering tender response documents, estimates, and customer demonstrations

Required Skills and Experience

  • Solid Microsoft platform Software or IT experience
  • Experience on at least 5 end-to-end full life cycle implementations of AX or D365 F&O
  • Expert knowledge of finance and distribution and trade, as well as good understanding of PMA, HR, and proven industry experience in a number for industry sectors
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft DevOps to manage project deliverables
  • Exposure to Visual Studio Team Services or other similar enterprise planning and delivery tools
  • Experience of 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
  • 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
  • Exhibit PowerObjects’ Guiding Principles
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and Visio
  • Ability to work remotely and on customer site; regular travel expected