Microsoft Power Platform Architect / Technical Consultant - Manila


About the Position

PowerObjects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, colour, 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 Power Platform Consultant to join their award-winning, global team. The Power Platform Consultant must be comfortable facilitating/running customer facing workshops, have a good level of knowledge of all components of the Power Platform. 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 Platform Consultant will also be keen to improve upon their skills and dedicate themselves to a high level of understanding of new features released by Microsoft. 

Essential Functions

  • Exhibit PowerObjects’ Guiding Principles 
  • Act as a product Subject Matter Expert in at least two of the following: Power BI, Power Apps, 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 
  • Deliver internal sessions on best practices and new functionality as well as features 

Key Measurements of Performance

  • Successfully partner and work with Business Development Architects on assigned opportunities
  • Meet or exceed team goals as established in the annual sales plan
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with the appropriate Microsoft team members
  • Master the PowerObjects Proven Process methodology
  • Conduct all business activities in an ethical and prudent manner
  • Update and/or submit all required reports and information within the designated timeframe(s)

Required Skills and Experience

  • Proven participation in end-to-end full life cycle implementations of Microsoft Dynamics 365 or Power Platform
  • Knowledge and experience with developing Model driven and Canvas apps as well as an understanding on the difference between them
  • Expertise of the Power Platform COE and all governance components
  • Familiarity and understanding of Power Platform licensing structure, plans, and the costs associated
  • 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 
  • Familiarity with Azure Logic Apps and Azure functions
  • 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 
  • Comfort participating and contributing in pre-sales engagements , as needed

Desired Skills

  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Power Platform Certifications
  • Hands-on professional experience within a consultancy environment 
  • Skilled in Power Platform code syntax and language requirements, API, or rest service integrations
  • Experience with Power BI development for dashboards, reports, and standalone visuals
  • Any experience working with SharePoint Designer workflows, InfoPath, Nintex or any other solution type conversion to Power Platform solutions
  • Hand-on experience 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
  • Experience in solution delivery with tools other than Power Platform such as Office 365, D365, etc.