Website AlfaPeople

Leading CRM and AX partner

Job Description

As a Dynamics AX Technical Solution Architect, you will have extensive knowledge of both the functional and technical aspects of AX and will support multiple projects being the oversight for the systems design and build. You will be part of one or multiple teams and will be responsible for all technical aspects of Microsoft Dynamics AX system with regards to development, deployment, infrastructure, enhancements, and support. You will be responsible for reviewing client technical infrastructure, re-engineering the client’s technical infrastructure to improve efficiency, and performing many of the technical tasks required for a successful Dynamics 365 implementation.

Key responsibilities

  • Direct and oversee development according to industry best practices
  • Oversee aspects of project life cycle, from Analysis through Operations
  • Manage project scope and escalate new requirements and gaps to the appropriate personnel
  • Participate in project scoping, planning, estimating, resource allocation, and budgeting
  • Facilitate project communication activities related to solution analysis and design
  • Interface and coordinate tasks with internal and external technical resources
  • Work with the Project Manager to formulate the implementation strategy, interdependencies, risks and mitigation strategies, and timeline requirements
  • Develop technical design specifications for Dynamics 365 enhancements and integrations to other business applications
  • Provide Dynamics 365 technical implementation expertise
  • Responsible for the Technical Requirements Document and Technical Design Document, including the interview sessions with the customer
  • Work with the Leads/Consultants to ensure design and configurations adhere to approved requirements and project scope
  • Ability to move between high level architectural review/design and the “roll up the sleeves” level of actually doing all phases of an application delivery project
  • Assist in the Discovery phase (as required) with the ability to help estimate the work plan required to turn the prospect into a proposal
  • Identify and recommend product customizations, enhancements, or workarounds to meet customer requirements
  • Prep for client demos; work with delivery team to develop a solution proposal that includes scope, assumptions, implementation plan, technology solution option and sizing, and recommendations in addition to price estimates; participation in the occasional RFP process
  • Perform client demonstration of Microsoft Dynamics 365 in one or more of our verticals.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Business or technology related BA/BS, APICS Certification or job equivalent
  • 7+ years of Dynamics AX Consulting experience
  • Minimum 3 full lifecycle implementations of Dynamics AX in a consulting role
  • AX7 experience preferred, minimum AX 2012 R3 experience required
  • Experience in tools such as ISV solutions, LCS, VTSM, CRM, SharePoint preferred
  • Working experience and knowledge of Microsoft Sure Step implementation methodology as well as in LCS and CRP
  • Current certification a plus (AX 2012) a plus, or is able to obtain after joining

Experience

The role is suitable for candidates with experience in the following fields and tasks:

  • .NET Framework and C# development, including SSRS reporting, Web services, stand-alone applications, REST/ODATA and SOAP endpoints
  • Solutions development that involves relational database technologies on platforms such as SQL Server with experience programming stored procedures using Transact SQL
  • Knowledge of Dynamics AX standard application and extending SSRS reports, Enterprise Portal and BI applications
  • Testing and debugging in the Dynamics AX AOT
  • Applying hot fixes and service packs to Dynamics AX
  • SQL Server indexes, database normalization, and queries
  • SQL Server reporting
  • Requirement gathering and gap/fit analyses in custom AX application design
  • Installation, configuration and setup of infrastructure for Dynamics 365/AX7
  • Requirement gathering and gap/fit analyses in custom AX application design
  • ADO.NET, ASP.NET, Windows Communication and Workflow Foundations
  • Retail Server, CloudPOS, and MPOS development a plus
  • Presales activities including responding to any type of Proof of Concepts, Demo, Presentations and positioning in front of C-Level Executives
  • Scoping and estimating consulting engagements
  • Sure Step of different architectural frameworks that may be used by our customers

Skills

  • Strong data gathering and analysis skills, including ability to interpret and take actions on ambiguous/complex areas and business related data
  • Demonstrated ability to identify implementation issues, determine root cause by collecting data from various sources, and determine solutions that account for business needs as well as drive implementations to success
  • Ability to produce work and manage time while working remotely
  • An ability to articulate architectural differences between solution methods and the challenges and approaches to integrating solutions built on different platforms including a working knowledge of different architectural frameworks that may be used by our customers
  • Working knowledge of specialized tools, solutions or ISV solutions
  • Excellent communication, planning and organization skills

Company Description

As a market leader in providing Microsoft Dynamics solutions for over 10 years, AlfaPeople has expanded its operations to 14 countries worldwide. With more than 500 employees globally, we are focused on delivering industry and customer-specific integrated Microsoft business solutions. All our solutions are built on Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM technology.

Visit our website to learn more about AlfaPeople as a company and workplace: https://alfapeople.com/

To apply for this job email your details to us-hr@alfapeople.com.