ERP Dynamics AX Technical Architect

The Dynamics AX Technical Architect will be responsible for providing technical assistance to the Avanade regional teams in selling, shaping, developing and implementing Avanade's Dynamics AX solutions. Key areas of focus are ERP solution envisioning, technical architecture design, project planning as well as technical input to proposal development and customer sales activities.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBJECTIVES:

Dynamics AX Sales

o Assist regional teams in defining solutions based on MS Dynamics AX – define high-level solution scope, architecture, implementation approach and effort estimates.

o Conduct Dynamics AX proposal reviews

o Participate in customer presentations as required or support regional teams in preparing for customer orals

o Participate in Industry events and forums presenting the Avanade Dynamics AX POV, solutions and capability from technical perspective

o Help Avanade Europe regions achieve defined MS Dynamics AX sales and revenue targets

o Active participant and leader within the Global Dynamics AX community

Dynamics AX Project Delivery

o Fulfill architect role on Dynamics AX projects participating in all phases from envisioning, planning through execution and stabilization.

o Define Dynamics AX functional and technical architectures, participate in detailed design, development and testing phases

o Conduct technical QA reviews of ongoing Dynamics AX projects

o Be a subject matter expert for Dynamics AX related topics

Dynamics AX Capability

o Provide input on Dynamics AX asset needs

o Work with Dynamics AX Solutions team and area/regional solution teams and practices to develop and refine specific assets

Develop relationship with Dynamics AX team in Microsoft

o Understand the Dynamics AX product roadmap, release dates and launch activities

o Escalate technical learnings, challenges and feedback from Avanade customers and European Dynamics AX community to Avanade Global and/or Microsoft

Support relationship with Accenture

o Participate in briefings and education sessions on MS Dynamics AX

Support relationship with solution alliance partners

o Develop understanding of Dynamics AX alliance partner products and how to implement for customer Dynamics AX solutions

o Support regions in leveraging alliance partner products as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Strong technical acumen and understanding of Microsoft Dynamics
  • Expert in integration architectures including development tools/products, and standards
  • Demonstrated technical program/project management and execution experience.
  • Baseline knowledge and understanding of Dynamics AX functional areas

Technical/Other Skills: Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project, strong technical background on MS technologies/trends

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND (EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS, YEARS OF EXPERIENCE)

  • University degree in a technical discipline or equivalent.
  • 5+ years experience in customer solution development and delivery with focus on ERP

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Strong customer service orientation and excellent interpersonal skills

Demonstrated functional and technical pre-sales experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong consulting skills.

Fluency (written and oral) in English

Fluency in at least one other European language an advantage

Willingness to travel several times per month within the UK and occasionally Europe/US

Requisition ID - 44501

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.


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