Country:

Australia

Cities:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Area of expertise:

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Job Description

As the D365 Power Platform Solution Architect, you are considered specialist and have in depth knowledge of D365 CE and Power Platform. You are energetic and passionate about Dynamics 365 CE and the Power Platform and how it can be used to solve complex business problems. You have in-depth knowledge of Dynamics 365 CE Apps including Field Services and/or Project Services Automation and third-party ISV solutions.


You lead presales engagements, providing expert services to solution large complex deals that span multiple technologies and offerings. You will lead the delivery team and provide Architecture guidance and direction leveraging your deep knowledge of Dynamics 365 CE

 and Power Platform.

You are also seen as a technology leader within the Dynamics 365 community and you routinely share your knowledge on bleeding edge topics in community and internal events.


Key Role Responsibilities:


Day-to-day you will:


  • Contribute across all phases of Avanade projects (e.g. Plan, Analyse, Design, Build and Test)
  • Leverage technical expertise to Architect Design and Solution CRM solutions. You will also be required to be hands-on with Dynamics 365 CE and Power Platform
  • Liaise effectively between clients, IT staff, and business partners to ensure high quality and timely delivery
  • Assess Client requirements and scope and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Design Conceptual and Technical architecture
  • Ensure project quality meets high technical standards
  • Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to ensure consistent, positive client interaction and solution delivery
  • Support the team in defining technical, operational and user requirements 
  • Oversee the timely and effective resolution of client issues 
  • Work under general guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process
  • Lead Pre-Sales engagements, meeting tight timelines
  • Assist in Sales activities and planning as required
  • Travel as needed. You may be required to travel based on presales and project demands


Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:


You are excited about working with a global technology leader to solve business-critical problems for some of the top companies in the world. You are a fast learner, self-starter, and creative thinker. You are passionate about software and its potential to move organisations forward through innovation.

Your technical skills include:

  • Understanding of common Industry standard business practices supported by Dynamics 365 CE
  • Architecting large complex solutions using the Microsoft Stack
  • Experience in Dynamics 365 CE, Power Platform (PowerApps Portal, Canvas and Model Driven Apps, Power Automate) and Dataverse
  • Experience in implementing Field Services and / or Project Services Automation. In-dept knowledge of Resource Scheduling solutions
  • Good understanding of Augmented Reality solutions, Azure Cognitive Services, RPA and Integration with Dynamics 365 CE
  • Experience in Configuration and Customisation of Dynamics 365 CE (Plugins, JavaScript, Logic Apps, Azure Functions), and Web API
  • DevOps with Dynamics 365 CE for requirements management and ALM (CI/CD)
  • Experience in a Software as a Service (SaaS) environment, SQL Server, HTML, C#, .NET
  • Solid understanding of Relational Database concepts
  • Experience working in both Agile and Waterfall delivery models


Your non-technical skills include:


  • Familiar with the core Microsoft offerings and an understanding of Digital Marketing Solutions e.g. Episerver, Sitecore and Adobe
  • Consulting experience working with external clients
  • Client management skills and the ability to work with clients to develop and manage an action plan
  • Implementation experience across multiple industries e.g. Health and Public Sector, Resources, Utilities, Retail, Logistics, Communications and Media, Insurance, Professional Services and Banking
  • Experience working with global/offshore teams on CRM technology implementation and maintenance projects desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Pre-Sales experience especially with right-fit solutioning based on high level or ambiguous requirements and a good understanding of pricing strategies
  • Proposal Writing, Product Demonstration and Presentations


Preferred Education Background: Bachelor’s degree in business systems or related field

Certifications:

  • PL-600: Microsoft Power Platform Solution Architect
  • MB-240: Dynamics 365 Field Service Functional Consultant Associate


Any of the following certifications are highly desirable.

  • MB-210: Dynamics 365 Sales Functional Consultant Associate
  • MB-230: Dynamics 365 Customer Service Functional Consultant Associate
  • AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals


Preferred Years of Work Experience: 10+ years of experience in Consulting. configuration and customisation of Dynamics CRM and Dynamics 365 CE applications. 4+ years Solution Architecture, 3+ years of experience in Pre-Sales. Working on large complex client projects.


Accountabilities & Metrics:

  • Chargeability / Utilisation target
  • Presales utilisation target
  • Professional goals



Benefits We Offer

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (17 of the last 20 years!) 
  • Exceptional development and training with a minimum 80 hours/year of training and paid certifications 
  • Avanade University – real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally 
  • 18 weeks paid Parental Leave benefit - available for both parents regardless of gender and fully applicable to same-sex families – and can be taken in a range of flexible ways to suit each family’s
  • MyDays - 5 days of leave each year - this benefit supports Avanade's commitment to promoting a healthy balance between work and home life and it can also be taken to honour employees cultural beliefs.
  • Gadget and Wellbeing allowance paid annually

 


What we offer you:

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee stock purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay. 


Please Note:

This role requires direct contact with Avanade clients as well as attendance in person at Avanade workplaces and other company sponsored meetings and events.  In order to comply with our client requirements and Avanade’s own health and safety obligations this role requires the Applicant to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Proof of vaccination will be required during the application process.  Applicants who have appropriate written proof of a medical or religious reason for not being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may provide such documentation



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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com