Ottawa, Toronto

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

Introduction: As a Director, ERP Functional Architect, you are client-facing, responsible for translating the client’s business requirements into specific systems, applications, or process designs for very large complex IT solutions and integrating architecture. You will act as an advocate for the client; you are the ultimate authority on the architecture designed to address client business problems. You design activities and build system prototypes. 


Come join us 

You will drive revenue growth and opportunity support for Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations within multiple industries and design and communicate industry solution offerings to Clients. As a thought leader, you will establish and develop the existing capabilities, positioning Avanade as an innovator for customers and partners alike. In close partnership with the North American and Regional Solution Area Offering Leads and our broader portfolio, you will envision and develop innovative solutions/services propositions and products for enterprise clients. You will drive cutting-edge evolution in their application and data portfolios. Together we do what matters. 


What you’ll do:  

  • Lead the design of functional components related to ERP and business processes during the presales as experts on capabilities and configuration of Microsoft Dynamics 365 
  • Design, build, and demonstrate scenario flows with Microsoft Dynamics 365 aligned to the client’s business team key requirements 
  • Provide input to estimating the functional workstream for the project 
  • Advise the delivery team during the functional solution design 
  • You will be responsible for creating differentiated propositions while solving business impacting client problems related to managed services solutions, and leveraging Microsoft Solutions and partnering across the Avanade, Microsoft, and Accenture landscape to successful business outcomes. 
  • You will effectively partner directly with our Accenture and Microsoft parent companies to achieve possible business outcomes. 


Skills and Experiences 

  • Hands-on functional experience with various modules within Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations.
  • Established career industry-focused experience with business applications 
  • Collaborate with leadership teams in the development and production of Manufacturing industry-focused offerings 
  • Acting as a conduit between technology and the business outcome delivered 
  • Developing high-value products and services that match enterprise client goals 
  • Collaborating with peers in a large, matrixed organization, including significant experience with offshore teams and delivery 
  • Knowledge of opportunities and risks associated with large-scale, complex projects for your enterprise clients 


About you 

Characteristics that can spell success for this role 

  • Consultative, collaborative, relationship builder 
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible 
  • Humble leader, master negotiator, relationship builder 
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech 
  • Convincing storyteller and engaging content creator 


Enjoy your career 

Some of the best things about working at Avanade 

  • Opportunity to work for Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year (14 years in a row), with exceptional development and training (minimum 80 hours per year for training and paid certifications) 
  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally 
  • Dedicated career advisor to encourage your growth 
  • Engaged and helpful coworkers genuinely interested in you  


Find out more about some of our benefits here. 


A great place to work 

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor, and guide you, and to lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact, and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look!  


We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page. 


Create a future for our people that focuses on 

• Expanding your thinking   • Experimenting courageously   • Learning and pivoting 


Inspire greatness in our people by 

• Empowering every voice   • Encouraging boldness   • Celebrating progress  


Accelerate the impact of our people by 

• Amazing the client   • Prioritizing what matters    • Acting as one 


Learn more  

To learn more about the types of projects our ERP team works on check out these case studies: 


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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 59,000 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 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