United States


Bangor, Boston, Hartford, Manchester, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Trenton

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

Do you make complex technology look easy? So, do we.

You know Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions do more than keep businesses running; they race them forward. We will surround you with people who as are passionate about using technology and innovation to drive business transformation as you are.

About you

You are a problem solver, a big picture thinker and yet obsessed with the details to make diverse systems and applications work together to help solve business problems, drive effective and productive business processes to allow our clients to concentrate what they do best. You would have had many years in the cockpit of multiple successful ERP implementations, having grown from software developer roles to development team lead positions and culminating in technical thought leadership roles.

About the job

Avanade is Microsoft’s largest global implementation partner of their state-of-the-art Cloud native Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (D365FO) ERP solution. You will be joining a global community of over 1,000 ERP consultants at Avanade. We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global Alliance Partner of the Year in 17 out of the last 20 years.

You will bring your ERP technical thought leadership to help clients solve their business challenges and to transform their business processes. You enjoy coaching and mentoring junior colleagues and helping the ERP practice grow by contributing to sales pursuits, developing capabilities of the consultant team and contributing to the Avanade global ERP communities of practice.

Your Skills

You are a highly experienced professional and you have probably worked in a relevant field at a top tier Microsoft ERP implementation partner with proven technical leadership of multiple successful D365FO implementations. You are an effective communicator to the full spectrum of our clients: explaining the fine details of software development best practices to our clients’ development teams to distilling complex technical concepts to the C-suite to help them make critical business decisions.

Your experience will also include:

  • Technical lead on large-scale, complex, and strategically important business transformational projects, with rigorous project implementation and application lifecycle management methodologies and not just limited to the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Key technical thought leadership role on multiple full cycle implementations D365FO or Dynamics AX.
  • Participation in the ERP implementation workshops: planning and leading technical workshops across all technical workstreams including integrations and data migrations, leading fit/gap analysis, creation of the inventory of development items covering Workflow, Reports, Integrations, data Conversion and Extensions (WRICE).
  • Providing technical leadership, oversight, and direction to the joint partner-client D365FO functional and technical teams during design, build and test.
  • D365FO development team lead or the escalation point for the development team lead.
  • In-depth expertise in development, test (unit, functional, integration, and acceptance), and deployment of extensions.
  • Leading performance troubleshooting and improvement of the D365FO solution covering the D365FO base application and platform and implementation-specific customizations.
  • In-depth experience with modern integration patterns including implementation of web API integrations with diverse third-party applications be they in the Cloud or on-premises.
  • and other Microsoft Business Applications micro-services like Intelligent Order Management and Planning Optimization Service.
  • Establish global ERP architecture by integrating solutions across functional lines and applications.
  • Reviews technical architecture deliverables throughout development to ensure quality and requirements traceability.
  • Support the sales team with proposal and solution development and shaping deals, with accountability for overall estimates.
  • Define how we measure business and operations success and validate ERP system performance.
  • Supporting clients with adoption ERP standards and preparing them to fully leverage the ERP solution by setting up training programs and redefining new roles and responsibilities within their organizations.
  • Growing your network through educational opportunities, building and maintaining your personal and business networks, joining professional organizations and participating in the Microsoft Dynamics 365 communities.

Preferred Years of Work Experience:

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience in full cycle ERP implementations with 5+ years in D365FO technical architecture.
  • At least 10 years of object-oriented software development in X++, .NET and optionally C#.
  • At least 10 years of experience of Microsoft SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • At least 3 years of development experience with the Microsoft stack underpinning D365FO Cloud including but not limited to Azure services (e.g. Data Factory, Data Lake, Functions, Logic Apps, Service Bus, Synapse), Power Platform, Power BI.
  • At least 5 years of managing large geographically distributed software development teams.

Compensation for roles at Avanade varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Avanade provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in New York as set forth below and offered benefits can be found here.

New York: Base salary ranges between $ 121,550 and $ 213,000

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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. 

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