Country:

Belgium

Cities:

Brussels, Ghent

Area of expertise:

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Job Description

Sr. Technical Platform Architect

  

About the job:

 

Our clients' needs are the foundation from which you will build extraordinary architecture. You will provide the vision and oversight for developing new and improved software products, and foster a culture where people turn to you for advice. You will be defining system, technical and application architectures and making sure we stay on the right track, maintaining our cost-effectiveness and competitiveness. You are involved in our business initiatives and objectives and can relate these to infrastructure and development architecture.

While defining the architecture, you will be working closely with our solution architects and delivery leads. As you will be in the lead for the overall (technical) architecture, you will play a key role in defining and delivering the most optimal solution for our customers, based on available cutting-edge technologies. By doing so, you will make sure the customer's requirements are met and properly aligned with the customers themselves.

As part of our Digital Transformation ambition, this role will focus on not only ERP technologies, but the wider Microsoft Platform including not only integrations with other Dynamics products, but also cloud architecture in Azure services.

  • Deploy ERP architecture by recommending hardware and software solutions, tools and utilities; establishing workflows and business rules; setting standards and guidelines; testing simulations and managing demo-environments; and resolving problems
  • Participate and lead customer workshops to capture requirements and translate them into an architectural design
  • Offer technical support on solution roadmap and upgrade scripts
  • Take responsibility for the overall quality of customizations, software architecture and technical installation
  • Connect analysts and programmers to maintain solutions
  • Capture the technical design of a solution or product
  • Validate the technical feasibility of functional designs and convert them into technical designs or delegate to the development lead/team
  • Design the technical architecture for integrating between ERP and other applications, including third-party packages and modules
  • Stay up-to-date on new technologies and Microsoft product roadmaps, with special attention to Dynamics 365 and Azure (Integration) Services

 

 

Your skills:

 

You are proud of your positive and lasting client relationships and the architecture you’ve built to solve their business challenges. You love working in an informal environment where you can realize results through your own discernment and methodologies.

 

You are a true early adopter, with deep interests in cutting-edge technologies that can help our customers in their digital transformation and business process efficiency. You're not holding back on implementing new technologies and discover the pros and cons while doing so.

 

 

Ideally, your experience will also include:

 

  • Leading projects that involve significant coordination, with the freedom to use your own judgment
  • Using your excellent interpersonal skills to win clients, build teams and give persuasive written and verbal presentations
  • Deep knowledge of integrations with Dynamics 365 and integration platforms like Azure Integration Services and Power Platform
  • Knowledge of .NET framework, which you can use to implement solutions related to but outside Dynamics 365 itself
  • Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology, as well as Microsoft Project skills.

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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