Senior Solutions Architect (Microsoft Dynamics CRM)

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £700 - £850 per day

  • Contact:

    Ellie Bass

  • Contact email:

    Ellie.Bass@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    10864_1574269676

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-05

  • Client:

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Our Client are looking for a Senior Solutions Architect to deliver an enterprise CRM platform built on MS Dynamics 365 upon which the agency can build out ECRM services. We require experience of delivering enterprise CRM solution architecture services through design, development, implementation and service support into a software as a service environment.

Working On:

  • Produce a solutions architecture design for enterprise level Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation to obtain the best value from the Microsoft Dynamics Platform.
  • Ensure development teams:
    - abide by the GDS Technology codes of Practice.
    - leverage reusable assets and create future proof, maintainable solutions.
    - identify, package and document code adopting an open source and standards approach.
    - directly influence the development of common schemas, and ensure a reusable component repository, integration methods for both internal and external data sources and third-party applications.
    - direct platform upgrade management risks and mitigations.
  • Ensure a quality CRM solution is delivered and maintainable.

Working With:

  • Working to the ECRM Project Programme Manager and with the ECRM Project Team.
  • Collaborate with Governance boards and project teams as and when required to inform enterprise CRM artefact production and sign off. Governance engagement including but not limited to:
    - Solutions Design Board (SDB)
    - Architecture Review Board (ARB)
    - Architecture Steering Group (ASG)
    - ECRM Project Board
    - CVS Project Board
    - Future Theory Test Project Board
    - Data Repository Project Board
    - The ICE (IS2003 Contract Exit) Project Board

Skills/Experience

  • Technical competence to direct technical delivery teams in the development of a quality MS Dynamics CRM platform is delivered.
  • Use of industry standard tools and technologies to design and document solutions designs,
  • Designing a Dynamics CRM platform enterprise scaled solution design that supported compliance with the GDS Technology codes of Practice
  • Ensuring development teams leveraged reusable assets and created future proof, maintainable solutions.
  • Ensuring developers identified, packaged and documented code adopting an open source and standards approach.
  • Directly influencing the development of common schemas, and ensure a reusable component repository,
  • Ensuring integration methods for both internal and external data sources and third-party applications.
  • Directing platform upgrade management risks and mitigations
  • Bridging the gap between technical and non-technical people.
  • Listening to the needs of the technical and business stakeholders and interpreting between them through proactive and reactive communication.
  • Making and guiding demonstrable effective decisions.
  • Understanding and resolving technical solution disputes across varying levels of complexity and risk.
  • Working with business and technology stakeholders to translate business problems into technical solution designs.
  • Creating an optimal design through an iterative process, aligning the user need with the system requirements and organisational objectives
  • Looking beyond the immediate technical problem and identification of the wider implications.
  • Knowing relevant historical context and future impact, understanding how current work fits in broader contexts and strategies, and looking for deeper underlying problems and opportunities.
  • Experienced with the following tools: Visual Studio; Azure DevOps; Visio, Archimate, Sparx or other modelling tool; Advanced Word, Excel, PowerPoint; or comparable tools.
  • Experienced with the following tools: Dynamics 365 tools - Configuration Migration tool, Package Deployer, Plug-in Registration tool, Solution Packager tool; or comparable tools.
  • Expect awareness/familiarity with surrounding technologies such as: PowerBI; PowerApps; Microsoft Flow; Azure Logic Apps; Azure Service Bus; Azure Functions; Azure AD & Azure AD B2C; or comparable tools.
  • Expect awareness/familiarity with surrounding technologies such as: SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS); SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and Kingswaysoft SSIS Integration Toolkit; SharePoint; or comparable tools.

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