Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Dynamics AX architect in the Chicago West or Milwaukee area. We are looking for someone who has about 1 year of experience as an AX Solution Architect, but has been an AX developer before then. This person needs to be hands on in the role, mainly acting as an architect but also a bit of coding about 50% (depending on needs). Competitive package will be offered to the successful candidate and relocation assistance will be offered for anyone out of town. More details are below:

Under the direction of a Senior Manager or Partner, the AX Technical Solution Architect actively supports the sales team during the pre-sales activities contributes to the preparation of engagement letters, analyzes, researches, documents, communicates, architects, designs and implements technology solutions that provide improvements to the client's business processes and information technology, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

Support business development, implementation and client support efforts in understanding client needs, designing potential solutions and drafting timelines/estimates to implement solutions.

Assist in the analysis, solution design, creation of project backlog, release plans and implementation of Agile Methodology best practices for the project

Supports client education on how technology recommendations/solutions will fulfill the customer expressed needs

Leads a team of engineering resources in the delivery of working, tested, and integrated code that support business features and meets agreed quality criteria.

Delegates appropriately to make sure their focus remains on critical/complex components

Be in constant communications with all internal and client project team members to monitor and ensure that the project is proceeding according to plan -- on-time, on-target, on-budget and is meeting the client's needs at every milestone

Identifies and communicate risks

Help evaluate and identify other potential needs for clients in multiple consulting competencies (Custom, Front office, ERP, BI, Systems Integration, Content Management, Traditional Services, Outsourcing Solutions, etc.)

Assist in an R&D capacity to anticipate and understand market needs for technology solutions (Ex: Mobility, Collaboration, Productivity frameworks, etc.) and prepare the team to effectively meet client needs in these areas. Work with engineers to build Proofs of Concept and "eye candy" that help create differentiators in the market

Support marketing efforts through events, webinars, whitepapers and blogging

Record project documentation and supported learning on Team site

Participates in the Continuing Professional Education program, essential to competence and continued professional growth.

Participates actively in community activities, ranging from sports teams to service organizations to develop and maintain positive business relationships with community leaders and individuals.

Actively participates in firm sponsored events for clients and prospects

Serve as a role model of Technology Consulting’s values and best practices

Positively represents the company brand among partners, clients, community organizations, and technology manufacturers

Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Business Administration/Information Technology/Computer Science

5+ years of experience Dynamics AX

3+ years of experience as Lead Developer on multi-developer, complex software projects

2+ years of experience as Software architect on complex software projects

2+ full lifecycle implementations

Experience in leading and mentoring junior developers

Please send me an updated resume ASAP if interested. 

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