Dynamics 365 for FO Senior Technical Architect

Location: London

Capability: KPMG Business Services

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Location: London

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Experience Level: Manager

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Exceptional Items

Job description

We are looking for an experiencedDynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) Senior Technical Architect tobe accountable for the technical design of D365FO solutions and the supportinginfrastructure. You will work closely with both the functional team and theclients of KPMG Microsoft Business Solution. Your day-to-day function willrequire you to work closely with Consultants in designing solutions tailored tothe customers’ requirements, which are often large-scale enterprise D365FOprojects. This will require you to take a hands-on approach in designing andleading the technical implementation of Dynamics products, working with bothonshore and offshore development teams. You will need to demonstrate aneffective balance between management skills and a broad range of technicalskills.

The D365FO SeniorTechnical Architect is a key role to KPMG Microsoft Business Solution. It is adynamic and exciting opportunity to join a rapidly developing business areawithin an established and market-leading global firm that is KPMG MicrosoftBusiness Solution.

Roles and Responsibilities

D365FO Senior Technical Architect will lead the technical delivery of

Be a champion for technicalsolutions on the Microsoft platform with a strong understanding of Dynamics
D365FO development practices, and a good knowledge of otherdevelopment techniques;

Provide capability to developsector specific templates to enhance the out of the box
D365FO functionality, giving KPMG Microsoft Business Solutiona unique selling point and also a resalable asset;

Deliver high quality developmentservices to clients;

Work closely with the architectureteam to design and develop our most complex customer needs, providingdevelopment only where these requirements cannot be met through configuration -Creating high quality and sustainable client solutions and project documentation;

Deliver training needs within theteam and coach junior staff members;

Deliver all consultancy accordingto the KPMG Microsoft Business Solution Project Methodology, ensuring that allsoftware applications are implemented successfully according to the projectplan;

Meet and exceed customerexpectations of business knowledge, skills and behaviour;

Identify business/project risk andmitigate or communicate as necessary;

Communicate progress updates torelevant parties both formally and informally;

Participate in pre-salesactivities as requested;

Support practice developmentactivates such as defining and configuring industry specific templates;

Carry out additional duties as mayoccur from time to time as instructed and agreed by the Directors;

In all activities, ensure timelycompletion of internal processes and mandatory training;

Represent KPMG Microsoft BusinessSolution in a professional and positive manner at all times.

Qualifications and Skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

Excellent presentation and consultancy skills;

A minimum of 4-years hands-on experience withDynamics AX 2012 and 2009, including appropriate certification;

Experience with or exposure to Dynamics 365 will beconsidered a strong positive;

Experience of using PowerApps, LogicsApps, CommonData Service and other Azure Services.

Knowledge of Lifecycle Services and Visual StudioTeam Services

Experience in other technologies such as SQL,PowerBI, SharePoint along with a good knowledge .Net;

Knowledge of end to end D365FO implementation;

Experience with D365FO interfacing and integration;

Knowledge in gathering technical requirements;

Knowledge of Agile and other Sure Stepmethodologies;

Good understanding of functional capabilities ofD365FO – including certification in one of the following:


Human Resources

Project Management and Accounting

Procurement & Sourcing

Trade & Logistics



Experience in responding to RFPs and RFQs would bebeneficial.

Knowledge of best practices for working withoffshore teams;

Graduate from a top University;

A relevant degree within a computationaldiscipline.

Experience and Background

Expertise in providing development solutions in aD365O environment; Extensive experience as an ERP consultant;

Experience with D365O in a Development Consultingrole;

Experience of at least two large scale ERPimplementations;

Adept at Business Requirement Analysis with a focuson reducing development effort;

Pre-sales experience;

Excellent presentation and demonstration skills;

Business process mapping, modelling anddocumentation knowledge;

Experience of mentoring junior and offshore staff

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Why KPMG Business Services at KPMG?

KPMG Business Services (KBS) operates as a business within our business and, through the critical combination of expertise, advice, support and services provided to our client-facing business, it plays an important part in our success. We’re a cross-functional team and our work directly influences a £multimillion firm across a wide range of specialties. From People, Corporate Affairs, Quality & Risk Management through to Market Development, IT Services and Finance, our approach is highly proactive and collaborative. We support our client-facing teams and we’re always looking for new ways to add value and sustain our continuous improvement culture.

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