AX Solutions Architect

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AX Solutions Architect

Reporting to the Applications Manager (Supply Chain), the AX Solutions Architect is responsible for designing business focused solutions using a holistic approach

Job Description

AX Solutions Architect
£55,000 - £70,000PA

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Applications Manager (Supply Chain), the AX Solutions Architect is responsible for designing business focused solutions using a holistic approach. Understanding all systems involved and the impact proposed solutions will have on those systems. The role will be involved in the complete application lifecycle and will ensure best practice is adopted, providing technical leadership in projects, working closely with the project manager to guide the technical resources to achieve the development and delivery of the technical solution. Ideal candidate will communicate effectively; therefore will be equally comfortable talking with business owners as with programmers and infrastructure resources.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Identify and recommend customisations and enhancements
Provides gap-analyses, functional specifications for AX enhancements and integrations to other business applications
Provide expert application configuration and design by optimising features, user experience, data integrity, and system performance
Drive the effective transition of requirements to delivery, ensuring a clear and complete understanding of the requirements thereby ensuring successful delivery
Preparation of implementation documentation to ensure the effective support of the application
Collaborate, manage and lead meetings with Functional/Business Leads and Technical Leads/Developers to ensure each phase of an implementation/development is executed with the solutions provided or recommended in a timely manner
Communicate the AX core solution as and when required
Engage with project teams to gather best practices and guidance in an effort to integrate and improve user
Proactively extends knowledge of the application
Attends and participates in meetings that pertain to assigned responsibilities
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Track record:

Microsoft Dynamics AX2012/AX7, both functionally and technically/architecturally
Facilitation, analysis and prototyping
Solid understanding of and primary responsibility for solutions within Logistics and Retail
Multi-phase, multi-country, enterprise-wide AX implementations
Solid track record working within an IT applications role

Job Skills:

Strong and proven track record of implementing AX
Rack record of working within a complex multi-regional architecture
Confident and possesses effective communication skills
Ability to learn quickly
Thinks clearly and calmly under pressure
Investigates problems to establish real or hidden causes
Solves complex problems with creative solutions
Places emphasis on user satisfaction
Ability to prioritise and successfully manage multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously
Must have the ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

Job Dimensions
Geographic Responsibility: Global, mainly UK and USA based system users
Type of Employment: Full time
Travel %: Up to 25% - Must be flexible

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