Dynamics 365 F&SCM/F&O Solutions Architect - Future Opportunities


Location: Edinburgh, Glasgow City, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Surrey, Tyne and Wear, West Midlands

Job Type: Full time


At Avanade, we see how the power of Dynamics 365 shapes the future of businesses every day. By combining our unmatched Microsoft knowledge with our creative approach to innovation and strong industry knowledge, we create a lot of opportunities for Microsoft, our clients and for you. Avanade has countless paths for you to pursue. One of them is sure to lead to your unique version of success.

This posting is for a future job opportunity.

Come join us

As a D365 F&SCM Solutions Architect specialising in Microsoft Business Application Technology, you will lead the development of all aspects of the technical/functional architecture and design for complex change projects/programmes. This will involve the development of high-level designs/solution blueprints and managing the translation of these into low-level designs. as a Solution Architect, you will be expected to work concurrently on a portfolio of programmes, projects, and consultancy engagements

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor and guide you, but to also lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look! Together we do what matters.

What you’ll do

  • Lead a team of expert Subject Matter Experts / Consultants, External Vendors, and Developers to define fit for purpose solution architectures.
  • Lead the process of defining and selecting suitable solutions and vendors working closely with clients and other external parties where applicable.
  • Lead technical/functional shaping in the early phases of projects (prior to commencement of development) to define the business case by providing solution options, technical costs, build sequencing and technical delivery team structure. Contribute to project planning activities, ensuring that dependencies in the architecture translate to the sequencing of tasks and therefore the skills required at particular points in time.
  • Lead change projects/programmes through relevant Enterprise Architecture governance processes ensuring the solutions are consistent with Enterprise Architecture principles and standards.
  • Engage with business stakeholders and business analysts to provide consultancy on technical/functional solution options and ensure alignment with the business goals.
  • Communicate software designs to a variety of stakeholders tailored to their needs and understanding, working closely with project managers and development managers to ensure the project technology decisions are well communicated.
  • Define and maintain models and documentation ensuring they are fit for purpose, relevant and useful.

Skills and experiences * You are excited about working with a global technology leader to solve business-critical problems for some of the top companies in the world. You are a great leader, self-starter, and creative thinker.

  • You are passionate about software and its potential to move organizations forward through innovation.
  • Extensive knowledge of Dynamics 365 F&SCM/Finance and Operations - including architecture across multiple modules as well as business solution implementations.
  • Client management skills and the ability to work with clients to develop and manage a roadmap with associated activities.
  • Experience consulting with clients on complex projects, including technology leadership roles.
  • Experience working with global teams, including off- and near-shore, on Dynamics implementation and maintenance projects is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form.

About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role.

  • Consultative, collaborative, relationship builder
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech
  • Client-centric attitude
  • Passion for learning and development

Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade

  • Opportunity to work on industry leading programs and with global customers.
  • People first culture that supports innovation to push teams in new directions.
  • Quickly turn your ideas to human impact by cultivating a team that will help clients unlock what’s next.
  • Real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally 

Find out more about some of our benefits here.

A great place to work

We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page.

Create a future for our people that focuses on

  •  Expanding your thinking
  • Experimenting courageously
  • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by

  • Empowering every voice
  • Encouraging boldness
  • Celebrating progress

Accelerate the impact of our people by

  • Amazing the client
  • Prioritizing what matters
  •  Acting as one

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