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Solution Architect Business Applications (Poly) - CTJ

Company: Microsoft Corporation
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Microsoft is on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. Growth mindset encourages each of us to lean in and learn what matters most to our customers, to create the foundational knowledge that enables us to make customer-first decisions in everything we do. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. You can help us achieve our mission.The Microsoft Federal organization was established to address the unique mission, legal/regulatory requirements, and procurement rules and processes of the United States Government (USG). Microsoft Federal is committed to ensuring its resources - including appropriately qualified, experienced, and certified personnel (with necessary security clearances or otherwise) are available as needed to meet USG evolving needs. To that end, Microsoft embraces, as a mission-critical philosophy, flexibility in the recruiting, hiring, and workforce assignment of Microsoft Federal personnel. Microsoft Federal personnel can expect to serve in various roles in the Microsoft Federal organization during the course of their career to meet evolving USG needs, regardless of segment - Civilian, Defense, or intelligence community.**Responsibilities**Responsibilities:The Microsoft U.S. Federal Consulting Solution Architect Team is seeking a Business Applications Solution Architect who can help guide our mission-critical customers securely through their digital transformation. The role requires both broad and deep technology expertise, advanced architecture skills and industry knowledge to define appropriate customer solutions, scope and estimate effort, and provide technical leadership in sales pursuits and solution delivery.The ideal candidate must have Business Application-led (ERP/CRM solutions) Enterprise experience and a mix of hands on experience in selling business value solutions in highly competitive situations, business applications implementation, architectural design and strategic business acumen.The Solution Architect role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to architect solutions by mapping customer business problems to end-to-end technology solutions. The candidate must have demonstrated the ability to engage in discussions with senior level decision makers related to agility, business value, and end to end information technology solutions. The Solution Architect is a key enabler for other architects, consultants and partners, and must have a passion for the customer which is demonstrated through professionalism and striving for excellence in all aspects of the customer engagement and experience.The Solution Architect role requires an individual who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and has demonstrated skill in both crisis management and expectation management. Ideal candidates may come from customer, partner and competing organizations and may have played the following types of roles in these organizations, Senior Architect, Chief Architect, Principal Architect or CTO.The Solution Architect must be able to apply advanced analysis skills and experience in principles of architecture, designing, demonstrating, and positioning Dynamics CRM or ERP-based solutions including estimating service implementations. To be credible, the successful candidate must have current and deep experience with implementing large CRM or ERP engagements using the Microsoft Dynamics platform. Understanding of competitive technology (i.e. SFDC or Oracle) enables the architect to properly assess feasibility of migrating customer solutions from, and/or integrating with customer solutions hosted on, non-Microsoft platforms. Advanced Industry knowledge in either US Federal DOD and/or Intelligence Communities is required.Expert level knowledge and skill with the following is highly desired:+ Demonstrated excellence with presenting complex development and product topics to both business executive and technical personnel.+ Proven experience selling consulting engagements which includes estimating, scoping, and writing effective statements of work that clearly set expectations and limit risk.+ Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with senior executives and helping to build innovative cloud solutions in large or highly strategic accounts.+ Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication.+ Demonstrated excellence when facilitating customer design and awareness sessions that are focused on complex application solution architectures.+ Ability to move between high level architectural review/design and the "roll up the sleeves" level of providing architectural oversight for delivery projects.+ Ability to translate business requirements into technology requirements for inclusion in contracts and/or statements of work (SOW).**Qualifications****Required/Minimum Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 8+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture and/or consulting.+ OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 6+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture and/or consulting.+ OR equivalent experience.+ 3+ years of Enterprise-scale technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures and architecture designs.+ 3+ years of experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM or ERP experience.**Additional or Preferred Qualifications:**+ BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field AND 10+ years experience in technology solutions, practice development, architecture and consulting.+ Experience with Private/Hybrid/Public cloud configurations, migrations, patterns, and practices.+ Familiar withAzure DevOpsor other similar enterprise planning and delivery tools+ Experience with Azure subscription planning and network architecture+ CRM or ERP design and implementation experience+ Participated inend-to-end full life cycle implementations ofMicrosoftDynamics 365and/or the Power Platform+ Experience in business application and app-modernization concepts including no-code/low-code orchestration, application tools and chat bots.+ Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Power Platform Certifications (PL-100 or PL-200 or PL-400 or PL-600) AND (MB-910 or MB-600)+ Familiarity with Azure Logic Apps and Azure functions+ Proficient at Power Platform code syntax and language requirements, API, or rest service integrationTop Secret Poly Clearance:The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Top Secret Clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with Polygraph. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate U.S. Government clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.US Citizenship:The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Citizenship Verification: This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.Cloud Screening: Candidates must be able to successfully complete and pass a Microsoft Cloud background screening. Required Cloud Screenings will be administered on a recurring bi-annual basis.Candidates selected for this position must comply with Federal Executive Order 14042 mandating that federal contractors and subcontractors receive the COVID-19 vaccine by being fully vaccinated before their date of hire, or work with Microsoft to receive an approved religious or medical accommodation.Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form ( .Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.\#FederalCareers

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