MS Dynamics CRM Functional / Solution Architect

in Victoria, BC

MS Dynamics CRM Functional / Solution Architect Job

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    Victoria, BC, Canada

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    Full Time

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Founded in 1976, CGI is one of the world’s largest IT and business consulting services firms. We help clients achieve their goals, including becoming customer-centric digital organizations, through high-end IT and business consulting, systems integration and outsourcing services combined with a unique client proximity model and global center of excellence network.

CGI is more than just an IT consulting company; we are a global organization offering a world of opportunities. Become part of a unique culture that gives you the freedom to innovate, to make decisions, to achieve your full potential, and to chart your own career.

CGI is seeking an experienced MS Dynamics CRM Functional / Solution Architect to join their team in Victoria. The ideal candidate will be experienced in both a project and support capacity, able to work face to face with clients, mentor more junior resources and drive architectural solutions.

Job Requirements

Design and Lead the implementation of Dynamics 2016 and 365 solution architecture to fulfil client business requirements and meet strategic goals
Design and Develop End to End architecture for MS Dynamics and Integration Architecture for to a mix of hosted and on-premise systems
Direct Development teams, set the standard for and ensure best practices for MS Dynamics implementations
Establish and evolve architectural standards, reference models, guidelines and principles
Partner with business and IT teams to develop solutions that meet business needs
Providing architectural guidance and direction for the application layer integration with back end services
Liaise / promote and foster good working relationships with clients and other CGI teams
Understand / adhere to quality / security standards and processes applicable to the role.
Work closely with organization's product managers, BSAs, engineers to understand details and support technical implementations of Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions.
Provide design reviews as required by SDLC processes, as needed
Analyze technology industry and market trends, determine their potential benefit, and impact to the product and architecture roadmap
Provide estimating services to clients and other CGI teams
Operate as an escalation point for Operational Support Teams

Essential Skills

Extensive experience working in a multi-platform, enterprise environment in an architectural role
5+ years experience as a solution or functional architect working with MS Dynamics 2013, 2016 or CRM 365
Experience in developing business-critical solutions using on-premise or cloud-based vendor programming language, .Net, JavaScript, Angular JS, HTML 5 and MVC5;
Self-motivated with strong technical and leadership skills
Strong leadership experience to deliver high quality product that follows high level of standards across all levels of design work and able to thrive in the face of challenge
Will have participated in, and be familiar with, Agile (Scrum) project methodology and practices
Excellent analytical skills (critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills) with a history of driving the development of large software components
Excellent interpersonal, influencing and collaborative skills
Solid verbal and written communication skills to both technical and non- technical audiences

Technical Skills

Minimum of 7 years’ experience with MS Dynamics CRM with at least 3 years in an Architectural role
Experience with installation and Deployment, Customizing and Extending MS Dynamics CRM
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with .NET
Experience with MVC 4 or better
Significant knowledge of Dynamics 2016/365 CRM, and the O365 platform as it pertains to feature sets that integrate with Dynamics CRM solutions, including SharePoint and OneDrive/OneNote
Experience with Microsoft Entity Framework
Experience with JQuery, HTML5 and CSS3
Experience with using Web API
Experience with Representational State Transfer (REST) web services and designing and developing XML/JSON based schemas for data exchange

Nice to Have Skills

Experience with .NAV and other Dynamics products
Experience with Power BI
Experience with Scribe

Job Skills

  • .NET
  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Leadership
  • Solutions Architecture
  • MS Dynamics CRM
  • MS PowerBI

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