D365 Senior Integrations Consultant

Integrations is a key growth area. This person will have the chance to play a role in defining our strategic direction, and develop new technical skills at the cutting edge of the MS platform.

Role Summary

As a senior member of a team, this role is responsible for the architecture, design, build and delivery of Integration Solutions as part of a wider Dynamics 365 business line. Working in the specific areas of interfaces and integrations, primarily using cloud based tooling.  This will involve technical consultancy, training delivery, mentoring more junior team members and contributing to the strategic growth of the business.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Understand and apply Columbus’ formalised methods and procedures for project implementation.

Project activities to include:

  • Work with senior architects to delivery integrations based on high level designs aligned to customer requirements
  • Take a lead delivery in project implementations, providing consultancy in the area of interfaces and integrations.
  • Execute development sprints as the development lead of a small dedicated project team, assigning work to colleagues and supporting your team through delivery.
  • Produce comprehensive technical designs for Interfaces, Integrations.
  • Deliver technical training courses to meet the specific requirements of the Customer.
  • Complete the Customer specific configuration and build of the application integrations in accordance with the technical requirements.
  • Work with development colleagues on the implementation of integrations.
  • Analyse requirements and, using your design experience, identify best practices and alternative approaches to give effective cost benefit and enhanced usability to customers.
  • Resolve all tasks within the specified timeframe, reporting to the relevant team members if the timescale cannot be met.
  • Assist in building the knowledge base of the Columbus team relating to relevant areas of expertise.
  • Contribute to the development of new product offerings in the area of data management and integrations under the strategic guidance of the team lead and management team.
  • Provide secondary support to other team members around presales, infrastructure design and technical installation activities.
  • Contribute actively to the on-going development and implementation of Columbus UK formalised methods and procedures for project implementations.
  • Ensure that the Columbus business culture and the values, which are the basis for our success, are maintained and developed further.
  • Display great team spirit & loyalty towards colleagues whilst maintaining a high performance level.
  • Adhere to company and department procedures as per the Employee Handbook (e.g. time recording, issue tracking).
  • Second level support to other departments if required.
  • Be commercially astute at all times.

Communicate Effectively

  • Control and carry out scheduled tasks on a daily basis as directed by the Integrations Team Principal.
  • Effectively communicate with your Line Manager on an on-going basis, informing them of relevant issues with own activities, possible development scope changes, expected budget over-run and other affairs that may be relevant.
  • Participate in team meetings as requested.

Increase Knowledge of Self and Peers

  • Keep up to date with relevant developments and demand within the industry, and ensure a balance between qualifications and requirements through training and research.
  • Keep up to date with the functional development of the Dynamics 365 product in order to be able to provide credible consultancy in the area of Data and Integrations.
  • Where possible, contribute to the continuous development of the team, the UK Company and the Group organisation.
  • Ensure optimum use of own knowledge and resources.
  • Provide support to peers for your specific areas of expertise.

Person Specification

Qualifications

  • Sound general level of education, including English and Maths GCSE is essential.
  • Azure Integrations Suite (Logic Apps, Api Management, Service Bus, Azure Functions), 
  • Dynamics 365 F&O Certification – X++ coding skills, and Dynamics 365 DMF are essential.
  • Computer Science/IT Degree or equivalent is desirable, as is a post-graduate qualification
  • Also desirable are qualifications in SQL Server Data Management (MDS, DQS) and Mulesoft or similar Enterprise Integration platform

Essential experience

  • Technical consultancy- customer facing experience
  • Development and Implementation of interfaces to 3rd party systems from Dynamics 365 F&O
  • Estimating and scoping of data migration projects
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Presentation skills and training delivery
  • Microsoft Office advanced user

Desirable industry and software experience

  • Dynamics 365 F&O technical and functional experience
  • Experience of working for a Microsoft Partner
  • ERP data structures
  • Other Dynamics 365 application knowledge
  • D365 Dual Write experience Agile delivery experience

Key skills and attributes

  •  Displays competent and professional business behaviour and appearance
  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Dynamic, proactive and engaging style
  • Attention to detail and accurate
  • Ability to work unsupervised and self-motivated to meet deadlines
  • Strong team player
  • Flexibility to travel to customer site and be away from home, and to work overtime/weekends if required
  • Full and clean Driving Licence
  • Experience of coaching and/or mentoring colleagues is desirable

 

 

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Perks & Benefits

There is more than one good reason to join Columbus!

Aside from being a globally recognised Microsoft partner, that develops and invests in their employees, we offer a number of benefits including; 


  • 25 days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service

    Whether it's feeling the sand between your toes or skiing off piste, everyone deserves a break. So at Columbus we make sure you have the time to do what's important to you.

  • Healthcare Cashback Plan

    We understand that you are at your best when you feel your best - That's why we enrol every employee into our healthcare cashback plan.
    Healthy body - Healthy soul!

  • Columbus Heart

    Columbus Heart is our Benefits Hub, which not only provides information on all our benefits, it also hosts a retail discount portal that offers every Columbus employee preferential discounts at everyday high street stores and on top brands. You can save on everything from your weekly shop right the way up to a new TV or your monthly gym subscription.

  • Cycle to Work

    To promote healthier journeys to work and to reduce environmental pollution Columbus has a Cycle to Work Scheme to help you get a new set of wheels.

  • Life Assurance

    We value our people and their extended families, which is why we offer this life cover to all of our team members - we hope this is a benefit we never have to use but it gives peace of mind to our team.

Workplace & Culture

At Columbus, we are proud of our employees, their technical and industry expertise and their ability to develop, adapt and implement business solutions that help our customers maximise their efficiency and overall business performance.

We understand that there is life outside of work and try our hardest to enable a good work/life balance within the team.

In recognition of the commitment and loyalty within the team, we ensure that we celebrate successes together and offer social activities both to employees and their families at different times throughout the year.

We also have an extensive competency framework to support career development at Columbus and we invest heavily in performance management and training & development initiatives at all levels of the business.

 

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