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MS Dynamic / Azure Platform Architect

MS Dynamic / Azure Platform Architect

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a MS Dynamic / Azure Platform Architect located in London for an initial 3 Month Contract.

– Responsible for creating CME platform roadmap & ensuring cost effective, compliant and appropriate architectures are developed.
– Accountable for ensuring the platform architecture is aligned to CESD strategic architecture
– Accountable for ensuring the solution designs created by solution architects are compliant with the platform architecture and roadmap
– Accountable for driving excellence in the delivery of technical solutions considering reusability, and non-functional requirements such as performance and security.
– Accountable for ensuring that operational issues (performance, operator intervention, alerting, design defect related issues etc) are addressed in the product architecture and fed into the backlog of change on an ongoing and regular basis.
– Responsible for working with the Technical Product Manager, Product Owner, Solutions Architect and Technical Leads to turn overall business requirements into more detailed stories which are progressed by the teams.
– Able to present and communicate complex architectural issues clearly and concisely with technical and non-technical audiences from senior stakeholders to agile teams
– Able to assemble a broad set of technologies and services to create a complete solution to a technical requirement: application software, Middleware, database, NFR, and integration and leverage of appropriate cloud technologies
– Understanding of solution trade-offs such as cost, scope, timescale, and balance between long-term strategic and short-term pragmatic considerations
– Able to work with domain and technology experts to develop the detailed solution architecture required to be implemented, and to support the development team at a detailed design level – recognized as a subject matter expert in MS Dynamics and CME eco-systems, microservices, API and cloud based technologies.

– Experience in defining global solution architecture integrating regional specificities
– Experience in large scale implementation of MS Dynamics in multiple regions
– Experience of working in an agile development environment and with 3rd party suppliers
– Assist in the development of new products/services, product releases and product components through the use of appropriate and tailored architecture methods.
– Experience in technical solution evaluations, documenting clear choices, and presentation of the recommendations that enable both business and technical decision making.
– Demonstrable cloud experiences (e.g., GCP, Azure) and definition of cloud hosted solutions. Able to articulate solutions implemented for the security, data protections, etc.
– Ensure solutions are fit for purpose and for strategy as well as meeting standards and regulatory requirements.
– Experience in implementing cloud ready application, microservices, API, security, etc.
– Experience in working in Banking area preferably Commercial Banking
– Experience in presenting and communicating complex architectural issues clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical audiences

Please note that the focus is more on Dynamics than Azure, client wants someone who is a Dynamics architect but who knows the wider O365/Azure environment for example how MS Teams works with Dynamics.

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.