Golden State Foods

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sr. Developer

Location US-CA-Irvine
Job ID
2017-3145
Category
Information Technology

Overview

JOB SUMMARY               

This Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sr. Developer is accountable for supporting Golden State Foods’ process manufacturing divisions.  This is great opportunity to leverage cutting edge cloud technologies to design and implement high quality, technical solutions to the business. The Technical Lead will play a large role in driving adoption and ensuring best practice and optimal architecture are implemented.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Systems Support
  • Lead all technical aspects of the Dynamics 365 implementation. Design and implement solutions that fully meet business requirements. Monitor and provide technical direction to other internal and external resources as needed.
  • Lead technical discussions during the Dynamics 365 implementation (architecture, integrations, custom development and functional requirements)
  • Collaborate with other IT functional teams as needed (e.g. Infrastructure, Security, Change Management)
  • Plan and coordinate technical upgrades, and new services to ensuring maximum up-time
  • Provide accurate estimates for development, unit, testing, and deployment of customizations and configurations
  1. Application Administration
  • Implement D365 features and custom configurations according to Microsoft best practices. Document designs and deployment processes accordingly. Leverage configuration before custom development.
  • Design, implement and support the application user security model in Microsoft Dynamics 365. Support any audit and user security reporting requirements.
  • Manage configuration data across environments (e.g. Configuration Management Tool). Maintain schema definition documentation.
  • Keep updated on planned service outages and feature releases with Microsoft. Coordinate with the BSA and business stakeholders.
  1. Technology Project Support
  • Evaluate new technologies and provide input into future systems strategies as it pertains to the manufacturing business. Review any technologies and projects that may impact the manufacturing systems.
  • Develop solution roadmap presentations with input from cross functional teams
  • Continuously look for opportunities to innovate, automate and bring efficiency and stability the platform
  • Assist with various parts of testing process. Perform unit testing, facilitate QA & UAT, environment setup, etc. 
  1. Additional Responsibilities
  • Accountable for properly following all IT standards, processes and methodologies as applicable including but not limited to Quality Assurance (QA), Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) and Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Other responsibilities and accountabilities may be assigned based on business and organization needs.

 

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS

  • Regular travel requirements (<10%)
  • During project implementation travel demand may vary

 

Qualifications

  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Education/Certification

  • Bachelor's Degree in a computer science related fields or commensurate work experience, four year college preferred.

 

Qualifications/Experience

  • 10+ years supporting and delivering ERP/MPR solutions. Experience as a Dynamics AX technical lead or consulting preferred.
  • 3+ years in Dynamics 365 for Operations and/or Dynamics AX for Manufacturing
  • Technical experience with multiple, full-life cycle ERP implementations
  • Exposure to Azure and Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operation is preferred but not required
  • Experience within the Manufacturing / Production /Trade & Logistics industries and/or Modules, strong plus but not required
  • MS Dynamics 365 experience, preferred
  • Experience working in core logistical and manufacturing business processes such as Shop Floor, Material and Resource Scheduling/Planning, Production Routing, Bill of Material Costing, and Warehouse Management
  • Certifications in Dynamics 365/Microsoft Dynamics AX for Manufacturing, preferred
  • Ability to understand, communicate, interpret client business processes and requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

 

Technical

Expert

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 System Development Tools (e.g. Visual Studio)
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Development Troubleshooting
  • Application Integration and Compliance
  • Automated Testing Tools
  • Client/Server Systems
  • Code Management (TFS)
  • Enterprise Data Modeling/SQL
  • Programming Languages
  • User Interface Design
  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Security

Proficient

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 System Application Configuration Management
  • Information Security
  • Packaged Software
  • General Office Applications
  • Performance Management

Basic

  • Business Continuity
  • High Availability
  • Infrastructure Technology
  • Microsoft Project
  • Remote Assistance Tools

 

Business

Expert

  • Communication skills
  • Technical Writing
  • Innovative Solution Development

Proficient

  • Business Acumen
  • Business Alignment
  • Innovative Solution Development
  • Service Level Management
  • Project Management Methodology (PMM)
  • Requirements Definition
  • Risk Management
  • Systems Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Test Plans

Basic

  • None 

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