Microsoft Dynamics AX – Jr. Technical Consultant in Support

Practice Area: Consulting Services
Location: North America - Southern California preferred 
Job Type: Full-time
Reports To: Director of Support​
Years of Experience: 2+ years

Description:

Arbela is looking to hire a Microsoft Dynamics AX – Jr. Technical Consultant in Support to join its large Microsoft Dynamics AX practice. As a member of the professional services team you will be working closely and effectively with our customers and responsible for reviewing clients’ business process, providing solid analysis, assessing solutions and advising our customers on how to best meet their goals.

We need people who are experts in the next focus areas:

  • Application and BI development
  • Upgrades
  • Integration
  • Data migration
  • Performance optimization
  • Environment and release management

A successful Jr. Technical Consultant should have practical hands on experience in at least two indicated areas above.

Consulting Responsibilities (50%):

  • Designing and development of applications, software modules and solutions
  • Managing assigned tasks, requirements analysis, technical architecture design, technical documentation, business logic development, and code performance optimization
  • Providing technical training and support
  • Contributing valuable assets to Arbela knowledge base
  • Representing Arbela in a professional manner

Support Responsibilities (50%)

Provide structured support to Arbela customers including:

  • Triage support cases
  • Review open issues that are assigned in Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Provide technical support for customers
  • Must be able to troubleshoot issues within their skillset which requires strong ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) experience for complex setup
  • Do requirements analysis for non-support issues
  • Assist in process documentation for as is process to provide better practice for use of Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Proactively manage and maintain support cases in the support system
  • Governance of customer support issues:
  • Ensure all customer SLAs are met
  • Persistent and customer focused follow-up on open issues
  • Act as a liaison and drive cross-functional coordination to provide efficient issue resolution – Assign to appropriate resources after analysis if additional help is required and provide proper direction to end user on resolution
  • Keep the customer updated with timely and frequent information
  • Ability to work on critical issues in a time sensitive environment
  • Escalate issues as necessary – Review open issues as required and press for resolution

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of 2+ years Dynamics AX technical design and development experience (X++, C#, SSRS and BI development)
  • Strong passion to deliver high quality solutions
  • Experience in MS Dynamics AX 2012 R2, R3 and AX7
  • Experience with Visual Studio and in .NET development
  • Experience in data migration (using DIXF, third party tools, Atlas and custom development)
  • Experience in integration development (web services, DIXF, .net custom client-server applications, knowledge of standard web services and integration protocols – oData, SOAP, JSON, REST, SSIS, direct SQL, Azure logic apps)
  • Experience in environment and release management (ALM, TFS, Build processes, Environment management, Installation and configuration of AX and related components)
  • Experience with two or more MS Dynamics functional areas, preferably: Finance, Trade & Logistics, Warehouse Management, Sales, Marketing, Service, Production, Manufacturing, and other modules
  • Working knowledge of process development and industry specific best practices
  • Ability to organize, prioritize estimate and deliver tasks meeting deadlines
  • Confidence and willingness to learn

Additional Preferred Skills & Considerations:

  • Knowledge of LCS, ALM and Delivery tools
  • Good knowledge of Test-Driven development
  • Strong work ethic; Ability to work in non-structured work environment
  • Learns new concepts quickly and thoroughly
  • Places emphasis on client satisfaction
  • Excellent communication, presentation, training, client relationship and analytical skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems with little to no guidance
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills, particularly with regard to anticipating and solving problems or issues before they occur or become critical.
  • Good time management, well organized, consistently meets commitments and creates high level deliverables

Travel: 

Travel is an integral part of this position; candidates must be willing and able to travel.

Level of Independence:

In order to function effectively, this person must have a high level of independence, show initiative, and be highly motivated.  This must be done in a manner which is consistent with the team management structure.

About Arbela

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to join the market leader in the innovation and delivery of enterprise scale Microsoft based ERP, CRM, SCM solutions, help Arbela’s customers drive value through innovation, and be part of the Arbela success story.

Arbela was recently named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Orange County. Arbela offers its people superb working conditions such as career development and training programs, a very collaborative culture and a focus on customers and clients.

We’re looking for talented individuals with proven commercial experience of operating within consultancy-based environments, who are able to assist in the Dynamics AX pre-sales, participate heavily in the design and development of new AX solutions, and interact with clients on a strong level of consultancy-oriented analysis and communication skills.

Benefits:

  • A market leading salary
  • Private healthcare
  • Extended benefits, allowance and performance related bonus.
  • You’ll have ample opportunities for career growth and personal development, including technology and management training.

For more information, contact us at careers@arbelatech.com.