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Power Platform Solution Architect

Date: Jan 16, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

KPMG Microsoft Business Solutions is looking for a Solution Architect who will be responsible for d
esigning, developing, implementing, supporting and maintaining systems architecture that will meet business needs. This is a dynamic and exciting opportunity to join a growing Consultancy Services area within a market leading firm.

Responsibilities



Owns the end-to-end solution:Ensures end-to-end solution cohesion and correctnessDesigns and takes responsibility of the governance for an integrated system that meets the customer’s vision.Assesses the systems architecture currently in place and works with technical staff to continually improve it.Provides leadership and guidance to the team throughout the implementation, deployment and support to ensure accurate delivery of project plans.Owns the specifications and requirements into the systems architecture. Provides oversight during the implementation to make sure all the parts come together in the end.Assists the functional resources with requirements gathering and provides design guidanceFacilitates discussions with business and technical stakeholders to translate the critical business requirements and present a technical vision and solutions in the form of software products, customizations, and integrations Provides regular updates on any developments in systems architecture projectsPossesses deep knowledge of all Power Platform products with the particular strength in identifying what can be delivered out of the box and when it is fitting to use custom development. Ability to solve complex business requirements using the product features minimising the use of extensions when possible.Ability to successfully communicate complex topics regarding solutions and related projects to audiences both with and without deep technical skillsMaintains knowledge of third party software vendors to leverage complementary offerings and effectively compare and contrast solutions. Provides current best practices and solution alternatives as part of functional or technical design documents.Communicates effectively with clients, leads meetings and workshops.Devises scope and owns estimates for sales proposals and statements of work.Researches continuously current and emerging technologies and proposes changes where needed.Capable of learning new technologies or features and share the knowledge with the broader team.Able to assess and compare the business impact of relevant technical implementation options.Strives to be seen as a trusted advisor to our clients and colleagues Requirements
Ideally a degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.Professional certifications in Power Platform and D365 business applications Extensive experience in delivering end to end solutions using Power Platform and D365 platform. With at least 2 programs in the solution architect role.Understanding of the different implementation methodologiesIn-depth experience with Azure Platform, Power Platform, D365, Integration Patterns, Object Oriented Design, Test Driven Development, DevOpsExperience in designing, developing & delivering solutions based on the Microsoft Azure platform Sound knowledge of Agile Methodology, DevOps, Configuration Management and Automation ToolsAbility to solve complex business requirements using the product features minimising the use of extensions when possible.Capable of learning new technologies or features and share the knowledge with the broader team.Excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and in writingStrong organisational and leadership skillsConfident in running workshops and translating business requirements to user storiesWilling to travel abroad when requiredAs part of the interview the candidate is required to demonstrate a Power Platform app


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