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Microsoft Corporation Consultant in Fargo, North Dakota

A Consultant is a major contributor to the project implementation success. They must be effective in fostering customer relationships. They gather, analyze, and document the customer requirements. They can question and challenge the Customer in order to deeply understand and define their needs. They recognize any inconsistency, assumptions and identify critical elements. They use their knowledge and the Microsoft collective knowledge to identify and propose the best possible solution for the Customer. They facilitate and accelerate the decision process, considering the customer’s business strategy, drivers, requirements and challenges; whilst bearing in mind the relevant industry trends. They are key contributors during Project implementation, from the requirements analysis, system configuration, gaps definition, tests enablement to the go-live support. They work hand in hand with members of the project Team, be it Microsoft, Partners or Customer employees.

A Microsoft Consultant demonstrates their Growth Mindset on a daily base. They contribute to best practices and share lessons learned to with the global Microsoft community

Responsibilities

A Consultant is a major contributor to the project implementation success. They must be effective in fostering customer relationships. They gather, analyze, and document the customer requirements. They can question and challenge the Customer in order to deeply understand and define their needs. They recognize any inconsistency, assumptions and identify critical elements. They use their knowledge and the Microsoft collective knowledge to identify and propose the best possible solution for the Customer. They facilitate and accelerate the decision process, considering the customer’s business strategy, drivers, requirements and challenges; whilst bearing in mind the relevant industry trends. They are key contributors during Project implementation, from the requirements analysis, system configuration, gaps definition, tests enablement to the go-live support. They work hand in hand with members of the project Team, be it Microsoft, Partners or Customer employees.

A Microsoft Consultant demonstrates their Growth Mindset on a daily base. They contribute to best practices and share lessons learned to with the global Microsoft community.

Qualifications

  • Excellent stakeholder management, communication, and executive presentation skills

  • Knowledge of competing products and industry standard implementation methodologies

  • Successfully demonstrated leadership in 5+ ERP (preferably Dynamics AX or Dynamics 365 Operations/Finance) projects for enterprise class customers

  • Ability to navigate difficult conversations and drive effective solutions to business problems

  • Holistic solution design, architecture, data migration and integration skills

  • Previous track record delivering the full project life cycle

  • Dynamics AX 2012/ Dynamics 365 configuration, development leadership and deployment

  • Object Oriented Programming and Design skills

  • Morph X / X++ Good understanding of AX entity & Object model

  • SQL Admin and Query tuning

  • LCS telemetry data usage and configuration

  • Power Platform/PowerBI/SSRS Reporting

  • Common Data Service, Workflows etc.

  • Dynamics POS

  • Enterprise Portal/ SharePoint

  • .Net/C#

  • EDI

  • Dynamics AX ISV solutions

  • Industry vertical knowledge – Retail, Manufacturing, Distribution, PSA etc. a plus

  • Azure DevOps

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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