IBM Senior Solution Architect, Microsoft CoC in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.

Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

Working within IBM’s Global Business Services, the successful candidate we be part of the Global Microsoft Center of Competency (CoC) team providing custom solutions using your expertise and expert knowledge of Dynamics 365 and the broader Microsoft solution landscape to provide world class solutions for our clients.

We are currently seeking experienced Microsoft Center of Competency Dynamics 365 Senior Solution Architect to support our clients. The MS CoC Architect in this role:

  • Create healthy executive-level client relationships

  • Perform an assessment of the customer’s existing business and technology imperatives, goals and challenges

  • Use a design-led thinking approach in identifying customer needs and accelerating customer digital transformation

  • Develop, harvest, and share IP that enables solutions to scale across customers

  • Leads the Dynamics 365 design thinking workshops directly with client stakeholders as part of the pre-sales motion of the Solution Selling method.

  • Participates in every aspect of the Dynamics 365 Solution implementation from start up, analysis, design, and cut over to production.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders and subject matter experts throughout the client organization to ensure a comprehensive set of requirements are aligned to business objectives, gaining a full understanding of current business processes.

  • Provides in-depth knowledge of Dynamics 365 cloud platform and evaluates the client’s business requirements against the standard Dynamics 365 Offerings.

  • Conducts technical proof of concepts for first of a kind, unknown, or complex situations.

  • Works with off-shore design, development and/or testing teams to coordinate deliverables, schedule milestones, quality, among other items.

  • Participates in business development activities, from opportunity identification, qualification, scoping, solutioning, proposal writing, orals presentations and demonstrations.

IBM Global Business Services is a leader in global transformation, and there is no better place to launch or further your career. World-class learning opportunities, mentoring and a flexible work environment

you will find a wealth of opportunities within IBM to create the career you’ve always imagined.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Extensive experience with Pre-sales demonstrations, presentations and proposal writing

  • Extensive expertise in the configuration, customization and implementation of Dynamics 365 Solutions

  • Extensive Analysis / requirements gathering, solution design and implementation of Dynamics 365 Solutions

  • Experience of working with Dynamics 365 Solutions to various types of external systems and can recommend an approach and technology

  • Extensive experience in developing integrations of Dynamics 365 Platform to various types of external systems and can recommend an approach and technology

  • Extensive experience of working with MS technical stack and build deployment automation

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Extensive experience with Pre-sales demonstrations, presentations and proposal writing of Dynamics 365 Solutions

  • Extensive experience of analysis / requirements gathering, solution design and implementation of Dynamics 365 Solutions

  • Extensive experience in complex project team leadership and / or working as part of a team

  • Extensive experience in developing integrations of Dynamics 365 Platform to various types of external systems and can recommend an approach and technology

  • Extensive experience working with MS technical stack and building deployment automation assets

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.