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MS Dynamics AX Technical Consultant

Job ID 1136702BR Date posted 01/20/2017 Location Mooresville, NC Location Name CSC-Mooresville Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full-Time Line of Business Corporate Department 0275 - IT International & Business De
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The MS Dynamics AX Technical Consultant will help implement a multi-national, multi-concept, omni-channel system to support Lowe’s international and allied businesses.

The MS Dynamics AX Technical Consultant is primarily responsible for translating business requirements and functional specifications into logical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions. The MS Dynamics AX Technical Consultant is also responsible for contributing to and leveraging the technical direction for the development, configuration, or modification of integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments.

The MS Dynamics AX Technical Consultant is responsible for serving as a technical expert for project teams throughout the implementation and maintenance of business and enterprise software solutions. An individual in this role supports systems integration testing (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for large, complex, cross-functional application initiatives and mentors and advises others in all software development lifecycle phases.

The MS Dynamics AX Technical Consultant provides consultation to help ensure new and existing software solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures and pursues professional growth and provides developmental opportunities for others.

Essential Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for expert and industry knowledge of enterprise toolsets focused on integrating multiple business processes to improve quality and efficiency. Some of the unique challenges this position will face include configuration management, process definition, customization, extension, and data migration.

Contributes to and leverages the technical direction for the development, configuration, or modification of integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by providing insight and guidance for the design and coding of component-based applications; applying various software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall); fostering and leveraging partnerships with IT teams and vendors to ensure written code adheres to company architectural standards, design patterns, and technical specifications; producing and validating design artifacts (e.g., object models, sequence diagrams) to help others understand and adhere to company coding standards; mentoring and providing guidance to other technical resources in the application development process; validating component integration test (CIT) scenarios for application components

Serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the implementation and maintenance of business and enterprise software solutions by leveraging partnerships with IT teams (e.g., Operations, Infrastructure, Architecture, Quality Assurance, Business Analysts) and business leaders to resolve escalated issues; providing insight and guidance during post-implementation and systems incident support efforts as needed; ensuring new or updated portfolio artifacts are incorporated into designated repositories as appropriate

Supports systems integration testing (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for large, complex, cross-functional application initiatives by providing insight to testing teams in order to ensure the appropriate depth of test coverage; validating test cases; providing onsite support for complex functionality tests as needed; working with IT teams to revise key application components based on test results as appropriate; assisting in the development of necessary supporting documentation

Mentors and advises others in all software development lifecycle phases by applying and sharing an in-depth understanding of company and industry methodologies, policies, standards, and controls; estimating resource requirements for technical design, coding, and testing efforts; developing production application support plans, schedules, and assignments; managing multiple, concurrent deadlines and schedules for moderately- to highly complex project components; assisting in the technical management of vendors and/or project team members; reviewing and approving team deliverables; delivering status reports; identifying, tracking, and mitigating project risks as appropriate; developing, monitoring, and reporting metrics to promote operational health

Core Responsibilities:


Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities

Qualifications

Required Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and 10+ years of experience in software development or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
• 6+ years of experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (SDLC)
• 6+ years of experience in database technologies
• 5+ years of experience with Web Services

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field
• 5+ years of experience in customization, configuration, and/or implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX (aka D365) in an enterprise environment (retail implementation is highly preferred)
• 5+ years of experience in delivering solutions using Microsoft Application Lifecycle Management tools like Visual Studio, Team Services (aka TFS)
• 5+ years of experience working in AX using X++, C#, AX AOT, AIF, DIXF, SSAS, SSRS and PowerBI
• Deep knowledge of both the functional and technical sides of Dynamics AX modules related to Finance, Retail and Trade & Logistics is a plus.
• Experience in deploying Dynamics AX on Microsoft Azure and integrating with other cloud solutions is a plus.
• Microsoft certification in Dynamics AX development is preferred.
• 5+ years of experience leading teams, with or without direct reports
About Lowe’s

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 16 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico through its stores and online at Lowes.com and Lowes.ca. With fiscal year 2015 sales of $59.1 billion, Lowe’s has more than 1,855 home improvement and hardware stores and 270,000 employees. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe’s supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

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Lowe’s is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

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