A bit about us

At Barhead, our specialised consultants focus on delivering business solutions, leveraging Microsoft’s Technology Stack. We believe that it is a combination of people, technology, and business drivers that underpin the most successful implementations.

As a leading Microsoft Business Applications partner with global cross industry expertise, we cover the diverse product offerings from Microsoft and the broader ecosystem, supporting our clients to modernise their systems and processes. Our collaborative client engagement model centred on business outcomes enables us to deliver the most innovative use of technology.

Our consulting expertise and offerings span the entire Microsoft stack – Office 365, Dynamics 365 and Azure, anchored around a business solution. We cover Dynamics 365 applications (Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Business Central, Project Service Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Customer Insights), and Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI and Power Virtual Agent).

Our expertise extends to independent software vendor (ISV) product development, utilising Microsoft’s Power Platform. We are one of nine certified Microsoft Business Applications ISV Development Centre organisations in the world.

To learn more, visit barhead.com

Primary objective

This is not a typical Architect role in that it combines both technical leadership with customer advocacy and solution design to deliver a unique, hybrid, opportunity. You will be the critical interface between the technical teams and provide risk mitigation as we seek to develop solutions for customers. It covers a range of pre-sales and post-sales activities.

Responsibilities 

  • Identify and develop end-to-end solution designs
  • Provide technical leadership for identified or emerging risks and issues with regard to migration, consolidation, standardisation, automation and virtualisation
  • Consider the necessary technology, security, integration and performance requirements to support the business solution
  • Design and develop innovative solutions that meet challenging business requirements while considering all factors such as performance, scalability, data security, operational effectiveness, cost and time to market
  • Understand the commercial constraints and ensure all technology decisions satisfy commercial and technical success criteria
  • Define and govern technical direction and strategy internally and throughout project teams
  • Build and sustain collaborative working relationships with colleagues, clients and stakeholders

These are the basic responsibilities today but, as the company and the position evolves, you will be provided with different functions to support Barhead, and its customers.

Key Skills/Competencies

  • 5+ years working experience as a Solution Architect in a Consultancy / System Integrator / Cloud Software Vendor – please note this is on CRM applications, not Telco or Infrastructure
  • Knowledge/certification on architecture frameworks/methods
  • Microsoft Business Applications certifications
  • Demonstrated capability to juggle multiple projects within tight timeframes
  • Excellent communications skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts in simple terms
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of technology and business stakeholders
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Dynamics, Power Platform and/or comparable platforms such as Salesforce, Oracle, etc in a similar role (5+ years in similar role based on level)
  • Experience with designing integration (real time, batch), data migration experience and types of technology used (middleware, direct, etc)
  • Proven consulting experience and leading solution definition for enterprise clients
  • Exposure to pre-sales activities, including detailed project planning and effort estimation activities
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Workshop facilitation skills
  • Stakeholder management at senior levels

Must have Right to work in Australia / Permanent Residency / Citizenship, no sponsorship at this time sorry.

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