A bit about us

Barhead Solutions is a Microsoft top 1%, Inner Circle Gold partner with a large portfolio of Enterprise clients. Our collaborative client engagement model centred on business outcomes enables us to deliver the most innovative use of technology.

As a leading Microsoft Business Applications Partner, we cover the diverse product offerings from Microsoft from Office 365, Dynamics 365, Azure and the broader ecosystem anchored around a business solution to support our clients to transform their systems and processes.

We are a niche boutique, award-winning organisation that believes in working as a team in collaboration with our clients. We believe that it is a combination of people, technology, and practical business outcomes that underpin the most successful implementations.

To learn more, visit barhead.com

Are you a problem solver?

Does partnering with customers inspire you?

Does working on new technology excite you?

As we scale and grow our operations, we are looking for a talented Solution Architect (Power Platform) to help us drive innovation and delivery excellence across our Power Platform team working with new technology, multiple clients, and across varied projects.

About the job

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. Collaborate with project teams to customise, develop, integrate, and extend Power Apps and Power Platform to meet our client needs. As the critical interface between the technical teams, you 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 concerning 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.

What you need to bring

  • 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

#Being Barhead

Our Values are vital to how we operate as a team. They serve as our compass keeping us focused on behaviours that will deliver the best outcomes to our customer in every engagement.

  • Brining my A Game:We are creative, energetic, clear in decision making and we are the change we want to see.
  • Applause: We celebrate success and milestones no matter how big or small
  • Do the right thing: We do what we say we will do, and we have confidence in our expertise and in having honest conversations.
  • We have your back:We are in the trench with you and we bring our experience to the table and get the job done.
  • Microsoft at our core:We invest time and energy into Microsoft and our partnerships

Why Join Our Team: 

  • We are an agile and dynamic consultancy that embraces change and enjoys making things better for our clients, partners and employees.
  • We strive to get the job done right the first time, we put our people first in everything we do and follow through on our commitments.
  • Opportunities to work with amazing technology, even better people, and take on challenging projects and manage them autonomously, end to end. The opportunities are limitless!
  • We work hard and we play harder! We hold engagement initiatives that are both fun and meaningful for everyone.  A diverse team where different thinking styles, backgrounds and experiences means improved outcomes and creative solutions.
  • We have an open-door culture and flat structure where everyone feels comfortable, safe and empowered to convey their ideas, be proactive in improving our processes and communicates with the Leadership Team whenever possible.
  • Work with collaborative, creative and passionate teams that are focused on delivering consistent and excellent customer/client experiences.
  • We have a GROWTH Mindset, we are not afraid to take risks, and we never stop learning and growing individually and as a team.
  • We are willing to invest and grow you, if you don’t have Dynamics CRM Experience we are still keen to hear from you if you have experience across other CRM platforms (Salesforce, Sugar, Oracle, Zoho, etc)
  • We value our team’s professional development and we’re open to fully funding your certification requirements and will provide 5 paid learning days each year.
  • We can offer hybrid working arrangements, talk to us about what works for you.
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