Job ID: 38847
DAX Architect
Our client is seeking a highly-driven, skilled DAX Architect to to lead and direct a team of two developers located in Portland and a flexible vendor team onshore and offshore location. The successful candidate will work effectively with cross-functional teams across technology and business units and provide experienced technical leadership and direction to the team to propose, develop and deploy innovative and cost-effective solutions in support of the global business expansion and improved operational efficiency.
This position requires deep Microsoft DAX Manufacturing (Scheduling, Inventory, MRP, QC, Outbound logistics and delivery), Dynamics Stores and financials experience. A successful candidate would be expected to have strong in Solution Architecture, Operations Management, and technical delivery skills. Experience with upgrading from version 9 to DAX365 would be preferable. If hired, you will be a single point of contact for all Microsoft DAX functionalities for both these business units.
Responsibilities of the DAX Architect

Upgrading MSDAX for Sutter Street from V9 to D365 and planning for a future upgrade.
Responsibility for Solution and Technical Architecture.
Identify technical solutions, related cost and resource requirements.
Provide technical leadership and direction to a team of internal and contract developers in an Enterprise Production Support environment.
Set, report, and attain service level, business, and productivity metrics.
Participate in financial management and reporting activities including budget development, quarterly forecasting, and monthly variance reporting.
Provide project and resource development plans and management.
Participate in project proposals.
Participate and provide leadership in package software selection and vendor negotiations.
Manage projects and support activities to aggressive time and dollar constraints.
Work closely and effectively with internal business partners, external consultants, and other technology managers and staff to ensure productive and adaptable working relationships.
Facilitate management initiatives, process improvements, career and staff development, and strategic planning within technology to support aggressive business growth.

Qualifications of the DAX Architect
10 years of experience in progressively responsible experience in Information Technology.
5 years' experience in complex Solution architecture in the Microsoft DAX environment, project management, and people supervision/ management.
Bachelor's engineering degree or equivalent experience.
Very strong Technical Microsoft DAX skills.
Strong knowledge of and experience with all phases of systems development life cycle for large systems, including strategy development.
Strong team building, staff development, change management, and leadership skills.
Demonstrated success in working effectively with defined business partners, vendors, and consultant resources to support large production support environments.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.”

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