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Dynamics 365 Cloud Architect

Role/Title: -  Cloud Architect 4
Remote, Richmond, Virginia
Agency Interview Type: Either Phone or In Person

local Richmond VA candidates strongly preferred
Does your candidate agree to attend an onsite interview, if requested? This is REQUIRED.
Interviews will be done via Teams video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates must turn on their video during the interview.
Candidates must be from Eastern or Central time zone only.

Job Description
The Virginia Department of Social Services (DSS),Information Technology Department (ITD) is seeking an experienced Dynamics 365/Power Platform Architect and Subject Matter Expert (SME) to lead the development and implementation of a governance strategy and framework for all DSS Dynamics 365 and Power Platform solutions, within the single Commonwealth of Virginia (COV) tenant, shared with over 60 independent executive branches.
This individual will be the Power Platform technical liaison between DSS stakeholders, DSS IT, DSS vendors and the Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA). This resource will be responsible for understanding the Power Platform environments strategy designed by VITA, and ensure DSS vendors and citizen developers comply with the DSS governance strategy.
Furthermore the SME/Platform Architect will provide technology guidance, road maps, principles, standards, and best practices.

Work with business stakeholders, vendors, and engineering teams to implement a technical architecture, governance framework, and best practices to develop efficient solutions, product capabilities and repeatable processes.
Act as primary platform architect and technical lead for Dynamics 365 and M365 Power Platform suite (Power Pages, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, Power Virtual Agents)
Work on highly complex projects and turnkey solutions that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized architecture domains, including Azure IaaS, Microsoft Entra ID, Azure DevOps, Okta Identity management, azure storage accounts and Azure app registrations.
Analyze 3rd-party products to document overall solution and system architectures, and identity/permissions security models.
Contribute to the Product features roadmaps and to DSS's Power Platform Community of Practice (CoP models)
Ensure high-quality platform deliverables in accordance with the platform roadmap and capabilities
Define delivery documentation including best practices, design, build and operations guides, as well as the management processes and procedures
Lead efforts in defining, documenting and estimating the following for enterprise applications.
Design/Implement Enterprise Security/technology Patterns
Align architecture strategy with business goals.
Develop and communicate architectural policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
Promote the governance framework, outcomes, and results to the organization and senior leadership.
Review and/or analyze and develop architectural requirements as needed for the organization.
Ensure the conceptual completeness of the technical solutions.
Review existing business processes and establishes metrics to improve business processes, as well as support of all architectural disciplines under their direction.
Tackle complex and ambiguous problems that span numerous systems and organizations
Collaborate with project management and IT leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.
Resolve conflict productively across teams

5+ years in-depth knowledge and experience with Dynamics 365, Microsoft Power Platform, Power BI, Power Pages, Power Apps, and Power Automate.
10+ years' experience with cloud and hybrid, on-premises infrastructures, architecture designs, industry standards, and/or technology management.
15+ years of experience in technology industry and IT consulting services.
Experience managing end-to-end product deployment from concept, development, and successful launch.
Experience leading programs with full customer journey impact covering program planning, risk assessment, cost, and delivery.
Proven Experience in managing delivery of services / products related to M365 and MS technology in a GCC environment
Proven ability to create product roadmap, best practices, development and deployment standards for M365 and its products
Demonstrated communication and influencing skills at all levels of the organization and across technical and non-technical teams
BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering & Process Automation

Skills Matrix
Azure Power Apps Required 5 Years
Azure Power Pages Required 5 Years
Dynamics 365 Required 5 Years
Technical Program or Technical Product management Required 10 Years
cloud and hybrid, on-premises infrastructures, architecture designs, industry standards, and/or technology management Required 10 Years

Thanks & Regards,
Manoj E
IT Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
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