General information

Country
United States
City
Remote Location
Department
Development
Job ID
25838

Description & Requirements

Solution Architect - Infor M3  (Manufacturing & Distribution)

Remote Based - North America

The Solution Architect is responsible for proposing specific Infor solutions that fit within the customer’s business environment and business objectives and can be shown to address the customer’s business problems and exploit opportunities. The Solution Architect is able to understand customer business drivers and current IT environment. The Solution Architect ensures solution feasibility and proposes a roadmap to realize the solution. The Solution Architect is deployed operationally across multiple solution domains utilizing their broad knowledge of the Infor solution portfolio to identify the components required to construct the most appropriate solution for the customer. The Solution Architect is typically engaged full time as part of the project delivery structure and has experience in multiple industry segments such as Food and Beverage, Distribution and/or Discrete Manufacturing.

 

A Day in The Life Typically Includes:

General:

  • Acts as an expert and evangelist in Infor Applications and Technology
  • Maintains up to date product and technical knowledge of the Infor portfolio and roadmap for an industry and/or horizontal solution set
  • Knowledge of multiple Industry sectors and is able to present solutions in an Industry context.
  • Ability to decompose large complex problems into manageable pieces allowing communication on both business and technical levels.
  • Skilled at presenting to C-level audiences focusing on demonstrating the business value of solutions rather than technical detail.
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of Infor architecture engagement processes and tools.
  • Knowledge of the important standards for business processes, information models and architectural models generally applied in an industry.
  • Maintains awareness of IT Industry architecture frameworks and approaches.
  • Maintains up to date knowledge of business drivers & typical customer needs within an industry.

Sales:

  • Designs, develops, documents and delivers solution architectures that meet client needs.
  • Leads architectural discussions with clients around proposed solutions.
  • Determines solution approach, identifies the critical path and defines an appropriate solution roadmap.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with customer throughout the sales lifecycle.
  • Ensures solution is practical and provides continuity in the implementation project.

Delivery:

  • Acts as the primary point of ownership with responsibility for functional solution.
  • Experience in delivery of complex cross-pillar solutions utilizing Infor products.
  • Challenges requirements to take advantage from the value-added provided by Infor solutions.
  • Manages changes to the solution architecture due to change requests.
  • Ensures that the different solution pieces built by different teams are consistent.
  • Actively ensures that design/development standards are upheld.

 

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Deep industry expertise in Food and Beverage, Distribution and/or Discrete Manufacturing strongly preferred.
  • Experience of multiple M3 full project life-cycle implementations as Lead Consultant or Solution Architect.
  • Up to date M3 product and technical knowledge
  • Proven experience at presenting to C-level audiences focusing on demonstrating the business value of solutions.
  • Minimum 15+ years’ project experience with ERP multiple process areas 
  • Implementation experience across all business process areas of Warehousing, Logistics, Procurement, Manufacturing and Planning, Customer Sales, Finance; or Service and Rental.
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of Infor architecture engagement processes and tools
  • Knowledge of the important standards for business processes, information models and architectural models generally applied in an industry
  • Experience in supporting and participating in Sales activities
  • Conceptual knowledge of OAGi standards, workflow & integration methods & techniques.
  • Significant customer-facing consulting experience
  • Reliability and deadline-driven approach
  • Strong organizational skills & time management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication that effectively articulates complex ideas.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team but also self-motivated
  • Team player with the ability to build strong peer and interpersonal relationships.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic skills.
  • Willingness to travel throughout North America (US and Canada)

 

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Forum) concepts in a project environment. 
  • Able to deploy TOGAF Architecture Development Methods (ADM).

Infor Values:

Our Guiding Principles set the standard for how we work with one another. They define who we are as an organization and guide everything we do. By applying the same shared values that unleash prosperity in free societies—such as value creation, integrity, responsibility, free speech, and toleration—we encourage one another to take initiative and to challenge the status quo.

 

We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 


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