General information

Country
Germany
City
Remote Location
Department
Consulting Services
Job ID
28355

Description & Requirements

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 one or more industry segments such as Automotive or Industrial Manufacturing, .

Your Responsibilities Include

General:

        Acts as an expert 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 one or more Industry sectors and is able to present solutions in an Industry context. 

        Automotive Industry sector preferred

        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

        Knowledge and experience in the application of Infor architecture engagement processes and tools preferred but not mandatory

        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 and Infor Team 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.

        Supports Infor Project Manager and Project Team during Project Phases

Knowledge and Skills, You Bring to the Organization

        Implementation experience across all business process areas such as Warehousing, Logistics, Procurement; or Manufacturing and Planning; or Customer Sales, Management

        Experience of several full project life-cycle implementations as Lead Consultant or Solution Architect.

        Conceptual knowledge of OAGi standards, workflow & integration methods & techniques are preferred

        Significant customer-facing consulting experience.

        Strong organizational skills & time management skills. 

        Strong oral and written communication. 

        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.

        Integration Skills: EDI, XML, Web Services, Workflow and Alerts. 

        Fluent in German language and English language is mandatory. 

        Willingness to travel nationally and throughout Europe


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 Principle Based Management™ (PBM™). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, PBM™ 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.