Dynamics NAV Techno-Functional Consultant

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    March 5, 2018
    Virtual, position is remotely based, United States
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    Salary Range
    60k - 85k, 86k - 100k


    Dynamics NAV Techno-Functional Consultant


    Company Overview:


    An Authorized Microsoft Value-added Reseller and Certified Microsoft Solutions Center, our Microsoft Dynamics NAV-based ERP solutions for Precious Metal Refiners, Smelters, Recyclers and manufacturers of PM-based Engineered Products are truly the Gold Standard in Precious Metal Business Management Software. The products provide an integrated suite of tools that enable our corporate global clients to operate more efficiently, with more accuracy and at a higher level of service.


    We are proud of having achieved Microsoft's Certified for Dynamics™ (CfMD) designation, the highest designation for having met Microsoft's highest standards for Dynamics software implementations.  CfMD certification ensures technology decision makers that the software was developed by a certified and reputable Independent Software Vendor, was designed for a unique business need, specifically the precious metals refining industry and has been recommended by other companies, is low-risk, fast to implement, and simple to maintain and is properly supported.


    As a cornerstone of its business, CAI products are always kept in sync with Microsoft’s latest release of the Dynamics software. In this way, we are able to provide regular ERP software updates and enhancements with a consistently easy and straight forward process.  A prerequisite to tracking Microsoft’s ongoing development is keeping our programmers and business consultants current with Microsoft professional certifications.  We appreciate the stringent requirements established by CfMD status and take great pride in our demonstrated proficiency.


    We offer rewarding opportunities with a competitive salary structure complemented by outstanding benefits, including health insurance, 401K plan and much more.


    Random Notes from Phone Discussions with Hiring Authority:


    10% consistent year over year growth for the company. Company started 40 yrs ago.

    Smaller privately held organization out of RI, about 60 employees, NAV is focused with an add-on - Precious Metals industry - been doing this for about 10 years, really no competition in this niche. Some Refining/Smelting industry.

    Customers are in the US, but does have customers in Europe, in the UK, Belgium, Netherlands and Germany.

    NAV team is 7 people strong, kind of a company within a company. The other verticals are on a different platform.

    They do their development, support and implementations. They are all things to all people to their customers.  Very strong long-term relationships with their customer base, spanning  many years.

    All of them are techno-functional. Everybody interfaces with customers to a certain degree.

    Overnight travel, Very little, less than 25%

    Project go live -9 months to 2 years. 15-25 users.

    Typically new NAV customers

    Their add on is embedded into the base application of NAV. Have deployed as a Platform as a service in the cloud.

    Opportunity for upward advancement.

    Lkg for a long view with their career.

    Lkg for 2017 experience in Dynamics NAV, Developer with Customer Facing experience.

    NAV Reseller since 1997. Have gone through all iterations of the product.

    Can do product development - that are still customer facing. They are an ISV - developed an application for the Precious Metals industry.

    No contractors, lkg for long term employees.

    Average tenure: over half of the company has been there longer than 10 years.

    They are in a growth and acquisition mode. Total headcount is about 70 people.

    Dynamics NAV team: New business in this with larger accounts, both national and international.


    Location: Virtual, position is remotely based

    Travel: 25% or less

    Reporting: Reporting directly to the Director of Dynamics NAV Solutions

    Compensation: $65-90k/yr range and excellent benefits and flexibility

    Opportunity: This is a realistic opportunity to join an organization that truly goes the extra mile in providing a challenging, yet incredibly rewarding career while emphasizing a healthy work/life balance.


    Primary Focus of Position:

    A rapidly growing business consulting and software development company and a premier provider of industry-specific Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) systems, web applications, and managed IT services to the international Precious Metals (PM) Industry and other vertical markets.

    We are currently seeking several Senior Microsoft Dynamics NAV Techno-Functional Consultants to join our team. These roles work independently and closely with other members our Professional Services team to perform development activities for new and existing Microsoft Dynamics NAV customers.

    The primary focus of this positon is Dynamics NAV development, with additional activities using SQL, .NET and integrations with Dynamics NAV.


    Position Summary:

    The Microsoft NAV Developer / Implementer is responsible for designing, coding, testing, documenting, implementing and maintaining NAV for new business processes, customizations, and upgrades. This position will require travel to client locations as needed.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Configuring, developing and implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV software and components in all functional areas
    • Work with internal stakeholders to understand the technical requirements and scope out modifications and custom development
    • Creating functional requirements and functional specs based on user specification
    • Converting functional requirements to technical specifications and design documents
    • Making technical recommendations for installation, modifications and custom development
    • Planning, designing, developing, maintaining and supporting NAV business systems.
    • Testing functionality against business requirements
    • Analyzing, documenting and suggesting system enhancements through communication with users, management and customers / vendors to meet business goals and satisfy business and technical requirements.
    • Developing curricula, organizing and delivering formal training on NAV functionality, including customizations and add-ons
    • Dealing with complex situations, including troubleshooting, issue resolution and critical support
    • Maintaining / administering security settings for NAV users; responsible for overall application security
    • Providing pre-go-live and post-go-live support
    • Planning and executing upgrades and releases
    • Assisting sales with modification estimates and presales demos in pursuit of new business


    Technical Requirements:

    • 3 or more years of Dynamics NAV Development experience
    • Technical design, development and testing of core Dynamics NAV granules and add-ons
    • Experience developing for Web Client
    • Experience developing RTC (2013) Three Tier Environment
    • SQL Experience (Setup and Configuration) for NAV 2013 and later
    • Dynamics NAV Web Services
    • .NET experience
    • Mobile Development
    • Experience participating in Work Scoping & Estimation
    • EDI experience, in particular with Lanham will receive particular preference

    Other Job Requirements:

    • Technical design, development and testing of core Dynamics NAV granules and add-ons
    • Minimum 2-4 years practical experience analyzing, coding, developing, implementing and supporting Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP systems
    • 4-year Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, and other related areas
    • Self-starter capable of independent, creative work, with demonstrated experience defining requirements and delivering applications to meet requirements
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Experience with latest versions of NAV (2013 or later) required, additional experiences with prior NAV versions / data migration experience highly desirable
    • Dynamics NAV Extensions
    • SQL Certification



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