Avanade Inc. Dynamics AX Systems Engineer (Lead/Manager) in Los Angeles, California

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Sr. Dynamics AX Systems Engineers are infrastructure transformation experts equipped with the experience, tools, and knowledge needed to help companies get more from the systems that run their businesses.

They are involved in the following:

Design - designing AX infrastructure per customer's requirements

Platform Installation - installing the latest Microsoft operating systems

Application Installation - installing and configuring all aspects of the Dynamics AX business system

Application Maintenance - configuring and maintaining Dynamics AX administrative tasks (users, security, configuration, deployment)

Data Center Operations - architecting and evaluating processes and infrastructure design to more efficiently manage operations and reduce costs, while increasing predictability


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree: Technology related BA/BS or related experience

Requires 4 or more years of experience at system administrator level or equivalent on one, and ideally more, of the following Microsoft technologies:

Windows Server OS (2008 R2 or newer)

SQL Server (2008 R2 or newer) including Reporting services and Analysis services

Web Servers (ideally IIS 7 or newer)

SharePoint (2007 or newer)

Systems Center

Preferred scripting skills in one or more of the following:

Windows command batch files (BAT or CMD)


Ideally at least three year experience with Dynamics AX (2012, 2012 R2 or 2012 R3) implementations or support in a technical and/or sysadmin capacity.

Installation and Configuration

Ideally has one or more of the following certifications or their equivalents:


Experience leading or managing an infrastructure team.

Strong customer focus and team player.

Able to communicate clearly and effectively in both verbal and written forms with all levels within Avanade and customer organizations.

Good presentation skills.

Produces excellent documentation.

Effective and methodical problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Contribute to the technical set-up and execution of project work streams

Demonstrate the ability to work systematically and logically to analyze situations, resolve problems, identify causes and anticipate implications

Maintain regular contact with customers to anticipate, identify and respond to their needs and expectations

Establish test plans and develop customer-specific customizations

Prioritize work and spend time on most important, value-adding areas

Consulting / project-based background

Customer oriented attitude and excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to travel 100% of the time (Mon-Fri)\

Preferred Requirements:

Master’s Degree in business or technology

Dynamics AX Certification (2009 or 2012)

Prior consulting experience

Knowledge of project estimation techniques and challenges.

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Requisition ID - 42023

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.

Category: Infrastructure