Microsoft .NET Developer to cross-train to Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM


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Microsoft .NET Developer to cross-train to Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Belfast
Contact: David Brazil

Microsoft .NET Developer to cross-train to Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM
Job Description

Codec are the leading Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner in Ireland and have been awarded Dynamics CRM Partner of the Year by Microsoft in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017. We are looking for an experienced .NET developer who would welcome the opportunity to broaden their technical skill set to become an expert implementation consultant in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM.
This a unique chance to join and help shape a Belfast based team, who work as part of a wider team of over 55 experienced developers and Dynamics consultants throughout Ireland.
The candidate will be responsible for the overall design and build of business applications for a set of clients, delivered on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform, now known as Dynamics 365.
You can also gain certification in a product which is being used by more and more organisations as an application development platform.

A Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CRM Consultant will have the following responsibilities:
• Solution envisioning and design in agile and waterfall development environments primarily with Dynamics CRM as a platform, but introducing other elements of the Microsoft technology stack where necessary (Dynamics CRM, ASP.NET MVC, SharePoint, SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, PowerBI).
• Design and build plugins, workflows and other bespoke .NET applications which call Dynamics 365 OData, SOAP and WebAPI APIs.
• Communicate with business stakeholders and business analysts to ensure the solution design meets requirements.
• Maintain a “Trusted Advisor” relationship with the customer and identify opportunities for further project work for both the Microsoft CRM practice and the other Codec teams.
• Take part in the pre-sales process, providing input to tenders and bids when necessary and prototyping and demoing solutions to potential customers.
• Work with other senior members of the CRM Practice on developing and implementing operational improvements within the team
• Assist in project planning process, in estimating development effort and allocation of development and testing tasks
• Identify project risks and participate in defining risk mitigation and control activities
• Make recommendations on the allocation of resources to projects according to skills and capacity and provide mentoring support to developer resources
• Work closely with developers to ensure implementations are in line with the proposed design and overall standards
• Work as part of the development team towards a quality, on-time delivery
• Maintain lean documentation, ensuring it is kept relevant and useful.
• Contribute and publish technical and/or business related blog posts.

Desired Experience & Technical Skills

Our ideal candidate will be used to working on their own and within a team. Skills and experience in the following technologies are essential:
• Candidates should have excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Min. 4 years .NET (C#) / ASP.NET (MVC)
• Min. 4 years Microsoft SQL Server (2005/2008)

Some experience in the following technologies would be advantageous but not essential:
• Customer facing experience within a consultancy role
• Microsoft Azure
• Previous experience working in a team lead role or capacity
• Microsoft Dynamics CRM / Dynamics 365
• Microsoft SharePoint
• Microsoft SSIS/SSAS
• Kingswaysoft
• Unit Testing Frameworks (such as NUnit)
• Windows Communication Foundation
• Xamarin Mobile Application Development

Candidates with active Microsoft certifications will be looked upon favourably.

About us
Codec is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Partner headquartered in Dublin and with offices in Cork, Galway Belfast, London, Cologne & Warsaw. We have been in business for over 30 years and employ over 180 people who provide expert service and solutions to customers in the public and private sector.
We are the only Irish partner with skillsets across the entire Microsoft Platform; Dynamics AX ERP, Dynamics CRM & XRM, Office 365, SQL Server & Business Intelligence, Big Data Appliances, SharePoint, Yammer, the Azure Microsoft Cloud and Desktop & Server Infrastructure services.

Codec have been awarded the Microsoft Country Partner of the Year award for Ireland in both 2014 & 2017. The Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Awards honour partners at the country level that have demonstrated business excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions to multiple customers over the past year. This award recognises Codec as succeeding in effective engagement with its local Microsoft office while showcasing innovation and business impact, driving customer satisfaction, and winning new customers.

Codec have been awarded Microsoft Dynamics Partner of the Year award for Ireland in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 & 2017. The award reflects our continued success in the design and implementation of innovative solutions based on the Microsoft Dynamics platform – ERP, CRM & XRM. Winning this award recognises the effort that our teams have put into delivering these great projects and it’s a fantastic achievement for everyone involved.