Consultant Architecture (Senior)
The service is requested as part of the project Consumer & Customer Care. The project has the purpose implementing new features and processes to improve user experience, increase consumer satisfaction and efficiency measures across all digital touchpoints such as web, social, eShops.
The service of the external contractor is delivered within the framework of an agile working method (SCRUM).
Background to the assignment
External contractors are needed as there is no internal staff with the required expertise in the following areas:
- Platform & Solution Architect for Microsoft Dynamics 365 / Power Platform
Therefore, the external contractor is in a unique position and performs significantly different tasks than the internal employees.
The service provision will be coordinated iteratively between the parties within the framework of sprint meetings and implemented independently by the contractor within the upcoming sprints. The Contractor will check before each sprint planning meeting and other prior sessions such as „Grooming“, based on their professional opinions and skills, which individual services they consider appropriate and feasible within the scope of its commissioning in the respective sprint.
One sprint consists of two weeks and there is a Daily. The external contractor takes over the role as Platform & Solution Architect for Microsoft Dynamics and the team iteratively discusses the current requirements during these sprint meetings.
The contractor independently performs the following tasks:
- Being the single point of contact for all new demands related to technical implementation, assessing feasibility as well as complexity and effort;
- Technical consultation of the BizDevOps team regarding implementations based on Dynamics 365 capabilities for new demands;
- Being the go-to-person guiding the development team in terms of coding standards and industry best practices;
- Independent analysis and conceptual development of complex requests (in SCRUM called Epics) in the area of Integration, Operations, Platform governance & compliance with the goal to create synergies and improvements in the respective areas;
- Developing and evolving the long-term platform strategy on optimized operation, best system integration, high-performance experience
The service provision of the contractor has the goal to identify the best architectural approach for new demands and to create a stable and secure long-term platform operation.