Job Description :
"As a Microsoft Dynamics CRM / XRM Architect, you will be part of a Cognizant team that is focused on the delivery and implementation of Microsoft CRM / XRM solutions for Cognizant''s clients. You will spend a majority of your time consulting directly with our clients and developing line of business solutions. You will also have the opportunity to work with the latest Microsoft technologies and solutions in enterprise-level environments. You will architect, design, and implement high-quality CRM / XRM applications and platform solutions that include such activities as:
- Lead client meetings and/or facilitated strategy sessions
- Working with customers to analyze business requirements, defining functional specifications, and consulting with clients on strategic and operational uses of the CRM/XRM platform
- Developing high level project work plans, and managing budgets and scope of work
- Developing robust architecture design and functionality
- Designing integration solutions for backend services and back office/ERP applications
- Identifying creative solutions to meet system/business requirements with and without the development of custom code
- Developing data conversion and testing strategies
- Training client personnel on the usage and administration of Microsoft Dynamics CRM / XRM "

Specific Requirements:
"Ability to perform in customer settings and discern client business needs
Desire to work in a team environment and work across organization functional boundaries
Excellent analysis and design skills
Full lifecycle development experience
Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication, and time management skills
5+ years of experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM/XRM
5+ years of implementation experience in medium to large scale (100+ users) environment
Microsoft Dynamics CRM / XRM customization, workflows and .NET integration
Hands on development of plugins and custom workflow assemblies
Working knowledge of the web resource capabilities within Dynamics CRM
Deep understanding of promotional methodologies and standards
General understanding of full lifecycle development of a Dynamics CRM application (installation, configuration, customization, and deployment)
Deep understanding of best practices
Understanding of the Microsoft and software technologies - .NET development, SQL Server system integration technologies and techniques, SOA, design patterns (MVC, MVP)
A bachelor''s degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 10+ years of IT experience "