Ascend Learning, Inc.
*Dynamics 365 Solution Lead (Biotech)
Ascend Learning is a national leader in data driven, online educational solutions for learners, educators and employers in high-growth, licensure-driven professions spanning healthcare, fitness and wellness, skilled trades, insurance and financial services. We are passionate about accelerating learning while impacting job readiness, employment success and employee retention with the belief that our work changes lives.
Our culture is intentionally results-driven and selfless with a relentless focus on our customers. We believe in trust, transparency, freedom and responsibility with a commitment to meritocracy, inclusion and diversity of thought. Continual investment in our over 1400 employees is also a core principle realized through ongoing professional development and providing opportunities to grow, develop and lead. Ascend Learning is headquartered in Burlington, MA with additional office locations and remote workers in cities across the U.S. and in the U.K.
Ascend Learning is hiring now for a self-driven individual with experience in aligning business processes, implementing, and architecting Dynamics 365 CE. This is an individual contributor role working with both the stakeholders and software engineers but may ultimately include management responsibilities. This role is expected to interact with business stakeholders, other development leads/architects, business/platform analysts, QE resources, the Chief Architect, and members of the senior leadership team, as appropriate. The ideal candidate will work closely with cross functional teams and collaborate with engineers to develop standard platforms across multiple business units. This person will also possess the ability to take leadership for key initiatives and produce conceptual and logical architectures to meet strategic business, financial and technology objectives through prototyping concepts, documentation of systems, architectures, and business process flows.
This position is expected to work closely with the teams within the Enterprise Applications team, designing and overseeing the implementation of architectures related to systems such as CRM and related components, HubSpot, e-commerce solutions, and more. In addition to the leadership and architecture responsibilities, a firm understanding of the underlying technologies is required. This includes technologies such as:
Technology Platforms– Kafka (Messaging), Azure Service Bus, LogicApps, PowerPlatform
Business Services: Dynamics 365/CRM, Dynamics GP, Subscription Management, Payment Processing (PCI-Compliant), Order Fulfillment, Taxability, Contract Fulfillment, Marketing Automation, Lead Management, Omnichannel Platforms
Data serialization – JSON, XML, Avro
Documentation – Swagger, Container/Component/Sequence/etc. diagrams,
This is a full-time role working hybrid from our Burlington, MA, Leawood, KS or Gilbert, AZ office location. May also require some travel.
Deep Understanding of:
Education & Experience
Skills & Abilities
This position requires that the employee be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption has been granted by Ascend Learning for a religious, health-related or other legally mandated reason, which will be considered on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law. Ascend will accept all COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved or authorized for Emergency Use Authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or COVID-19 vaccines recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Individuals are considered “fully vaccinated” (1) two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series (such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines); or (2) two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (such as Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine). Ascend Learning's current policy also requires that individuals visiting our offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
In line with our commitment to the safety and wellbeing of our employees, if we choose to interview you and you are fully vaccinated, we may invite you to interview in our office. If you are not fully vaccinated and we choose to interview you, we will arrange for a virtual interview.
Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.