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Dynamics AX System Administrator

Location: Grand Island, Nebraska, USA

Posted: Feb-01-2019
Closing: Feb-28-2019

CORE FUNCTION:
As a member of the Information Technology Team, the Dynamics AX Systems Administrator is responsible for the support and enhancement of the Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system used by manufacturing and all back-office support groups within the organization.

REPORTING/INTERACTION WITH OTHER STAFF:
Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Information Technology located in Winnipeg.
Works cooperatively with key stakeholders of the AGI Divisions that use Microsoft Dynamics AX to run their operations.
Liaison with the ERP/MRP Systems Implementation Project Manager and AGI IT Development Team on projects and initiatives.
Supports Business Users with the use of the Microsoft Dynamics AX application.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for the support and enhancement of the Microsoft Dynamics AX system used by manufacturing and all back-office support groups within the organization
Manage external support contacts for Microsoft Dynamics AX to ensure the highest level of support and maintenance.
Perform updates and/or upgrades to Microsoft Dynamics AX and supporting information technologies.
Execute and/or mange administrative functions within Microsoft Dynamics AX and supporting technologies.
Prepare and execute unit and integration testing of Microsoft Dynamics AX and integration solutions.
Support ERP/MRP Systems Implementation Project Manager in the design and implementation of extended functionality within Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Support ERP/MRP Systems Implementation Project Manager in the design of comprehensive functional specifications to meet new business requirements and/or objectives.
Assist ERP/MRP Systems Implementation Project Manager and/or AGI IT Development Team with data conversion needs and requirements.
Responsible, as part of a tiered support team, to provide support of Microsoft Dynamics AX and supporting technologies.
Accountable for managing projects including securing required project resources, setting and meeting project timelines, arranging meetings and monitoring/reporting progress.
Assist user groups with the creation of Work Instructions that support Microsoft Dynamics AX.
Create and maintain all documentation in area of responsibility in accordance with the requirements defined for the Information Technology Documentation System.
Perform other tasks/assignments as assigned by Leadership.

SKILLS/ABILITIES
Experience administering to and supporting the Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP system.
Understanding of Microsoft Windows networks and network communications.
Experience supporting Microsoft Windows Server and PC operating systems.
Experience administering to and supporting Microsoft SQL Server (including the use of SQL Server Integration Services).
Experiencing developing reports in either SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) or Power BI.
Experience in the implementation and support of ERP Systems that utilize 2-Tier, 3-Tier and N-Tier architectures.
Ability to problem-solve and make sound recommendations for improving IT systems or processes
Communicate effectively both verbal and written.
Analytical thinking and ability to pay attention to detail.

QUALIFICATIONS
Post-secondary education in the area of Information Technology.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the responsibilities described above and/or demonstrated ability to consistently exceed performance expectations in a similar role.
Experience in a manufacturing environment a definite asset.
A professional and positive attitude and approach to work.
Proficient with Microsoft Office.
Due to the evolving nature of technology, training and/or continued education may be required to function effectively in this role.
As a member of the Information Technology team you may be required to work off-hours and/or after-hours in support of our manufacturing operations.Every attempt will be made to minimize this.
The Information Technology Leadership Team reserves the right to make carrying a mobile device (cell phone or smart phone) a requirement of this position.

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