Sr. Applications Engineer, Microsoft Dynamics

LOCATIONS: Irvine

Who is Taco Bell?

Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is the nation's leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. From breakfast to late night, Taco Bell serves made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos, among other craveable choices, and is the first QSR restaurant to offer American Vegetarian Association (AVA)-certified menu items.

Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organizations proudly serve over 42 million customers each week through over 7,000 restaurants around the world, as well as through itsmobile,desktopand deliveryordering services. Internationally, Taco Bell has over 600 restaurants, with plans to add 2,000 more restaurants in the next decade.

The brand encourages its fans to “Live Mas” and connects with them through sports, gaming and new music viaitsFeed The Beat®music program. Taco Bell also provides education opportunities and serves the community through its nonprofit organization,theTaco Bell® Foundation™,and connects fans with their passions through programs such as theLive Mas Scholarshipprogram. According to Harris Poll, Taco Bell has been named America’s Best Mexican-Food Restaurant for two back-to-back years.

About the Job:

As Senior Applications Engineer, Microsoft Dynamics, you will work on and shape sustainable technical solutions and implementation strategies for Taco Bell’s Franchise Development Systems including Franchise Information & Relationship Manager (FIRM), a cloud-hosted CRM built on Dynamics 365 that is used across various business functions as well as by external Franchise partners. If you are a self-starter and jump on new ideas to make the platform more stable, secure, and feature-rich, this is your opportunity.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Identify and propose sustainable technical solutions and implementation strategies for FIRM, a cloud-hosted CRM built on Dynamics 365 that is used across various business functions as well as by external Franchise partners through Dynamics 365 Portal
  • Research, identify, test, validate and select Microsoft Dynamics and Power Platform techonologies and architect solutions for business needs
  • Support and update FIRM’s existing Dynamics customizations with other Microsoft products including SharePoint, Power Apps, & Power BI as well as 3rd party tools
  • Attend meetings representing the FIRM Development team as a Subject Matter Expert
  • Guide, oversee the work of, and mentor junior-level team members
  • Create documentation for technical solutions
  • Resolve and verify configuration and other non-software related issues
  • Remediate 3rd level above-restaurant issues

Is This You?

  • 8 years experience in development and support of business applications and services using the Microsoft stack
  • 4-6 years of Microsoft Dynamics and/or Dynamics 365 development, customization, and administration
  • 2-4 years of database development
  • 2-4 years of JavaScript development
  • 2-4 years of .NET programming experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics CRM including coding plugins, designing custom entities, creating JS modules, and Dynamics Portal customization and development
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Sharepoint
  • Strong working knowledge in Azure, Azure Functions and cloud-based application integration and customization
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Power BI
  • Experience with middleware such as Talend is highly desired
  • Experience with Agile with Scrum software development methodologies are highly desired
  • Excellent general knowledge of computer and networking technologies
  • Good understanding of web and cloud application principles and best practices
  • Demonstrated strong communications skills (internal and external to the group)
  • Demonstrated strong teamwork skills leading small technical teams

Why Taco Bell?

We truly believe that where you work matters, and we know a thing or two about what makes employees happy. Join us on our mission of feeding people’s lives with más!

Work-Hard, Play-Hard:

  • Year-round Flex day Fridays
  • Free snacks, drinks and bagel & donut Fridays
  • Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
  • Onsite dining center and game room (yes, there is a Taco Bell inside the building)
  • Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, carwash, salon services
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes and personal trainer sessions
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays and time off for volunteering
  • Tuition reimbursement and education benefits
  • Discounts for life’s adventures (ex: theme parks, wireless plans, etc.)
  • Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
  • Opportunity to taste test new products
  • 401(k) with a 6% matching contribution fromYum! Brands with immediate vesting
  • Comprehensive medical and dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Opportunities to support the Taco Bell Foundation’s educational initiatives and programs.
  • Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round (recess at work, Halloween Spooktacular, employee art show benefiting Taco Bell Foundation, etc.)

*Please note that some perks/amenities may not be available and/or may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion during the COVID-19 temporary work-from-home period.

Benefits at Yum!

Most of the employee programs and benefits are applicable in the U.S. Internationally, benefits are tailored by market and role. Check with your hiring team to see which ones apply to your job in your market.