Solution Architect at Mediro ICT

A company based in Isando-JHB is looking for a Solutions Architect to join their team on a 12 month contract.How are you [Email Address Removed]The Solution Architect will be responsible for designing and leading the implementation of solutions and capability architecture for a particular user journey/business capability in alignment with the overall digital vision and target architecture. In addition to guiding business services teams, he/she is responsible for conducting research on existing systems and designing solutions that work within those systems. This role may meet directly with customers to demonstrate solutions, answer questions about enterprise software capabilities and requirements, and work to resolve issues that arise during the business development cycle.

  • Translate the overall digital vision and target architecture into corresponding solution designs and change requirements
  • Design end-to-end solutions and cross-domain integration and APIs
  • Define non-functional, operational and quality requirements for solutions
  • Define technical stories to enable business capabilities, drive reuse of existing components, and accept technical features after demos
  • Collaborate to plan the publication of technical stories
  • RFI/RFP/RFQ/Engagement solution proposal and design document formulation.
  • Guide delivery teams to ensure alignment
  • Facilitate solution compliance with security, privacy and regulatory needs
  • Manage technical debt and technology obsolescence at the solution level
  • Promote the adoption of new technologies in solutions
  • Define application and technical architecture structure, ensure it meets business requirements and performance objectives, technical direction is consistent with long-term customer direction
  • Lead the analysis, design and implementation of applications and technical architecture, and ensure the solution meets requirements
  • Transform functional requirements into technical specifications taking into account security, performance, maintainability, extensibility, scalability and availability
  • Collaborate with other architects to ensure compliant component integration architecture provides optimal performance
  • Review technical architecture and application deliverables throughout the SDLC process to ensure quality and traceability of requirements
  • Responsible for the roadmap of future changes
  • Delivery of documentation, architectural diagrams and deliverables to companies and other architects
  • Assist production support with deployment, backup, disaster recovery and system performance

Minimum requirementsContractor Requirements:

  • 5 10 years of IT experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of demonstrated proficiency in an IT architecture role involving the execution of multiple complex architecture initiatives.
  • Proven experience in developing application technologies and architectures
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to working in a political environment and interacting with senior management
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Expertise in setting and managing customer expectations
  • A distinctive mix of business, IT, finance and communication skills as this is a highly visible position with substantial impact

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Science
  • Relevant graduate degree
  • TOGAF certification or equivalent EA frameworks
  • Good knowledge of other architecture frameworks (Zachman or SAFE, etc.)
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems. IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, SOA and APIs
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of information management practices, IT services management and practices
  • Good understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other companies are using them to drive digital business
  • Good knowledge of ITIL

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