Solutions Architect - BLACK TIE RECRUITMENT, Johannesburg CBD

  • Johannesburg CBD
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Banking, IT
  • Posted by BLACK TIE RECRUITMENT on Friday, February 21, 2020
  • Reference: 1658680
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Tuesday, April 21, 2020 - 17 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: BLACK TIE RECRUITMENT

 

The main purpose of the Solutions Architect is to take overall responsibility for application and solution architecture for our client solutions, coordination with stakeholders to specify, design and select information systems that deliver great product and solution value to the organisation and our clients.

 

 

Key stakeholders the Solutions Architect will engage with are:

  •  Internal and External Stakeholders
  • Vendors
  • Regulatory Bodies

 

 

STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVES

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Finance

Financial Management

  • Contribute to budget setting
  • Manage and control individual and
  • relevant intervention, project and
  • programme costs

Stakeholders

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Develop and maintain good stakeholder relationships
  • Deliver on internal and external stakeholder requirements/SLA’s

Delivery of Business Processes / Projects

Strategic Alignment

  • Contribute to and deliver on BU goals and activities aligned to strategy

Initiative/ projects for continuous improvement

 

  • Demonstrate innovative thinking in area of expertise and translate this into business process/ solutions/ working practice improvements
  • Deliver client or company specific projects in line with company standards and in agreement with line manager

Architecture and technology requirements

  • Develop and maintain a model of BankservAfrica’s current and future architecture and design a structure that is stable and resilient
  • Design, specify and select information system solutions, considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance
  •  Develop and maintain a model of BankservAfrica’s current and future Product Application, solutions and infrastructure Architecture
  •  Estimate cost, and prepare input to business cases for IT solutions, considering infrastructure, licenses, development and support
  • Work with the Project Managers and Business Analysts to develop high level project schedule resource plans for implementation of projects

Business Support and Development

  • Partner with the organisation to understand organisation and departmental strategy and agree information systems solutions to meet needs
  • Maintain an awareness of business solutions, created operated and distributed to our clients
  • Investigate information systems that might benefit the business and future projects
  • Assist the organisation in maximising technology and use knowledge of IT solutions to drive organisational change and support business process design
  •  Understand architecture design and support development team in developing solutions

Compliance and Risk

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Policies and procedures: Provide input into relevant policies and procedures
  •  Compliance: Comply with relevant policies & procedures, regulation and legislation
  • Risk: Identify, mitigate and escalate risks appropriately

People               

Skills transfer and support             

  • Mentor team members to ensure skills transfer  and contribute to a positive team culture
  • Ensure self and  team stay abreast of technical skills and industry developments

 

 

 


Candidate Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATION/KNOWLEDGE (INCLUDING MOST RELEVANT FIELD OF STUDY)

 

  • Minimum Matric
  • Related Diploma would be an advantage
  • Relevant IT certifications (TOGAF, ITIL) would be an advantage, or minimum 5 years’  experience in an IT architecture role

EXPERIENCE (INCLUDING RELEVANT SECTOR SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE)

 

  •  Experience in IT Sector/Technologies
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in IT Architecture
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Black Tie Recruitment is a B-BBEE level 1 contributor company providing administrative recruitment solutions across Africa. Our mission is to provide affordable recruitment solutions customized to our clients  present and future needs. We have partnered with major leading data providers that gives us the edge to access over high Quality career seekers far across Africa. Our aim is to minimize our clients administration, advertise their positions and handle all responses in a timorous manner delivering fine candidates. We are different.