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SOLUTION ARCHITECT - 370147
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
We're accepting applications for the position of Solution Architect. As a part of the Product Development Team, the Solutions Architect's duties and responsibilties will include working with Product/Project Management and Analytics to anticipate the needs of new and existing clients and provide them with sustainable solutions; acting as a client advocate for new features and resolving technical issues; researching current and emerging technologies and proposing changes where needed; updates to stakeholders on product development processes, costs, and budgets; RFQs and tender documents; etc.
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Duties & Responsibilities
Working with Product/Project Management and Analytics to anticipate the needs of new and existing clients and provide them with sustainable solutions
Acting as a client advocate for new features and resolving technical issues
Researching current and emerging technologies and proposing changes where needed
Updating stakeholders on product development processes, costs, and budgets
Creating RFQs and tender documents
Drafting and critically evaluating business cases
Meeting with clients to discuss their hardware and software needs
Strategising with the Product and Technical teams to create customised solutions
Drafting and delivering presentations on targeted products
Conducting internal acceptance testing and facilitating client testing and sign-off
Providing post-installation follow-ups
Developing relationships and maintaining customer relations
Supporting the sales team with all technical related queries
Desired Experience & Qualification
A degree in an analytical, quantitative field such as Computer Science, Engineering or Information Systems.
5+ years experience as a Systems/Solution Architect, Systems/Business Analyst
5+ years experience in the Telecommunitations, Banking or Financial services industries
Relevant industry recognised certifications like BaBok, SeBok, Togaf
Experience in digital or mobile solutions would be advantageous as well as experience in Financial Services