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SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT REF: SA/ZR - 369529
SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT REF: SA/ZR
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
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Bellville, Western Cape
Solutions Architect Ref: SA/ZR
We have an opportunity for a Solutions Architect to provide services across business units which would include Cloud and bespoke solutions.
Permanent Cape Town based opportunity
Responsible for the definition of solution architecture for the company’s business environments. This requirement spans across project and business unit environments and includes Cloud packages and bespoke solutions.
Liaison with key business and IT stakeholders. Work closely with the business and “Business Change” department to ensure alignment.
Model/Document all related architecture work.
Define solution architectural deliverable products / artefacts across relevant enterprise architecture disciplines. This includes high-level planning as well as inputs into business cases, resource plans as well as cost and effort estimations.
Identify and manage the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures, and/or culture) and financial impact of proposed architectural solutions.
Assist in the establishment and enforcement of related architectural governance and ensure alignment with the Enterprise Architecture frameworks.
Ensure alignment with the company Information and Technology strategy through adherence to group wide architecture principles and objectives. Focus on technologies, services and solutions that enable and support business solutions related to the designated portfolios.
Participate in the execution of architectural consultation and review functions including due diligence (RFI and RFP) investigations.
Assist in the definition and maintenance of IT strategy related to the designated portfolios. Provide input into the Application Portfolio Management (APM) process, including regular reviews and roadmap definitions.
Analyse the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
Matric with Relevant IT Diploma, Degree or equivalent qualifications
Knowledge and Skills:
Architectural frameworks, capabilities, disciplines and technologies
Digital architecture, Client/User Experience, Policy and Product Administration, Client Servicing
SDLC and Agile
Design Thinking / System Thinking
Knowledge of relevant business domains and service requirements will be beneficial
Ability to work within defined governance standards and ways of work.
Ability to work with multiple cross functional teams.
Ability to work on multiple tasks in a complex business and IT landscape
8 –10 years relevant experience in System Analysis and Solution Architecture.
Solid experience in Financial/Insurance/Fiduciary Services and related solutions
Experience in Claims, Underwriting, Reinsurance, Payments & Collections, Trust management and product administration solutions will be recommendable.
Relevant experience in working with Java/.Net/Mainframe technologies.