Head, Enterprise Architecture SA Technology
Stanbic IBTC Bank
1d ago

Job Details

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions.

Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture.

To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect to join our SA Technology team at our Johannesburg offices.

Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for more than 150 years, and now spans 17 countries across the African continent.

Job Purpose

An enterprise architect (EA) is responsible to align the IT strategy to a business strategy and defines IT systems architecture to support that strategy.

The Enterprise Architect will link the business mission, vision, strategy, and processes to its IT strategy and document this using multiple architectural models or views that show how the current and future needs of an organization will be met in an integrated, efficient, sustainable, agile and adaptable manner.

Providing guidance and thought leadership to IT and Business stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Execution of Architecture Strategy
  • Ensuring Architecture Assessments are conducted
  • Execute an awareness and advisory service to Business
  • Define Reference Architectures in accordance with Architectural Policies, Standards, guidelines including the Architecture library
  • Provide Leadership
  • Preferred Qualification and Experience

    Qualifications : Required


  • First Degree in technical / computing
  • Preferred

  • Advanced / Second degree in technical / computing
  • Masters in Computer Science or related IT qualification
  • Masters in Business Science
  • Experience :
  • 10+ years :
  • 10+ years :
  • Architect experience ideally with time in an Enterprise capacity.
  • Track record in IT disciplines including data management, integration and large scale solution architectures.
  • Experience with the complete information system life cycle.
  • Architecture / Solution design delivery in large domestic or global institutions.
  • Ability to deal with all levels of the business and technology stakeholders across large organizations.
  • Experience in defining conceptual, logical and physical architectures
  • 7-10 years :
  • proven ability to have led a business unit and team of managers managing diverse portfolio’s, driving group strategy and translating this to Business level for interpretation and steer of direction
  • Knowledge / Technical Skills / Expertise

  • Benefits Management
  • Emerging technology monitoring
  • Financial Management
  • IT Strategy and Planning
  • Internal and External IT Environment
  • Stakeholder Management
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